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'PH needs auto industry road map'
In 2012, discussions to formulate an auto industry road map were initiated with an eye toward encouraging more investors into the country by giving incentives to car manufacturers. A draft was supposed to be released in the first quarter of last year ...

Freescale Steers Auto Industry Closer to the First Crash-Less Car
Leveraging a host of automotive-grade technologies, the S32V takes the industry beyond the current, convenience-centric “assist” paradigm and toward an era where cars can capture data, process it and actually share control with drivers in critical ...

Budget 2015-16 Automotive Industry: Though unhappy with excise rates auto ...
Budget 2015-16 Automotive Industry: Though unhappy with excise rates auto ...

Car execs call for fresh ideas to save automotive industry
The automotive industry is in dire need of a new generation of leaders if it is to survive in an increasingly challenging environment according to new research by talent consultancy firm Korn Ferry. The report, released today, which draws upon ...

Government has no clear vision for automotive industry in Egypt: FEI official
A state of conflict prevails over the automotive industry sector in the run up to the Economic Summit, after the agenda of the summit showed the absence of automotive industry projects. Automotive sector experts expressed their discontent with the ...

Pundits Predict A Silicon Valley Takeover Of The Auto Industry: Are They On To ...
Pundits Predict A Silicon Valley Takeover Of The Auto Industry: Are They On To ...

Budget 2015: Auto industry bets on softer interest rates to propel growth
NEW DELHI: Passenger car sales increased about 7% in February as major manufacturers looked forward to softer interest rates to propel demand in 2015 after no direct incentives were proposed for the automobile industry in the Union Budget to improve ...

Kazakhstan automobile industry set to overcome difficulties
ASTANA (TCA) — Kazakhstan's automobile manufacturing industry has seen a rapid growth in the past four years, reaching $2 billion. As an anti-crisis support measure, the Kazakh Government has now allocated 20 billion tenge ($108 million) to support ...

Automotive industry accounted for 18% of German goods exports in 2014
Germany achieved another export record again in 2014 with the total value of goods exports up by 3.7% to over €1.1tn. Out of the major sectors the automotive industry reported the highest export growth in 2014 (+6.5%), followed by pharmaceuticals (+6%) ...

TrueCar's Eric Lyman: Automotive Industry Is 'Having A Great Time Right Now'
TrueCar Vice President of Industry Insights Eric Lyman told Benzinga that February's lower than expected auto sales were due largely to a "big slow-down that was weather related" in the final week of the month. "Consumers don't view going to [a ...

Auto Industry Slows for Bad Weather, but Stays on Course
February threw snowstorms and other roadblocks at the auto industry, but U.S. sales of new cars and trucks are still poised to hit their highest level in more than a decade this year. Freezing temperatures, disruptions at West Coast ports and rising ...

Auto industry slows for bad weather, but stays on course
DETROIT — February threw snowstorms and other roadblocks at the auto industry, but U.S. sales of new cars and trucks are still poised to hit their highest level in more than a decade this year. Freezing temperatures, disruptions at West Coast ports ...

What the auto industry thinks about the rumored Apple Car
Over the past few days, a number of auto executives have chimed on reports that Apple is not-so-secretly working on developing an electric car. Seeing as how there is no shortage of detractors who think Apple has no business entering the auto industry, ...

Auto policy: FG, auto industry stakeholders commit to sustain implementation plans
The Federal Government, vehicle manufacturers, auto dealers and licensed Customs agents, among other stakeholders yesterday agreed to leave no stone unturned in their bid to ensure that ongoing implementation of the National Automotive Industry ...

Japanese automotive industry company plans €50 mln investment in Hungary
A Japanese automotive industry company plans to invest €50 mln in Hungary in the near future, state secretary for economic diplomacy Levente Magyar told Hungarian news agency MTI on the telephone from Tokyo yesterday. Magyar did not name the ...

Auto industry shows appetite for change
It's an interesting measure of how much the automotive industry – traditionally one of the most conservative of sectors – has changed in recent years, and a reminder that there has perhaps never been a better time for the developers of new automotive ...

Carmakers fight back as Silicon Valley aim at auto industry
As the car industry battles with sluggish growth in Europe, the collapse of the Russian economy, volatile currencies and political instability in some parts of the world, car executives are concerned that a storm is approaching, as technology giants ...

