All production line articles – Page 2

  • Production of Nissan Juke and Qashqai at Nissan Sunderland Plan
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    Nissan UK commits to Qashqai and X-Trail at Sunderland plant

    2016-10-31T10:03:31Z

    Months of doubt over Nissan’s plans for investment in its Sunderland plant following the UK’s decision to exit the European Union (EU) seem to have been resolved with the announcement that the carmaker will make the next model Qashqai there as well as adding the X-Trail, which is currently made ...

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    FCA strikes new labour deal with Canadian union

    2016-10-19T10:50:27Z

    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has agreed a new four-year deal with Canadian union Unifor that includes a commitment to invest $325m in a rebuild of the carmaker’s Brampton assembly plant paint shop and a $6.4m investment in upgrading equipment at the Etobicoke casting plant. The contract also involves two wage increases ...

  • 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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    Ford ends production in Australia after more than 90 years

    2016-10-11T17:27:57Z

    [Updated October 13th] Ford has closed its assembly plant in Broadmeadows in the Australian state of Victoria, as first announced back in 2013 . The plant opened in 1959 but Ford had been making cars in Australia for 91 years when the Model T went into production in 1925. ...

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    GM stays tight-lipped over plans for production in St Petersburg

    2016-10-11T15:49:55Z

    GM has declined to comment on suggestions that production at its plant in St Petersburg could restart by the end of the year. Production was stopped at the plant back in mid-2015 because GM could see no likelihood of improvement in the Russian market on the horizon. Comments made recently ...

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    MG Motor calls time on assembly at Longbridge

    2016-09-28T10:15:22Z

    MG Motor UK is to cease final assembly of cars later this year at Longbridge, in the UK, after parent company SAIC Motor decided to move the operation to China. In a statement issued on Friday (September 23 rd ) MG said the decision had been taken as part of ...

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    Unpacking conventional wisdom

    2016-04-01T09:00:31Z

    Whether one-way or returnable, owned by OEMs and tier suppliers or rented from specialist providers, current packaging models are being re-evaluated in the search for efficiency and cost-savings. Within the North American manufacturing operations of global automotive supplier Magna International, a fascinating pilot project is underway. After a year-long study ...