ASSEMBLY

Assembly

U.K. Auto Industry Faces $74 Billion Brexit Hit

Year-end deadline to avoid crippling tariffs.
#europe #sustainability #facilities

Business

U.K. Electric Van Startup Plans U.S. IPO

Using a micro-factory to make 10,000 vans for UPS
#europe

Assembly

Ford Adds Electric Transit Van at Kansas City Plant

All-new E-Transit will go on sale in late 2021.
#Ford #facilities

Marketing

PSA-FCA to Hit “Reset” in China

Merger plans will include a new marketing strategy
#asia #europe

Assembly

Tesla Posts 3Q Profit, Affirms 2020 Sales Target

Company sheds startup status, moves into full-fledged carmaking
#asia #europe #facilities

Batteries

GM Preps Third U.S. Plant to Make EVs

Spring Hill plant will continue to make piston-powered vehicles.
#facilities

Assembly

Hyundai’s U.S. Engine Woe Costs Jump to $4.7 Billion

A problem with self-destructing engines continues to grow.
#asia #quality #recalls

Assembly

Tesla to Supply EVs to Europe from China

A quick way to quickly tap Europe's booming EV market
#asia #europe #Tesla

Batteries

FCA Pledges $1 Billion in Canada for EV Production

First electrified model to go into production in 2024
#facilities

Sales

LMC Sees Auto Sales Recovery by 2022

Slower rebound ahead as "real" economic conditions emerge
#asia #europe