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Economic Engine: Alabama Auto Industry Keeps Pedal to Metal
"Our deep roots in the auto industry keep growing deeper," said Greg Canfield, secretary of the commerce department, in a July 24 news release. "Last year alone, there were new or expanding auto companies in 26 Alabama counties, showing the vast reach ...

IMF: Auto industry facing EV learning curve
1 (UPI) -- The automotive industry may need to play catch up in order to cope with the growth in electric vehicles, a report from the International Monetary Fund found. A review of trends in the electric vehicle market from the IMF found that, in the ...

Carmakers Say Trump Should Want Deal to Boost US Fuel Economy
The remarks cast a positive light on the prospects for agreement between regulators who've been in conflict over the future of the auto industry environmental rules. Trump ignited debate in March when his administration reinstated a review of national ...

US automotive industry continues to slide
Michigan — Ford Motor and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles's US light vehicle sales fell more than analysts estimated in July as industry-wide demand continues to slide from last year's record results. Ford's light-vehicle sales declined 7.4% and Fiat ...

Economic engine: Alabama auto industry keeps pedal to metal ...
Economic engine: Alabama auto industry keeps pedal to metal ...

Racing to the Top: Alabama's Auto Industry Continues to Grow After 20 Years
The Alabama Department of Commerce revealed that the state's automotive industry is continuing its rapid growth in 2017. In a statement released on July 24, the department announced that 2016 added 3,848 jobs and $907.1 million in new capital ...

EPA eager to work with auto industry to evaluate regulations
TRAVERSE CITY — Chris Grundler, head of the air quality division of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, struck a cooperative rather than combative tone Tuesday as he outlined the agency's desire to work with the automotive industry as the EPA ...

EPA eager to work with auto industry to evaluate regulations
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — Chris Grundler, head of the air quality division of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, struck a cooperative rather than combative tone Tuesday as he outlined the agency's desire to work with the automotive industry as the ...

BS VI: Challenges and opportunities for India's auto industry
That will make it one of the most mammoth research and development projects undertaken by the automotive industry in India, says Timothy Leverton, chief technology officer at Tata Motors Ltd. The transition will involve overhauling the working dynamics ...

Strategic Analysis of Waymos Future Autonomous Disruptive Capabilities for the Automotive Industry
In a steadfast effort to enter the automotive industry, Alphabet Inc. has laid out a clear strategy targeting the connected and autonomous car spaces via Android OS for cars and Waymo, respectively. With Waymo completing more than 3 million miles of on ...

Kentucky Auto Industry Leader: Future of Self-Driving Vehicles is Now
The leader of a Kentucky auto industry group says it's not hard to imagine the day when self-driving cars will be commonplace. Dave Tatman, executive director of the Kentucky Automotive Industry Association, points out that many of the vehicles we've ...

Amazon, others have potential to disrupt auto industry
Traverse City — What will the auto industry do if Amazon looks to start selling vehicles online? The potential disruption of direct internet sales and other influences by technology companies was a topic of discussion this week as automakers ...

The Auto Industry Is Having a Really Terrible Year
Here's a bad sign for the U.S. economy: Auto sales just fell the most since August 2010, a year after the federal government's “Cash for Clunkers” program to stimulate demand came to an end. Sales at General Motors Co. plunged 15 percent in its home ...

NAFTA Talks Will Centre On Mexico's Dominance Of Auto Industry, Insiders Say
OTTAWA — The auto sector rates nary a mention in the published list of U.S. objectives for the renegotiation of NAFTA. But senior Canadian officials privately believe the automotive industry is actually at the root of American demands for changes to ...

Stats demonstrate economic importance of automotive industry in Canada
New Ford Edges sit on a production line as Ford Motor Company celebrates the global production start of the 2015 Ford Edge at the Ford Assembly Plant in Oakville, Ont., on Thursday, February 26, 2015. The automobile and auto parts manufacturing ...

Stats demonstrate economic importance of automotive industry in Canada
OTTAWA — The automobile and auto parts manufacturing industry remains a key driver of Canada's economy. Here's a look at the numbers, taken from a report published in April by McMaster University's Automotive Policy Research Centre: — An average of ...

