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As a leading global Tier 1 supplier, Delphi is looking for growth from a range of advanced technologies that will be fitted to cars in the future. Delphi’s Chief Technology Officer, Jeff Owens, is responsible for the company’s latest technological investments, concepts and innovations. Dave Leggett recently caught up with him in Detroit.
Visteon specialises in providing cockpit electronics to automotive manufacturers worldwide. CEO Sachin Lawande outlines the company’s strategic priorities as he sees them and offers views on the industry’s broader development. Dave Leggett recently caught up with him in Detroit.
PSA Peugeot Citroen is staying tight-lipped on an extraordinary statement issued by Iranian partner, IKCO in which the Tehran-based automaker makes a startling series of claims with regards to 'compensation.'
Scandinavian automotive supplier association, FKG, insists it is "realistic" to attract further carmakers to Sweden, citing its highly developed component base and the success of the UK in establishing itself as a powerful base for overseas manufacturers.
Daimler is to recall around 840,000 vehicles to check for potentially faulty Takata airbags in a move the automaker expects will cost about EUR340m.
India-based automotive components maker Motherson Sumi Systems has posted a 21% jump in third-quarter net income, boosted by higher sales in global operations helped by increased production capacity.
Wabco says it has acquired the business of Trans-Safety Locks, a security solutions provider for the transportation industry in Europe.
Scandinavian automotive supplier association, FKG has started its South Carolina Go Global initiative with visits to US component manufacturers, infrastructure providers and OEMs.
Consolidation in the supplier sector continues apace. Companies are positioning themselves to be well placed for future growth; that means reviewing product portfolios, technology capabilities, market geography and degrees of specialisation. It can lead to M&A activity and it can also mean the divestment of company business units, too.
A small milestone was passed at the weekend - the 28th of November, the US Census Profile America feature tells us, was the day in 1939 at the 40th Chicago auto show, Packard (RIP) unveiled the first US car with air conditioning.
- THE WEEK THAT WAS - Scion and Ford workers' chop
- F23 2 Series Convertible & future BMWs
- Analysis - Bull market for Lamborghini
- Q&A – Delphi Chief Technology Officer, Jeff Owens
- Interview with Harman Connected Car division
- New Ford plant for Mexico & Prius rival - report
- Auto vacancies due to UK skills shortage - report
- VW Group quality chief leaves
- Wrist smartphone speeds Ford quality checks
- Volvo nixes range extenders