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Dyson's Bid to Build an Electric Car Just Might Work
No automaker likes hearing someone refer to one of its vehicles as an 'appliance.' In an industry that trades on passion and excitement, reducing a car to the equivalent of a toaster or microwave—utilitarian, mundane—feels like failure. But the auto ...

Stakeholders seek help for auto industry
Four years after its introduction, stakeholders have criticised the National Automotive Industry Development Plan (NAIDP) of the Federal Government. Speaking in Lagos at a forum organised by the Nigeria Auto Journalists Association (NAJA), Dr Oscar ...

Global Ambiance Lighting Market for the Automotive Industry, 2017-2022 - Research and Markets
The Ambiance Lighting Market for Automotive is Projected to Reach USD 5.30 Billion By 2022 from An Estimated USD 2.71 Billion in 2017. The key factors driving the market growth include increasing penetration of ambiance lighting in low to mid-segment ...

Global auto industry prepares to converge at highly anticipated Automechanika Shanghai 2017
This year, the fair is expected to welcome around 6,000 exhibitors from 42 countries and regions, and will house some of the latest advancements from both the global and domestic automotive industries. Held from 29 November - 2 December 2017 at the ...

Global Abrasive Blasting Equipment Market 2017-2021 - Growing Demand from Automotive Industry
According to the report, one of the major drivers for this market is Growing demand from automotive industry. The automotive manufacturing segment is one of the largest consumers of abrasive blasting equipment. Abrasive blasting is done on vehicles for ...

NAFTA's auto rules must be negotiated on fact, not fiction
The data, which he noted ended in 2011, was presented as the key metric in establishing why NAFTA in his mind was bad for the U.S. automotive industry. The only problem with the argument was that the figures were wrong. Canadian-based manufacturers ...

Turkish auto industry reps to meet German carmakers
Amid efforts to prevent any economic repercussions, politicians and business circles have taken a number of initiatives, the most recent of which includes an open letter written by local representatives from the automotive industry and submitted to ...

Powerful women are driving China's luxury car industry | Style ...
Powerful women are driving China's luxury car industry | Style ...

Study : automotive industry joins retail trade, IT as main engines of Romania's economy
The automotive industry is one of the main pillars of the Romanian economy, employing over 150,000 people and having contributed 47 percent of the country's exports in 2016, according to a specialist study released on Monday. From one year to another, ...

“Carmageddon:” Auto industry collapses in Australia with Toyota plant closure
SYDNEY, Australia After looming for four years, "Carmageddon" has hit the Australian auto industry. Toyota closed its factory in Melbourne on Tuesday, ending 54 years of production by the Japanese firm in Australia, the first country outside of Japan ...

EY, Microsoft To Bring Enhanced Analytics To Automotive Industry
EY announced that it is collaborating with Microsoft to launch EY Synapse Automotive, a broad data analytics solution that addresses critical business challenges for the automotive industry in areas such as quality and warranty, marketing and sales ...

3 Auto Stocks to Buy for the Electric Car Revolution
Tesla TSLA , helped by its bold, futurist chief executive, grabs a ton of the coverage in the automotive industry's electric vehicle race, yet other more established carmakers might be positioned to fare better in the long-run. Tesla's continued ...

With Auto Industry, the Sky Is Not Falling—Yet
The Management Briefing Seminars, or MBS, is a summer tradition in the auto industry. It's held near the resort city of Traverse City in northwest Michigan and organized by the Center for Automotive Research (CAR; Ann Arbor, MI). The conference ...

Automotive industry to phase out environmentally-unsafe refrigerants
HFO1234yf has similar cooling properties to R134a, which has been used as an automotive refrigerant since it was introduced way back in 1994 to 1995 as a replacement for R12. While R134a contains no chlorine, which is harmful to the ozone layer in the ...

Automotive among industry leaders for pay growth
Lee Biggins, founder and managing director of CV Library, said: “September is traditionally a busy time for recruitment and it's clear that businesses across the automotive industry were pulling out all the stops last month. “It's great to see that the ...

Why the automotive industry's tech boom could lead to local plant closure
Pittsburgh Glass Works' East Deer Township manufacturing plant was the founding site of what became PPG, and the current facility has been making automotive glass since at least the 1950s. But autonomous vehicles, electric cars and the need to cut back ...

