AMSTERDAM—Renault-Nissan said on Monday that output had returned to normal at nearly all its assembly plants, after a global cyber attack caused widespread disruption, including stoppages at several of the auto alliance’s sites.
Since 2008, 28 million cars have been recalled in the United States because they contained air bags that could explode and hurl shrapnel into drivers during even minor fender benders. Ten deaths and more than 100 injuries have been linked to the faulty air bags.
"War room.” The phrase conjures up images of generals standing around a table-sized map, plotting their next move. However, a growing number of manufacturers have begun instituting war rooms of their own.
This month, 33 cars will start the 101st Indianapolis 500 motor race. While each will sport a different color scheme, they’ll all share something in common. Every vehicle will be equipped with a turbocharger to boost engine performance.
VALENCIA, Venezuela—General Motors could be making an effort to return to Venezuela after announcing it was shuttering operations following a court-ordered seizure of its assembly plant here. The factory was confiscated last week, along with GM’s bank accounts and other assets, as anti-government protesters clashed with security forces and pro-government groups—a surprise decision that drew the U.S. into the country’s increasing political turmoil.
DEARBORN, MI—Facebook’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg stopped by Ford Motor Co.’s River Rouge assembly plant here last week as part of initiative to discover how people are living, working and thinking about the future.
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.