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Investment in UK car industry plummets amid Brexit uncertainty
Investment in the UK car industry has fallen to just £322m in the first half of 2017, in a sign that companies are delaying or cancelling spending ahead of the UK leaving the EU. Investment in the UK car industry last year was £1.66bn, which was down ...

How Does an Automotive Battery Engineer Work?
The automotive industry, which has arguably defined Detroit for generations, employs a dizzying array of professionals responsible for every aspect of car design and manufacture. For this episode, which you can listen to via the player above, we wanted ...

World premieres at the 2017 Goodwood FoS
The 2017 Goodwood Festival of Speed took place between 29 June and 2 July inclusive. The list of vehicle world premieres is published below. Information on the following models can be found by searching PLDB, just-auto's global vehicle database. Simply ...

COMMENT: Auto industry's need for lightweighting sparks innovation in composites
One of the chief changes shaping the automotive industry lies within the megatrend of lightweighting…. This content is available only to members of Automotive World with a valid subscription. Next steps: Log in to your account; Contact us for ...

CLEPA stresses European Commission lobbying role
European automotive supplier association, CLEPA says it encourages the Commission in Brussels through its various Directorates to adopt a "holistic" approach when it comes to evaluating the sector. The car industry is one element of manufacturing which ...

China leads global EV sector
China is the world's largest market for electric vehicles, with a total of 409,000 units sold in the country last year – up by 65% on the previous year, according to data released by China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM). That total ...

FIEV lauds Macron plans on labour law shake-up
Prior to the Presidential election, which saw Macron emerge with a significant victory against Marine Le Pen in the second round, FIEV, (Fédération des Industries des Équipements pour Véhicules) wrote to all candidates with a 14-point plan for the ...

Ayala in talks to bring in MG car brand
MANILA, Philippines - The Ayala Group is in talks with China's largest vehicle manufacturer to bring the MG automotive brand to the Philippines. The move is seen to further beef up the conglomerate's presence in the local automotive industry as the MG ...

The US car market still looks solid — but there's one critical datapoint to watch
“The automotive industry continues to put up very good numbers, even in a post-peak market era, with June [sales pace] in the 16.5 million range," said Rebecca Lindland, executive analyst for Kelley Blue Book, in an emailed statement. Lindland also ...

UK manufacturers say Brexit uncertainty will force them to make cuts
The latest data from the UK automotive sector already points to a dramatic slowdown in this key industry since the referendum. Figures compiled by the Society of Motor Manufacturer and Traders suggest investment announcements are now running at a ...

European auto industry cautious on EU-Japan trade deal
"It is therefore of vital importance that the EU negotiates a more robust automotive annex in the EU-Japan free trade agreement, which encourages regulatory collaboration, but also allows for issues to be addressed in case of non-compliance," said ...

ACEA: Automobile industry calls for balanced outcome in EU-Japan ...
ACEA: Automobile industry calls for balanced outcome in EU-Japan ...

CLEPA pushes no tariffs or border issues post-Brexit
"The automotive industry has one of the most integrated value chains and you cannot just untangle that. "Tariffs are one thing, but actual restrictions at the border, these are the nightmare scenarios. We have given press conference with ACEA and SMMT ...

Australia hits new-car sales record in June as utes and SUVs continue to surge up the charts
Official figures from the Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries released today show 134,171 vehicles were reported as sold, up 4.4 per cent on the same month last year and the third record June in a row. The figures are based on sales information ...

Automotive vacancies and salaries are on the rise
In June, advertised jobs in the automotive industry rose by 19.7% when compared with results from 2016. The data from CV-Library has found that the automotive sector was also one of the few industries to witness a month-on-month increase in vacancies, ...

Facebook wants deeper auto industry collaboration
Christoph Stadeler, Facebook's head of automotive strategy, told delegates at Frost & Sullivan's Intelligent Mobility 2017 conference in London, that Facebook is in a good position to help the auto industry in a number of areas and not only digital ...

Citroën global CEO Linda Jackson named 'Most Influential Brit in the car industry'
Citroën's British Chief Executive, Linda Jackson, has been named 'the most influential Brit in the global car industry'in the 2017 Auto Express 'Brit List'. Linda was also inducted into the Auto Express Hall of Fame at the Auto Express New Car Awards ...

