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Apple Is Really Into Automobile Industry With BMW Rumors And More
Analysts say Apple is clearly increasingly interested in competing inside the automobile industry. Several evidences are pointing to its impending entry to the car world. With its upcoming in-car software, BMW rumors and car-industry executive hirings, ...

OESA supplier barometer is positive, but concerns loom in the auto industry
The Original Equipment Suppliers Association (OESA; Troy, MI) released the results of its latest survey of 96 Tier suppliers for the automotive industry, and while the results show a continued positive outlook, there are some concerns looming in the ...

Automotive industry in Turkey leads all sectors with $1.6 billion exports
The automotive industry carried out $1.6 billion worth of exports in July, outperforming other sectors. It was followed by the ready-to-wear clothing sector with $1.4 billion worth of exports, while chemicals and chemical products ranked third with $1 ...

Can automotive industry's million-unit vehicle target be met by 2020?
PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian automotive industry can still hit a total industry volume (TIV) of one million units by 2020 – with the right economic fundamentals and proper incentives in place. Speaking at a press conference last week, Malaysian ...

Automotive industry drives Southwest Michigan's manufacturing growth
Southwest Michigan's manufacturing sector has clipped along at a moderate but steady growth rate over the last year. That growth in Kalamazoo and Battle Creek has been buoyed by the expanding automotive industry, a trend that's played out in the years ...

SA-Nigeria motor industry plan is a win-win, says Erwin
FORMER cabinet minister Alec Erwin says his work to get Nigeria's automotive industry off the ground is no threat to auto companies in SA, but rather that the sectors in SA and Nigeria will "complement each other". The "whole intention" was to ...

California Has a Plan to End the Auto Industry as We Know It
He touted the improved efficiency to be wrung from traditional engines and gasoline-electric hybrids. But Nichols isn't scared of auto executives and has never accepted their vision of what's possible. (General Motors said catalytic converters, an ...

A Guide to Recent Automotive Industry Fines and Recalls
In 2014, the federal agency responsible for automobile safety issued $126 million in fines against automakers, an amount greater than that which was collected in the agency's prior forty-three year history. The National Highway Traffic Safety ...

Ukrainian Auto Industry Has Nowhere to Go But Up
Last year the country's auto industry produced just 25,941 automobiles and 2,810 commercial vehicles, down 43% from 2013, according to International Organisation of Motor Vehicle Manufacturers statistics. That followed a year-over-year drop of 33.9 ...

Is the auto industry of today ready for the world of 2030?
2030 is a decade and a half away, and in terms of consumer electronics, it's reasonable to expect that products will exist that we may not yet have dreamt of. At the same time, 2030 is a mere two automotive industry model cycles away. How different ...

3 Stocks Pushing The Automotive Industry Lower
Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies Worldwide ( QTWW) is one of the companies that pushed the Automotive industry lower today. Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies Worldwide was down $0.07 (3.5%) to $1.94 on light volume. Throughout the day ...

PH auto industry is shooting for 310000 sales in 2015
auto-industry-2014 The first half of 2015 was an eventful, confidence-boosting episode for the Philippine automotive industry. First, there was the release of the long-awaited Comprehensive Automotive Resurgence Strategy (CARS) by the Department of ...

Auburn University formalizes collaboration agreement with Korean automotive ...
Auburn University formalizes collaboration agreement with Korean automotive ...

Auburn University collaborates with Korean automotive industry on new research ...
Auburn University collaborates with Korean automotive industry on new research ...

Cyber attacks on auto industry rising
A survey of global auto manufacturers and suppliers finds a 30% increase in the number of cyber attacks between 2013 and 2014. Rick Hanna, PwC's global automotive leader, says it's possible that some of the reported increase is simply because the ...

Mexico's growing auto industry means opportunities for suppliers
TRAVERSE CITY, MICH. — The Canadian and American automotive supply base should view the growing Mexican automotive industry as an opportunity, said speakers at the Center for Automotive Research's Management Briefing Seminars in Traverse City ...

Michigan to promote auto jobs in new program
TRAVERSE CITY -- Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder today announced a program designed to get young people excited about the auto industry. "The auto industry is on a roll," Snyder said at the 2015 CAR Management Briefing Seminars. But the top priority is ...

