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Car-sharing makes auto industry give way
Car-sharing is the new green way of getting around town and plenty of small businesses are getting a slice of the action. But how is this new trend cutting into the auto industry? Surging petrol prices and growing inner-city populations are driving a ...

Auto industry sales to rise 11% in July
According to Kelley Blue Book, automotive vehicle evaluation company, despite a shaky start this year, the industry seems now to be on pace to sell about 16.3 million of new cars and trucks by the end of 2014. That means a 4.9% increase over last year ...

The reality of carbon fiber for the auto industry today
Although there is some truth to each, I contend that with careful planning and application selection, the auto industry is ready for cost-effective, high-volume production … right now, at 100,000 units per year. I'll take each objection by turns, and ...

Auto industry still struggles with fuel and interest costs
With the monsoon now setting in across the country as well as the ensuing festival season, we expect positive sentiments in the coming months resulting in enhanced demand for our products,” said Pravin Shah, chief executive, automotive division and ...

Auto industry still struggles with fuel and interest costs
With the monsoon now setting in across the country as well as the ensuing festival season, we expect positive sentiments in the coming months resulting in enhanced demand for our products," said Pravin Shah, chief executive, automotive division and ...

Indian auto industry reports dismal sales figure
With the monsoon now setting in across the country as well as the ensuing festival season, we expect positive sentiments in the coming months resulting in enhanced demand for our products,” said Pravin Shah, chief executive, automotive division and ...

Last Call For U.S. Auto Industry?
US auto sales numbers are in for July. At 9% year-over-year growth to 1.433M units, the industry appears to be one of the brighter spots in the current economy, but there are clouds on the horizon. Industry analysts were actually expecting 11% growth, ...

Automotive industry playing an increasing role in the optoelectronic component ...
Automotive industry playing an increasing role in the optoelectronic component ...

3D Printing in the Automotive Industry
Automobile companies are some of the heaviest users of 3D printing in industry. They use 3D printing for a wide array of applications and have been for years. Because there is so much design and engineering involved and due to the sheer number of parts ...

Auto industry start-ups shift into high gear
The automotive industry is Tennessee's largest manufacturing industry, and it happens to be one of the most innovative and technologically advanced in the country. Tennessee is home to three original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) — Nissan, GM and ...

Auto Industry Rebalancing Act Has Execs Focused On Operating Cost ...
Auto Industry Rebalancing Act Has Execs Focused On Operating Cost ...

3D Printing Advancing Auto Industry
Aug. 4, 2014—In today's increasingly technological world, it's no surprise that 3-dimensional (3D) printing is a fast-growing industry, and the automobile industry has been on the cutting edge of the trend for years. In fact, automobile companies are ...

Texas Instruments Surpasses Shipment of 15million SoCs Enabling the ...
Texas Instruments Surpasses Shipment of 15million SoCs Enabling the ...

Car-sharing makes auto industry give way
Surging petrol prices and growing inner-city populations are driving a rapid growth in Australia's car sharing industry. In the five years to 2012-13 industry revenue soared to $43.1 million, according to research company IBISWorld. Further data shows ...

Car-sharing makes auto industry give way
Surging petrol prices and growing inner-city populations are driving a rapid growth in Australia's car sharing industry. In the five years to 2012-13 industry revenue soared to $43.1 million, according to research company IBISWorld. Further data shows ...

Samsung, LG, SK eye tie-up with auto industry
"As lines between technologies and the auto industry are blurring amid convergence in the industry, a partnership between technology companies and the automotive industry will help us see more business opportunities," Kwon Oh-hyun, Samsung vice ...

MMK masters new steel grades for automotive industry
Also, the company plans to develop cold rolled and galvanized rolled steel of NST600H grade (DP-high-strength steel). These products are primarily intended for the strengthening of car frames. In addition, the company plans to master steel of strength ...

Auto industry eying Google Glass, wearable technologies
ACME TOWNSHIP, MI- Google Glass is catching the eye of the automotive industry. Companies such as General Motors Co. and manufacturing software provider Plex Systems are testing the hands-free, head-mounted intelligent devices for different uses in ...