Tata AutoComp Hendrickson Suspension sponsors HD Truck Pune
Featuring two industry keynotes, two high-level panel discussions, 20+ speakers and over 250 delegates, HD Truck Pune will bring together key automotive industry stakeholders to network and discuss the technologies and trends central to the commercial ...

Driving the Romania Automotive Industry
Before 1989, quite a few countries in Central and Eastern Europe had their own car brands. Today, car manufacturers have located their production facilities across the region, and only two countries can still boast about their own brands: the Czech ...

Daimler advances EV JV with Chinese partner
With our planned localization of BEVs and batteries with Chinese cells, we are dedicated to strengthening the region as an innovation hub for the automotive industry," said Daimler China chief Hubertus Troska. Last month, the partners signed a ...

Cole says auto industry future to be marked by change, uncertainty
David Cole, chairman emeritus of the Center for Automotive Research and chairman of both AutoHarvest and Building America's Tomorrow, explored some of the factors that impact the automotive industry's uncertain future. He presented the information in ...

Baidu partners with Ford, Nvidia, and others to boost its self-driving car platform
Chinese search giant Baidu today announced that more than 50 companies, including big names in the auto and tech industries, have joined its Apollo self-driving car platform. Those companies include Ford, Daimler, Nvidia, Intel, Microsoft, and popular ...

Automobile industry wary of states increasing road tax, which is outside GST
Industry executives had feared as much, and had demanded the central government to subsume road tax in the overarching GST framework. “In the past too, every time the central government lowered excise duty, state governments increased road tax ...

Torc Robotics unveils self-driving system for consumer cars
“What we've found is that were some other markets that were early adopters to this technology, and there wasn't a great deal of interest in the automotive industry coming out of the DARPA Challenge,” explained Fleming. “Google is really the early ...

Make Way For Southeast Asia's Newest Car Hubs Amid Consumer Boom
But all the new investment won't be enough to dethrone Thailand and Indonesia as kings of the automotive industry in Southeast Asia. The two each boast of annual outputs of more than a million units, with manufacturers lured by strong supply and ...

New car sales booming
Stable product pricing over the last 20 years has helped fuel four consecutive record-setting years for new car sales across Canada, says the chief economist for the Canadian Automobile Dealers Association. Michael Hatch says the car sales' industry ...

Is the car industry ready for a revolution? - The Sydney Morning Herald
Many a science fiction novel of the post-war period has been used to point out the at times absurd, even dystopian, nature of modern life. George Orwell's 1984 ...

France to ban sales of petrol and diesel cars by 2040
Prof David Bailey, an automotive industry expert at Aston University, said: “The timescale involved here is sufficiently long term to be taken seriously. If enacted it would send a very clear signal to manufacturers and consumers of the direction of ...

Adil Shirinov appointed CEO of Ford Sollers
He is a well-known and much respected figure in the Russian automotive industry, and his expertise will enable the Ford Sollers business to strengthen further its position and to achieve its full potential. Adil's appointment also is another ...

The Self-Driving Project That Could Help China Leapfrog the West
... dominate the automated driving field. “Apollo is an important milestone for the automotive industry,” Qi Lu, vice chairman of Baidu, told conference attendees. “It is in essence the Android of the autonomous driving industry, but more open and more ...

Gold Coast's Frizelle's Automotive Group joins with Sydney industry leaders
The Peter Warren Automotive Group yesterday announced that in partnership with Quadrant Private Equity it had agreed to invest in Frizelle's, regarded as Queensland's premier automotive retailing group. The deal brings together two car industry ...

Can Tesla's Model 3 be the iPhone of the automotive industry?
Gene Munster, Loup Ventures cofounder, has equated the Model 3's potential impact on the automotive industry to the iPhone's effect on technology. He said the Model 3 will “advance us to a new paradigm in transportation, car ownership, ride hailing ...

Auto industry set to see accelerated growth after GST implementation
Goenka said the monsoon rainfall is fairly good: If interest rates also move favourably, it will be a very healthy sign for the automotive industry. “We will be eagerly waiting for the upcoming policy decision. A 25 or 50 basis point drop will improve ...

The invisible employment crisis that threatens the auto industry and our economic future
Nowhere is this talent gap more challenging than in the automotive industry. A recent BusinessWeek story says it all: “Detroit Is Trying Really Hard to Woo Young Workers.” It points out that the lack of qualified new hires has become so pressing that ...