CARS auto industry program gets mixed reactions
auto-industry-2014 DEPENDING on which industry player was going to benefit from it, the government's long-awaited, three-years-in-the-making Comprehensive Automotive Resurgence Strategy (CARS) has received mixed reactions. As expected, the ...

3 Stocks Advancing The Automotive Industry
Fuel Systems Solutions ( FSYS) is one of the companies that pushed the Automotive industry higher today. Fuel Systems Solutions was up $0.11 (1.7%) to $6.68 on light volume. Throughout the day, 71,768 shares of Fuel Systems Solutions exchanged hands ...

VIDEO: "We Run on Brainpower" Michigan auto industry jobs initiative unveiled
TRAVERSE CITY, MI (WHTC) - Governor Rick Snyder unveiled a “We Run on Brainpower” high technology promotional initiative at the Center for Automotive Research Management Briefing Seminars in Traverse City. It's meant to showcase the many “cutting ...

Nissan SA To Partner With Nigeria's Auto Industry To Boost Sales
The Managing Director of Nissan South Africa, Mike Whitfield has said the company has no choice to support the auto industry in Nigeria. He said failure for the company to do this will open the door for other countries to benefit from the billions of ...

Implications of Additive Manufacturing for the Auto Industry
The automotive industry is rapidly changing: adding new consumer features in its products, optimizing designs, using new materials, and adopting new manufacturing methods. Even as globalization pushes automakers toward global platforms and more ...

Survey: Auto industry still puts big weight on lighter materials
TRAVERSE CITY, MICH. — With the upcoming mid-term review of the 2025 Corporate Average Fuel Economy standards, the auto industry is placing more emphasis on a range of lightweighting and engine efficiency technologies, while displaying tepid ...

Detroit Wants to Change Image of Auto Industry to Attract Talent
To help change the brand Snyder announced, on August 5, a new initiative – 'We Run on Brainpower' – designed to showcase the many cutting edge high technology jobs in today's automotive industry and the opportunities they offer to Michigan students ...

3 Stocks Pushing The Automotive Industry Lower
SORL Auto Parts ( SORL) is one of the companies that pushed the Automotive industry lower today. SORL Auto Parts was down $0.19 (7.1%) to $2.49 on average volume. Throughout the day, 30,039 shares of SORL Auto Parts exchanged hands as ...

Steelmakers Try to Stay Out in Front in Auto Industry
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich.—Steel thought it would be the auto industry's best friend forever. But after more than a century, the relationship appears to need some mending as new emissions regulations are forcing car companies to rethink how vehicles are ...

New faces, new phases in the PH auto industry
AS THE automotive industry looks to another banner year, its key executives are thrust to the limelight. It's not just a battle for the best vehicles; in this fiercely competitive landscape, it's a race to prove who's the better chief executive ...

Pure Michigan advertisement compares state's innovative auto industry to ...
Pure Michigan advertisement compares state's innovative auto industry to ...

California sees electric future for automotive industry
In this file photo, Morning commuters come to a stop traveling on the southbound I-405 freeway as traffic approaches Warner Avenue on Tuesday, seen from Magnolia St. in Fountain Valley. State regulator Mary Nichols intends to force automakers to sell ...

Steelmakers Try to Stay Out in Front in Auto Industry as World Patent ...
Steelmakers Try to Stay Out in Front in Auto Industry as World Patent ...

Revving up the Kingdom's Auto Industry
Cambodia's automotive imports comprise one-third of customs' revenue and the industry will become increasingly important with greater Asean integration. Antoine Jeanson, operations director of Automotive Asia (Cambodia) Limited, the official Audi ...

Second in a 6-part series
At least he's right on one core point: The automotive industry, as he described in a presentation in April, is a "capital junkie" and an inefficient steward of its resources. Its track record of producing returns that fall short of its capital costs ...

GERMANY: Volkswagen nominates 44 suppliers for collaboration
Volkswagen Group has nominated the first 44 suppliers who will be collaborating on a new common strategic level under the joint FAST (Future Automotive Supply Tracks) initiative. The suppliers were chosen for their performance in their respective ...

