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The company first announced the plans for closure in February
Electric models like the Rapide E will be built at the St Athan facility
Wow, Aston Martin has been busy. A mere 18 months since we helped them 'settle in' to their new second home in Wales-by skidding £65 million (P4.5 billion) of their back catalog around several empty Ministry of Defense 'Super Hangers'-
A completely modern facility
Months after the preview of the new Sail subcompact sedan during the Manila International Auto Show, we joined Chevrolet Philippines on a trip to China to tour the facilities that are manufacturing the sedans arriving in our country.The SAIC-GM headquarters
Starting with a new body-stamping shop
Mitsubishi Motors Corporation is going through a difficult phase right now, with the admission of falsified fuel economy figures resulting in the resignation of high-ranking company officials. Yet it isn't all bad news for the Japanese automaker, at least as
You know what this means
Earlier this month, Toyota unveiled the second-generation Innova. The hot-selling multipurpose vehicle now boasts a more premium feel, with equally upscale features and a design that seems more crossover than MPV.After barely two weeks of waiting, the Japanese car
Dedication is what computers don't have
The car-manufacturing process has over the years become an increasingly mechanized and automated process. Programmed robots don't eat, sleep or complain, making them the viable choice for large-scale manufacturing in the automotive industry. But while many companies have turned
Are you ready for some Indian Chevys?
General Motors' restructuring saga in Asia-Pacific is not yet over. If you remember, it has announced some changes as part of its restructuring in the region. Its first announcement was the shutdown of its Australian plant, which manufactured large Holden models.
Embracing a new concept
Here's one of the biggest problems that plague large car manufacturers: If a carmaker has a few dozen different models, most probably it also has a few dozen different platforms that share very little or nothing with one another. In a
At the end of their life cycle
As previously reported, General Motors, the mother company of Chevrolet, is restructuring its operations in Thailand. The measure, however, isn't limited to our Southeast Asian neighbor--it applies to the entire region as well.Besides withdrawing its participation in the second
Expect cheaper Thai-sourced cars
Thailand is known as the Detroit of Asia, being one of the biggest car-manufacturing countries in Southeast Asia. As much as we'd like carmakers to set up their regional plants in the Philippines, most have made Thailand their regional hub.
Read his full speech
Apparently, the hashtag #NasaanAngPangulo (#WhereIsThePresident) is burning the Internet right now, referring, of course, to President Noynoy Aquino's absence at yesterday's arrival honors for the slain members of the Philippine National Police's Special Action Force, who were killed in
To produce Adventure and L300
Mitsubishi Motors Philippines has inaugurated its new 21-hectare vehicle assembly plant in Santa Rosa, Laguna. It is the same manufacturing plant it acquired early last year from Ford Philippines.With a slogan "Ready for the future," MMPC is preparing for its
New vehicles and brands
Witnessing the launch of several new vehicles, and welcoming new brands and automobile categories, the Philippine automotive industry was definitely on a roll this year. Car sales figures were consistently healthy, and the constant shuffling in market-share ranking kept things interesting.
Following Ford and GM
Yesterday, it was announced that Toyota Australia would "consolidate its corporate operations to Melbourne," following a prior statement in February this year that the Japanese carmaker would end its manufacturing operations in the country in 2017. That announcement meant cutting some 2,
In China, of course
As further proof that China is really the world's biggest car market today, British automotive company Jaguar Land Rover has inaugurated its first overseas manufacturing facility as part of a joint venture with the Chery Automobile Company.Located in the Changshu
Producing electronic car components for automakers
Continental may primarily be known locally as a tire brand, but the company is actually celebrating its 40th year in the Philippines as a manufacturer of electronic vehicle components.Continental Philippines first started its operations in 1974 with the establishment of its
From current three locations
Japanese carmaker Toyota has announced that it is moving its United States headquarters to a new, consolidated base in North Dallas, Texas, from its current three separate offices. At present, the auto company has presence in Torrance, California (Toyota Motor Sales USA),
In Torslanda, Sweden
Volvo recently opened the 24,000sqm expansion of its Torslanda manufacturing facility in Gothenburg, Sweden, boosting its production capacity from approximately 200,000 cars a year to around 300,000 units.According to the Swedish carmaker, the newly built factory will be
As it plans to increase sales
After breaking its previous sales record in 1996 (36,533 units) with last year's 43,176 units, Mitsubishi Motors Philippines Corporation (MMPC) knows that it's time to further strengthen its production capacity. Yesterday, the company announced that it had acquired
We tour the facility and see it for ourselves
For over two decades, Honda Cars Philippines\' facility in Santa Rosa, Laguna, has been manufacturing affordable and high-quality automobiles. From the legendary EG Civic to the newest GM City, all units produced at this plant have been assembled with the greatest
Over Malaysian-made units
Motor Image Pilipinas general manager Mike Luyun has been involved in the Philippine automotive industry for a long time, with his most recent stint being as head of his company's after-sales department prior to his being named the overall head
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