Auto Industry's Economic Impact Increases
Aug. 5, 2014—The auto industry's contribution to the economy has grown in recent years, the International Business Times (IBT) reported after the Department of Commerce released the second-quarter U.S. gross domestic product numbers. The data shows ...

Xzilon Urges Auto Industry To Join Green Revolution
The data shows that a large majority of respondents – 73% – feel like the automotive industry has not taken enough initiative to address the environmental concerns of manufacturing and production. Additionally, nearly a quarter of respondents cited ...

Center of North American auto industry moves further southwest, IHS says
The geographic center point of the North American auto industry, which was located in central Illinois in 2000, has now crossed south into Arkansas from Missouri and moving southwest about 14 miles a year. The calculation by consultant IHS Automotive ...

Automotive industry leaders meet in Traverse City
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Automotive leaders are in northern Michigan, discussing the future of the industry. Nearly 1,000 people are meeting in Traverse City this week, with one goal in mind: how to use technology to advance the ...

BJCC to host major automotive industry conference
Birmingham will host the Southern Automotive Conference, a meeting of the Southeast's top automotive manufacturers, this fall. More than 500 industry leaders will convene at the Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex from October 8 to 10 to discuss ...

Test drive 2015 Acura TLX auto industry giant killer
Acura has ventured back into the auto industry's most popular sedan segment with something that's so new that Audi, BMW, MB, Lexus, Infiniti and others will be compelled to emulate the ergonomic driven driver and passenger accommodations, superior ...

Britain's booming auto industry 'to sell 2.45m cars'
Mike Hawes, chief executive of industry trade body the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) which collates the figures, said: “July saw the new car market extend its record period of growth to a 29th month, as confident consumers took ...

Governor Snyder Touts Auto Industry Turnaround
“I believe the automotive industry is coming home,” said Snyder to start the third day of the Management Briefing Seminars. “Hopefully, we're creating an enviornment where you're seeing the best place to be is where many of you started. That's right ...

Study: Auto industry doesn't pay or train enough
ACME, Mich. — The auto industry does not pay enough or train new employees enough. While corporate leaders lament what they see as a skills gap, Kristin Dziczek, director of the Industry and Labor Group of the Center for Automotive Research, has ...

Research and Markets: 2015 Attorney Hourly Rate Report for the Automotive ...
Research and Markets: 2015 Attorney Hourly Rate Report for the Automotive ...

Mexico's Auto Industry Overtakes Brazil's
MEXICO CITY—Bolstered by a recovering North American market, the output of Mexico's booming automotive industry is cementing a slight lead over Brazil, its stumbling regional rival. Mexico's export-driven production of cars and light trucks jumped 7.5 ...

Charlie Brock: Tennessee startups focus on automotive industry
The automotive industry is Tennessee's largest manufacturing industry, and it happens to be one of the most innovative and technologically advanced in the country. Tennessee is home to three original equipment manufacturers — Nissan, General Motors ...

Russia could implement protective measures in automotive industry
”We are potentially ready to implement protective measures in the aviation construction, shipbuilding, the automotive industry and other sectors,” Mr Medvedev said, speaking at a sitting of the government on Thursday. ”The government understands the ...

Frost & Sullivan: Greater Emphasis on Automation in Automotive Industry to ...
Frost & Sullivan: Greater Emphasis on Automation in Automotive Industry to ...

Automotive Industry to Experience Accelerated Velocity
The accelerated velocity of the global automotive industry is expected to continue in the near term and portfolio expansion into new body styles is driving higher volume per platform as well, according to IHS Automotive, a leading global source of ...

Venezuelan auto industry in free fall amid economic woes
Venezuela's economic crisis threatens to paralyze what was once South America's third-largest automotive industry, as stagnation in oil production and a badly managed currency control system stymie private businesses' access to foreign currencies and ...

