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January 2016, management briefing (Part 2)

26 January 2016

The second part of this month’s briefing reviews just some of the supplier autonomous driving innovations that caught our eye in the consumer electronics show (CES) and Detroit auto show this month. While they may not be household names, the likes of Autoliv, Bosch, Continental, Delphi, Denso, Magna, Valeo, Visteon and ZF TRW will heavily influence how your autonomous car will perform. Here, the tech talk is on sensor fusion (critical for self-driving cars), connectivity and vehicle-to-everything. In the meantime, semi-autonomous technologies are becoming more affordable thereby paving the way for mass-vehicle market growth.


THE WEEK THAT WAS: Takata the new Firestone?

5 December 2014

Back from two weeks' 'staycation', the words that stood out as I returned to the news desk last Monday were 'Takata' and 'Honda'. And, as the latest developments in this long-running saga occurred throughout the week, I started to think of two more words: 'Ford' and 'Firestone'. Remember all that back at the beginning of this decade? If not, this 2005 story from our archives neatly summarises it.


Supplier industry M&A and IPO briefing

28 November 2014

This month's managament briefing reviews the financial position of the global supplier automotive supplier industry. Part 2 highlights recent developments in industry structure, including M&A and IPO activity and corporate restructuring.


Briefing: Supplier industry financial review

25 November 2014

Part 1 of this briefing reviews the recent financial results of a sample of major global auto suppliers; Part 2 highlights recent developments in industry structure, including M&A and IPO activity and corporate restructuring.

Latest interviews


Q&A with TNO: Pedestrian and cyclist protection

7 March 2013

Protecting the pedestrian has been talked about for some time yet cyclist safety appears to have only recently been given the attention it deserves. For its part, Dutch firm TNO is developing an external airbag to protect pedestrians and cyclists in the event of a collision. The researchers used simulations, combined with real world accident data, to study the precise areas of the car a cyclist is most likely to come into contact with. Continuing just-auto's series of interviews with companies pushing back the technical boundaries in the active and passive safety arena, Matthew Beecham talked with TNO's project manager Margriet van Schijndel-de Nooij to find out more.

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Volvo Cars and Autoliv team up with NVIDIA on AD

27 June 2017

Volvo Cars and Autoliv have announced that they will work with NVIDIA, the AI and visual computing company, to develop advanced systems and software for self-driving cars.


Autoliv Q1 2017 sales up 4%

2 May 2017

Autoliv reported record consolidated sales of US$2,608m, a growth of 4.4%, for the quarter ended 31 March 2017.


Autoliv supplies Mercedes S-Class active safety

21 April 2017

Autoliv has announced supply of several active safety products for Daimler's updated Mercedes S-Class, launched at the Shanghai show this week.


Volvo Cars, Autoliv autonomous driving JV starts

18 April 2017

Zenuity, the joint venture between Geely's Volvo Cars and safety systems supplier Autoliv, has started operations.


just-auto Plus only Autoliv Q4 2016 sales up 3.3% at US$2,603.8m

3 February 2017

Autoliv, the worldwide leader in automotive safety systems, reported record consolidated sales of US$10,074m in 2016 and the Company increased its R,D&E efforts for future growth while indicating 2017 adjusted operating margin in line with its long term...


Takata shares suspended ahead of rescue plans

20 January 2017

Takata shares were suspended on the Tokyo stock exchange this week at Wednesday’s closing price of JPY867 following reports that two companies are set propose separate rescue plans through the Japanese courts.


CES 2017 - list of world debuts

6 January 2017

The 2017 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, open to the public between 5 and 8 January, hosted multiple car, concept and automotive technology world premieres.


just-auto Plus only Autoliv launches new location/positioning module

6 January 2017

Autoliv, the worldwide leader in automotive safety systems, is proud to announce the release of its 6th generation location and positioning module at the 2017 CES. Accurate and reliable positioning and localisation are critical for today's vehicles...


just-auto Plus only Autoliv introduces extended 77 GHz radar at CES

6 January 2017

Autoliv, the worldwide leader in automotive safety systems, is one of the leading automotive radar system suppliers. At 2017 CES, Autoliv shows the extended 77 GHz radar family enabling object detections all around the car. Autoliv is one of the leading...


Autoliv and Volvo Cars to jointly develop AD tech

3 January 2017

Autoliv and Volvo Cars have signed a final agreement regarding the formation of a joint venture to develop software for autonomous driving and driver assistance systems, based on the letter of intent announced last year.


Autoliv shows learning intelligent vehicle system

22 December 2016

Autoliv is to launch a learning, intelligent vehicle (LIV) system developed by its Research arm,  to facilitate collaboration and shared control between driver and vehicle, with the technology featuring at the forthcoming CES event in Las Vegas.


Former McDonalds exec named Volvo Cars IT chief

2 December 2016

Geely's Volvo Cars has named former McDonalds Corporation chief digital officer Atif Rafiq as senior vice president IT and chief digital officer.


just-auto Plus only Autoliv joins ADAS&ME research programme

14 November 2016

Autoliv the worldwide leader in automotive safety systems, joins international research programme about human user’s interaction with autonomous vehicles. The programme, called ADAS&ME, involves 30 partners from 11 different countries and is led by...


Autoliv Q3 results beat expectations

28 October 2016

For the three-month period ended September 30, Autoliv reported consolidated sales of US$2,461m. Quarterly organic sales grew by 6.1%. The operating margin was 7.8% and the adjusted operating margin was 8.1%.


Will a meeting this month clarify Takata's future?

