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Barely had our business/components/supply chain editor Simon Warburton, liberally fuelled by glutinous rice balls he helped make, touched ba...
As Tata-owned Jaguar Land Rover’s factory in Brazil officially opens, Ian Henry takes a closer look at the company’s latest manufacturing se...
Like almost every other aspect of the autobiz, the retailing and service side is changing. Tesla has gone to war in the US to end the cosy m...
It's my last day here in Chongqing before heading back to the UK via Helsinki - the northern route to Europe with Finnair works well - and b...
Magna International has been steadily growing in Asia since the mid-1990s and today has almost 17,700 employees at 48 manufacturing locations and 26 product development, engineering and sales offices. To find out more about the supplier’s presence and market strengths in Asia, Matthew Beecham met with Frank O’Brien, Executive VP for Magna’s business in Asia while on a visit to Magna’s North American headquarters in Detroit.
China's astonishing growth rates of recent years is starting to ebb, but still represents a powerful performance that is the envy of most of the developed world. Simon Warburton talked to global component producer, Faurecia deputy general manager China Division, Jingcheng Li, about opportunities which challenges such as emissions control and lightweighting, present.
New car registrations in the 29 markets analysed by JATO Dynamics show that the positive trend in automotive sales is continuing – with new car registrations during May 15.1% higher than the same month in 2015.
Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) has inked a deal to acquire 70% of Lfoundry for EUR49m (US$54m).
Inteva Products is expanding its global manufacturing capabilities with a new 300,000-square-foot facility in Guanajuato, Silao, Mexico.
Maxion Wheels has opened a new light vehicle aluminium wheel plant in Limeira, São Paulo, Brazil.
Force Motors’ new plant at Chakan has been opened.
Toyota Industries Engine India (TIEI), a joint venture between the local Kirloskar Systems (KSL) and Japan's Toyota Industries Corporation has opened a new diesel engine plant at Jigani Industrial Area, Bengaluru.
Following BMW, which will begin X1 SUV exports from its Brazilian assembly plant to the US next month, three other automakers have decided to hire temporary workers to help fill new orders from overseas due to increased competitiveness following devaluation of the Brazilian real versus the US dollar.
Iran's Central Bank says it, as well as the country's financial institutions, are compliant with international norms.
Iran's Ambassador to Russia is calling for more private businesses to become involved in his country as the post-sanctions landscape starts to open up real possibilities for overseas companies.
AvtoVAZ has unveiled the composition of its new board members today (23 June) at its annual general shareholder meeting.
Sale of motor vehicles in Romania rose 6.9% year on year in the first five months of the year to about 46,200 units, a local report said. But national production dropped by 6.9% according to the Automotive Manufacturers and Importers Association (APIA).
Iran's Industry Minister has delivered a tub-thumping series of reasons why Western operations should consider reviving old ties or starting new ones in the post-sanctions era.
Chinese-German would be luxury SUV maker Borgward has named Kuka as a strategic partner for manufacturing operations, at whilst also revealing the abbreviation by which its current and future vehicles' platform is internally known.
Pierburg, a subsidiary of supplier, KSPG (a member of the Rheinmetall Group), has been awarded what it says are "major orders" worth EUR375m (US$423m) by an unnamed Chinese automotive group.
Mitsubishi Motors Philippines Corporation's (MMPC) Comprehensive Automotive Resurgence Strategy Programme, also known as CARS, has broken ground to inject more than Php2bn (US$43m) to construct a stamping shop facility in the country.
National Electric Vehicle Sweden (NEVS) is to drop the Saab trademark as it moves to become a sustainable mobility provider.
Malaysia’s new vehicle market continued to shrink in May 2016, by 12.8% to 44,669 units compared with already weak 51,254 sales in the same month of last year, according to the monthly automotive industry report released by the Malaysian Automotive Association (MAA).
Eberspaecher Suetrack says it will intensify its activities in Brazil to meet the growing market for bus air conditioning in South America.
Honda Taiwan has held a ceremony to celebrate its 300,000-unit cumulative automobile production at its plant in Pingtung City.
Russia's Industry Ministry says domestic automotive component manufacture is increasing despite the continuing struggles of the sector in the country, which has seen huge sales falls.
So another St Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) has flashed by in its usual white blur of back-to-back press conferences and some of the highest level networking I've ever seen.
Russia or more specifically, St Petersburg, is hosting its 16th International Economic Forum here in its mighty second city and it's a continued show of defiance against a West, which is equally stubborn in its insistence of maintaining a frosty disapproval of The Kremlin's Crimea and possibly Eastern Ukraine involvement
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