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Next Gen eSprinter van to be built in South Carolina

Mercedes-Benz will build the next generation eSprinter van in North Charleston, South Carolina; Düsseldorf and Ludwigsfelde in Germany. The new platform for the eSprinter...

Volkswagen of America changing its name

In an effort to declare its significant investment in e-mobility, Volkswagen Group of America is changing its name to Voltswagen of America. By definition, volts...

SWJ Technology moves into new headquarters

SWJ Technology has moved into its new 7,000-square-foot headquarters on a three-acre site near the Alberta School of Performing Arts and the Gateway digital...

New Flyer launches next gen battery-electric bus

New Flyer of America Inc. has launched its next generation battery-electric Xcelsior CHARGE NG heavy-duty transit bus, built on its Xcelsior platform. The Xcelsior CHARGE...

Hyundai and Shell expand clean energy collaborations

Hyundai Motor Co. has signed a new five-year cooperation agreement with Royal Dutch Shell plc, the international energy company known as Shell. The agreement,...

Ford Motor takes Top Automaker in America designation

Ford Motor Co. has been declared the top automotive manufacturer in America in terms of production, according to IHS Markit 2020 light vehicle production...

Honda Donates Portable Generators

Supporting COVID-19 vaccination efforts, Honda is donating generators to  seven states where it has major operations. The states receiving the EG2800i are Alabama, Georgia,...

Choate Engineering Performance comes to Tennessee

Choate Engineering Performance is establishing new operations in Bolivar, Tennessee. The company will invest $8 million to retrofit and make improvements to an existing 155,000-square-foot...

Ford cancels Friday shifts in Louisville due to semiconductor shortage

Ford Motor Co. canceled its Thursday night shift and both shifts today at its Louisville Assembly Plant, in Kentucky, due to a shortage of...

Mullen Technologies to start EV production in Tennessee

Mullen Technologies Inc., an emerging electric vehicle manufacturer based in California, is merging with Net Element Inc. in a stock-for-stock reverse merger, with plans...

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TRB Lightweight Structures manufactures prepreg material to streamline production

TRB Lightweight Structures has begun manufacturing its own prepreg material to improve cost and lead times for its composite parts. To date, the company...

Engineered Plastic Components invests in second plant in Alabama

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Volkswagen Atlas garners kudos as a family vehicle

Volkswagen’s Atlas SUV has earned some praise for its family-centric focus in early 2021. Most recently, it made Parents magazine’s Best Family Cars list...

General Motor sales up 4% in Q1

General Motors Co. has sold 642,250 vehicles in the United States in the first quarter of 2021, with retail deliveries up 19% and fleet...

Toyota reports 2021 Q1 sales up 21.6% over last year

Toyota Motor North America reported first quarter 2021 U.S. sales of 603,066 vehicles, a 21.6% increase on a volume basis and 24.9% increase on...