Automotive Assembly

GM Building $200 Million Stamping Plant

February 2, 2012

ARLINGTON, TX—GM will start building a $200 million stamping factory here next week, a move that will save the automaker about $40 million a year in logistics costs and add 180 jobs.

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Ford to Triple Production of EcoBoost Engines

February 1, 2012

DEARBORN, MI—Ford is planning to triple production of its fuel-efficient EcoBoost engines.

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Motorcycle Assembly Plant Coming to Oklahoma

February 1, 2012

TULSA, OK—US Highland has leased a building here to begin manufacturing motorcycles.

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Assembly In Action: Supplier Improves Welding Quality With 3D Vision

February 1, 2012
KWD Automobiltechnik GmbH manufactures side panels and assemblies for various car manufacturers at its Wolfsburg, Germany, plant.

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Assembly In Action: LED Lighting Brightens Floor, Finances at Metal Parts Plant

February 1, 2012
Spanish manufacturer Martisa produces metal parts for the automotive industry at its Barcelona plant.

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Assembly In Action: Workstations Help GM Supplier Deliver Just in Time, Every Time

February 1, 2012
Shreveport, LA, is home to an Android Industries assembly plant and a General Motors manufacturing plant. Located just 1 mile apart, the two companies work closely together.

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Assembly In Action: 3D Printer Prototypes Complex, Multi-Material Parts

The machine can create prototypes made of flexible and rigid materials
February 1, 2012
For more than a decade, the Coventry, UK-based wing of Indian TATA Group has owned Jaguar and Land Rover—two very different types of vehicles.

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Accident Kills Trucker at Nissan Assembly Plant

January 31, 2012

SMYRNA, TN—A driver was killed Friday at Nissan’s assembly plant here when his parked truck rolled forward and trapped him against a set of trailers.

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Nissan to Invest $2 Billion in Mexican Assembly Plant, Hire 9,000

January 27, 2012

AGUASCALIENTES, Mexico—Nissan will invest $2 billion to build a new assembly plant here to build compact vehicles on its B class small car.

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Accuride to Spend $75 Million to Upgrade Equipment

January 27, 2012

ERIE, PA—Accuride, a manufacturer and supplier of commercial vehicle components, is planning to invest $75 million this year to improve its manufacturing processes.

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People are the heart and soul of the 2012 Assembly Plant of the Year. This slideshow shows some of the men and women who build three different types of electrified vehicles alongside traditional gas-powered cars on the auto industry’s most flexible assembly line—Ford’s Michigan Assembly Plant in Wayne, MI. Photos courtesy Ford Motor Co.


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