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Oliver Wyman analysis of the automotive industry's structural change 2.0: Fine ...
Oliver Wyman analysis of the automotive industry's structural change 2.0: Fine ...

Apple seeks to take bite out of auto industry
LOS ANGELES -- While Steve Jobs regretted not making an iCar, Apple for years was ambivalent about the auto industry. Now it's vying for dashboard space held by Microsoft, BlackBerry and Pandora Media. By year's end, car buyers will be able to choose ...

Top 5 car launches of 2013: From Ford Ecosport to Honda Amaze
After scrutinizing the auto industry of India, surprising results concluded by predicting almost zero growth in car sales for the financial year 2013. The major cause of this sluggish growth of the auto industry is the shrinking demand as well as ...

Automotive industry records development in July
Chairman of Uludag Union of Automotive Industry Exporters (OIB) Orhan Sabuncu announced Turkish automotive industry showed the best performance of recent 24 years with a 35% increase, while it actualized a USD 1 billion 965 million export in July 2013 ...

Newspapers Canada Partners with Automotive Industries Association to ...
Newspapers Canada Partners with Automotive Industries Association to ...

M&M's Pawan Goenka: Why India's Auto Industry Should Take Global Center ...
M&M's Pawan Goenka: Why India's Auto Industry Should Take Global Center ...

2013 Heels and Wheels event trends women in auto industry
What's driving women in the car market today? It's not simply that for the first time in history there are more women licensed to drive than men, but women also control more than $13 trillion in personal wealth today, as compared to $6.5 trillion in ...

Oliver Wyman analysis of the automotive industry's structural change 2.0: Fine ...
Oliver Wyman analysis of the automotive industry's structural change 2.0: Fine ...

Automotive Industries Profiles Seegrid Robotic Industrial Trucks as Flexible AGVs
PITTSBURGH, PA-Seegrid, maker of robotic industrial trucks, also known as flexible AGVs, was interviewed for the August cover story of Automotive Industries magazine. The feature article entitled, "Robots Improving Materials Handling Efficiencies While ...

BASF expands automotive coatings production capacity in Brazil
BASF is the pioneer in developing waterborne coatings for the automotive industry. This technology is eco-efficient because water replaces most of the organic solvents that are used in solvent borne coatings thus reducing emissions of VOC – volatile ...

The auto industry is back to pre-recession levels. But why?
Americans love their cars and trucks. And in July, they bought a whole lot of them. Chrysler and Ford each reported their July sales were up 6 percent from a year earlier, while General Motors notched a 12 percent rise, according to Wards Auto. Some ...

Government to unveil $200m car industry rescue package
The Rudd government is set to announce a new rescue package for Australia's ailing automotive industry, aimed at boosting demand for locally made cars. Worth an estimated $200 million, the package is being negotiated with manufacturers Ford, Holden ...

In automotive industry, college degrees becoming preferred
Look to the nation's automotive industry for an example of how the economy has changed the middle class during the last 50 years. In 1968, few mechanics had earned an education further than a high school diploma. Same with factory workers, and other ...

Relevant statistics for Indiana's auto industry
The aluminum die casting facility employs more than 600 workers, who are mostly represented by United Auto Workers Local 440 and IBEW Local 16. The plant makes transmission casings and converter housings, and is responsible for more than $37 million ...

Automotive Electrical Component Manufacturing in Australia Industry Market ...
Automotive Electrical Component Manufacturing in Australia Industry Market ...

Labor promises $200m for car sector help, but industry slams lack of detail
Dudley says the 1200 workers laid off by Ford earlier this year are dwarfed by the 13,000 people who left the automotive industry last year – mostly in servicing and motor body repair. “Meanwhile, we have a shortage of 19,000 skilled mechanics. To ...

Car industry to gain $200m in funding under Labor
Labor has begun day one of its election campaign by announcing $200 million in new funding for the automotive industry. The policy, announced on Monday by Innovation Minister Kim Carr, also includes a plan to introduce a 100 per cent target for ...

Car industry to gain $200m in additional funding
Labor strategists will be hoping the announcement tempers the criticism the government has received from the car industry for its recently announced policy to crackdown on fringe benefits tax for salary-sacrificed vehicles. Senator Carr has still not ...

Despite MyFord Touch woes, the auto industry's move to touch control is ...
Despite MyFord Touch woes, the auto industry's move to touch control is ...

New government bailout for Australian auto industry
The Australian government Monday pledged a fresh Aus$200 million (US$177 million) bailout package for the car manufacturing industry as it looks to shore up struggling sectors to help the economy transition away from a mining boom. Illustration shows ...

Australia to deliver further fund for automotive industry
CANBERRA, Aug. 5 -- Australia will deliver 7.3 million AU dollars (6.5 million U.S. dollars) through Round 2 of the joint Australian, Victorian and South Australian governments' Automotive New Markets Program (ANMP) to help Australian automotive ...

Labor kicks off election campaign with $200m car industry rescue package
As Federal Cabinet meets in Canberra for what is likely to be its final discussion before the September 7 election, Labor has announced a $200 million assistance package for the car industry. Opposition Leader Tony Abbott is in Brisbane where he has ...

Labor makes pitch to auto industry on day one of election campaign
The automotive industry is reacting cautiously to Industry Minister Kim Carr's offer of a $200 million assistance package. The managing director of Holden, Mike Devereux, says the company won't make any firm plans for the Adelaide plant's future until ...

Labor makes pitch to auto industry on day one of election campaign
The automotive industry is reacting cautiously to Industry Minister Kim Carr's offer of a $200 million assistance package. The managing director of Holden, Mike Devereux, says the company won't make any firm plans for the Adelaide plant's future until ...

