Service suppliers/supply chain: Latest news and analysis articles
No sooner did the final bars of the score to this year's triumphant Winter Olympics in the Russian city of Sochi fade into memory - accompan...
So they've all broken ranks now. Holden, Ford and now Toyota, have all announced they intend to quit manufacturing in Australia, with the Ja...
France's association of businesses (MEDEF) appears to have stirred up one huge hornet's nest this week with its visit to Iran that included...
Mercedes-Benz is rapidly moving its own agenda surrounding the interminable will they/won't they refrigerant debate....
America's Steel Market Development Institute (SMDI) is a business unit of the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI). Founded in August 2008, the SMDI was previously known as AISI's Market Development programme.
Jake Hirsch has worked in the automotive supply industry for 30 years, including as president and CEO of Teksid Aluminium, CEO of Textron Fastening Systems; managing director of TRW Occupant Restraints and COO at Magna Europe where he was also a member of the Board of Directors. He talked to Simon Warburton in Detroit about some of the challenges and opportunities in the business.
Political turmoil engulfing Russia and the Ukraine could trigger advanced automotive sales as consumers rush to put finance into hard goods rather than see it devalued by rouble pressure says a Moscow-based analyst.
Continental has announced 2013 profits up 0.9% to more than EUR1.9bn (US$2.6bn), with sales rising to EUR33.3bn, despite negative exchange rate effects of more than EUR800m.
Stadco says there is further opportunity to grow its business in the UK as the British automotive sector continues to thrive and recover from the downturn of a few years ago.
Stamping and assembly specialist, Stadco, is praising backing from UK local authorities, but says it has received no "direct financial support" for its decision to invest GBP15m (US$25m) into its UK facilities.
Stadco says around 200 new jobs will be created at its UK Midlands plant of Telford as it invests GBP15m (US$25m) in new stamping and assembly facilities for an unnamed customer.
Magna has posted 2013 net income of US$458m with sales of US$34.84bn - an increase of 13% compared to the same period ended December, 2012.
Huge sheets of ice are progressing in a stately manner down the Detroit River outside the Cobo and with forecast of snow this afternoon, it will feel more like Michigan in January than yesterday's almost balmy temperatures.
My first Society of Automotive Analysts (SAA) Outlook Conference yesterday (12 January) afternoon in the renovated Cobo Center in downtown Detroit and a pretty impressive 150 delegates made the sessions lively and entertaining.
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