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Ford, Toyota investments help Mexican auto industry boom
Workers at the auto assembly plants south of the border earn an average $5.64 an hour, compared with $27.78 for their U.S. counterparts, according to the Center for Automotive Research, an industry research group in Ann Arbor, Mich. Those at parts ...

Indonesia's automotive industry shifts up a gear
While slow to start, Indonesia's automotive industry has a history of vehicle assembly going back to the 1920s. Growth was rapid in the 1970s, but in the 1980s production stagnated at around 200,000 vehicles annually. Only in the 1990s did growth ...

A part of the auto industry's past will soon train those who will design its ...
A part of the auto industry's past will soon train those who will design its ...

Ontario seeking auto industry adviser to develop investment strategy
The concept of an auto investment board headed by an industry executive with deep knowledge of the sector was suggested last year by the Canadian Automotive Partnership Council, an advisory group composed of industry executives, Ontario, Quebec and ...

Chrysler CEO: Auto industry not sustainable
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne said the automotive industry's failure to perform as well as other industries — ranging from aerospace and defense to the retail industry — is reflected in the stock prices of automotive manufacturers ...

Automotive Battery Industry Expands Its Horizons to Other Applications
Auto Now, the automotive industry is setting its sights on improving batteries across a range of applications and industries. On Thursday, Tesla announced it would apply its expertise in automotive batteries to a fleet of products called Tesla Energy ...

List of Top 7 CEOs of Automobile Industry
Being a CEO of a firm is possibly one of the most high profile jobs to have and when you are in the automotive sector, the limelight is brighter than ever. It takes more than your everyday leadership skills to be a CEO of a major automotive company as ...

Wanted: Ontario auto industry czar
"It's an idea that came from the auto sector to government," Duguid told CBC's Afternoon Drive. "Government has the knowledge to work with the sector, but having that inter-industry intelligence that you really don't get in government circles is ...

Incentives needed to bolster automotive support industry
HA NOI (VNS) — Suitable incentives were essential to enhancing the competitiveness of enterprises in the support industry to develop the domestic automotive sector, according to Chairman of the Viet Nam Federation of Civil Engineering Association Do ...

Foundry Daily News
The Vietnamese automotive industry is forecast to churn out 220,000 units annually by 2020 and 1.5 million units by 2035 given strong support from the central government, Vichai at the meeting on Thursday last week. The aging 67-million-strong Thai ...

Automobile Industry Convergence with Healthcare Gives Rise to a New Market ...
Automobile Industry Convergence with Healthcare Gives Rise to a New Market ...

Automotive Battery Industry Expands Its Horizons To Other Applications
Now, the automotive industry is setting its sights on improving batteries across a range of applications and industries. On Thursday, Tesla announced it would apply its expertise in automotive batteries to a fleet of products called Tesla Energy. The ...

How Silicon Valley Will Reinvent The Auto Industry
I write about the impact of Silicon Valley and technology in general on the automotive industry. My opinions and writing are influenced by my interactions with the auto industry, which includes car makers, insurance companies, ride share networks, ...

Auto-industry jobs rebound in central Ohio but still shy of '03 peak
The auto industry is shifting production to put manufacturing close to the markets where products will be sold. This is generally a good thing for central Ohio because the region is close to major markets in North America, although it might reduce ...

The Applications and New Areas for Ceramics in the Automotive Industry
The use of technical and thermal ceramic materials has expanded within the automotive industry. The physical, chemical and performance properties specific to these modern ceramics is creating an increasing number of applications. Piezoceramic ...

Sergio Marchionne Says Auto Industry Isn't Sustainable…at an Earnings Call
Even taking into consideration his typically odd strategies, his most recent move seems more than a little strange. At a conference with Wall Street's finest last week, Marchionne said that he didn't think the auto industry was sustainable. Nay, he ...

24% GST rate should be okay for auto industry: Bajaj Auto
Speaking to CNBC-TV18, Kevin DSA, President – Finance, Bajaj Auto the entire industry has been looking forward to GST and the passage of this constitutional amendment bill in the Parliament is a very good beginning. According to him, a 24 percent rate ...

