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January 19, 2011: Join Autos's Facebook group Follow Autos on Twitter By Jim Kerr What does it take to make a new car? The answer is hundreds of millions of dollars, years of time and thousands of people. Ford’s new 2012 Focus started rolling off the production line on January 3rd at their Michigan Assembly plant in Wayne, Michigan. Ford spent 550 million dollars converting this former ... Read Article
October 27, 2010: Join Autos's Facebook group Follow Autos on Twitter By Jim Kerr Many Canadians may think of a café as a place to get a bowl of soup and a sandwich, but in the auto industry, CAFE is the acronym for Corporate Average Fuel Economy, a standard set by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in the United States. Manufacturers who don’t meet the average fu... Read Article
February 3, 2010: Join Autos's Facebook group Follow Autos on Twitter By Jim Kerr It now takes about two years for some vehicle manufacturers to bring a new vehicle from the initial design stage to the showroom floor. When you consider the number of parts that need to be created, the complexity of assembling them into a vehicle, and the safety and emissions testing that vehicles must underg... Read Article
November 19, 2008: CAMVAP is for lemons. Related links CAMVAP.ca You've heard of lemons. Have you ever driven one? In reality, the vehicles produced today don't often fit the "lemon" tag, but there are sometimes problems with individual vehicles that are difficult to repair, or involve a defect in materials. Usually these problems are quickly resolved at the dealership level and contacting t... Read Article
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