Automotive Industry: 'France against Mercedes, the summer's astonishing power ...
Automotive Industry: 'France against Mercedes, the summer's astonishing power ...

Australia to revive automotive industry
The Australian, Victorian and South Australian governments' Automotive New Markets Programme (ANMP), currently in its second round, is designed to help companies capture new business opportunities in domestic and overseas markets. This programme ...

Labor gives dollars to car industry and promises to “buy Australian”
The government has handed out $200 million to help the embattled car industry, in its first major campaign commitment, as well as mandating a 100% Australian-made target for the purchase of Commonwealth fleet cars. The assistance follows the ...

Snyder, auto industry execs converge on Traverse City to discuss automotive ...
Snyder, auto industry execs converge on Traverse City to discuss automotive ...

Car Industry Keeps on Revving Its Engine
While Amelia declined to reveal the size of the increase on last year, earlier data released by the Association of Indonesian Automotive Industries (Gaikindo) said sales were up 12 percent to 601,952 units in the first half of the year. The industry ...

How the Automotive Industry Will Be Disrupted
We live in a world that is increasingly connected all the time. Cisco calls this the Internet of Everything which will generate $14 trillion in value over the next decade. New mobility is a specific aspect of the Internet of Everything -- sustainable ...

Australia pledges AUD$200m bailout for auto industry, pushing for 100 ...
Australia pledges AUD$200m bailout for auto industry, pushing for 100 ...

Poll could kill car industry
The future of Australia's car industry looks increasingly uncertain, with Holden chief Mike Devereux saying the company will decide after the election whether it will continue manufacturing cars here. As Industry Minister Kim Carr pledged a further ...

Automotive industry raises 2013 new car forecast as July posts 17th ...
Automotive industry raises 2013 new car forecast as July posts 17th ...

Zoltek's Panex 35 carbon fibre meets automotive industry needs – Frost & Sullivan
Panex 35 carbon fibre aims to address the key automotive industry challenge of lightweighting, and is said to all the features desired by the automotive industry – low and stable pricing, product consistency at high volume, and superior electrical and ...

INFICON At "The Heart" Of New Auto-Industry Leak-Detection Systems
"Developed especially for demanding performance and reliability requirements in the auto industry, LDS3000 detectors are faster, more compact and more accurate than previous models," he says. "The modular, ultra-compact design is easy to integrate into ...

Poll could kill car industry
As Industry Minister Kim Carr pledged a further $200 million of unspecified funding for car manufacturing, and Toyota announced it would invest $123 million from 2015 to develop a facelift for the Camry, Opposition Leader Tony Abbott stood by his ...

RESEARCH AND MARKETS: Automotive Seating Industry in Czech Republic ...
RESEARCH AND MARKETS: Automotive Seating Industry in Czech Republic ...

Auto industry: Young people will buy cars again
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — The auto industry says people under 34 are gradually starting to buy cars again as their economic circumstances improve. After the Great Recession, sales of cars to young people dropped significantly. Fewer of them even ...

Another rise in new car sales as industry thrives
THE AUTOMOTIVE industry registered another expansion in July, with 162,228 new cars registered in the UK, the 17th monthly rise in a row. The announcement, made by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT), caused the industry body to ...

Auto industry 'can create 77000 jobs'
Ibrahim Badawood, managing director of ALJ Community Initiatives, said the auto industry, like other manufacturing sectors, would create more job opportunities for Saudis. Speaking to Arab News, he emphasized the need for training more Saudis to ...

Auto industry in Saudi Arabia 'can create 77000 jobs'
Ibrahim Badawood, managing director of ALJ Community Initiatives, said the auto industry, like other manufacturing sectors, would create more job opportunities for Saudis. Speaking to Arab News, he emphasized the need for training more Saudis to ...

Poll could kill car industry
The future of Australia's car industry looks increasingly uncertain, with Holden chief Mike Devereux saying the company will decide after the election whether it will continue manufacturing cars here. As Industry Minister Kim Carr pledged a further ...

Gas Energy Australia wants LPG consideration in auto industry policy
LPG Autogas lobby group Gas Energy Australia has commented on the debate on automotive policy, urging that the next government promote the use of LPG-powered cars. In a statement, the group suggested that the Coalition, Labor and the Greens promote ...

RESEARCH AND MARKETS: Global Automotive Filter Industry 2013-2018 ...
RESEARCH AND MARKETS: Global Automotive Filter Industry 2013-2018 ...

BASF wins inaugural Altair Enlighten Award for innovation in automotive ...
BASF wins inaugural Altair Enlighten Award for innovation in automotive ...

Vietnam's auto industry faces crossroads ahead of Asean trade pact
Vietnam's automotive industry could face a major collapse under commitments to the Asean Free Trade Area (Afta) which will abolish auto import taxes in 2018. Asean+3 will waive taxes on car imports between Asean member countries, as well as Japan, ...

Automotive Plastics Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth ...
Automotive Plastics Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth ...

Gov. Snyder discusses Michigan auto industry, Detroit bankruptcy and other ...
Gov. Snyder discusses Michigan auto industry, Detroit bankruptcy and other ...

EDITORIAL: Keep Indiana's auto industry in overdrive
Early in the Great Recession, when the auto industry was on the rocks, General Motors and Chrysler were being pushed through prepackaged bankruptcy cases to shed legacy costs and become more nimble companies. Mourdock, on behalf of the state's ...

UK: Government responds to industry's call for relaxation of cabotage rules
Despite broad support for the cabotage rules, the automotive industry was concerned that a bottleneck could be created at these peak times. In 2010, the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) raised with government the potential issues ...


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