Items Tagged with 'automotive'


Manufacturer partners with engineering firm

May 24, 2018
A local maker of intelligent machines has signed a partnership with an engineering services provider for the automotive industry. Read More

Virtual reality could expose auto suppliers to new claims of false advertising

February 24, 2017
Automotive suppliers and manufacturers around the world are getting on the virtual and augmented reality bandwagon. Read More

Auto suppliers are enjoying an industry-wide resurgence

But if incentives can’t keep auto sales rolling, all bets are off.

December 18, 2015
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) Since the Great Recession, the auto industry has been on an upswing, a positive change that’s been more evident in Michigan than anywhere else. Read More

Automotive, furniture industries carry West Michigan economy

October 16, 2015
Growing, but still slowing. That’s the latest word on the West Michigan economy, according to the data and comments collected in the last two weeks of September. Read More

Automotive continues to drive West Michigan economy

January 9, 2015
Seasonally slower, but still growing modestly. Read More

Auto supplier expands production

August 29, 2014
A maker of direct fuel injection components for the auto industry is planning to ramp up production in 2015 and add jobs. Read More

Johnson Controls sells automotive electronics business for $265M

January 13, 2014
Johnson Controls said Monday that it has signed a definitive agreement to sell its automotive electronics business to Visteon Corp. for $265 million. Read More

Driverless-car law moves auto industry

December 30, 2013
| By AP
LANSING — A new law that will allow companies to test driverless cars on Michigan roads will be a boost for the state's auto industry, according to Gov. Rick Snyder and the sponsor of the legislation. Read More

Auto supplier turns Toyota Highlander

December 13, 2013
Snazzy wheels and matching roof racks built by a local auto supplier are on the 2014 Toyota Highlander mid-size SUV truck. Read More

Auto supplier plans 50 jobs after $2M investment

November 1, 2013
An auto supplier is planning to hire about 50 new employees in the next 90 days after it made a $2-million investment in equipment. Read More