Automobile manufacturing

September 25, 2017 - 1:05 pm
FINANCIAL MARKETS Stocks are opening modestly lower NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes are down today after losses for technology companies overshadowed gains for energy producers and elsewhere. At 12:54 p.m. Eastern time, the Standard & Poor's 500 fell 8 points, to 2,494. The Dow Jones...
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FILE - This Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016, file photo shows the Cadillac logo on display on a vehicle at the Pittsburgh International Auto Show in Pittsburgh. General Motors' Cadillac luxury brand is embarking on a cross-country drive to show off its version of a car that almost drives itself on the freeway. A dozen Cadillac CT6 sedans will leave the brand's New York headquarters Monday, Sept. 25, 2017, and head for Los Angeles as cars with the "Super Cruise" system start arriving at dealerships. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
September 25, 2017 - 11:01 am
DETROIT (AP) — General Motors' Cadillac luxury brand is embarking on a cross-country drive to show off its version of a car that almost drives itself on the freeway. A dozen Cadillac CT6 sedans will leave the brand's New York headquarters Monday and head for Los Angeles as cars with the "Super...
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September 25, 2017 - 11:00 am
RIDGEVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Volvo Cars says it will invest an additional $520 million in its South Carolina plant under construction, adding nearly 2,000 more jobs and putting the production of another vehicle in the factory. Gov. Henry McMaster said Monday that Volvo will also add sales offices, a...
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Joey Logano (22) sits parked in car as race fan Jason Wallace, of Ossipee, N.H., reaches over the wall to shake his hand during an afternoon practice for the NASCAR Cup Series 300 auto race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon, N.H., Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017. Logano was penalized by officials for inspections violations and forced to sit parked on pit row for the entire practice. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
September 23, 2017 - 2:53 pm
LOUDON, N.H. (AP) — Joey Logano was parked in NASCAR's penalty box. Logano was forced to strap in, put on his helmet and sit on pit road in the No. 22 Ford for the duration of a 50-minute Cup series practice Saturday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. NASCAR punished Logano and his Team Penske team...
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September 22, 2017 - 3:03 pm
SPRING HILL, Tenn. (AP) — General Motors is laying off the third shift at its Spring Hill, Tennessee, SUV factory as it deals with a slowing U.S. auto market. About 1,000 people work on the overnight shift, but not all will lose their jobs when it ends Nov. 27. Company spokesman Tom Wickham said GM...
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September 22, 2017 - 10:43 am
VOORHEESVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say a fire that damaged three vehicles at a New York Department of Transportation facility in suburban Albany is considered suspicious. The Albany County Sheriff's Office says the fire was reported around 5 a.m. Friday at the DOT site in the village of...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Monday, Sept. 11, 2017, a loading station for Mercedes electric cars at the IAA Car Show in Frankfurt, Germany. Germany's Daimler AG announced Thursday Sept. 21, 2017, says its Mercedes-Benz luxury car division will invest US dlrs 1 billion to set up electric vehicle production at its Tuscaloosa, Alabama plant, also building a new battery plant, adding 600 new jobs in the region. (AP Photo/Michael Probst, FILE)
September 21, 2017 - 1:45 pm
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Carmaker Mercedes-Benz announced Thursday that it will invest $1 billion to set up electric vehicle production at its Tuscaloosa, Alabama plant and to build a battery factory nearby, moves it said would create 600 new jobs. The luxury division of Germany's Daimler AG said...
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September 21, 2017 - 12:44 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Tesla Inc. is denying claims that it threatened to fire pro-union workers at its Fremont, California, factory and tried to prevent them from passing out union literature. The National Labor Relations Board filed a complaint against Tesla earlier this month, citing multiple incidents...
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September 18, 2017 - 1:57 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Intel says it is expanding its relationship with Google spinoff Waymo in the development of self-driving cars. The world's largest computer chipmaker said Monday it will take on a more collaborative role with Waymo's new self-driving Chrysler Pacifica minivans. Intel will continue...
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September 15, 2017 - 4:01 am
FINANCIAL MARKETS Asia shares mixed after North Korea's latest missile launch HONG KONG (AP) — Asian stocks are mixed today after North Korea fired off another missile over Japan, ratcheting up geopolitical tensions and denting investor sentiment. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 index is up 0.6...
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