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COMMENT: TPP legacy as Obama's Grand Projet?

It's only natural to want to leave something behind, something tangible which indicates you've made a difference and which will endure for d...

COMMENT: Iran coiled spring bursting to unwind

It's been glacially slow in evolving, but could one of the longest-running sanctions sagas in modern times be about to draw to a close?...

COMMENT: Tsipras steals the show in St Petersburg

Arguably Europe's most powerful politician made a surprise appearance at last week's St Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) - an...

COMMENT: Bosch takes societal bull by horns

For all the chatter surrounding the brave new world of autonomous driving, there is one supplier at least which is broadening the debate bey...

Latest Interviews

Q&A: Ulrika Pettersson, Tech Leader - Volvo XC90 10 Jul 2015

Glenn Brooks

As head of software development for VCC's V526 project, Ulrika Pettersson manages the input of suppliers to the new XC90's advanced infotainment system. With more variants of this big SUV still to come, her role is evolving.

'Impetus' and aftermarket strategies for OEMs 28 May 2015

Dave Leggett

Impetus Automotive works with OEMs to improve performance and grow business within retail dealerships. Their focus is developing aftersales strategies and improving margins in an area of automotive business that is increasingly important to delivering profitability around the world. Dave Leggett caught up with Impetus' sales and marketing director, Ashley Fernihough, to discuss automotive parts sales and associated issues across the world.

Latest News

Continental supplies Toyota sensor module 28 Aug 15

Simon Warburton

Continental says it has supplied its integrated sensor module for Toyota’s safety system - 'Toyota Safety Sense C.'

Tenneco to showcase IAA emissions technology 28 Aug 15

Simon Warburton

Tenneco says it will showcase its Clean Air and Ride Performance solutions designed to meet global automakers’ demand for products reducing emissions, improve fuel efficiency and vehicle performance at the upcoming Frankfurt Motor Show from 17-27 September.

UAW voices Trans-Pacific Partnership concern 28 Aug 15

Simon Warburton

America's UAW labour body has added its voice to criticism of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) currently taking place between 11 countries in the region.

SRG Global opens expanded Mexcio plant 28 Aug 15

Simon Warburton

SRG Global has opened the expansion of its Irapuato, Mexico facility that will support the company’s continuing production of coatings on plastics.

GKN epands US driveline facility 28 Aug 15

Simon Warburton

GKN Driveline has opened its expanded Newton facility in Catawba County, North Carolina, following a US$100m investment creating around a 25% increase in manufacturing floor space to accommodate anticipated increases in geared driveline technology production.

Apollo Tyres closes EUR300m for greenfield site 27 Aug 15

Simon Warburton

Apollo Tyres says it has closed EUR300m (US$338m) financing for its greenfield plant in Hungary.

Latest blogs

New Bosch president starts royally 5 Jun 15

Simon Warburton

New UK Bosch president, Steffen Hoffmann has only been in post a couple of months, but has clearly already moving in some very exalted circles indeed.

Michelin highlights DS cooperation 26 May 15

Simon Warburton

Michelin has long cooperated with Citroen's DS range with its adjustable suspension system making it possible to conduct precise trials.

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