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GM to hire 400 more hourly workers to build mid-engine C8 Corvette

GM's Bowling Green plant in Kentucky has built the 'Vette since 1981

GM's Bowling Green plant in Kentucky has built the 'Vette since 1981.

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Google's self-driving car project is on a hiring spree

Google appears to be ramping up its autonomous vehicle program by posting a series of job openings related to automotive engineering.

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Tesla seeks 1,650 workers in hiring spree

Tesla is on a hiring binge to keep pace with its growth, and currently has nearly 1,650 job openings across the world.

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Infiniti replaces Americas chief

Infiniti has shuffled its lineup at the top, replacing Michael Bartsch after less than two years with Nissan executive Randy Parker.

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Ford hires Wall Street analyst to head global strategy

Ford has hired veteran auto industry analyst John Casesa as the company's group vice president of global strategy. His role is to find future business opportunities globally for the automaker.

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Lamborghini hired 192 new employees in 2014

Lamborghini may be a small company, but in a relatively massive expansion, it brought in 192 new technicians and specialists last year alone as it sped towards record sales figures.

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Mark LaNeve named head of Ford US sales and marketing

Ford is promoting Mark LaNeve to become the head of the automaker's marketing, sales, service and dealer relations in the US, replacing John Felice, who is retiring. LaNeve is an auto industry veteran with previous experience in high-ranking position at General Motors, Volvo Cars North America and others. His previous position was as the chief operating officer at Global Ford Team, the Blue Oval's global advertising agency.

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Tesla puts emphasis on hiring military veterans

When we think of American car companies, brands that come to mind immediately are Ford, General Motors, Chrysler, and if you're an AutoblogGreen reader, Tesla Motors. The California-based maker of electric vehicles doesn't treat that lightly, as we find in John Beltz Snyder

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Mazda goes on engineer hiring binge as recovery picks up speed

Japan's larger automakers – companies like Toyota, Honda and Nissan – have tremendous engineering talent at their disposal. That's largely because, selling as many cars as they do, they've got more revenues to tap into. Logic might dictate, then, that smaller automakers like Mazda, which no longer has

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Auto sector employment now higher than pre-recession levels

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 than it did in September of 2008.

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Tesla hires ex-Apple VP for new vehicle development

Tesla announced Thursday that it has filled the position of vice president of vehicle programs, hiring former vice president of Mac hardware engineering at Apple, Doug Field, who started his career at Ford.

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Ford hiring 800 more salaried workers than originally expected

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 3,00

Auto Industry Embarking On Hiring Binge

Engineers, welders, technicians are among the high-quality jobs to be filled.

The new about job growth nationally may be tepid as many companies say they are still holding back hiring more workers, but the auto industry is bucking that trend. Automakers and parts companies are about to go on a hiring spree to find engineers, technicians and factory workers to build the next generation of vehicles.

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Truck driver shortage means a longer wait for your packages

The news may be flooded with stories about the lagging U.S. economy and disappointing jobs reports, but it appears there is at least one profession that could use a few more applicants. USA Today reports that there is a genuine shortage of truck drivers, and the problem is leading to pricier deliveries and longer waits on packages.

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Chrysler adding jobs at Toledo Jeep plant to boost Wrangler production

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.

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Land Rover to hire 1,000 in attempt to keep up with Evoque demand

Automakers are always attempting to show how popular their new vehicle is, but there are only two ways to truly prove a smashing hit. One is to deliver outstanding sales numbers, and the other is to experience demand so strong that new employees must be hired to help assemble them.

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Bentley hires David Hilton as new Head of Exterior Design

Bentley has named designer David Hilton as the company's head of exterior design. Hilton ran his own successful design firm for 12 years before accepting the position with the ultra-luxury automaker. He will now report to Dirk van Braeckel, director of design and styling. Hilton is stepping into the shoes of Raul Pires, who left the company at the end of last year to join forces with Italdesign, the Volkswagen-owned design studio.

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Passat popularity has VW hiring an extra 200 in Chattanooga

The good people of Tennessee are no doubt thrilled to have a Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga. The facility already features well over 2,000 good-paying manufacturing jobs, and now the German automaker is bolstering employment by another 200 full-time VW staffers, boosting the employment total to 2,500 full-time and temp workers.

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Ford receives nearly 17,000 applications for open positions in Louisville

Here's a measure of how bad the economy is. Ford is getting ready to start assembling the upcoming all-new Escape at its Louisville Assembly Plant after having built the Explorer and Mercury Mountaineer there since 1990 (see the last one ever made in the mob of people above). To that end, the company recently began accepting applications for 1,800

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