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COMMENT: FKG keeps ears on the track in Gothenburg

Last week saw Scandinavian automotive supplier body FKG's Annual Forum in Gothenburg, bringing together more than 400 component producers, p...

COMMENT: Sweden looks to warm up emerging markets

It's as if the Cold War never went away....

COMMENT: Paris in need of radicalism once more

Conjure up an image of Paris and chances are a multitude of accepted versions will crowd your brain, a smorgasbord of real experiences and t...

COMMENT: Diesel engine crackdown coming

A global crackdown on diesel engine emissions is only a matter of time and businesses need to plan ahead, says supply chain specialist Richa...

Latest Interviews

Q&A with Evolution Time Critical 2 Sep 2014

Matthew Beecham

The automotive industry is now using logistics in a more proactive way to provide the flexibility which is required due to diversifying model ranges. There is also the question of quality, of course. Components that have been acceptable in previous years are being failed by more stringent testing. Matthew Beecham spoke to Brad Brennan, managing director of emergency logistics specialist Evolution Time Critical.


INTERVIEW: Anne Ruthmann, Citroën C4 Cactus PM 8 Jul 2014

Glenn Brooks

Citroën C4 Cactus Chef de Projet Anne Ruthmann answers questions on key suppliers, lightweight technology, sales prospects and other topics.

Latest News

Goodyear Q3 operating income up 21% to US$520m 30 Oct 14

Simon Warburton

Goodyear has posted third quarter segment operating income of US$520m million, up 21%, with what it says are record North America Q3 earnings up 30% to US$210m.


Johnson Controls books Q4 net income of US$311m 30 Oct 14

Simon Warburton

Johnson Controls has reported fourth quarter net income from continuing operations of US$311m with US$11bn in revenues, up 3% from US$10.7bn.


Hankook Tire posts Q3 operating profit of US$261m 30 Oct 14

Simon Warburton

Hankook Tire has posted third quarter operating profit of US$261m, with global consolidated sales of KRW1.72tn.


Driver still key for autonomous vehicles: CLEPA 29 Oct 14

Simon Warburton

European automotive supplier body, CLEPA, says drivers will still have to retain an element of responsibility, despite the rapid advances in autonomous potential.


CLEPA to evaluate organisation and membership 29 Oct 14

Simon Warburton

Newly-installed European automotive supplier body, CLEPA CEO, Paul Schockmel, says he will be examining the organisation's structure to ensure it is functioning in the most efficient way possible.


New CLEPA CEO cites TTIP benefits for automotive 28 Oct 14

Simon Warburton

European supplier body, CLEPA's new CEO, Paul Schockmel, says he believes the automotive sector is well-poised to secure the benefits of any Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP).

Latest blogs

The just-auto Readership Survey 2014 7 Oct 14

Dave Leggett

We have just launched our first readership survey in two years.


Metering expectations 16 Jan 14

Simon Warburton

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.

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