Production

 
Tesla Motors - Model S lithium-ion battery pack

Tesla Reveals Details On Plans For New "Gigafactory"

Tesla has reworked the ex-GM/Toyota NUMMI plant in Freemont, California into a high-tech electric car factory, but it may soon outgrow the place. The company—which has built about 30,000 Model S sedans so far—has previously hinted at a larger plant that would coincide with plans to ramp... read more

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2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class production in Bremen, Germany

2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Enters Production

The first retail example of the all-new 2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class rolled off the line today at the car’s plant in Bremen, Germany. The event marks the start of another... read more February 4, 2014 by


 
2014 Shelby Mustang GT500 Super Snake at Shelby American in Las Vegas.

2014 Mustang GT500 Super Snake Is The First Car Off The New Shelby American Assembly Line

Shelby American just opened a new assembly facility in Las Vegas, and the first car has rolled off the line. That car was a Grabber Blue 2014 Mustang GT500 Super Snake, owned... read more February 3, 2014 by


 
Gen V small-block V-8 on the Tonawanda assembly line

GM's RFID Smart Bolt Improves Manufacturing Accuracy

There are smart phones and smart watches, so why not a smart bolt? At its 75-year-old Tonawanda (New York) engine assembly plant, General Motors is using bolts with embedded... read more January 3, 2014 by


 
2014 Mercedes-Benz S Class production in Sindelfingen, Germany

Mercedes-Benz Builds Record 1.49 Million Vehicles In 2013

Mercedes-Benz had a very good run in 2013, with the German auto giant manufacturing a record 1.49 million vehicles over the course of the past 12 months. No figure for the... read more January 3, 2014 by


 
2014 Mercedes-Benz S-Class (S500)

2014 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Demand High, Sindelfingen Boosting Output

The 2014 Mercedes-Benz S-Class is a desirable car. So desirable, in fact, that Mercedes can't make enough of them at its current pace. The Sindelfingen, Germany assembly... read more December 18, 2013 by


 
Tesla Motors, Palo Alto, California

Tesla Gears Up For Another 35,000 Cars With Factory Upgrades

With help from the state of California, Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] is looking to significantly expand its production capacity. Tax breaks will allow the company to save up to... read more December 18, 2013 by


 
Computer-generated image of future BMW plant in Araquari, Brazil

BMW To Build Handful Of Models At New Brazilian Plant

Just days after Jaguar Land Rover announced it will start building vehicles in Brazil in 2016, BMW has announced it has started construction of its own Brazilian plant, which... read more December 17, 2013 by


 
2015 Porsche Macan Turbo

Watch Porsche Build Its New Macan Crossover: Video

Porsche’s new Macan made its debut at the 2013 Los Angeles Auto Show last month but volume production of the sporty new crossover only got underway this month at... read more December 16, 2013 by


 
2014 Land Rover Range Rover Sport

Jaguar Land Rover To Build Cars In Brazil From 2016

Jaguar Land Rover is the latest automaker to announce plans to open a plant in Brazil, in order to capitalize on the market’s growing demand for premium vehicles. In... read more December 9, 2013 by


 
Pagani Zonda Revolucion

Workers Put The Finishing Touches On This Blue Carbon Pagani Zonda Revolucion: Video

Production of the Pagani Zonda may have ended, but not before this azure beast was built. Seen undergoing final assembly, this is a Pagani Zonda Revolucion, a limited-edition... read more December 6, 2013 by


 
2013 Holden Commodore Calais V

Australian Government Denies Reports Claiming Holden Production To End By 2016

The Australian government has denied reports from local media that General Motors’ Aussie subsidiary Holden will be ending production in 2016, about when Holden’s... read more December 6, 2013 by


 
2014 Saab 9-3 Aero

Saab Resumes Production, Starts With 9-3

With NEVS’ acquisition of Saab and some of the bankrupt automaker’s few remaining assets complete, the consortium, made up of Chinese and Japanese interests, is... read more December 2, 2013 by


 
final Lamborghini Gallardo

Last Lamborghini Gallardo Rolls Off The Assembly Line

Ten years ago, the world was introduced to a brand-new machine produced inside a Sant'Agata Bolognese factory. Powered by a 5.0-liter V-10 engine, the original Lamborghini... read more November 25, 2013 by


 
2013 Holden Commodore range

Holden Planning FWD Commodore, Isn't Promising Australian Production: Report

The sun may be about to set on production of Holden cars in Australia, with a report out this week claiming a document prepared for the local government, using information... read more November 7, 2013 by


 
2014 Volvo S60L production in China

Volvo Starts Production Of Long-Wheelbase S60L In China

Volvo has started production of a new long-wheelbase S60, aptly named the S60L, but unfortunately the car will be limited to the Chinese market, as is the case for many of... read more November 6, 2013 by


 
 

 
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