Service suppliers/supply chain: Latest news and analysis articles
Relations between vehicle manufacturers and their suppliers is a subject area that has always provoked debate. For all the talk of the benef...
"Independence Day" is how Boris Johnson – recent Mayor of London – and star turn of the UK's so-called Brexit wing looking for an amicable d...
Is there light at the end of a long, dark tunnel for Russia? After more than a year of catastrophically plummeting light vehicle sales, last...
It was a politician's remark delivered mid-speech at last week's Russian Automotive Forum (RAF) in Moscow, which struck me as indicative of...
UK-based emergency logistics specialist, Evolution Time Critical recently introduced a bespoke transport management system, recruited staff and generated a 19 percent increase in revenues. Matthew Beecham spoke to Brad Brennan, managing director of ETC to find out more.
The Bosch Connected World event in Berlin is an industry invitation-only gathering. It’s fast-becoming a sought-after Internet of Things (IoT) prediction machine and this year’s proved no different with the announcement of Bosch’s IoT private cloud solution. Kit Fordson spoke with Dr Rainer Kallenbach, the Chairman of the Executive Board of Bosch Software Innovations, to get more insight.
Volkswagen has nominated a total of 55 partners for 61 fields of competence through its 'Volkswagen Future Automotive Supply Tracks' (FAST) initiative.
Faurecia says it has been nominated again as strategic partner within the 'Future Automotive Supply Tracks' initiative (FAST) of the Volkswagen Group.
Infineon Technologies and Imec are to cooperate on CMOS (complementary metal oxide semiconductor) sensor chip development.
Brose says it has manufactured the five millionth front seat structure since the start of production in 2012 for a joint project between Daimler and BMW.
STMicroelectronics and Weifu High-Technology, a Chinese provider of automotive electronic control systems, have unveiled ST’s participation in Weifu’s Researching and Testing Institute of Engineering and Technology.
Automotive engineering consultancy, Drive System Design (DSD) and Solvay say they aim to make the large-scale use of plastic composites in transmissions a viable solution for future vehicles.
FMC is to increase its production capacity of lithium hydroxide by 20,000 metric tons per year, effectively tripling its production.
Bridgestone Americas says it is to divest its business in Venezuela, Bridgestone Firestone Venezolana (BFVZ),to the Corimon Group.
Novelis has commissioned its third aluminium automotive finishing line in Oswego, New York to supply Ford.
Harman says it is to collaborate with Google for its Ara modular mobile device, while both will also work on the latter's Technology and Projects Group (ATAP) on Project Soli, using radar to enable new types of touchless interactions.
Kongsberg Automotive’s interior business area has been awarded multiple agreements with a German automaker for the global supply of seat heat products across their range of premium and luxury vehicles.
Kongsberg Automotive has been awarded supply of seat support systems to a major German car maker’s E-segment line of SUVs with production in North America.
Brembo says closing of the transaction to acquire a 66% stake in the share capital of ASIMCO Meilian Braking Systems (Langfang), has now taken place.
Hitachi Automotive Systems says its electric parking brake is being used on Mazda's new three-row midsize CX-9 crossover SUV.
Protean Electric and the Tianjin Binhai Hi-Tech Industrial Development Area (THT), have announced their plan to start manufacturing in-wheel motors in Tianjin during the second half of 2016 and to construct a factory on a permanent site within THT by the end of next year.
Grupo Kuo says its Finance and Administration Direction led by Marisol Vázquez-Mellado Mollón and the Planning and Control Direction, headed by Jorge Padilla Ezeta, will merge to create the new Finance and Planning Direction, run by Jorge Padilla Ezeta.
Mobileye, with the Chinese Research Institute of Highway Ministry of Transport, has unveiled findings from a 2015 test of their collision avoidance technology.
Nokian Tyres has appointed Timo Tervolin as VP president, Strategy and Corporate Development and a member of Nokian Tyres management team.
Magna has opened its Exteriors Queretaro facility in Mexico, at a ceremony attended by State Governor, Francisco Dominguez Servien and other members of regional governments.
Röchling Automotive has laid the foundation stone for its new EUR9m (US$10.2m) Technical Centre in Worms, Germany, employing 230 staff
OK, I know I should get out more, but, as well as being a big fan of current auto manufacturing (BMW is always good for an annual show 'n' tell),
I was talking to someone who works for the British Embassy in Moscow at the Russian Automotive Forum's (RAF) Cocktail Reception and we got on to why there were no British suppliers at the event.
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