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    Report: Ferrari, Lamborghini among car plants shut down following Italian earthquake
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    An earthquake has rocked northern Italy once again, this time centered approximately 40 kilometers north of Bologna. Early reports indicate at least ten people have been killed in the shock and ensuing aftermath. Reports from Italy also indicate that several automotive assembly plants and ...

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    NUMMI Goes Numb: Last vehicle rolls off the line at storied CA joint-venture plant
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    This morning saw the very last car roll off of the NUMMI assembly line. At 9:40 a.m., a red Toyota Corolla drove off under the watchful eyes of workers, white-collars and union leaders. Toyota and General Motors have been cranking out cars and trucks at the facility since 1984, but GM backed out ...

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    GM announces plans to close Opel Antwerp facility
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    General Motors is closing down its Opel plant in Antwerp, and forfeiting up to €500 million (about $707 million) in aid the Flemish government had promised if the operation had remained open. The action is expected to take place over the next few months. Shutting down Antwerp is just one part ...

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    REPORT: Saab dealers 'running out of cars'
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    With new vehicle production at a trickle, and its dealer network slashed by a third, retailers of the Saab brand are finding inventory shrinking to drought levels. Some of the remaining dealers may even run out of new vehicles before ...

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    AP says General Motors to announce 14 plant closures on Monday
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    According to a source at The Associated Press, General Motors will announce the closure of 14 factories on Monday morning. The shutterings will reportedly occur by the end of 2010, and are being viewed as part of GM's widely anticipated plans to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.The move would not be ...

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    Merry Christmas: Envoy, Trailblazer, 9-7X plant closing Dec. 23rd
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    Looks like that Moraine, Ohio plant that was going to be shut down next year is actually going to be shuttered on December 23rd, just in time for Christmas. This is the plant responsible for production of the GMC Envoy, Chevy Trailblazer and Saab 9-7X. The General had already slowed the plant to ...

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    Mitsubishi set to close Australian plant
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    Australia's automotive manufacturing industry has taken a blow as Mitsubishi announced it will be closing its Adelaide plant, the facility that builds the 380 sedan. The news means approximately 1,000 workers will soon be out of a job. In fact soon means very soon, as March 31st marks the plant's ...

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    GM investing $225 million to save ex-Saturn plant
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    We're not sure what's going to be produced there, but GM is investing $225 million in their Spring Hill, Tennessee Saturn plant. The Ion and Vue are currently built in Spring Hill, but production of those vehicles will be ceasing in March 2007. Once the plant is cleared of vehicles, the paint shop ...

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    Peugeot nixes 206 factory in UK
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    Peugeot is shuttering its Rynton plant in Coventry, where it builds its popular 206. Idling the British factory next year will mean that 2,300 will find themselves out of work. The word came down as PSA Peugeot Citroen executives met with union officials, who expected bad news, ...

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