France will ban petrol cars in 2040 but don't expect Australia to follow its lead
The most likely outcome — according to automotive industry and transport analysts — is a choice of petrol, diesel, electric and hybrid power, as is the case currently. The latest figures show the take up of electric cars is minuscule in Australia ...

EU-Japan trade deal agreed 'in principle'
The auto industry in Europe is also wary of asymmetric free trade deals - such as the one with South Korea - that benefit automakers in Asia more than Europeans due to a large imbalance in trade flows of automotive goods. Both the South Korean and ...

Volvo's PR coup - the week
Meanwhile, Facebook's head of automotive strategy told delegates in London the social media platform 'is in a good position' to help the auto industry in a number of areas and not only digital marketing. Barely a day goes by without some automaker ...

Neutrons point the way to optimised crash-tolerant automotives
Press-hardened boron steel is an ultra high-strength steel used across a variety of industries, with a particularly important application in the automotive industry. A large proportion of car manufacturers use boron steel for structural components and ...

VW and Kuka ink robotics deal
Volkswagen group research and robot and automation specialist Kuka have agreed joint development of robot-based technology following the signing of a new cooperation contract. The paperwork was signed off by VW AG CEO Matthias Mueller, R&D chief ...

Morocco Signs 17 Agreements with Automotive and Aeronautic Industry Pioneers
Rabat – Seventeen agreements on investment projects totaling MAD 2.4 billion were signed in Rabat Thursday, in connection with the implementation of industrial ecosystems launched in the automotive and aeronautical sectors. The Industrial Acceleration ...

Carmageddon II to preview automotive business of the future
Carmageddon II will expand on themes presented in the earlier conference, including the year 2022 as 'a tipping point' for the local automotive industry. According to the MTAQ, Carmageddon II will 'focus heavily' on innovative solutions for business ...

Here's Why the Best is Yet to Come for Ambarella, Inc.
For example, Ambarella's computer vision chips will help enable things in the automotive industry like electronic mirrors that can "see" blind spots, parking assist sensors, and autonomous driving systems. Ambarella has also developed the technology ...

Blacksburg's TORC Robotics debuts self-driving cars | Blacksburg ...
Blacksburg's TORC Robotics debuts self-driving cars | Blacksburg ...

Blacksburg's TORC Robotics debuts self-driving cars, looks to make a splash in automotive industry
“We think the automotive industry is at an inflection point,” Fleming said. “You see a lot of folks making comments about how this technology will be commercially available in the next three to five years. We're working with a lot of big players to ...

Community college offering automotive classes
Surry Community College is offering automotive classes in July for those interested in working in, or advancing their careers in, the automotive industry. An Auto Safety Inspection – Initial Certification and Renewal class will be offered on Monday ...

Background of the National Auto Policy
THE National Automotive Industry Development Plan, NAIDP, was introduced in October 2013 by the President Goodluck Jonathan administration to revive the ailing Nigerian auto industry. It was originally intended to encourage local manufacturing of ...

City's recruitment effort finds prospects in Europe
Columbus has made an effort in the past few years to diversify its industries, so that it is less reliant on the automotive industry. Pharmaceuticals and aerospace were identified as two business categories to pursue. Aerospace is a fit, Hester said ...

Turkish automotive production up 20 percent in the first half
Turkey's automotive exports climbed 29 percent to 714,284 units, led by a 48 percent rise in car exports as manufacturers continued to ramp up the output of export oriented models. Turkey's Automotive Industry Association also upped its year-end ...

A. Ramasubramanian, President, AMW Motors confirmed for HD Truck Pune
Featuring two industry keynotes, two high-level panel discussions, 20+ speakers and over 250 delegates, HD Truck Pune will bring together key automotive industry stakeholders to network and discuss the technologies and trends central to the commercial ...

Nitrocellulose Market to cross USD 940 Million by 2023: Global Market Insights, Inc.
The industry growth report “Nitrocellulose Market Nitrocellulose Market Size By Application (Automotive Paints, Printing Inks, Leather Finishes, Wood Coatings, Nail Varnish), Industry Analysis Report, Regional Outlook (U.S. Germany, France, UK, China ...


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