WINDSOR, ON—The Canadian Auto Workers union and Flex-N-Gate have agreed to a three-year contract for workers at the Tier 1 supplier’s assembly plant here. Flex-N-Gate makes frame rails for Chrysler vehicles.
SAN ANTONIO—The Southwest Research Institute has launched its third cooperative research program aimed at developing a high-efficiency gasoline engine for the light-duty automotive and medium-duty engine markets. This four-year effort will expand on earlier efforts to improve gasoline engine technology for future emissions and fuel economy requirements.
MARYSVILLE, OH—Honda will produce the new Acura NSX sports car at a new $70 million assembly plant adjacent to its existing facility here. The new factory is expected to employ approximately 100 people.