Home » Posts tagged 'Michigan' (Page 2)

  • Detroit Electric returns to build electric sports cars, create 180 jobs

    Detroit Electric returns to build electric sports cars, create 180 jobs

    by Karl Henkel The Detroit News March 19, 2013 An old name is returning to the Motor City to manufacturer a line of new electric sports cars. Detroit Electric, formerly an electric vehicle maker in the early 1900s, plans to bring 180 jobs to Metro Detroit by the end of the year and will produce a pure electric sports car beginning in August, the company said Tuesday. Read more…  

    Continue reading »

  • Chrysler And Whole Auto Industry Adding Jobs To Meet Surging Sales

    Chrysler And Whole Auto Industry Adding Jobs To Meet Surging Sales

    by David Kiley AOL Autos February 28, 2012 As consumers pile back into the market for a new car, the good news is that high-value auto manufacturing jobs keep getting added, and in cities that can sure use the help… Automakers are investing in new jobs in the U.S. as the industry has recovered from selling just about 10 million new vehicles in 2009 to an anticipated 15.5 million this year. Since 2009, and after the domestic auto industry was […]

    Continue reading »

  • Korean auto supplier expands its Holland Township operations

    Korean auto supplier expands its Holland Township operations

    by Jim Harger MLIVE February 21, 2013 HOLLAND TOWNSHIP, MI ‚Äì GNS America is preparing to move into a 30,000 square foot addition to the 100,000 square foot metal stamping facility the South Korean-based company acquired 3¬Ω years ago. GNS, which employs 95 at the facility, will add 15 new employees when the $2 million addition at 13341 Quincy Street is complete, according to a news release issued by Elzinga & Volkers, the contractor for the project… he new facility […]

    Continue reading »

  •  
  • American Axle investing $100 million in Three Rivers plant, expects workforce to top out around 1,300

    American Axle investing $100 million in Three Rivers plant, expects workforce to top out around 1,300

    by Ursula Zerilli MLIVE February 3, 2012 American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings, Inc. (AAM) is investing more than $100 million in its manufacturing facility in Three Rivers, which includes the addition of 500 jobs… The factory will be producing AAM’s EcoTrac™ Disconnecting AWD System, a more fuel-efficient All-Wheel Drive (AWD) System, which enables a vehicle manufacturer to offer a crossover vehicle with an all-wheel drive option to optimize fuel economy and emissions performance when compared to the base model. Read […]

    Continue reading »

  • Memo from Detroit Auto Show:  “We’re hiring!”

    Memo from Detroit Auto Show: “We’re hiring!”

    Even during the darkest days of the U.S. auto industry, when industry giants GM and Chrysler faced bankruptcy in 2009 and threatened to take hundreds of supplier firms with them, the Detroit Auto Show was still a place to see innovative car designs and the latest in automotive technology. Back then, however, the Motor City’s annual celebration of its hometown industry wasn’t much of a place to go job-hunting. Four years later, it’s a different story.

    Continue reading »

  • Automakers want to make mark in U.S. with flash, fuel efficiency

    Automakers want to make mark in U.S. with flash, fuel efficiency

    by Greg Gardner, Detroit Free Press, Jan. 16, 2013 Four years ago, no one would have imagined the U.S. as the global auto industry’s hot spot, but the 2013 North American International Auto Show offers convincing evidence that designing and making flashy, fuel-efficient and fun vehicles is cool again. Read more…

    Continue reading »

  •  
 
 

Opinion and Analysis