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The news this week was a mixed bag with some positives and negatives....
An accelerating model momentum that includes product renewal and proliferation of the portfolio into an increasing number of new sub-segment...
The VW Group that operates eight passenger car brands, three truck brands and one motorcycle brand, reported solid 2Q14 results. Sabine Blüm...
While the Next Problem seems to be South America, judging by the number of times it's mentioned in the results statements for the last quart...
European Automotive Supplier body, CLEPA, continues to power its members' interests in Brussels as well as act as the Continent's arm in negotiations with its Japanese equivalent in JAPIA and American counterparts, OESA. Simon Warburton talked to CLEPA CEO, Jean-Marc Gales at last week's Paris motor show.
Newly-appointed managing director of Scandinavian supplier body, FKG, Fredrik Sidahl, was 25 years with Volvo before working for Saab. In the first of two interviews, he talked to Simon Warburton in his Gothenburg office about the collapse of the iconic Swedish brand and gave some frank views on the government's attempts to save it.
TRW will become a separate business division within ZF after the two struck a deal under which ZF will acquire all outstanding shares in TRW.
Bosch is to take over completely electric power steering specialist ZF Lenksysteme (ZFLS) which until now has been operated as a 50-50 joint venture by the two rival tier one suppliers.
Car makers in Argentina have enough dollars to meet production and sales targets, the government said following reports that General Motors had suspended exports from neighbouring Brazil due to a hard currency shortage.
Ferrari booked a record half year trading profit up 5.2% to EUR185m on revenues of EUR1,348.6m (+14.5%).
Porsche Automobil Holding SE has bought a stake of around 10% in the US technology company INRIX, a provider of real-time traffic information.
TRW has announced it has signed a definitive agreement to divest its engine valve business for US$385m in cash to Federal-Mogul.
With the Fiat-Chrysler merger now appearing to be on the final straight, this Non Sequitur cartoon about post-merger scenarios gave me a coffee break giggle.
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