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Volvo US plant to be twice as big as previously announced
Volvo Cars is doubling investment in its first U.S. plant to add a second production line at a total cost of US$ 1 billion, revealed in recent days the Post and Courier newspaper, a media outlet based in Charleston, South Carolina, where the facility is currently under construction. The move to rai...
FCA to shift Dodge Journey production from Mexico to Italy
Automotive News reports that a new Dodge Journey will arrive for 2019 and it'll be based on Alfa Romeo's new rear-drive Giorgio platform. For that end, production of the Journey successor will move from Toluca, Mexico to Italy, according to the news outlet. Last month, the Dodge Journey sales sank ...
FCA recalls more than half a million trucks for potential risk of fire
FCA US LLC announced it is voluntarily recalling an estimated 443,712 heavy-duty pickups and medium-duty trucks in the U.S. market to inspect and replace, if necessary, their water pumps. Affected are model-year 2013-17 Ram 2500 and 3500 pickups; and 3500, 4500 and 5500 chassis cabs.  An additiona...
Nissan reaches 150 million vehicles produced worldwide; see how Mexico contributed
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. announced it has reached a new milestone with 150 million vehicles produced globally. It took 73 years for Nissan to produce its first 100 million vehicles after the company was founded in 1933, and another 11 years to build the last 50 million.  When Nissan reached the 100 ...
Ford confirms next-gen Fiesta won’t be offered in the US market
Ford Performance of Europe Director, Leo Roeks, confirmed to CarBuzz at the Frankfurt International Auto Show there will be no next-generation Ford Fiesta in the U.S. market. “It’s simply a matter of a lack of interest in the B-segment in America. It doesn’t make sense, nor is it possible fin...