STOCKHOLM—Volvo Cars is best known in the United States for safe cars built in Sweden. But CEO Hakan Samuelsson says he is looking at the pros and cons of bolstering the company’s U.S. product lineup with smaller vehicles made in China.
YORK, PA—A York County judge was ordered by a state court to revisit a hard-fought property assessment battle over what value and real estate tax burden should apply to Harley-Davidson’s assembly plant here.
Weight issues are not something that’s common with U.S. Army soldiers. The military organization prides itself on running a lean, mean fighting machine. But, even so, the Army is on a weight-loss program when it comes to vehicles, artillery, ordnance, helmets, electronic gear and other devices.
Have you ever ordered a meal that sounded delicious on the menu, but tasted terrible once it arrived at your table? Have you ever purchased the latest recording from your favorite musician only to find it lacking? No matter what the product or service, what you expect isn’t always what’s delivered.
DEARBORN, MI—The recent surge in U.S. auto production is hurting vehicle quality because automotive parts suppliers have less time to fix problems that emerge on the line, according to Ford Motor Co.’s new global purchasing chief.