Skip to main content

jobs

  • 0
    Official: Ford adds 850 jobs to build 2015 F-150
    1413298860

    Pickup trucks tend not to advance at quite the same pace as the rest of the industry. That's what makes the new Ford F-150 so remarkable, jettisoning its old steel construction in favor of aluminum. It's a game changer that Ford is betting big on, and in anticipation of surging demand, the Blue ...

  • 0
    Report: HQ move based on study, not pitch from Gov. Perry, Toyota says
    1398795300

    Toyota's surprising announcement on Monday that it will move its North American headquarters from Torrance, CA location to the Dallas suburb of Plano, TX is allegedly not due to any political wrangling from the state's Republican governor, Rick Perry. Perry (above) has been up front in his ...

  • 0
    Report: Auto sector employment now higher than pre-recession levels
    1392245100

    The US economy has come a long way since the mid-to-late 2000s, when the daily news was more depressing than the Detroit Lions' playoff hopes. Need proof of that? A recent report from The Detroit News says it all - auto employment has hit a five-year high, and the sector now employs more people ...

  • 0
    Official: Ford hiring 800 more salaried workers than originally expected
    1374705000

    Ford is on a roll this year, with excellent quarterly earnings and better-than-expected vehicle sales leading to 800 more job opportunities with the Blue Oval. In January, Ford announced that it wanted to hire 2,200 salaried employees, but, since then, that figure has been revised to 3,000, ...

  • 0
    Confirmed: Ford to add 1,200 workers at Flat Rock plant
    1347312900

    With the 2014 Mazda6 being built in Japan, Ford is filling the production capacity at its Flat Rock Assembly plant (previously known as AutoAlliance International) with the 2013 Ford Fusion. The new Fusion goes on sale this fall, and while early versions of the car will continue to be made in ...

  • 0
    Report: Industry bracing for shortage of top-skilled auto mechanics [w/video]
    1346762700

    What do you want to be when you grow up? If you answered, "mechanic," you're in the minority. But that could be a good thing for your chances of getting a job. As USA Today points out, a shortage of mechanics and an increase in the complexity of today's cars means there's big demand for ...

  • 0
    Report: Chrysler adding jobs at Toledo Jeep plant to boost Wrangler production
    1340991060

    New car sales have been on the upswing, and few vehicles have experienced more success than the Jeep Wrangler. The iconic off-roader set an all-time May sales record with 14,454 units sold, and its total sales are up 34 percent on the year. That's good news for Chrysler, and it could lead to ...

  • 0
    Report: Hyundai gets 20,000 applicants for 877 jobs in Alabama
    1338557280

    Less than a month ago, Hyundai announced it would be adding a third shift at its Alabama assembly plant, resulting in an additional 877 jobs. You'd imagine with Alabama running a 7.2-percent unemployment rate in April – ranking right in the middle of the 50 states – competition for ...

  • 0
    Report: Gingrich says UAW to blame for hobbling U.S. industry
    1325350980

    Proving that he is nothing if not predictable, Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich blamed the United Auto Workers for the loss of American manufacturing jobs at a recent campaign appearance. Automotive News reports that Gingrich lauded the BMW factory in Spartanburg, SC, for being ...

  • 0
    Report: Chrysler adding 1,100 jobs at Toledo plant
    1313172120

    New manufacturing jobs are always nice to hear about, and this time it's Chrysler providing the headlines. Automotive News reports that the automaker will add a second shift to its Toledo Assembly Complex, which could result in an additional 1,100 jobs. Chrysler hasn't made an official ...

  • 0
    Report: CAR projects Michigan will net up to 23,000 new auto jobs in 2011
    1295269200

    The fourth quarter of 2010 showed strengthening auto sales, and analysts believe 2011 will reveal further sales growth. That will likely lead to more profit for automakers, and The Detroit News reports that Michigan jobs could follow. The report cites findings by the Center for Automotive ...

  • 0
    Ford to add 7,000 workers to U.S. manufacturing in next two years
    1294752420

    Ford has announced plans to start a hiring onslaught and over the course of the next two years the automaker will add more than 7,000 employees to its ranks. Hiring both salaried and hourly employees, Ford is looking for a few good men and women in the States. In 2011, it plans to hire around ...

  • 0
    Saab's hiring! 500 workers reportedly needed to boost production
    1269985260

    Saab resumes production – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Interested in a job in the automotive world? Saab has the news that you've been waiting for. According to AFP news service, production of Saab vehicles will be boosted to six times the current amount in just two short years. ...

  • 0
    Germany approves new Volkswagen Law
    1212003240

    Porsche didn't win... this round. The German cabinet approved amendments to the Volkswagen Law yesterday, but lawmakers left Porsche's key clause untouched. For those of you who haven't been following this saga, "Volkswagen Law" is the legislation that includes a provision to allow the federal ...

  • 0
    Job Listing of the Day: Prodrive Chairman's Estate Manager
    1209127020

    So you want to work for Prodrive/Aston Martin, but you don't quite have the qualifications to be a bodyshell fabricator or a chief engineer? Then perhaps you have what it takes to fill the position of estate manager for the chairman of the company. You won't need to know your way around a sheet of ...

  • 0
    BMW to increase U.S. production in 2012 while cutting jobs in Germany
    1205172240

    Blame the plunging greenback. Less than a week after BMW announced the expansion of their U.S. Spartanburg plant, we are getting news from Germany that the weak dollar is making it increasingly difficult for the German automaker to keep production on their soil and that layoffs are imminent. Ernst ...

  • 0
    Dream Job: Bentley launches online employment portal
    1200490260

    Rather than spend your day looking up "gonnectigizoink" at Wikipedia, a better use of the internet might be to find a job. The problem is that it's just so hard to find anything that matches our niche skillset. Bentley is looking for more global candidates to fill their open positions, and has ...

  • 0
    Ford might increase cuts in slow economy
    1190140380

    Mark "the Mullet" Fields dropped some small ordinance during an interview with the Wall Street Journal today, saying that if the slow U.S. economy puts the automaker at risk of not meeting its financial goals for the next two years, it may increase the rate at which it will cut costs.To quote ...

  • 0
    Chrysler does better than expected in job cuts
    1184704560

    Chrysler is ahead of its own targets for its turnaround plan with the announcement that up to 1,100 salaried and 6,000 hourly workers have been cut from its workforce. This is only the first phase of job cuts in the three-year turnaround plan, which by 2009 will see Chrysler's workforce shrunk by ...

  • 0
    Canadian Auto workers protest job losses
    1180447320

    Canadian auto outposts Windsor and Essex counties in Ontario have lost thousands of jobs in the recent past. Out of concern for the future of not only their jobs, but their communities and standard of living, nearly 40,000 people took part in a rally organized by the Canadian Auto Workers Union on ...

Loading

Loading
Autoblog iPhone App
Shop for a vehicle