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Oh Quality, Where Art Thou?

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The recent slew of recalls in the auto industry is disturbing. What happened to all those Sig Sigma and lean manufacturing initiatives that are supposed to error-proof assembly?


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German Auto Supplier to Build New Plant in Alabama

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AUBURN, AL—Rausch & Pausch GmbH (RAPA), a German manufacturer of solenoid valves, control blocks and other auto parts, plans to build a new assembly plant here.


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Toyota Partners With Community Colleges in Mississippi

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BELDEN, MS—Toyota Motor Manufacturing Mississippi and four local community colleges are launching a program to train people for advanced manufacturing jobs.


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No End in Sight for Strong Auto Sales?

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DETROIT—Automakers just reported their strongest monthly sales in five years. Will the trend continue in 2013?


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Free Webinar Covers Machine Vision for Automotive Assembly

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ANN ARBOR, MI—The Automated Imaging Association is presenting a free webinar Dec. 18 that will discuss machine vision applications for automotive assembly. The webinar will air from 11 a.m. to noon EST.


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Sales of Turbocharged Vehicles to Triple

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DETROIT—U.S. sales of turbocharged light vehicles are expected to triple by 2017, as automakers downsize their powertrains to meet federal fuel economy targets.
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Denso Seeks Partners for Driver Stress Research

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TOKYO—Automotive supplier Denso Corp. wants to form a research group with automakers and other suppliers to study driver stress.


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Magna to Make Sunroofs in Michigan

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HOLLAND, MI—Magna International Inc. is invest $10.1 million to develop and manufacture sunroofs at its assembly plant here. The new line will employ 177 workers.


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Ford, UAW Reach Agreement

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FLAT ROCK, MI—The UAW has approved a new contract for workers at the Ford assembly plant here.


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Ford Focuses on Flexibility

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The Michigan Assembly Plant in Wayne, MI, takes flexible manufacturing to a new level


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Behind the Scenes at Ford's Michigan Assembly Plant

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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