Honda Changing Course, Will Build Its Own Electric VehiclesAlthough General Motors will build Honda's first two fully electric vehicles for North America, the Japanese automaker plans to change course and manufacture its own later this decade.
Winter Weather Blitz Causes Ford To Shutdown PlantsThe winter weather systems that are causing havoc across the southern United States is also affecting production for Ford in many of its plants.
Ford Recalls 1.3M Vehicles For Suspension, Transmission IssuesFord Motor Company issued four safety recalls in a news release Wednesday morning.
Ford Dropping All But 2 Cars From Its North American Dealerships Car buyers these days love SUVs. They don't, however, love actual cars like hatchbacks and sedans --as Ford has learned.
Total 3D Solutions Introduces Cinemizer OLED FPV Special Edition Total 3D Solutions, the North American business partner for the Carl Zeiss Cinemizer OLED (organic light-emitting diode), has launched the Cinemizer OLED First Person Viewer Special Edition.
Consumer Confidence, Pent-Up Demand, Easier Credit Drive 12% Vehicle Sales RiseThe North American automotive market has been 2012's economic bright spot amid the uncertain global scenario, according to Ernst & Young's Global Automotive Center. Driven by improved consumer confidence, pent-up demand and easier credit availability, sales of light vehicles reached 17.13 million units, registering a growth of 12.5 percent.
Visteon Launches Reconfigurable Instrument Cluster With Illuminated Gauge RingsGlobal automotive supplier Visteon Corp. (NYSE: VC) said Monday it has launched its first-to-market reconfigurable instrument cluster with illuminated mechanical gauge rings on the 2013 Lincoln MKZ in North America.
TRW To Launch Integrated Stability Control And Electric Park Brake SystemTRW Automotive Holdings Corp. announced that it has won initial business awards for its integrated Electric Park Brake and Electronic Stability Control system. The combined system will launch in Europe and Asia Pacific with major vehicle manufacturers commencing in 2014 and later in North America.
Client Wins From October 23New business won by Michigan's technology-focused companies
North American Machine Vision Sales Up 3% in 2QTotal machine vision sales in North America rose 3 percent compared to the second quarter of 2011, according to new statistics from Ann Arbor-based AIA, the industry’s trade group.
Ford Launches North America's Only Front Drive Hybrid TransmissionFord Motor Co. said it launched a new era of clean tech and job growth with a new flexible assembly line at Van Dyke Transmission Plant, making Ford North America's only producer of front-wheel-drive hybrid transmissions.
Machine Vision Sales in North America Declined 2 Percent in First QuarterMachine vision sales in North America fell 2 percent compared to the first quarter of 2011, according to new statistics from AIA, the industry’s trade group.
Faurecia North America Aims to Drive out Hunger
Machine Vision Market Soared 54 Percent In North America In 2010Sales of machine vision components and systems in North America soared 54 percent in 2010 to nearly $1.8 billion, according to new figures released Friday by the Automated Imaging Association, the industry’s Ann Arbor-based trade group.
Nissan Recalling Thousands