The Top 10 Startups Racing to Remake the Auto Industry
If you worked for a startup in the 1990s, chances were you were figuring out how to make money on the brand spankin' new World Wide Web. Leap forward 10 years, and the typical startup was all about apps on your smartphone, to do everything from ...

Planet M launches mobility industry hub inside WeWork
They'll also get access to networking events and matchmaking opportunities with the auto industry; legal, tax and automotive experts; help with economic development opportunities, and venture capital, said Justin Robinson, the chamber's vice president ...

Job training programs fuel growth of Alabama auto industry
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama – Alabama's worker training efforts have helped build the state auto industry into a juggernaut, and the growth shows no signs of slowing. Worker training agency AIDT's success can be attributed to its talented staff, as well as ...

Electric cars, self-driving cars - where is auto industry going?
Shared mobility services, such as Uber, could potentially destroy segments of the auto industry, he said. Why? Because people will need less cars. It will cause a proliferation of new businesses and different partnerships, as auto companies and sharing ...

Dyson has opened floodgates for automotive overhaul and Amazon could soon follow suit
Dyson's entry into the (electric) automotive sector marks the end of an epoch, the likes of which we haven't seen since Henry Ford took on horses. The announcement has opened the floodgates for an overhaul of an industry weighed down by legacy, and ...

Electric mobility will be disruptive, automakers have to transform, says SK Munjal
The electric mobility growth will be disruptive for the automotive industry and companies will have to transform or will find the going tough, according to SK Munjal, Chairman of Hero Enterprises. Munjal, who was interacting with media persons here ...

Automotive Industry: Kendal & Gresik New Manufacturing Hubs?
The Indonesian government is preparing two locations - Kendal (Central Java) and Gresik (East Java) - as alternatives for the automotive manufacturing industry in Indonesia. Currently, West Java (specifically Karawang) is the nation's car manufacturing ...

Alabama universities plug into industry with auto research projects
These days, he works to strengthen ties between the university and the automotive industry, while aligning some coursework to meet industry needs. Research and development programs are crucial to maintain the longterm stability of Alabama's auto ...

Baby boomers, not millennials, most influence the auto industry
“Millions of teenagers born in the baby boom that followed World War II … would account for at least half the huge increase in car sales that was predicted for the entire industry during the next 10 years.” Those who didn't buy Mustangs bought muscle ...

AL first in nation with statewide automotive industry credential ...
AL first in nation with statewide automotive industry credential ...

Quicker than expected, auto industry revs up for an electric-car future
It was a sign of how the global auto industry is being pushed toward a vision of rapid and radical change. It came, after all, just about three weeks after news that China, the world's largest car market, is "formulating a timetable to stop production ...

The state of Michigan's auto industry
In Michigan vehicles aren't just a way to get around, they're a way of life. Automotive manufacturing supports thousands of jobs all across the state and we're getting an update on the health of that industry. “The auto industry nationally is healthy ...

Touring Britain's car industry: three days, 1500 miles and 16 car plants
Sunderland is a long way from the heart of the British car industry, but the Nissan plant is one of the most productive in Europe. Jaguar Land Rover might produce more vehicles overall, but no other British plant got close to the half-million Nissan ...

Durham MP Erin O'Toole calls on feds to prioritize auto industry in NAFTA negotiations
He said NAFTA is originally a Conservative party accomplishment and the auto industry was one of the main reasons that free trade exists. In the Durham riding, trade with the United States is critical to the local auto industry and the Durham MP said ...

PRESS ROOM: Intel CEO Brian Krzanich to Speak at Global Automotive Summit in Detroit on October 20
DETROIT, Sept. 29, 2017/NNPANewswirePr/ Global automotive industry stakeholders will converge in Detroit on October 19-20, 2017 for the 18th Annual Rainbow PUSH Global Automotive Summit, an initiative of Citizenship Education Fund, at MGM Grand ...

Global Fuel Cell in the Automotive Industry Share,Trends,Applications,Segmentation and Forecast to 2019
The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global fuel cell market in the automotive industry for 2015-2019. The market size has been calculated based on the revenue generated from the global units and MW shipments of fuel ...

Baby boomers, not millennials, most influence the auto industry
Baby boomers once again are steering the automotive industry into giving them what they want and will have a far greater impact on the cars we drive than did their parents. This is not a generation that will quietly hand over the keys to their children ...

