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Kentucky forms group to lure auto jobs


April 10, 2014 11:47 am ET

Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear said April 7 that he is creating the Kentucky Automotive Industry Association to bring more auto jobs to his state.

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Plastics continue to point the way forward for auto industry


April 9, 2014 2:55 pm ET

More demonstration of the capabilities of plastics and polymer composites is needed to expand the use of those materials in automotive applications, according to a new roadmap from the American Chemistry Council's plastics division.

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Australian auto suppliers prepare for the end, look to diversify


February 25, 2014 2:40 pm ET

After 2017, the auto industry will come to a halt in Australia.

Auto suppliers eye presence in Russian market


January 22, 2014 10:48 am ET

Russia's “weak” auto parts industry is expected to improve as Tier 1 suppliers such as Visteon Corp. and Robert Bosch GmbH increase their presence in the market and component makers such as GKN Driveline, TRW Automotive and Getrag consider setting up operations there.

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Sensors for self-driving cars are getting smaller


January 21, 2014 4:16 pm ET

Sensors for future self-driving cars will not be giant rotating mechanism on the top of your car, filled with lasers, radar systems and other sensing equipment, but instead discrete sensors packed inside fascias and other plastic exterior panels.

Matchmaking summit nets $10.4 million in new Ford contracts


January 15, 2014 9:27 am ET

DEARBORN, MICH. — A program to match Ford Motor Co. and its tier-one suppliers with Michigan-based suppliers generated $10.4 million in new contract wins for Michigan companies.

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Ford's F-150 gets new look thanks to plastics


January 14, 2014 3:51 pm ET

DETROIT — Plastics are about to give Ford Motor Co.'s iconic F-150 truck a distinct design signature.

Ford plans to add 5,000 U.S. jobs in 2014


December 13, 2013 11:16 am ET

A confident Ford Motor Co. plans to add 5,000 U.S. jobs in 2014, including 3,300 salaried positions; open two plants in Asia Pacific and one in South America; and launch 23 vehicles globally.

Visteon workers take pension fight to Parliament


December 10, 2013 2:43 pm ET

LONDON — The House of Commons Backbench Business Committee is to hold a debate on Ford Motor Co.’s duty of care to its former Visteon employees after 66 members of parliament from across all parties signed a letter in support of former employees’ pension fight.

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Ford Fusion Energi interior turns 'greener' with Coca-Cola tie-up


November 15, 2013 9:50 am ET

Ford Motor Co. and Coca-Cola Co. have partnered to outfit a Ford Fusion Energi plug-in hybrid sedan with fabric using the same plant-based and renewable material featured in the soft drink maker's bottles.

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