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Cummins Turbo Technologies expands in South Carolina

Cummins Turbo Technologies is expanding its turbocharger manufacturing operations in Charleston County, South Carolina, investing $10.7 million and creating 252 new jobs. A business segment...

Kia First Edition EV6 fully reserved

Kia’s first edition limited run of its new electric vehicle — the EV6 — has been completely reserved. The vehicle is expected to be...

VW ID.4 named to Popular Mechanics Excellence Awards

Volkswagen’s new ID.4 electric SUV has been named to the 2021 Automotive Excellence Awards by Popular Mechanics. The ID.4 will soon be built at Volkswagen’s...

Kia global sales up in May

Kia Corp. recorded global sales of 245,994 units in May, up 49.2% compared to the same month last year. Sales inside Korea were down 6.4%...

Mazda Toyota Manufacturing unveils first vehicle in production

Mazda Toyota Manufacturing has unveiled the first vehicle in its production lineup — the all-new Toyota Corolla Cross — on the heels of Toyota’s...

Autocar launches new model of dump truck

Autocar LLC has launched its latest reimagined severe-duty vocational truck, the DC-64D, a dump model built from the ground up and engineered to incorporate...

Firestone Industrial Products expands in Kentucky

Firestone Industrial Products Co. LLC is investing $50 million to expand the company’s automotive air springs manufacturing plant by 68,000 square feet and create...

Mercedes-Benz takes step to support CO2 free steel

Mercedes-Benz AG has taken a stake in Swedish start-up H2 Green Steel (H2GS) in support of introducing CO2 free steel into series production. Together with...

Honda transmission plants gear up for electric vehicles

Honda’s two automobile transmission plants in the United States are gearing up for their roles in producing Honda’s electric vehicle lineup. This includes production...

New name and new EV for Kia

Kia revealed its global new logo and brand relaunch in January and has now changed its name in America from Kia Motors America to...

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Kia Corp. July sales up 8.7% year over year

Kia Corp. sold 241,399 units in July globally, up 8.7% year over year. Outside of Korea, sales rose 10.4% from a year earlier, selling...

Firestone Industrial Products breaks ground on expansion

Firestone Industrial Products LLC is investing $50 million in the company’s 250-job expansion in Williamsburg, Kentucky, that will increase production of automotive air springs...

Kaiser Aluminum moves its corporate headquarters to Tennessee

Kaiser Aluminum will relocate its corporate headquarters from California to Tennessee. It will invest approximately $3 million and create 80 jobs as it transitions...

General Motors introduces new Super Cruise to six models

General Motors introduces its new Super Cruise capabilities on six model 2022 vehicles. Super Cruise is the industry’s first true hands-free driver-assistance technology allowing...

Volvo Cars sales volume rebounds 41% over first half of 2020

Volvo Cars sales volumes for the first half of 2021 is 41% higher than the same period in 2020 and up 12% over the...