Porsche has been dealing with the development of the Leipzig plant for more than two years now, with huge investments from the German supercar manufacturer. We are talking about 500 million euros to be invested in the plant`s construction and expansion. Now, with the plant being opened on February 11, the Porsche`s aim is to […]
Nissan, like most Japanese car makers, have found themselves in an uncomfortable position as their country’s currency kept getting stronger and stronger. Solutions are obvious, but not always cheap. They would have to move production elsewhere but this is difficult to achieve when demand for crossovers like the Nissan Rogue is coming in thick and […]
Fiat is hard at work milking their very successful 500 miniature car and they’re now getting ready to ramp up production of the seven seat version. It’s called the Fiat 500L and though it shares the platform of the hatchback, it’s a newly designed vehicle which requires a few new things as well. This is […]
The Bavarians have recently gotten some stick for the way they pay American workers compared to those from Germany but this bit of news is likely to change that. BMW has just announced that they plan to ship some serious investments over the Atlantic, particularly towards their Spartanburg plant. Their plant in Spartanburg California will […]
Volvo’s CEO, Stephan Jacoby has realized that even though his company has slumped out of the serious financial hardships it’s been under not that long ago, there are still some leaks. And it seems that leading the pack in the Swedish company’s problems is something we all refer to as the Volvo C70, the only […]
Even the sales figure of the Japanese company in the US are not showing impressive growth, Honda still plans to build a new plant in Mexico, a facility which according to the official statements, will boost the production capacity in North America as there is a high demand for certain models. Honda said that the […]
It’s not a secret to anybody that the world’s wealth is moving east but Mercedes isn’t completely sure about a production plant in Russia. The bosses at Mercedes-Benz AG have decided to hold of on making a decision about the factory they could make in Russia.
Nissan may have refined the EV technology to the point where the Leaf is actually a viable and usable vehicle in the real world but they still have some problems. And according to the latest announcement to come from the Japanese, Nissan’s biggest problem with the Leaf EV is making it fast enough.
GM recently announced some investments going into a 4 cylinder engine and creating a few jobs along the way. Naturally, Chrysler couldn’t be outdone. Chrysler have just announced that they plan to invest around $843 million in their Kokomo, Indiana facilities.
One of the most eagerly awaited EVs of our time, the Nissan Leaf has entered a new stage of it’s existence, it began series production today. The production of the Nissan Leaf began this morning at the company’s Oppama facility in Japan. The Oppama plant is one of Nissan’s finest being able to churn out […]
The economic climate may be recovering, slowly for most, rapidly for some but it’s effects haven’t worn off the population. In order to please the market which is getting an ever growing taste for electric vehicles but isn’t yet ready to let go of the price cuts, incentives and so on Mitsubishi have announced that […]
Toyota have just announced that they will recommence construction on its Mississippi plant about the same time they are going to begin producing the Corolla there late next year. With the Corolla being produced at this particular plant once again a major shift in production will occur due to the current climate.
Honda have announced the plan that’s destined to get its Chinese employees back to work and all it’s plants in the People’s Republic up and running again. The workers that staged a walk out that lead to the closing of four Honda plants in China have been demanding an increase of over 50 per cent […]
After an announcement came in yesterday from Ford concerning the company’s first hybrid and plugin hybrid models to be made at their plant in Valencia we have another snippet concerning the same production facility. That same plant in Spain will produce two versions of the new Ford C-MAX compact minivans that will be launched in […]
VW Group‘s Kaluga plant in Russia has just got another assembly line on it’s plate. Following the full production of the Skoda Octavia the facelifted version of it’s smaller sister, the Fabia supermini has become the second model in the Skoda range to begin life over there. In case you are not aware what a […]
Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla Motors has announced that the company plans to announce in the next several weeks what location it has chosen for a new plant destined to produce its new Tesla Model S sedan. Musk also stated that Tesla is getting 50 to 60 individuals a month with a focus on vehicle […]