Kentucky Continues Auto Sector Business Growth

Kentucky officials expect to continue its partnership with Argonne National Laboratories when it opens facilities in Lexington later this year to develop rechargeable car battery technology. “It fits in very well with where we understand where Toyota and Ford Motor want to move with future vehicles,” said Len Peters, secretary of the Energy and Environment […]

Toyota Official Says Parts Shortage Hardly Noticeable at Georgetown Plant

It’s been more than a month since production increased at the Toyota plant in Georgetown, Kentucky after a weeks-long parts shortage. The shortage was caused by the April earthquake and tsunami in Japan, which severed and disrupted supply chains. All of Toyota’s 13 North American plants saw production drop as a result. “We were fortunate […]

Some Dealers Having Problems with Cash for Clunkers

The government’s Cash for Clunkers program, ends at 8 tonight.  Some local auto dealers say it’s definitely created a buzz — but they’re not quite ready to call it a success. WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer has more. Car dealers around the region say that the program has brought more customers to their showrooms and moved hundreds […]