Global and China Automotive Audio and Infotainment Industry Report, 2013-2014
Mid- to lower range automobile is usually equipped with a simple set of audio system, which is mainly composed of head-unit, amplifiers and loudspeakers, while for premium car, the addition of communications, navigation and display systems on this ...

AutoPulse Plans to Disrupt Automotive Industry in 2016
A few months after musing with his father about new technologies for the automotive industry, Sam Jesso is one step away from capturing more than $200,000 in seed funding and services to develop such a product. Jesso heads AutoPulse, a Fredericton ...

Auto News: How Did Bad Weather In February Affect US Auto Industry?
Importantly, past February, the automotive industry is optimistic about the sales growth reaching the expected figures in coming months. The most appreciable reasons are substitution of the old cars with news ones and the warmer weather conditions in ...

Auto Industry Shakeup, Part 1: Automakers Worried About Apple's Alleged ...
Auto Industry Shakeup, Part 1: Automakers Worried About Apple's Alleged ...

Three stocks auto industry insiders are buying like crazy
Ted Dixon, the CEO at Ink Research says employees in the auto industry are taking notice of what's going on in the workplace and sinking their savings into company shares. “When the Canadian dollar was trading a lot higher a number of years ago ...

Google enters the US auto industry with insurance comparison shopping site
Google on Thursday entered the automotive industry – not with a self-driving vehicle but rather, it wants to sell you insurance for your existing ride. First rumored in January, Google Compare for Auto Insurance is more or less an aggregator for auto ...

Auto Industry Shakeup, Part 2: Insurers Anxious About Autonomous Cars ...
Auto Industry Shakeup, Part 2: Insurers Anxious About Autonomous Cars ...

Transplant OEMs drive growth in North American auto industry
It's likely that New Domestic OEMs will spur the majority of the North American automotive production growth going forward into the next five years. While domestic automakers are pushing into emerging markets abroad, international automakers are taking ...

Drive! Consortium Pushes Regional Auto Industry
Tennessee's bustling automotive-industry sector is going to get a whole lot busier in the coming months, at least if a large group of businesses, agencies and related parties behind the Drive! for the Future Consortium (Drive!) have anything to say ...

Shopping for a New Car? Here Are the Auto Industry's Winners
"Today, many domestic models can go toe-to-toe with the best imports," said Jake Fisher, director of automotive testing at Consumer Reports. I read that and almost dropped my morning coffee. OK, not really, as my coverage of the automotive industry has ...

Govt to soon announce automobile industry policy: Dastagir
KARACHI: The Government will soon announce automobile industry policy to develop this important sector-- vehicles manufacturing and assembling, and auto parts manufacturing- and to take care of all other stakeholders, said Federal Minister for Commerce ...

Driven to succeed | Women in leadership roles in the automotive industry
She has been with the company for 29 years and began her career there as an industrial engineer in final assembly. "I was appointed to the role of manufacturing engineering manager at Atlanta Assembly," she said Ford online article. "I was the first ...

Auto industry expansion across South Carolina causing economic tidal wave
In 2008, the last year for which figures are available, the auto industry pumped $27.1 billion into South Carolina's economy. And that was before big expansions at BMW, Michelin and Bridgestone, a new Continental Tire plant in Sumter, a Giti Tire Plant ...

Auto industry expansion across South Carolina causing economic tidal wave
In 2008, the last year for which figures are available, the auto industry pumped $27.1 billion into South Carolina's economy. And that was before big expansions at BMW, Michelin and Bridgestone, a new Continental Tire plant in Sumter, a Giti Tire Plant ...

Auto industry expansion across South Carolina causing economic tidal wave
In 2008, the last year for which figures are available, the auto industry pumped $27.1 billion into South Carolina's economy. And that was before big expansions at BMW, Michelin and Bridgestone, a new Continental Tire plant in Sumter, a Giti Tire Plant ...

Facebook not Interested In the Automotive Industry
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is not interested in getting the social network integrated on car dashboards, a rather unique perspective as Google, Apple and Microsoft all fight for the automotive industry's backing. Zuckerberg claims the ambitions of ...

