As carmakers restart factories, they look at steps to protect workers from COVID-19

May 18, 2020
Among the steps General Motors says it will take: providing additional protective gear, and taking workers' temperatures when they arrive.
There are about 1,500 workers on a typical shift in a car factory, according to one industry analyst.
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When it comes to NAFTA and autos, the parts are well traveled

Mar 24, 2017
The identity of your vehicle would be best described as a multicultural collaboration.
In the early NAFTA days of the 1990s, U.S. automakers were getting out of the business of parts-making. Over the next two decades, the supply chain exploded in every direction.
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How leasing boosted the auto industry

Aug 3, 2015
Consumers end up back in the market two or three years later.

Toyota ramps up expansion plans

Apr 16, 2015
The car maker announced plans to build plants in Mexico and China.

Mexico makes more cars than Brazil. Yes, it's a race.

Jul 8, 2014
Mexico is set to overtake Brazil as Latin America’s biggest auto producer.

Chicago, Detroit get funding for next-gen manufacturing

Feb 25, 2014
President Obama announces two innovation institutes.

Toyota will stop making cars in Australia by 2017

Feb 10, 2014
A grim domino effect for car manufacturing in Australia.

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