Declining market for railroad tank cars and the cost of operating an older factory forced the closing, putting nearly 450 people out of work.
Auto parts supplier, idled for more than a month by a UAW strike, advertised in Sunday newspapers for potential replacement workers.
Automaker told employees at its Kokomo, Indiana, casting plant they will help make a new six-cylinder engine and parts for a Getrag transmission plant being built in Tipton.
BNSF Railway Co., the nation's top hauler of container rail freight, is parking miles of railcars in Montana and elsewhere because there isn't enough freight to keep them rolling.
India's investment in international companies and its rising middle-class has reshaped the country, spurring a national economic boom.
Union membership has fallen below 500,000 for the first time since World War II, reflecting the massive restructuring undertaken by Detroit's automakers.
Regulators drastically cut the number of zero-emission vehicles required by 2014 after auto manufacturers said they needed more time to reach the standard.
About 500 workers will leave the assembly factory Friday when it closes after 28 years in operation; another 430 will stay on for a year to decommission the plant.
Strike at auto parts maker American Axle previously affected only plants assembling General Motors SUVs and trucks, but is now spreading to factories that make sedans.
DONG Energy and a Silicon Valley-based startup firm plan to install an electric car network that includes about 20,000 recharging stations in the Scandinavian nation.
Triple threat of falling consumer confidence, rising gas prices and the nation's economic downturn has pummeled the industry, forcing layoffs and plant closures.
Major revision proposed to California's tough auto emissions program would cut the number of battery-powered and hydrogen vehicles, but increase the number of gas-electric hybrids.
Workers for car manufacturer Dacia-Renault gathered for a fourth day to demand higher wages and benefits; a hearing on the legality of the strike is set for April 2.
Ford Motor and the Indian automaker reached an agreement under which U.S. automaker will sell its luxury brands to Tata for $2.3 billion.
U.S. Transportation Secretary Mary Peters says a pilot program allowing American and Mexican truckers to drive products across the border has been good for business.
Swedish bus and truck maker said it received an order for 240 buses from the city of Bangalore, India with a delivery set for 2008 and 2009.
Shopping mall is the latest attempt by the Japanese automaker to tackle a serious problem in its home market: Young people are rapidly losing interest in cars.
Prime Minister said that Ford's investment of about $1 billion would allow Romania to become the biggest car producer in southeastern Europe.
Workers want a pay rise that would amount to a near doubling of pay for some of the lowest paid employees who currently earn $248 a month.
South Korean automaker cited increasing demand for luxury tour buses as India builds new highways and travel demand increases due to a growing middle class.
U.S. automaker on Friday formally took over Romanian plant Automobile Craiova from the Romanian government.
Automaker says it has made some key appointments to bolster the continued expansion of its fast-growing China operations.
Auto parts supplier won court approval to sell its wheel bearings business to Kyklos for $46.2 million.
Chief Executive Carlos Ghosn believes environmentally friendly electric cars will dominate the future as automakers join the fight against global warming.