Automotive industry: Gujarat's Sanand India's Detroit in the making
The region has become a magnet for the auto industry with the state's enabling polices including tax benefits that leveraged its natural advantages, such as proximity to ports. Availability of infrastructure, ease of doing business and close proximity ...

Subaru's new EyeSight technology is an auto industry game-changer
We've now reached a new phase in automotive safety. For several decades, it's been about reducing the chance of serious injury or death in a crash. Things like airbags, anti-lock brakes and crumple zones assume collisions are inevitable. Now, we're on ...

Radical technology adoption shift expected in auto industry
Technology innovation is most crucial for sustainability of the automotive industry globally. Global technology and business solutions today will enter the Indian market in the future in some form or the other. The key to growth and prosperity in the ...

Subaru's new EyeSight technology is an auto-industry game changer
Crash-avoidance technology is also helping steer the auto industry toward self-driving vehicles. These safety features use strategically mounted cameras and sensors to help the vehicle interact with its surroundings. We now have cars that can tell you ...

Geneva motor show rocks auto industry
But this year you could also see Geneva as the deciding factor when it comes to supercars and upcoming auto industry trends. The automotive industry is on the brink of a revolution – or if we may so, on the brink of multiple revolutions. The future ...

Coalition reverses planned $500m cut to automotive industry assistance
“There was a level of uncertainty in the automotive industry and particularly the component industry that was concerning the government, in that we need the component industry to be there, the very last day that Holden and Toyota roll cars off the ...

Coalition's big news day on automotive industry ends in a car crash
Last May the government had announced in the budget that it would terminate one of the car industry programs, the Automotive Transformation Scheme, on 1 January, 2018, “to reflect announcements by vehicle manufacturers that they will cease vehicle ...

Home-grown auto industry on show
In an Australian first for an art institution, an exhibition is telling the story of a home-grown industry of automotive design and engineering that created a world-wide legacy. The National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) is celebrating Australia's rich ...

The auto industry is on fire, just look at the Geneva Motor Show
The automotive industry is always interesting, but lately it's more interesting. In fact, judging by what was on display at last week's show in Geneva, the industry is on fire. On fire in a good way, of course, and maybe because the industry has to ...

Mexico's Auto Industry Pulls Ahead Of Brazil's
In 2002, Mercosur states and Mexico signed the Accord of Economic Complementation, which reduced tariffs on vehicles and auto parts to encourage automotive trade among the custom union's five members. For Mexico and Brazil, the deal was mutually ...

Hungary's Automotive Industry Rose By 23% In 2014
Production value of Hungary's automotive industry rose by 23% to 6,651.5 billion forints last year, Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó said. The sector's exports were up 21% and headcount rose by 15% in 2014, Szijjártó said at an automotive industry ...

The Automobile Industry in China Hits the Speed Limit
Sales of passenger cars, sport utility vehicles (SUVs) and minivans grew 9.9% nationally to reach 18.9 million in 2014, down from a 15.7% gain in 2013, according to the Chinese Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM), an industry body. Sales of ...

Coventry and Warwickshire's automotive industry to be showcased at MIPIM
The event will highlight that around 30 per cent of people in the UK who work in the automotive industry are based in the West Midlands, while about 20 per cent of everything the UK exports to China is from Jaguar Land Rover - which has its global ...

Focus on the automotive industry: the protection of spare parts using ...
Focus on the automotive industry: the protection of spare parts using ...

Study: Most Auto Execs Not Ready for Industry's Coming Tech Changes
Results from the third annual EY (formerly known as Ernst & Young) survey of the automotive industry were released last week at the Geneva Motor Show, and, paradoxically, they're both not surprising and a little alarming. According to the Changing ...

Auto Industry Responds to Prospect of Apple Electric Car
Apple continues to remain quiet on its plans. Regardless of Apple's true intent regarding the car industry, the computer giant's hiring of hundreds of automotive engineers gives new legitimacy to electric connected cars as the future of automotive ...

Ricky Muir, industry call for broad approach to ATS funding
“The Australian automotive aftermarket industry, for example, is an $11 billion industry that employs some 30,000 people – an industry that receives no government assistance, [and] an industry that is well placed to help transition some of the workers ...


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