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More than 700 Goodyear associates take buyout

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. and United Steelworkers Local 12 confirmed on December 12 that 740 Goodyear associates at its Gadsden, Alabama plant have...

Kia Telluride Wins Top Rated SUV from Edmunds

The Kia Telluride has added a 2020 Edmunds Top Rated Award to its list of awards this year. Named the Top Rated SUV, the awards...

Want diesel? 2021 Suburban, Tahoe promise to deliver

Drivers looking to purchase a Chevrolet Suburban or Tahoe will have more options in 2021, including the option of a diesel engine. A 5.3L V-8...

GM’s updates to Arlington Assembly plant incorporate new technologies

A 1.6 million square-foot expansion of General Motor’s Arlington Assembly facility, in Arlington, Texas, will improve production efficiency and build-quality on the all new...

Partnership between dlhBOWLES and RAPA leads to automotive camera and sensor cleaning technology

Two companies, dlhBOWLES and RAPA, have developed a new innovative technology for advanced driving systems (ADS) and autonomous vehicles (AV). Cler™ is a camera...

Toyota Posts Best-Ever November Sales

Toyota Motor North America reported that sales for November were 207,857 vehicles, an increase of 9.2 percent on a volume basis and up 5.0...

Kia Telluride a Finalist for North American Utility Vehicle of the Year

The Kia Telluride has been named one of three finalists for the 2020 North American Utility Vehicle of the Year. Assembled in West Point, Georgia,...

Hyundai Hires Industry Veteran as Chief Safety Officer

Hyundai Motor North America has hired Brian Latouf as its new chief safety officer, responsible for all safety regulation matters, strategic legal direction and...

Kia’s Telluride Earns Honors for Design and Driving Experience

Kia’s mid-size SUV has been named the winner in two categories of Kelley Blue Book’s 2020 Best Buy Awards and also took home Car...

Hyundai’s Alabama Workers Help United Way

Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama’s employees and plant leadership donated more than $335,000 to United Way of Alabama in mid-November. The plant’s nearly 3,000 workers...

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Threat of Tariffs Back in the News

The headline in Wednesday’s New York Times said it all: “Trump Doubles Down on Threats to Impose Tariffs on European Cars.” President Trump, attending the...

Toyota Shifts Tacoma to Mexico, Adds Sequoia to Texas Plant

In several news reports late last week, it was reported that Toyota will shift all production of the Tacoma pickup to Mexico. The mid-size...

GM Invests in Tennessee Propulsion Plant

General Motors is investing $40 million in the Spring Hill Global Propulsion Systems plant to increase capacity of the 5.3L V8 engines for its...

Nissan Altima’s VC-Turbo Engine Named One of Wards 10 Best

Nissan Altima’s 2.0-liter VC-Turbo engine has been named to Wards 10 Best Engines & Propulsion Systems list for 2020. The team behind the innovative...

2019 Was a Record Production Year for BMW in South Carolina

BMW's Spartanburg, South Carolina plant remains the factory with the highest production numbers for the brand, the company said this week. "This confirms the...