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    Strike action hits Scania V8 supply

    2018-07-10T18:18:17Z

    Scania has been unable to fulfil customer orders for more than 2,000 trucks with V8 engines because of a strike at an unnamed supplier of cast engine components. Sales of industrial and marine V8 engines are also affected. The strike began on June 14 and follows a spell earlier this ...

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    PSA to move engine production closer to assembly plants

    2018-03-27T17:45:42Z

    French carmaker PSA Group is to reorganise operations across Europe to boost regional competitiveness by improving the performance of its powertrain plants. Some production will be transferred from Asia in line with company plans to make components as close as possible to its car plants, thus cutting supply times and ...

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    Police recover stolen Jaguar Land Rover engines

    2017-02-13T16:49:32Z

    Police have recovered the engines stolen late last month from a Jaguar Land Rover facility in Solihull, UK. West Midlands police have also arrested four men on suspicion of conspiracy to steal, according to a statement. All four have been bailed pending further enquiries. The news comes just under two ...

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    Jaguar Land Rover falls prey to engine theft at UK plant

    2017-02-08T09:54:04Z

    Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has had two semi-trailers loaded with engines stolen from its manufacturing plant in Solihull, UK. “We can confirm that we are working closely with West Midlands police to investigate the theft of engines from the Solihull manufacturing plant,” said a company spokesperson. A statement from the ...

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    Kia celebrates a decade in Slovakia as it exceeds 2.5m car mark

    2016-12-14T13:53:05Z

    South Korea’s Kia Motors is celebrating 10 years in Slovakia, announcing total production of almost 2.58m vehicles since the first car rolled off the line in Žilina. Following an initial investment of €700m ($745m) to build the plant – its only one in Europe – the Hyundai subsidiary has ploughed ...

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    Nissan closes Fukushima engine plant following ‘aftershock’

    2016-11-23T10:28:58Z

    Following Tuesday’s 7.4-magnitude earthquake on Japan’s northeast coast Nissan took the precaution of temporarily closing its Iwaki engine plant in Fukushima prefecture. A spokesperson for the carmaker said that there had been no reports of injuries and “only minimal damage” at the plant following the earthquake. “Due to precautionary safety ...

  • Erster Produktionsstandort von Mercedes-Benz Cars in Polen: Vertragsunterzeichnung in Warschau: Daimler baut neues Motorenwerk im polnischen Jawor
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    Schenkel chosen to lead Mercedes-Benz Poland engine unit

    2016-10-14T15:03:43Z

    Dr Andreas Schenkel has been named as the first CEO of Mercedes-Benz Manufacturing Poland, as the carmaker confirmed an announcement in May about a €500m investment in an engine plant in the city of Jawor . The 49-year old graduate mechanical engineer and economist (pictured) has been with the group ...

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    GM fails to confirm plans for engine production in Mexico

    2016-09-27T15:14:46Z

    GM has declined to confirm a report by The New York Times that it will be moving an engine production operation from Mexico to Ontario as part of the labour agreement it reached recently with Canadian private sector union, Unifor. GM will close one of two assembly lines ...

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    Porsche invests €80m in engine plant with latest line-side technology

    2016-07-13T14:59:34Z

    German luxury carmaker Porsche has opened an engine facility at its main site at Stuttgart-Zuffenhausen in Germany that will use the latest production and line-side logistics technology. It represents a further investment in the plant of €80m ($89m). Porsche has invested more than €300m so far in the site. The ...

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    Mercedes plans new engine plant in Poland, deepens supply chain in eastern Europe

    2016-05-04T15:23:03Z

    Daimler has announced it is planning to invest around €500m ($574m) in a new engine plant in Poland, expanding its powertrain footprint and its presence in eastern Europe. The new plant decision followed an earlier announcement that the carmaker would invest a further €560m to expand its plant in Kecskemét, ...

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    Ford continues to invest in South Africa

    2016-04-12T14:30:47Z

    Ford has announced an investment of $170m (R2.5 billion) to expand operations at its Silverton Assembly Plant in Pretoria, South Africa. The OEM will produce the new Ford Everest SUV (pictured) and increase output of the Ford Ranger at the site. Production of the Ranger at the Silverton plant has ...