Production

 
Acura NSX II concept - 2013 Detroit Auto Show

Acura NSX Chief Engineer Talks Performance, Ohio Production

Performance cars are about to enter a new era, one destined to be dominated by vehicle electrification, and in typical fashion it is the world of motorsport where the technology has been bred. It should come as little surprise then that the first round of electrified performance cars is coming from... read more

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Acura’s new aluminum to steel welding technology

New Welding Technique Helps Acura Integrate More Aluminum In Its Cars

Acura engineers have come up with a new welding technique that allows them to join ordinary steel components with lightweight aluminum pieces in a much simpler process than... read more February 18, 2013 by


 
Ford starts production of FPV Falcon sedans at its own plant

Ford Starts Production Of FPV Muscle Sedans

With all of the excitement surrounding the launch of the new 2014 Chevrolet SS, a performance variant of the Australian Holden Commodore, it’s easy to forget that... read more February 18, 2013 by


 
Audi production pulse-rate monitor in Ingolstadt, Germany

Display At Audi Plant Shows Rate Of Car Production In Real Time

Audi has come up with a novel display at one of its plants in Germany, which the automaker likes to call a pulse-rate monitor for the plant. The brand with the four rings has... read more February 15, 2013 by


 
2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray to feature new heat-activated ‘smart’ materials

Chevy Saves Weight On 2014 Corvette With Shape-Changing 'Smart' Materials: Video

The latest 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray is one the most anticipated sports cars of the year, but it’s not purely because of the car’s striking looks... read more February 12, 2013 by


 
Lamborghini factory in Sant'Agata Bolognese

Video Tour Of The Lamborghini Factory And Museum

Lamborghini’s factory in Sant'Agata Bolognese is a very special place, not only because it’s where some of the world’s best supercars are born but because... read more February 8, 2013 by


 
GM powertrain division consolidation

GM Consolidates Powertrain Divisions, Moves Performance Build Center To Corvette Plant

General Motors Company [NYSE:GM] is overhauling the structure of its powertrain division, including investing up to $200 million in the construction of a new testing facility... read more January 31, 2013 by


 
2014 Volkswagen GTI concept

2014 Volkswagen Golf GTI To Be Built In Mexico

Late last week it was announced that Volkswagen would build its next-generation Golf, the recently revealed MkVII, in Mexico for export to the U.S. and Canada as well as some... read more January 30, 2013 by


 
Production line at Chrysler’s Conner Avenue Assembly plant

Watch The 2013 SRT Viper Being Built: Video

The very first 2013 SRT Viper recently rolled off the production line and into the hands of its lucky owner, a man by the name of Scott Thomas who paid a total of $300,000... read more January 22, 2013 by


 
2014 Jeep Patriot

It’s Official: Jeep Will Build Models In China, Too

Last October we brought you word that Jeep would begin producing models, and perhaps its entire lineup, in China for the Chinese market. Our article (and others) turned into... read more January 18, 2013 by


 
Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport

Bugatti Veyron Gearbox Order Extended Through To The End Of 2014

Bugatti has extended the order for its Veyron supercar’s unique seven-speed dual-clutch transmission through to the end of 2014. This adds another year of production... read more January 11, 2013 by


 
The first 2013 SRT Viper rolls off the assembly line

2013 SRT Viper #001 Rolls Off Conner Avenue Assembly Line: Video

The 2013 SRT Viper is a no-joke serious machine for speed--and far more refined than its predecessors. We've already driven the car, and you've probably read all of the key... read more January 10, 2013 by


 
VE Commodore production line at Holden plant

Holden Starts Work On Body Shop For Next-Generation Cars

General Motors’ Australian subsidiary Holden has started work on a new body shop that will be used to build two future models, the first of which, the next-generation... read more January 7, 2013 by


 
Lexus LFA build #500

Lexus LFA’s Complex Carbon Fiber Production Process To Be Used For Other Models

As much as we’d like to see a direct successor for the Lexus LFA supercar, Toyota has no plans to build such a car. Despite costing an exorbitant $375,000, the LFA was... read more January 6, 2013 by


 
2014 Audi RS 5 Cabriolet

Audi Going On $17 Billion Spending Spree As It Targets Rivals

Despite facing challenging economic circumstances, particularly in its home market of Europe, Audi has committed to investing 13 billion euros ($17.2 billion) through 2016 on... read more December 28, 2012 by


 
Fiat 500X crossover teased during presentation of 500L MPV in Italy

Baby Jeep To Be Built Alongside Fiat 500X At Italian Plant

Fiat-Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne has ended months of speculation by confirming this week that production of the upcoming 500X crossover, as well as a planned Jeep variant... read more December 21, 2012 by


 
 

 
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