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    Report: Subaru celebrates 4-millionth vehicle built in Indiana
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    Subaru has produced its four-millionth vehicle at its Lafayette, Indiana factory. The Deep Indigo Blue 2014 Outback is pictured above, alongside the very first Subaru to leave the Lafayette facility, a first-generation Legacy. Formally known as Subaru of Indiana Automotive, SIA opened its doors ...

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    Official: Toyota investing $30 million in Indiana for more Highlander production
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    Indiana seems like the place to be if you're looking for work in a car factory. In May, Subaru announced plans to invest $400 million in its Lafayette, Indiana plant, creating 900 new jobs in the process and increasing capacity to 300,000 units per year. Now, Toyota has announced plans to invest ...

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    Report: Subaru investing $400 million for Impreza production in Indiana
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    As a part of a goal to increase its US sales tally up to 500,000 annual units by the end of the decade, Subaru is investing $400 million in its Lafayette, IN assembly plant in order to start building the Impreza in 2016. According to Automotive News, about half of that investment will be for a ...

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    Report: Acura built just 91 examples of the ILX last month, here's why
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    The short life of the Acura ILX has been vexed by one glaringly odd standard equipment choice, mediocre reviews, getting outsold by its competition as it posted slower-than-projected sales and a pledge by Honda to upgrade its supposedly upgraded offering. Therefore, when Automotive News reports ...

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    Report: Carbon Motors pulls out of Indiana plant, future uncertain
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    Three years ago, Carbon Motors chose one corner of a shuttered Visteon plant in Connersville, Indiana as the location to build its diesel-powered E7 dedicated police cruiser. Carbon intended to invest $350 million to start production, providing 1,500 jobs at the same time. That investment, ...

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    Auctions: eBay Find of the Day: 1977 Jeep J20 time capsule
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    Is it just us or has eBay really become, of late, a surprising time capsule of older, barely used automobiles? We've had the 2005 Porsche Carrera GT with 83 miles, the 2004 Ferrari Enzo with 175 miles, the 1987 Shelby Lancer with 22 miles, the 1989 Shelby Dakota with 23 miles – none of ...

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    Report: Subaru to raise US production from 130,000 units to 300,000 by 2016
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    Ask Subaru about the difficult car market and it is likely to ask in response, "What difficult car market?" The little Japanese brand has its XV sitting on top of sales charts in (one small corner of) Europe, the BRZ is still allergic to sitting on dealer lots, the company has raised its ...

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    Report: Chrysler wants $2.5M security deposit back from Indiana electric utility
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    The Detroit News reports that Chrysler has filed a complaint with the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission seeking the return of a $2.5 million security deposit charged to the automaker's Kokomo, Indiana facilities by Duke Energy, plus interest. The called Duke's actions "unreasonable and ...

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    Official: 2013 Acura ILX production gets underway in Indiana
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    Honda has been building the Civic in Greensburg, Indiana, since 2008, but now the company's newest American assembly plant has some variety on its lines. The 2013 Acura ILX joined its mass-market relative at the 2.1 million square-foot facility yesterday. Honda is building both the standard ILX ...

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    Official: Toyota to export Highlander from U.S. to Australia, Russia
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    Toyota is struggling with the rising yen, so much so that the automaker has been shifting vehicle production outside of Japan. That's bad news for laborers in Japan, but it works out in favor of the American workforce in Princeton, Indiana. That's because Toyota has announced that it will hire ...

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    Report: Indiana going Right To Work after VW kiss-off?
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    Indiana Democrats fought it for weeks by not showing up for sessions, but eventually the Repblican-led House of Representatives was able to pass a measure to make Indiana a Right-to-Work state. That bill will go to the State Senate where the Republicans have an even larger majority, and observers ...

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    Report: Steps taken to formally preserve giant Indiana Studebaker sign
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    Perhaps the most beautiful thing Studebaker ever did was the Avanti, but certainly the biggest thing it ever did was plant a "Studebaker" sign composed of nearly 5,000 trees. The leafy advertisement resides in what is now a park in St. Joseph County, Indiana, but was Studebaker's proving grounds ...

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    Crumbling bridge chosen as symbol of decaying infrastructure
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    Indiana governor Mitch Daniels was forced to close the Sherman Minton Bridge over the Ohio River last week. The 50-year-old structure connects Indiana with Kentucky via Interstate 64, and after years of overuse, the bridge has deteriorated significantly. Inspectors recently discovered a large ...

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    RM Auctions buys Kruse's Indiana Auction Park
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    Kruse auctions' year-long trek to the abyss continues apace. In 2009, Dean V. Kruse's troubles flared up in Indiana due to mounting lawsuits from consignors who were never paid after their cars were sold, as well as banks that hadn't been paid for credit or loans. A $1.3 million judgment against ...

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    Chrysler plans eight-speed automatic production in Indiana [w/video]
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    Chrysler eight-speed automatic transmission – click above to watch the video
    Chrysler has announced that it will begin fitting an eight-speed transmission to select models for the 2013 model year. The ZF Group-sourced slushbox will be built at Team Pentastar's Kokomo, Indiana transmission ...

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    Kruse gets Indiana auction licenses revoked
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    The legendary Kruse auction house has hit yet another rough patch. The company that once broke the $1 million bid barrier for a classic car has had its licenses revoked in the State of Indiana. It appears that the revocation is the result of a number of complaints lodged against the house over ...

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    REPORT: Toyota bankrolling $500 million into Indiana plant; no comment on NUMMI
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    The world's biggest automaker has confirmed that it is investing 44.9 billion yen (or about $467.2 million at current exchange rates) to upgrade its Indiana plant. Toyota Motor Corp. will reportedly spend the next three months retooling in order to build its Sequoia and Highlander SUVs on the same ...

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    Fiat to Chrysler: "We won't walk away"
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    In spite of pleas from the White House and the Justice Department, the Supreme Court yesterday put a hold on Chrysler's sale to Fiat. On one side are Indiana pension funds who want to protect their investment. On the other side are Chrysler and Fiat, who want to protect Chrysler's very existence, ...

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    REPORT: Chrysler's sale to Fiat put on hold temporarily to hear debtor objections
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    The state of Indiana has a big problem with Chrysler's bankruptcy proceedings. Indiana state treasurer Richard Mourdock explained that "Indiana retirees and Indiana taxpayers have suffered losses because of unprecedented and illegal acts of the federal government." The home of the Indianapolis 500 ...

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    First 2010 Subaru Legacy rolls off the line in Indiana
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    Click above for a hi-res gallery of the 2010 Subaru Legacy
    The 5th-generation Subaru Legacy has officially begun production, with the first car rolling off the Lafayette, Indiana assembly line late last week to confetti-strewn, ribbon-cutting fanfare. In keeping with Subaru's recent new-model ...

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