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Solvay adds new thermoplastic composite capacity in U.S.

Solvay has completed its installation of its new thermoplastic composites manufacturing facility in Greenville, South Carolina. The installation will add a new line and...

Toyota reveals new Tundra, equipped with new twin-turbo V-6 engine

Toyota has revealed its all-new 2022 Tundra pickup, redesigned from the ground up. Improvements include new high-strength boxed, steel-ladder frame, aluminum-reinforced composite bed and fully...

Hyundai, OCI Solar and CPS Energy test new way to store energy

Hyundai Motor Group, OCI Solar Power and CPS Energy have entered into an agreement to test recycled electric vehicle batteries for solar energy storage. Hyundai...

EPA confirms 249-mile range for the all-wheel-drive Volkswagen ID.4

The Volkswagen ID.4 has been rated for 249 miles on a full charge with its all-wheel-drive option and for 240 miles on the AWD...

Autocar dump truck named 2021 top new product

Autocar LLC’s Class 8 DC-64D Dump Truck has been named to Equipment Today’s 2021 Contractors’ Top 50 New Products. Autocar is North America’s oldest brand...

Toyota, Honda tout fun of driving new models, versions

Toyota offers an in-depth look at the Corolla Cross, the first vehicle under construction at the firm’s new joint venture facility, Mazda Toyota Manufacturing...

Martinrea expands Hopkinsville, Kentucky, operations

Martinrea Hopkinsville LLC is expanding its presence in Christian County, Kentucky, with an investment of more than $31 million and addition of 33 jobs. “Kentucky’s...

Mercedes to soon announce battery cell factory

Mercedes-Benz, as part of its electric drive strategy, plans to build eight gigafactories for battery cell production around the world, one of which would...

Mercedes upgrades Sprinter to offer more driving comfort

Mercedes-Benz is ensuring the latest Sprinter van models offer more driver comfort than ever before on almost any terrain through upgrades to its engine,...

Setco Sales moving HQ to Kentucky

Setco Sales Co., a manufacturer of spindles and other precision parts and specialty products for the automotive and aerospace industries, is relocating its headquarters...

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Toyota to invest in automotive battery production

Toyota Motor North America announced today that it will invest $3.4 billion in automotive battery production in the U.S. through 2030, including building an...

Regional automakers gather at Southern Automotive Conference

More than 1,000 attendees are expected to walk through the doors of the Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex in Alabama for the 14th annual Southern Automotive...

Volkswagen and The Conservation Fund donate acreage

Volkswagen of America and The Conservation Fund have completed a multi-year effort to buy, conserve and transfer approximately 1,500 acres of land to the...

Nissan unveils plan for carbon neutrality, intelligent factory

Nissan unveiled its production line at the Tochigi Plant in Japan featuring the Nissan Intelligent Factory initiative. The initiative is part of Nissan’s overall...

Mazda announces CX-50 SUV to be built in Huntsville

Mazda North American Operations has announced that it will build the all-new CX-50 SUV at Mazda Toyota Manufacturing in Huntsville. The Mazda CX-50 will...