Indonesian Automotive Industry Losing Gas as Economic Growth Sputters
Indonesia's economic growth in the fourth quarter was at its slowest pace in more than five years. Do you believe that President Joko Widodo's administration will be able to fast-track government spending on infrastructure projects this year in order ...

Autobytel Wins Prestigious IHS SPECTRUM Excellence Award for the ...
Autobytel Wins Prestigious IHS SPECTRUM Excellence Award for the ...

Autobytel Wins Prestigious IHS SPECTRUM Excellence Award for the ...
Autobytel Wins Prestigious IHS SPECTRUM Excellence Award for the ...

Autobytel Wins Prestigious IHS SPECTRUM Excellence Award for the ...
Autobytel Wins Prestigious IHS SPECTRUM Excellence Award for the ...

Global and China Automotive Turbocharger Industry Report, 2014-2017
The biggest turbocharger demand in China was none other than auto industry. In 2013, 4.004 million units of automotive turbochargers were sold, accounting for 59.6% of China's turbocharger sales. Driven by policies of energy conservation and emission ...

The Automotive Hall of Fame Announces 2015 Induction & Awards Gala ...
The Automotive Hall of Fame Announces 2015 Induction & Awards Gala ...

China's executive reshuffle expands to auto industry
BEIJING - China's two state-owned automakers will replace their top executives, part of President Xi Jinping's effort to tighten his grip on sectors ensnared in anti-graft investigations. Senior managers at FAW Group were stunned when an official from ...

Kansas City Region Emerges as Nation's Next Auto Industry Hub
A group of auto experts attending KC SmartPort's annual industry briefing, KC Velocity, noted that the Kansas City region is quickly becoming a major automotive hub, thanks to a number of unique assets that make the area an ideal location for companies ...

Kentucky's auto industry wants to tell you how relevant it is
The Kentucky Automotive Industry Association, an industry group that was started last year, has tapped the University of Louisville Urban Studies Institute to conduct an economic impact study. The report isn't out yet, but the association has scheduled ...

Customs issues for the auto industry
The Australian automotive industry is going through a period of transformation. This coincides with significant ongoing developments in Australia's customs and global trade landscape. These two areas of change are interacting and creating customs ...

Auto industry must clean up its act
Vienna, Austria - The biggest challenges facing the motor industry are reducing CO2 emissions, electromobility and digitalisation. Dr Heinz-Jakob Neusser, Volkswagen Group head of powertain development, concluded this year's International Vienna Motor ...

FIAT CEO: Apple is planning an 'intervention' in the automotive industry
Here's yet another piece of evidence that Apple is covertly developing an electric car: According to the CEO of Fiat Chrysler, Apple chief CEO Tim Cook is "interested in Apple's intervention in the car." First reported by Reuters, Fiat Chrysler boss ...

US car sales still growing -- but for how long? 9:20 AM EDT
For the last five years, the U.S. automotive industry has seen a steady increase in sales. The question is: how much longer can the party last? As sales have steadily recovered following the global financial crisis – and the bankruptcies of General ...

US car sales still growing -- but for how long?
For the last five years, the U.S. automotive industry has seen a steady increase in sales. The question is: how much longer can the party last? As sales have steadily recovered following the global financial crisis – and the bankruptcies of General ...

FIAT CEO: Apple is planning an 'intervention' in the car industry
FIAT CEO: Apple is planning an 'intervention' in the automotive industry. Rob Price. May 11, 2015, 7:12 AM; 5,249; 2 · facebook · linkedin · twitter; email; print. Apple Car with Tim Cook wearing Apple watch and car play Samantha Lee/Business Insider ...

Improving the global competitiveness of South Africa's automotive industry
In spite of some excellent efforts by VWSA and Toyota SA to increase local content of the vehicles they assemble, the South African automotive industry in general is finding it difficult to compete with global manufacturers due to the low percentage ...

Improving the global competitiveness of South Africa's automotive industry
In spite of some excellent efforts by VWSA and Toyota SA to increase local content of the vehicles they assemble, the South African automotive industry in general is finding it difficult to compete with global manufacturers due to the low percentage ...