Analysis: Toyota-Mazda plant deal shows how rivals can be buddies
For Mazda and Toyota, it's profitable to be friends as well as competitors when it comes to building a $1.6 billion auto plant in the USA. The sweeping new alliance between the Japanese automakers signals an acceleration of global consolidation and ...

Daimler defends use of German auto industry committees
"Daimler is convinced that an exchange of opinions on technical issues between various manufacturers in the automotive industry is useful and that it accelerates many innovations or actually makes them possible," the carmaker said in a statement to ...

Future of auto industry will be heavily influenced by shared economy & cleaner vehicles: Anand Mahindra
Reiterating the point which has been making for the last few years, Mahindra said the most dramatic shift in the auto industry today is the rise of shared economy and how M&M has participated in this change by partnering Ola or introducing shared ...

UK car industry facing an 'utterly demoralising' Brexit
As the latest car figures show that uncertainty over Brexit is helping to drag down sales, motor manufacturers fear the industry's revival over the past couple of decades could be put at risk by Britain's departure from the European Union. Mike Hawes ...

Coscharis Motors Academy Graduates Technicians for Nigeria's Automotive Industry
A new set of professional technicians that will drive the nation's automotive industry graduated yesterday from the CG-EKO LLP Training Academy in Ikeja. The Training Academy is a facility managed by the Coscharis Group through public private ...

Stats demonstrate economic importance of Canada's automotive industry
OTTAWA — The automobile and auto parts manufacturing industry remains a key driver of Canada's economy. Here's a look at the numbers, taken from a report published in April by McMaster University's Automotive Policy Research Centre: • An average of ...

Keith Crain: It sure isn't just the automotive industry
I have been struck recently with how much discussion is going on about how the automotive industry is in the midst of a radical change that will last many decades but change the landscape completely. Just recently Volvo, now owned by a Chinese company, ...

Honda's Solo Act Turns Risky in the Alliance-Happy Auto Industry
Honda Motor Co.'s go-it-alone strategy looks increasingly risky as an alliance-happy auto industry scales up to cope with the soaring investment needed for self-driving vehicles, electrified power trains, connected-car technologies and artificial ...

In alliance-happy auto industry, go-it-alone Honda the odd carmaker out
Honda Motor Co.'s go-it-alone strategy looks increasingly risky as an alliance-happy auto industry scales up to cope with the soaring investment needed for self-driving vehicles, electrified power trains, connected-car technologies and artificial ...

Auto industry's road to the future paved with doubt - Automotive News
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — The auto industry seems to be roaring like a massive freight train into a neatly defined future — a brave and unmistakable new world ...

Magna CEO Says Auto Industry Is Overly Optimistic About EVs & Self-Driving Cars … In Public
While the outward consensus of the auto industry now seems to be that a wide rollout of self-driving vehicles and electric cars is inevitable, even if projected timelines vary somewhat, there are still some people out there who remain skeptical ...

Local automotive industry alive and kicking
Titled 'Directions in Australia's Automotive Industry', the report provides a detailed, data-driven snapshot of the local industry in the period leading up to the end of passenger-vehicle manufacturing at Toyota's Altona plant west of Melbourne and ...

Local automotive industry alive and kicking
Titled 'Directions in Australia's Automotive Industry', the report provides a detailed, data-driven snapshot of the local industry in the period leading up to the end of passenger-vehicle manufacturing at Toyota's Altona plant west of Melbourne and ...

Germany's diesel scandal shines a light on how cozy the government is with carmakers
“That hasn't paid off, as in the end it wasn't in the interests of the car industry either,” says Stefan Bratzel from the Center of Automotive Management. “They're looking for ways out because if the share of diesel cars decreases, carmakers will have ...

Gamification in the Automotive Industry, Forecast to 2025 - Research ...
Gamification in the Automotive Industry, Forecast to 2025 - Research ...

AI is paving the road for the auto industry
While self-driving cars and complex decision-making are the primary use for modern AI, the auto industry continues to search for new ways to engage customers through existing and new channels. AI is providing a unique set of tools which will not only ...

How Tesla Could Become The World's Dominant Automotive Company By 2030
Over the next decade, the automotive industry will be turned on its head. Individual ownership of gasoline cars will give way to autonomous ride-hailing of electric cars. Tesla is better positioned than any other company to thrive under this new model ...

