Items Tagged with 'automotive'


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

Auto parts maker plans 100 jobs

October 7, 2013
An automotive parts manufacturer is planning to invest about $3.4 million at its West Michigan plant, which should increase employment there by about 100 people. Read More

Auto supplier moves Audi A8

September 16, 2013
A Kentwood-based auto supplier has developed a critical part for the 2015 Audi A8. Read More

Benteler Automotive closes Grand Rapids plant

June 14, 2013
Benteler Automotive has announced plans to close its Grand Rapids manufacturing plant, at 320 Hall St. SW, which reportedly employs some 220 people. Read More

SelfLube molds first-ever second shift

June 6, 2013
SelfLube, a small Coopersville manufacturer of parts for metal stamping dies for the auto industry, has gotten so busy it just added a second shift for the first time in the company’s 23-year history. Read More