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October 27, 2017

Peterbilt Searches for Ultimate Fan to Celebrate 1 Millionth Truck

Peterbilt's SuperFan campaign is celebrating the production of its 1 millionth truck, scheduled to take place in mid-January 2018, with a search for the ultimate fan of the truck brand.

October 16, 2017

Daimler AG Aiming to Get More Nimble at Selling Trucks and Cars

Germany’s Daimler AG has announced that it is considering a new corporate structure that it expects would make the company more responsive to rapidly changing marketplace developments.

September 20, 2017

Ford to Idle Transit Production for Two Weeks

Ford Motor Co. will halt production of its Transit full-size van for two weeks to better align production with demand, the company said.

July 31, 2017

Mitsubishi Fuso Starts Production of Electric Truck

Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus has announced the start of small-scale series production of its electric medium-duty truck, the Fuso eCanter.

June 14, 2017

Spartan Motors Opens Flexible Manufacturing Facility

Spartan Specialty Vehicles celebrated the grand opening of its new, flexible manufacturing facility in Charlotte, Mich. The ceremony featured a tour of the facility and the plant’s production of the 2018 Isuzu FTR Class 6 cabover.

October 20, 2016

Have Pickup Sales Peaked?

Ford's decision to idle production of its F-150 pickup this week has followed several months of slowing demand in retail and fleet channels and may point to a larger trend in pickup sales.

October 18, 2016

'Parts Issues' Slow Super Duty Rollout

Unspecified "parts issues" slowed shipments of Ford's 2017 Super Duty pickups in late summer, but Ford is ironing out these issues at its Louisville, Ky., assembly plant, according to a union official.

June 9, 2016

Navistar to Build GM's Cutaway Vans

Navistar, Inc. has reached an agreement with General Motors to manufacture GM's Express and Savana cutaway vans at its Springfield, Ohio, plant starting in the first half of 2017.

June 7, 2016

It’s a Great Time to Be in the Fleet Business

It’s a great time for fleet managers to make a real difference, save money, save lives, and make their businesses more productive.

March 15, 2016

3 Million Mercedes-Benz Sprinters Delivered in 20 Years

Since its launch in 1995, Mercedes-Benz vans delivered 3 million units to customers, with sales rising 4% in its 20th year and approximately 28,600 units delivered to the U.S.

November 23, 2015

Nissan Titan XD Production Begins

Nissan officially launched production of its 2016 Nissan Titan XD full-size pickup with Job One ceremonies at its Canton, Miss., assembly facility on Nov. 19.

November 12, 2015

Ford Investing $9B in Plants Under UAW Deal

Ford Motor Co. plans to invest $9 billion under a new four-year UAW contract that will result in new vehicles, engines, and transmissions, along with a commitment from Ford to create of retain 8,500 jobs.

November 10, 2015

GM's Reduced Scale Wind Tunnel Optimizes Vehicle Designs

General Motors has begun using a new, 35,000-square-foot reduced scale wind tunnel to test clay models up to 40% of the scale of a vehicle to accelerate and verify fuel-saving designs earlier in development of new cars and trucks.

November 10, 2015

Subaru Confirms Three-Row SUV for 2018

Subaru will build a three-row sport utility vehicle starting in 2018 at its Lafayette, Ind., vehicle assembly plant, the automaker has announced.

July 27, 2015

Mitsubishi Confirms End of U.S. Production

Mitsubishi Motors Corp.'s U.S. subsidiary will stop building vehicles in the U.S., and will instead export its vehicles into the U.S. market from Japan and Thailand, where they are less expensive to build, the company has announced.

May 4, 2015

GM Celebrates 500M Vehicles Produced

General Motors has produced 500 million vehicles in its history, which spans 106 years mostly as a global automaker.

March 11, 2015

Hyundai Hopes to Expand Factory for SUV Demand

Hyundai Motor Co. hopes to add a new production line in Alabama to meet increasing demand for SUVs as the automaker is seeing demand for its Elantra and Sonata sedans slow due to lower gasoline prices.

February 26, 2015

Ford Begins Building 2015 Edge With New Workers

Ford has begun production of its 2015 Edge mid-size SUV and will hire 400 additional workers at the plant near Toronto where it will be built.

February 4, 2015

Fords Adds 1,550 Jobs to Support F-150 Production

Ford is adding 1,550 jobs to four production facilities to meet the growing demand for the 2015 F-150 pickup, Ford has announced.

December 9, 2014

Chrysler Eyeing 8-Speed Transmission Expansion

The Chrysler Group is hoping to invest $266 million to boost production of its 8-speed transmissions in Kokomo, Ind., and has gained a tentative approval from the town's council for a 10-year property tax abatement on new equipment.

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