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GM steps up 3-D printing efforts to find new plant efficiencies

General Motors is increasing the use of 3D printing at its plants to streamline operations, which has the potential to save millions of dollars in annual production costs.

BMW launches first U.S. ad from new agency

Goodby, Silverstein and Partners channels Albert Einstein in its first work for BMW since winning the account in March. The ad, "Relativity," promotes the brand's "Summer On" sales event.

Genesis, Kia, Hyundai top J.D. Power Initial Quality Study for 1st time

Korean brands secured the top three spots in J.D. Power's annual report card on new-vehicle quality for the first time in the study's 31-year history. New quality at the Detroit 3 continues to improve faster than the overall industry.

Volvo extends global footprint with U.S. factory opening

Volvo is expanding its global manufacturing footprint with the inauguration of its first U.S. assembly plant, where it is investing about $1.1 billion to launch output this autumn of the redesigned S60 sedan for domestic and global markets.

Toyota captures data goldmine in $1 billion Grab bet

By pumping $1 billion into ride-hailing company Grab, Toyota stands to gain a passenger-side view of tens of thousands of cars across Southeast Asia.