Why 8 CPU Cores In Smartphones Are A Bad Idea - An Auto Industry Lesson
The automotive industry had its own “8 Core Myth” and we're starting to see that industry backtrack from its own race to “more cores” with their race to bigger engines with more cylinders due to fuel economy standards. This happens at the same time ...

Indonesia's Automotive Industry Revs Up
In 2012 Indonesia's automotive industry produced more than one million motor vehicles for the first time. Its vehicle output rose 3.6 times during 2000–12. This was a large increase compared with global output growth of 1.4 times, while neighbouring ...

Car industry to receive $700 million by 2018
Taxpayer-funded assistance to the automotive industry will cost $700 million by 2018, gradually reducing each year as the car manufacturers prepare to exit Australia. The budget papers show the government was expected to provide $251 million under the ...

Auto industry first to get wireless charging open standard
ODdevices JVIS notes that wire-free charging is gaining greater acceptance among automotive manufacturers because vehicle owners want a hassle-free “drop and charge” means to charge phones while they drive. However, the Open Dots platform expands ...

Lear Looking Good As Auto Industry Rolls On
Lear Corporation, founded in 1917 in Detroit, is a leading supplier to the global automotive industry. The company supplies seating and electrical distribution systems to every major automotive manufacturer in the world. It has operations in 34 ...

Nissan Rogue Is the Automotive Industry's Unsung Hero
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- The automotive industry is like a vast ocean of really big numbers, consisting of companies selling 10 million cars per year and booking over $150 billion in revenue. Under the surface of this giant market we find glitzy halo ...

Opportunities for Adhesive in Global Automotive Industry 2014-2019: Trend ...
Opportunities for Adhesive in Global Automotive Industry 2014-2019: Trend ...

Trends in Key T&M Vertical: Automotive Industry
This deliverable presents an overview of the testing requirements and opportunities that an autonomous car would open for a Test and Measurement (T&M) provider. The deliverable also looks at the various sensor suites that an autonomous car would ...

Five decades of laser light in automotive
Over the next 10 years, the auto industry seized on lasers as a viable welding tool and several dozens of installations occurred: Volvo used a solid-state laser robot to weld galvanized roof panels of the V70; GM used laser-welded tailored blanks for ...

Harper holds roundtable with auto parts industry in Windsor
Prime Minister Stephen Harper met with members of the auto parts industry in Windsor, Ont., Wednesday evening at a roundtable discussion. Harper was joined by Public Works Minister Diane Finley and Essex MP Jeff Watson at the the Waterfront Hotel in ...

Outlook of the Global Automotive Industry in 2015 : Market to Surpass 91 ...
Outlook of the Global Automotive Industry in 2015 : Market to Surpass 91 ...

Strategic Analysis of the Automotive Industry in -Stan and -Jan Countries ...
Strategic Analysis of the Automotive Industry in -Stan and -Jan Countries ...

Spanish gov't extends financial aid to automotive industry
MADRID, May 14 (Xinhua) -- The Spanish government extended on Thursday the plan that provides financial aid to the automotive industry, the Plan PIVE 8, which was passed at the cabinet meeting. The Plan PIVE 8 has a budget of 225 million euros (255 ...

State, industry throw weight behind EVs | Bangkok Post: business
The government and car makers are flexing their muscles to usher Thailand's auto industry into a new chapter with electric vehicles. Vichai Jirathiyut, president of the Thai Automotive Institute, said electric vehicles, or EVs, will be the new passion ...

China Investment Roadmap: the Automotive Parts Industry
These are exciting times for the automotive industry in China. The country recently overtook the United States to become the world's largest car market and shows no signs of slowing down. As more and more Chinese enter the middle class, their demands ...

Aerospace, automotive industries lead increase in Canadian manufacturing sales
The federal agency says the increase was helped by the production of aerospace products and parts and gains in the motor vehicle industry. Sales of fabricated metal products fell. Economists had expected an increase of 1.2 per cent, according to ...


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