11 October 2016

Troubled airbag inflator supplier Takata's future should be much more clear following a meeting this month.


Volvo Cars and Autoliv to create autonomous JV

6 September 2016

Geely's premium brand Volvo Cars and safety systems supplier Autoliv said they'd signed a letter of intent to set up a new jointly owned company to develop new autonomous driving software.


Paper details extraordinary Takata airbag timeline

30 August 2016

The extraordinary sequence of events leading up to Takata's choice of ammonium nitrate-based airbag inflator propellant and its cost-saving appeal to automakers such as Honda and GM - now tied up with recalls of millions of vehicles as a result - was detailed by a New York Times investigative article at the weekend.


just-auto Plus only Autoliv Q2 2016 sales up 7.7%

25 July 2016

For the three-month period ended 30 June, 2016, Autoliv, the worldwide leader in automotive safety systems, reported consolidated sales of US$2,579m. Quarterly organic sales grew by 7.7%. The operating margin was 8.2% and the adjusted operating margin was 8.6%...


just-auto Plus only Scania joins European project ADAS&ME

21 July 2016

Scania joins new international research into human user’s interaction with autonomous vehicles. Scania is to play a key role in new research dedicated to finding a holistic approach to autonomous driving by 2020. The project, known as ADAS&ME,...


Autoliv refinances its existing revolving credit

15 July 2016

Autoliv has refinanced its existing US$1.1bn multi-currency revolving credit facility agreement with a group of 14 banks. The facility has a five-year maturity, with extension options for up to two more years. The facility agreement is for general corporate purposes and replaces the existing $1.1bn syndicated facility, which matures in April 2018.


Autoliv cooperates with Toyota over airbag recalls

30 June 2016

Autoliv says it is cooperating with Toyota in their voluntary recall of approximately 1.4m vehicles of the Toyota Prius and Lexus CT200h.


just-auto Plus only Autoliv Sweden announces quarterly dividend and management changes

11 May 2016

The board of directors of the worldwide leader in automotive safety systems, Autoliv, on 10 May 2016, declared a quarterly dividend of 58 cents per share for the third quarter of 2016. The dividend will be payable on Thursday, 1 September 2016 to Autoliv...


just-auto Plus only Autoliv Q1 2016 organic sales up 15%

3 May 2016

For the three-month period ended 31 March, 2016, Autoliv, the worldwide leader in automotive safety systems, reported consolidated sales of US$2,430m. Quarterly organic sales grew by close to 15%. The adjusted operating margin was 9.1% (for non-US GAAP...


just-auto Plus only UN focuses on Stop the Crash system a standard fitment

18 April 2016

Today, 15 April 2016, the United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution which represents the strongest ever commitment on road safety made by UN member states. The resolution supports the ambitious road safety targets now included in the global goals...


Autoliv completes JV with Nissin Kogyo

4 April 2016

Autoliv has finalised its joint venture with Nissin Kogyo to form Autoliv-Nissin Brake Systems (ANBS).


just-auto Plus only Autoliv/Nissin Kogyo JV finalised

1 April 2016

Autoliv, the worldwide leader in automotive safety systems, on 31 March 2016 finalised its joint venture with Nissin Kogyo to form Autoliv-Nissin Brake Systems (ANBS). The joint venture is an important milestone in Autoliv's strategy to be the leader in...


just-auto Plus only GM recognises Autoliv with 2015 Supplier of the Year award

16 March 2016

Autoliv, the worldwide leader in automotive safety systems, last week received the General Motors 2015 Supplier of the Year award for its significant contributions to General Motors global product and performance achievements. The awards ceremony was held...


just-auto Plus only Autoliv Sweden appoints Johansson to its board

17 February 2016

Autoliv, the worldwide leader in automotive safety systems has elected Leif Johansson as a new member to its Board of directors. Leif Johansson has a long and distinguished career spanning several global industries. From 1997 to 2011, Johansson served as...


just-auto Plus only Autoliv becomes core partner of Swedish Vehicle ICT Arena

11 February 2016

Autoliv, the worldwide leader in automotive safety systems, reinforces its partnerships within traffic and vehicle safety. Today, Autoliv announces its strengthened involvement in the Swedish industry initiative Vehicle ICT Arena, now as a core partner. Other...


just-auto Plus only Autoliv highlights most important products and solutions in the Detriot Autoshow

14 January 2016

Autoliv, the worldwide leader in automotive safety today presents at Deutsche bank's Global Auto Industry Conference in conjunction with the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Autoliv describes its progress in being the leading safety...

Autoliv news

Volvo Cars and Autoliv team up with NVIDIA on AD

27 June 2017

Volvo Cars and Autoliv have announced that they will work with NVIDIA, the AI and visual computin...


Autoliv Q1 2017 sales up 4%

2 May 2017

Autoliv reported record consolidated sales of US$2,608m, a growth of 4.4%, for the quarter ended...


Autoliv supplies Mercedes S-Class active safety

21 April 2017

Autoliv has announced supply of several active safety products for Daimler's updated Mercedes...


Volvo Cars, Autoliv autonomous driving JV starts

18 April 2017

Zenuity, the joint venture between Geely's Volvo Cars and safety systems supplier Autoliv, ha...


just-auto Plus only Autoliv Q4 2016 sales up 3.3% at US$2,603.8m

3 February 2017

Autoliv, the worldwide leader in automotive safety systems, reported record consolidated sales of...


Takata shares suspended ahead of rescue plans

20 January 2017

Takata shares were suspended on the Tokyo stock exchange this week at Wednesday's closing pri...



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