Traditionally, automobile dashboards and center consoles have been the domain of buttons, dials and knobs. But, those mechanical devices are about to go the way of running boards, hood ornaments and rumble seats.
MT. HOLLY, NC—Daimler Trucks North America plans to sharply increase production and employment levels at its assembly plant here over the next three months, adding 580 manufacturing and 25 supervision, engineering and administrative positions by mid-July.
SMYRNA, TN—Topre America will invest $53.3 million to build a new assembly plant here, expanding its current operations based inside Nissan’s car factory. This expansion will allow the automotive parts manufacturer to increase production efficiency and create 100 new jobs.