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Jaguar Land Rover New SVO Tech Centre - More Models On The Way

TUE, 12 JUL, 2016

Jaguar Land Rover has just cut the ribbon on a new Technical Centre for its Special Vehicles Operations (SVO) outfit, and the carmaker says custome...

Volkswagen Securing Future EVs With Battery Billions - Report

THU, 2 JUN, 2016

Volkswagen’s cash supplies may have dwindled following the ongoing diesel emissions scandal, but that hasn’t stopped the carmaker from ...

JLR's New Slovakian Plant Could Become Home To The Defender

THU, 13 AUG, 2015

Jaguar Land Rover has announced the next stage of its global expansion plans.  This week JLR has signed a letter of intent with t...

Prime Minister Opens New Toyota Engine Plant In Altona

THU, 6 DEC, 2012


SsangYong Worker Strikes Ends, Production To Restart In Coming Weeks

FRI, 7 AUG, 2009

A VIOLENT 77-DAY STRIKE brought by SsangYong factory workers has drawn to a close today, after the manufacturer agreed to halve the number of layo...

Industrial Action At Ssangyong Plant May Threaten Australian Supply

MON, 27 JUL, 2009

AN ONGOING INDUSTRIAL DISPUTE at Ssangyong's Pyeongtaek production facility in South Korea may affect local supply of the brand's cars in Australi...

Holden's SA Plant To Run Last Afternoon Shift Today

FRI, 1 MAY, 2009

Today will be the last day for Holden's assembly line workers to work an afternoon shift, with the automaker going ahead with plans to halve outpu...

General Motors To Temporarily Close Plants, Cut White-Collar Workforce

THU, 23 APR, 2009

Embattled US manufacturer General Motors is expected to announce the temporary closure of a number of its North American plants tomorrow, a measur...

Lamborghini Announces Temporary Production Halt

THU, 19 FEB, 2009

The falling demand for vehicles worldwide has claimed another scalp, with Lamborghini announcing a temporary shut down.

Bentley To Suspend Production For Six Weeks

THU, 29 JAN, 2009

Aston Martin isn't the only British prestige automaker that's set to slow down production.



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