Auto industry sees double-digit growth; CVs on growth trajectory
... said: “At the moment, the industry growth is looking good. Good numbers in September sales are of course on account of the festive season. October will have two more festivals -- Dhanteras and Diwali. Overall, the environment looks conducive for ...

Global Nonwoven Fabric Market 2017: Growing Usage in Automotive Industry - Research and Markets
Nonwoven fabrics are produced in a web-like pattern under heat and pressure, and are manufactured as per the requirement of the specific application. Nonwoven fabrics may have a limited life, be of single use or be a durable fabric. Their appearance ...

Automotive manufacturers form state association
Automotive manufacturers in Texas have formed a state trade association to advance the goals of original equipment manufacturers -- and their suppliers in the state -- and to promote the industry overall. Creation of the Texas Automotive Manufacturing ...

Tesla's Elon Musk Reveals the Next Big Automotive Trend: Gasoline
On Monday, Musk revealed his latest groundbreaking concept in a bid to once again transform the automobile industry: a gasoline-powered car. At a press conference held at the automaker's headquarters, Musk announced that Tesla will begin mass ...

Car industry wants regos cancelled if owners don't replace faulty airbags
The drastic measure was floated in a closed meeting between automotive executives and the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) in Melbourne on Monday as the industry struggles to get customers to bring in cars for the critical recall ...

Automotive technology firm Protean Electric gains highly respected Industry professional Dr. Herbert Demel as a non ...
Automotive technology firm Protean Electric gains highly respected Industry professional Dr. Herbert Demel as a non ...

GENIVI alliance introduces vehicle domain interaction strategy
Members, and the automotive industry as a whole, will benefit by consistently using the defined interfaces and solutions for cross domain functionality, data management and other needs. This will result in more efficient development, improved testing ...

KPMG appoints new UK head of automotive
"I would like to thank John for his leadership and commitment throughout his six years in charge of our automotive practice. He has significantly raised our profile and capabilities in the sector which has led to recognition from industry and ...

NVIDIA CEO revs up auto industry with new autonomous car computer and VR design tool
NVIDIA founder and CEO Jensen Huang took the stage Tuesday in Munich — one of the hubs of the global auto industry — to introduce a powerful new AI computer for fully autonomous vehicles and a new VR application for those who design them. Huang's ...

Metal Falsification Scandal Rocks Auto Industry; Subaru, Toyota, Honda
The automotive industry in Japan has been rocked by a metal data falsification scandal. In a report from Nikkei Asian Review, Kobe Steel who supplies aluminum for the automotive and airplane industry is said to have supplied false data about the ...

Auto industry urges Railways, waterways authorities to meet transportation demand
In the two-day event, which concluded on Tuesday, delegates discussed emerging challenges in India's fast-moving automotive logistics sector and called for concerted efforts from the industry players and the government, especially the Indian Railways ...

How job training, technology could shape Alabama's auto players
At the same time those students were at the plant watching automobiles being made, a Honda executive told about 1,200 figures in the automotive industry what the company is doing for the future. Tom Lake, vice president of purchasing and cost planning ...

New R&D accelerator aims to increase business development for state's auto and aerospace industries
An accelerator to enhance the competitiveness of Alabama's automotive and aerospace industries has been formed by the Alabama Innovation and Mentoring of Entrepreneurs Center at the University of Alabama. The Automotive-Aerospace Accelerator will ...

20 Tough Questions about the Auto Industry in 2018
Still, in November, NHTSA issued guidelines to the consumer electronics industry, just as it did in 2013 for factory infotainment systems. Android Auto and Apple CarPlay follow much of the agency's wish list—limiting text, graphics, and videos ...

Gloomy outlook of Czech car industry stirs up passions
Prague, Oct 10 (CTK) - The news that the Volkswagen (VW) concern is considering moving part of the production of Skoda cars from the Czech Republic to Germany has offered a dismal outlook of the future and many Czechs got scared by this, Marek Svehla ...

Why content is the future driving force for brands in the automotive industry
The industry recognises the advantages of getting in early – the fact that C3 was recently honoured by the German Design Council as Automotive Agency of the Year 2017 is proof of this. But the automotive industry is not just in a state of flux because ...

Auto industry concerned about state regulatory encroachment on autonomous cars
Representatives of the automotive industry say state governments are beginning to encroach on federal regulators' turf by regulating vehicle design and performance of connected and self-driving cars, while highlighting the need to collaborate on ...


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