Automotive Industry Plans - What Exactly Are the Expectations? (I)
Perhaps it is these rosy numbers that inspired the then Minister of Trade and Investment under the administration of former President, Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, to design the National Automotive Industry Development Plan (NAIDP) in order to ...

Auto industry on pace for huge sales in 2015
Some analysts expect new-car sales this year to be the second highest in the history of the industry as a wave of new vehicles begins to arrive. Among the new vehicles that will be at dealerships soon are a refreshed Nissan Altima, a redesigned Honda ...

Auto industry players expect sectoral growth to slow
Industry executives feel that while growth will continue in Turkey's automotive sector, it will be a slower pace in the coming years, according to a survey-based report released by KPMG Turkey on Monday. “The expectations of the executives in the ...

Auto industry exploring collaborations with Australian firms
A delegation representing the industry is on a visit to Sydney and Melbourne from August 10 to 14, to know about the local automotive technology and research, the Australian Trade Commission said in a statement. "India is becoming a major auto hub and ...

China Investigating Auto Industry Consumer Rights Issues
Law360, Washington (August 10, 2015, 12:36 PM ET) -- The Chinese government is investigating five types of violations in its automotive industry, including bribery, false advertising and other consumer rights violations, the State Administration for ...

Novelis Unveils Next-Generation High-Strength Alloys for Automotive Industry
"For decades, Novelis has been a pioneer in aluminum alloy development and set the standard in the automotive industry. Novelis' Advanz 7000-series will drive the industry forward by offering automakers additional weight savings with superior strength ...

3 Stocks Advancing The Automotive Industry
All three major indices traded up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 242 points (1.4%) at 17,615 as of Monday, Aug. 10, 2015, 4:20 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 2,351 issues advancing vs. 737 declining with ...

Nokia Agrees to Sell HERE to Auto Industry Consortium
HERE is developing a location cloud “that harnesses the power of data generated by vehicles, devices and infrastructure to deliver real-time, predictive and personalized location services,” according to the release. In the automotive industry, it ...

SA reaffirms US investors' interest in Nigeria's auto industry
American automakers in South Africa, the hub of automotive imports into sub-Saharan Africa, have at various times described Nigeria as a market with huge potential that can not be ignored by any serious industry player. The automakers include Ford and ...

UAE auto industry is not about to rewrite ad scripts
But advertising industry sources reckon that some changes will have to show up in automotive campaigns. “Mid-range car dealers will need to address the shift in consumers' behaviour in their advertising messages,” said Antonio Boulos, Vice-President ...

Auto industry grows 18.5%
The Philippine automotive industry continued to expand in July, achieving year-on-year growth of 18.5 percent, the Chamber of Automotive Manufacturers of the Philippines Inc. (CAMPI) and Trucks Manufacturers Association (TMA) said in a joint report on ...

Iran Automotive Industry -- Can American Car Manufacturers Overcome Chinese ...
Iran Automotive Industry -- Can American Car Manufacturers Overcome Chinese ...

SA reaffirms US investors interest in Nigeria's auto industry
Some automobile manufacturers in South Africa representing the American brands has renewed their interest in setting up auto assembly plants in Nigeria as soon as possible. The American automakers in South Africa, the hub of automotive imports into the ...

From egos to electronics, massive change reshaping auto industry
The first big-time car executive I interviewed was Lee Iacocca, former Chrysler CEO and Ford Motor president. It was 1984 on a bitterly cold winter's day in Calgary. Iacocca was flogging Iacocca: An Autobiography, explaining to the world how he dragged ...

High-Strength Alloys promote safety for automotive industry.
August 12, 2015 - Designed for safety-critical components of vehicle structures, Novelis Advanz™ 7000-series of high-strength automotive aluminum alloys can be used to manufacture such components as bumper systems, crash ring components, and door ...

How the elderly became the future of the U.S. auto industry
This might just be the first time ever that one of the most promising demographics for the auto industry is represented by Social Security recipients. “Honestly,” says Harley-Davidson Chief Marketing Officer Mark Hans-Richer, “we sell new bikes to guys ...

New Study: Are Senior Citizens More Important Than Millennials to Auto Industry?
Ultimately, senior citizens are becoming bigger players in the automotive industry's consumer base and technology/new models being developed need to consider that. Not all shoppers these days are “young, active urban dwellers”–not the ones with money ...


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