Utility Regulators Help Michigan's Auto Industry Electrify
For over 100 years, Michigan has remained the country's undisputed automotive capitol. As the home of the Big Three (Ford, General Motors, and Fiat-Chrysler) and a nation-leading 70,000 jobs in clean transportation technology, it's no wonder that the ...

The hybrid route
The automotive industry and its ecosystem the world over is poised for a radical change with the increasing need to shift to non-fossil fuel based energy for cleaner transportation to protect the environment. This poses a big challenge for policymakers ...

10 women who made an impact in the automotive industry
Though the list of South African women who changed and made an impact on the automotive industry - both locally and abroad - is vast and expansive, we had to trim it down to just seven. We've also included three international pioneers at the end of the ...

Are We at the Electrification Tipping Point Yet?
“The general perspective of speakers, policy people, and industry engineers was that we're not anywhere near the tipping point yet,” said Brett Smith, a program director at the Center for Automotive Research , who moderated panels at the event. “We ...

Ford Taps Purdue to Help Navigate New Auto Industry
One strategy for finding its way in the evolving auto industry involves partnering with universities throughout the world. Purdue and Ford have worked together for many decades, but are now launching a research and development alliance to deepen the ...

Silicon Labs' Radio Solution Solves Automotive Industry Challenge of Scaling Price Points and Performance
AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Silicon Labs (NASDAQ: SLAB) has introduced the industry's most scalable, flexible and cost-effective car radio solution for the global automotive infotainment market. Silicon Labs' new portfolio of Global ...

SA auto industry may need to shift gears
Many countries are also introducing regulations to get their own automotive manufacturing industry off the ground. This offered an opportunity for partnerships, which could create a win-win scenario and significant infrastructure development is taking ...

Australian auto industry worth $37b, has record 27000 job vacancies
The Australian automotive sector will still contribute a massive $37.1 billion to the economy (2.2 per cent of GDP) beyond the end of local car manufacturing in October. And there are currently a record 27,000 auto job vacancies waiting to filled ...

CarAdvice podcast 65: VACC boss talks on Australia's automotive industry report
Mike Costello joins Mandy Turner this week to cover the biggest car news of the week. Mazda is launching compression-ignition in 2019 and has announced autonomous tech plans. Meanwhile, Mazda and Toyota have bought shares in each other, and ...

Automotive industry Code of Conduct shows progress
Our points are based on European guidelines and have been adapted to the South African context and Competition Act. We are convinced that consumers and the aftermarket industry in South Africa are facing many of the same points challenged by our ...

Fuyao increasing market share as auto industry slows
Fuyao Glass America is weathering an domestic automotive downturn and even increasing its market share, company leaders said Thursday. In fact, the Moraine-based manufacturer of automotive safety glass is preparing to celebrate the introduction of new ...

Automakers Threaten to Quit Korea Over Pay Lawsuit
“We ask the court, which is ready to make a ruling on the calculation of standard wages, to comprehensively consider the real truth about wages, and the crisis faced by the automakers and the entire automotive industry.” Kia estimates if the Seoul ...

Mahindra and Mahindra: Driving the change in India's automotive industry
Mahindra & Mahindra's growth story is closely linked to the development of India's own automotive industry, especially when it comes to the multi-utility (MUV) and sports utility vehicle (SUV) segments. The company then saw a business opportunity in ...

Radio solution solves automotive industry challenge
... and digital radio standards while meeting automotive quality standards. According to the company, radio designs based on the portfolio can scale from low cost, single-tuner AM/FM radios to high-performance systems with multiple tuners and antennas, ...

New Analysis Shows Fuel Economy and Emissions Standards Enhance Auto Industry Financial Prospects
WASHINGTON, Aug. 11 /CSRwire/ - As disruption from new technologies, mobility models and global trends threaten financial prospects for legacy automakers, national fuel economy and emissions standards can help increase the viability and international ...

Automotive dealerships aren't going anywhere
Truth is, auto dealerships are not going anywhere. Admittedly, the retail auto industry is facing challenges that many other industries are facing: consolidation, hiring and retaining staff, competition, and advanced technology. But, dealerships also ...

Alabama contends for new auto plant
Alabama's already strong automotive industry may grow even further, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal that identifies the Yellowhammer State as one of 11 states in the running to become the future home of a joint Toyota-Mazda production ...


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