Magna Tops Q2 Earnings Estimates Amid Auto Industry Growth MGA
Magna, like other big companies in the auto and truck parts group, has grown rapidly in recent years in sync with the global auto boom. Other leaders in the group include auto interior systems maker Johnson Controls (NYSE:JCI) and General Motors ...

Jeep Is Absolutely Crushing the Auto Industry. What's Behind the SUV Brand's ...
Jeep Is Absolutely Crushing the Auto Industry. What's Behind the SUV Brand's ...

Jeep Is Absolutely Crushing the Auto Industry. What's Behind the SUV Brand's ...
Jeep Is Absolutely Crushing the Auto Industry. What's Behind the SUV Brand's ...

Venezuelan auto industry in free fall amid economic woes
Venezuela's economic crisis threatens to paralyze what was once South America's third-largest automotive industry, as stagnation in oil production and a badly managed currency control system stymie private businesses' access to foreign currencies and ...

Greater emphasis on automation in automotive industry to drive investments for ...
Greater emphasis on automation in automotive industry to drive investments for ...

LG Display aims to become a big automotive industry player
The South Korean company, the second-biggest panel maker globally, aims to capture around 30% of the automotive display market, effectively doubling its worldwide market share in the process. LG Display is best known as one of the biggest suppliers of ...

Automation in Auto Industry Calls for Metrology Solutions
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA — According to a new analysis from Frost & Sullivan, Analysis of the Dimensional Metrology Market in the Automotive Industry, rapid automation of automotive manufacturing plants is one of the key factors driving the demand for inline ...

Computer Experts Raise Concerns About Auto Industry Security
Aug. 11, 2014—Technology security in the automotive industry was a hot topic over the weekend when thousands of hackers came together in Las Vegas Aug. 7–10 at Def Con 22, a convention for hackers and the tech-savvy. I Am the Cavalry, a group of ...

Here's Why the Auto Industry Is Making a Full Recovery in the U.S.
The same is true with the automotive industry, which was heavily hit by the financial crisis and the resulting fall out. Big American auto makers like Ford (NYSE:F) and General Motors (NYSE:GM) either flirted with or dove headfirst into bankruptcy ...

Brock: Tennessee startups focus on automotive industry
As an industry as old as Henry Ford and the Model T, auto manufacturing may not spring to top of mind in a discussion about entrepreneurship in this era of Google Glass and cyber innovation. But in Tennessee, auto manufacturing startups are on the rise ...

Brock: Tennessee startups focus on automotive industry
As an industry as old as Henry Ford and the Model T, auto manufacturing may not spring to top of mind in a discussion about entrepreneurship in this era of Google Glass and cyber innovation. But in Tennessee, auto manufacturing startups are on the rise ...

Guest column: Tennessee startups focus on auto industry; demo Wednesday
As an industry as old as Henry Ford and the Model T, auto manufacturing may not spring to top of mind in a discussion about entrepreneurship in this era of Google Glass and cyber innovation. But in Tennessee, auto manufacturing startups are on the rise ...

The Cavalry Rides Into Auto Industry With Security Proposal
A grassroots group calling itself "I Am The Cavalry" has published an open letter to the automotive industry offering its services in ensuring security and safety. "Modern vehicles are computers on wheels and are increasingly connected and controlled ...

Building a new future from auto industry wreck
As construction is industrialised and demand for prefabricated housing rises, the synergies with automotive manufacturing technology and processes become clearer and this ex-Holden crew may offer a path for other skilled workers to follow. Photo: Getty ...

Celanese Adds Auto Industry Leadership in Asia
Mr. Kutta has more than 15 years of global business experience in developing strategies and managing global sales and marketing programs, with key roles specific to the automotive industry. Mr. Kutta's educational background includes studies at ...

UK: healthy auto industry boost car dealership profits
The incredibly fast recovery of the British car market – with signals that new car sales for the year could reach 2.45 million cars – is due to the purchases mostly made on credit. Around four of every five acquisitions are made using a scheme called a ...


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