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GM Expanding V8 Engine Production

Buyers are loving the V8 engines Chevrolet is offering throughout their truck and SUV lineup, so much so General Motors is investing $148 million to repurpose flexible machining and assembly equipment at its Spring Hill Manufacturing plant in Tennessee to keep up with demand. The move will retain 200 jobs and mean that the facility will be building the Small Block 6.2L

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First U.S.-Made Lexus ES 350 Rolls Off the Assembly Line

It’s one of the best-selling vehicles Lexus makes and now it’s made in the United States. Today the first-ever U.S.-produced ES 350 rolled off the assembly line at Toyota’s Georgetown, Kentucky plant. “This is really a proud moment for us and brings us full circle,” said Wil James, president, Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Kentucky, Inc.  “To be the first wholly owned plant, building

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Honda Announces $210 Million Investment in Ohio

The automotive industry is trying hard to keep up with worldwide “go green” efforts. For companies that base their lifeblood around manufacturing, paint, and emissions, the process can be costly. Is the investment worth it? Honda hopes so. The company has launched “Green Path,” an approach to reducing the total life-cycle environmental impact of its products and operations in North America.

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GM Investing $1.2 Billion in U.S. Full-Size Truck Plant

Fort Wayne, Indiana’s General Motors Assembly Plant is getting a expensive upgrade in a move that will keep the brand’s full-size trucks assembled in America for years to come. The Fort Wayne Assembly Plant will start construction of the new pre-treat, electro-coat paint operation and sealing facility, expanded body shop, expanded and new material sequencing centers, and upgraded general assembly area

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Volvo Chooses South Carolina as Site of New $500 Million Factory

Berkeley County, South Carolina has been chosen as the site of Volvo Cars‘ new $500 million high tech manufacturing facility. Boasting an annual projected output of 100,000 cars, the factory, near Charleston, will produce vehicles that will sell in the United States and be exported to other countries. Volvo Cars estimates that the plant will employ up to 4,000 people

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