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GM shifts small SUV output from Michigan to Kansas plant

GM shifts small SUV output from Michigan to Kansas plant
DETROIT — General Motors has decided to shift production of a small crossover SUV and a $ 245 million investment from its Orion Township, Mich., assembly plant to the Fairfax, Kan., plant instead. GM executives never identified the new crossover by …
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2017 Ford Escape Production Is Now Underway at Ford Louisville Assembly Plant

2017 Ford Escape Production Is Now Underway at Ford Louisville Assembly Plant
As the first Ford model in the United States to offer Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, the 2017 Escape appeals to the younger audience more than the 2016 model year did. SYNC 3 infotainment and remote start via FordPass should also prove popular with …
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General Motors to invest $148M in Spring Hill plant

General Motors to invest 8M in Spring Hill plant
Jamie McGee, jmcgee@tennessean.com 10:41 a.m. CST February 18, 2016. 635913908196159366-gm.jpg … ​“This investment will position GM and its workforce to promptly respond to consumer demand for this engine in the popular truck and SUV segment,” said …
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VW moving ahead with Chattanooga plant expansion, SUV, jobs

VW moving ahead with Chattanooga plant expansion, SUV, jobs
At the auto show, VW introduced an off-road version of the second-generation Tiguan SUV that features a plug-in hybrid drivetrain and a gesture control-enabled infotainment system. The concept for the Tiguan marks the kickoff of an SUV product …
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UAW chief Bob King predicts union will be in Chattanooga plant by June

UAW chief Bob King predicts union will be in Chattanooga plant by June
New Jetta, small SUV may be built at Chattanooga VW plant. Jan. 17th, 2014. An automotive website is reporting that Volkswagen officials are looking at producing its next Jetta compact car at the automaker's .
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2013 Ford Focus Electric Michigan Assembly Plant

Michigan Assembly Plant Transformed to produce fuel-efficient cars of the highest quality Flexible manufacturing Michigan Assembly Plant formerly produced large SUVs like the Ford Expedition and Lincoln Navigator. Today the plant is the most flexible, high-volume and modern manufacturing facility in Ford’s global operations. The flexible manufacturing system means Ford can build multiple models on one or more platforms in one plant, responding quickly to customer needs and preferences with minimal retooling. One platform, multiple models Thanks to a 0 million transformation, Michigan Assembly Plant is the world’s first factory to build not only fuel-efficient, gas-powered vehicles, but three versions of electrified vehicles — battery electric, hybrid and plug-in hybrid vehicles. Today, the plant celebrates production of the new Focus Electric, a zero-emissions battery electric vehicle. Production of the 2013 Ford C-MAX Hybrid and C-MAX Energi is slated to begin in 2012. Global production of the Ford Focus began at Michigan Assembly Plant in early 2011. Going green Michigan Assembly Plant is the first in the US to commercially use a three-wet paint application that will save about million in production in natural gas and electricity — all without compromising Ford’s paint quality or durability. Outside the plant, a new 500-kilowatt solar panel system has been installed to generate renewable energy for production of Ford’s all-new Focus and Focus Electric. Ten new
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