Service suppliers/supply chain: Latest news and analysis articles
With news salvers working on the 51,000t Hoegh Osaka carliner could tow the giant ship back into the Port of Southampton next week just-auto...
One way or another, this first full working week after the festive break has been an eventful one....
It's still 2014, but not for much longer. In the global automotive business, plenty happened in 2014. Seasoned observer Dave Leggett offers...
It's taking an achingly long time, but is the European Commission (EC) finally waking up to the idea not everybody is falling over themselve...
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.
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.
BorgWarner says it is providing its front cross differential (FXD) technology for the new Seat Leon Cupra.
Cooper-Standard Holdings, the parent company of Cooper-Standard Automotive, says it will restructure its European manufacturing footprint based on current and anticipated market demands.
Nokian Heavy Tyres is introducing the new Nokian NTR 52 steer axle tyre for trucks and buses for medium and long distance use
Linglong Tire has inked a deal with its material supplier SI Group (Shanghai), a subsidiary of US-based chemical intermediates manufacturer SI Group.
Parker Hannifin says it has elected company veterans Thomas Williams as CEO and Lee Banks as president and COO, each effective 1 February.
Continental says it predicts increased opportunity for its content supply as steeply falling oil costs translate into greater consumer confidence, particularly in the US.
We have just launched our first readership survey in two years.
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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