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2012-08-02 06:20:57

STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich., Aug. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ford's Van Dyke Transmission Plant adds hybrid transmission capacity thanks to a new, flexible assembly line supporting Ford C-MAX Hybrid, C-MAX Energi plug-in hybrid, Fusion Hybrid, Fusion Energi plug-in hybrid and Lincoln MKZ Hybrid Ford adds 225 new jobs at Van Dyke Transmission, bringing jobs in-house while helping deliver on its commitment to provide customers the power of choice for fuel-efficient vehicles Ford and its...

2012-08-02 06:20:48

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Aug. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Faurecia celebrated its new Masonic plant, the company's second production facility in Fraser, Mich., today with a flag-raising ceremony attended by Gov. Rick Snyder and more than 100 employees and guests. The 160,000-square-foot Interior Systems plant, located just minutes away from its sister plant on 14 Mile Road, manufactures components for the instrument panel of the all-new 2013 Cadillac ATS. The plant also manufactures instrument panel...

2012-08-02 02:20:56

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Total Car Score (www.totalcarscore.com), the most comprehensive automotive ranking and comparison website, achieved 100,000 unique visitors in July, a milestone that comes just five months after the site was officially launched on March1, 2012. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120301/LA62628LOGO) Total Car Score's innovative auto rating and aggregation system, along with original automotive content and a highly user-friendly...

2012-08-02 02:20:12

LONDON, August 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A powerful new alliance between the motoring and fashion industry Driving a MINI has long been a statement for motorists who want to stand out from the crowd, but now the car manufacturer has teamed up with an iconic fashion label to share its design principles. The company that makes the most famous small hatchback cars [http://www.mini.co.uk/model-range/hatch ] in the world has teamed up with sports lifestyle brand, PUMA,...

2012-08-01 14:20:12

FRANKLIN, Tenn., Aug. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Nissan Americas today announced the appointment of Fernando Menezes as director, corporate communications, Nissan Brazil, as the company continues its business growth throughout Brazil and the Americas region as a whole. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080506/NISSANWORDMARKLOGO ) Menezes, currently general manager, Nissan corporate and brand communications, Nissan Europe, will report to Francois Dossa, vice president, administration...

2012-08-01 10:22:26

TORRANCE, Calif., Aug. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc., today announced that it will conduct a voluntary safety recall involving 2006 to early 2011 model year RAV4 and 2010 model year Lexus HS 250h vehicles sold in the U.S. No other Toyota or Lexus vehicles are involved. Approximately 760,000 Toyota RAV4 Approximately 18,000 Lexus HS 250h Toyota has determined that if the nuts on the rear suspension arm are not tightened following the proper procedure and...

2012-08-01 10:21:37

TORRANCE, Calif., Aug. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc., today reported July 2012 sales results of 164,898 units, an increase of 36.6 percent compared to the same period last year on a daily selling rate (DSR) basis. On a raw volume basis, unadjusted for 24 selling days in July 2012 compared to 26 selling days in July 2011, TMS sales were up 26.1 percent from the year-ago month. The Toyota Division posted July total sales of 146,663 units, an increase of 36.7...

2012-08-01 10:21:22

BREA, CA, Aug. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - American Suzuki Motor Corporation (ASMC) today reported July 2012 sales of 2,266 units.   Grand Vitara saw a 23% increase over July 2011 and continues a steady climb year over year, along with SX4s.    About Suzuki Auto The Brea, Calif.-based Automotive Operations of American Suzuki Motor Corporation was founded in 1963 by parent company Suzuki Motor Corporation (SMC) and currently markets its vehicles in the...

2012-08-01 10:21:15

New monthly record for Toyota trucks, Prius family hybrids, Lexus GS, Scion TORONTO, Aug. 1, 2012 /CNW/ - Following a strong first half which saw year over year sales increases across all three brands, Toyota Canada Inc. (TCI) kicked off the second half of 2012 with July sales that broke monthly records for many models and segments. TCI reported sales of 15,819 Toyota, Lexus and Scion passenger cars, SUVs and trucks in July - up 30% from the same month in 2011. This included a...

2012-08-01 06:21:15

WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., Aug. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The BMW Group in the U.S. (BMW and MINI combined) reported July sales of 27,152 vehicles, an increase of 4 percent from the 26,120 vehicles sold in the same month a year ago. Year-to-date, BMW Group is up 9.5 percent on sales of 185,715 in the first seven months of 2012 compared to 169,641 in the same period in 2011. "High summer is typically a time for vacations rather than car buying which makes the July result satisfying, especially with...