| Feb 26, 2014
| 4:53 PM
Tesla Motors Inc. wants to raise almost $2 billion to help fund a giant battery factory in the Southwestern U.S. to supply its electric vehicles.
The Palo Alto automaker said Wednesday that it plans to build a "gigafactory" that would slash the cost...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 12:00 PM
Kor Ecologic Inc. founder Jim Kor has been described as a shaggy introvert and hermit.
Yet this engineer is out to change the world with the Urbee, a unique hybrid vehicle that dares to be plastic, can zip across the country on 10 gallons of fuel and...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 3:18 PM
Is Tesla going to be manufacturing more cars or car parts at a new facility?
The electric car company won't comment specifically, but city officials in tiny Lathrop, Calif., say work is underway converting a 431,000-square-foot facility that once housed...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 11:17 AM
Eiji Toyoda, a family scion who spearheaded Toyota Motor Corp.'s aggressive push into the U.S. auto market, has died. He was 100.
Toyoda, a cousin of the Japanese automaker's founder Kiichiro Toyoda, died of heart failure Tuesday at Toyota Memorial...
| Apr 27, 2014
| 6:40 PM
Toyota Motor Corp. plans to move large numbers of jobs from its sales and marketing headquarters in Torrance to suburban Dallas, according to a person familiar with the automaker's plans.
The move, creating a new North American headquarters, would put...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 8:16 AM
The 10 millionth U.S.-built Honda Accord rolled out of the automaker’s Marysville, Ohio, plant Thursday, bringing the total number of vehicles the Japanese automaker has built in the U.S. to 20 million.
Honda's four U.S. factories built more...
| May 7, 2013
| 10:18 AM
The Chinese appetite for luxury automotive brands, including Cadillac, has become so great that General Motors has won government permission to build a $1.3-billion factory near Shanghai, the automaker confirmed Tuesday.
The Chinese National Development...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 4:50 AM
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| Apr 9, 2014
| 2:41 PM
KANSAS CITY, Missouri (Reuters) - To catch a glimpse of Harley-Davidson Inc history, visit its Milwaukee headquarters, housed in the 111-year-old company's first real factory. Or tour its York, Pennsylvania, plant, which has cranked out motorcycles...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 9:26 AM
On the 100th anniversary of Henry Ford’s invention of the moving assembly line, the company he founded outlined how it is still refining his ideas.
On Oct. 7, 1913, Ford rigged up a rope tow to pull Model T chassis across the factory floor to...
| Jun 9, 2013
| 6:53 AM
It's mostly weeds that grow in the old industrial lots in East Baltimore, but developers have a plan to turn a collection of tumbling-down buildings at a former water pumping station into a place to produce something a bit more nutritious.