- SPECIAL REPORTS
CANTON, MS—Nissan will add 500 new jobs at its assembly plant here to produce the 2015 Nissan Murano crossover later this fall.
DETROIT—Autoliv Inc. has agreed to pay $65 million to various groups of plaintiffs in a massive civil lawsuit over global automotive supplier price-fixing, making it the fourth company to do so in the past year.
DETROIT—The United Auto Workers union wants to boost dues by 25 percent to rebuild its strike fund before entering into contractor negotiations next year.
MERIDIAN, MS—Auto parts manufacturer Tower International will spend $15 million to expand operations at its assembly plant here.
DETROIT—A federal grand jury has charged a Japanese executive with conspiring to fix prices on auto parts. According to an indictment filed Thursday in U.S. District Court here, Hitoshi Hirano, while executive managing director at Tokai Rika Co. Ltd., fixed prices of heater control panels sold to Toyota Motor Corp. between 2003 and 2010.
HOMER, MI—Brake systems manufacturer Brembo has opened a new, $115 million assembly plant here.
YORKTOWN, IN—Mursix Corp. will invest $7.1 million to expand its headquarters here, creating up to 108 new jobs by 2017. The company produces components for alternative energy applications, such as converters and inverters used in hybrid trucks and vehicles.
SOUTH BEND, IN—Defense contractor AM General will soon begin recalling employees back to work at its assembly plant here in anticipation of a U.S. government contract. Up to 200 employees could be recalled.
BEIJING—Johnson Controls has secured a new long-term battery supply contract from the Chinese automaker SAIC Motor. Johnson Controls will supply its Absorbent Glass Mat batteries to power SAIC Motor’s Start-Stop vehicles.
BREMEN, IN—Universal Bearings, a manufacturer of needle bearings, will invest $39.1 million to expand its assembly plant here, creating up to 78 new jobs by 2017.
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