This month's snapshot of industry news includes highlights from Honda, Mazda, Nissan, Subaru, and Toyota. We hope you find the information useful.

Automotive Industry Updates

Mazda Rotary Engines Might See a Comeback

The company's engineering team works to update engine design to better align with modern internal combustion engines in terms of emissions and fuel-economy standards.

Honda Debuts Sportier Civic Sedan 

Focused on fun-to-drive, fuel efficiency, and safety, the 2016 Civic Sedan aims to set a new benchmark in the compact class.

Nissan Unveils Safer and More Efficient 2016 Altima

Nissan unveiled the new 2016 Altima. It's not only safer and more efficient than 2015 version, but also more aerodynamic with a drag coefficient of 0.26 from 0.29.

Subaru Expands Indiana Factory

The Japanese company will spend $140 million by 2017 to expand factory in Indiana. The investment will generate 1,200 new jobs and 100,000 additional vehicles per year.

Toyota i-Road Shows Advanced Thinking in Mobility Innovation

Toyota will present the i-Road—a three-wheeled electric vehicle with zero CO2 emission—at Toyota OnRamp in November.

UGN in The News

With an investment of $50 million and 120 new jobs created, the new plant will make interior vehicle parts for its customers Honda and Subaru.

Take a virtual photo tour with these images from the Monroe plant ribbon cutting on September 9th.

Already present in Mexico with a manufacturing plant in Hermosillo and via its subsidiary UGN in Silao, Autoneum expands to a third manufacturing facility northwest of Mexico City.

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