(October 31, 2010) ABURN HILLS, Mich. — Dodge has introduced the new Dodge Avenger, totally overhauled for 2011 with an all-new interior, a redesigned exterior and performance attributes that put the “fun” in functional.
A new powertrain lineup and completely redesigned and retuned suspension mean drivers will experience Dodge’s fun-to-drive dynamics in a front-wheel-drive mid-size sedan.
(October 30, 2010) AUBURN HILLS, Mich. — Dodge continues its product onslaught with the reveal of the new 2011 Dodge Grand Caravan, a minivan with the driving dynamics of a performance sedan — and a little bit of attitude.
Dodge believes that just because a driver needs the versatility of a minivan doesn’t mean that the experience has to be boring.
(October 29, 2010) EAST LIBERY, Ohio — Honda's East Liberty Auto Plant reached a milestone Friday with production of its 4 millionth vehicle, a 2011 Honda CR-V.
Since starting local auto production in 1989, seven years after Honda began auto production in the U.S. at the Marysville Auto Plant, the East Liberty Auto Plant has manufactured a wide range of passenger cars and light trucks over the years, including the Honda Civic Sedan and Coupe, Civic GX compressed natural gas vehicle, Acura CL Coupe and Accord Sedan. The plant currently produces the Accord Crosstour and Element, as well as the CR-V models.
(October 29, 2010) TOKYO — Honda has raised its profit forecast as surging sales in Asia outweigh the impact of a stronger yen. Honda expects net income of 500 billion yen ($6.2 billion) in the year ending March, compared with an earlier estimate of 455 billion yen, the company said in a statement today.
Sales may rise to 9 trillion yen from 8.6 trillion yen, the automaker said.
(October 29, 2010) LANSING, Mich. — General Motors on Thursday announced a $190 million investment in its Lansing Grand River assembly plant for the production of a new Cadillac model. The investment will create 600 jobs and result in the addition of a second shift.
General Motors is taking aim at BMW and Mercedes-Benz with a new, small Cadillac sedan.
(Octobr 29, 2010) DEARBORN, Mich. — Ford has reported third quarter net income of $1.7 billion, or 43 cents per share, a $690 million improvement from third quarter 2009, as strong products, momentum in North America and continued success at Ford Credit fueled growth amid still-challenging business conditions.
(October 27, 2010) SHANGHAI — SAIC-GM-Wuling (SGMW) has announced that the first passenger car sold under its new Baojun brand will be called the Baojun 630. The first Baojun 630 will roll off the production line at the joint venture’s manufacturing facility in Liuzhou, Guangxi, on Nov. 18.