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More Than Cars Drive Powder Metals
The automotive industry is the largest consumer of powder metal (PM) parts, followed by industrial motors and controls. An automotive transmission might contain as many as 55 parts made with PM, according to Jim Dale, vice president of the Metal Powder ...

Mojix Delivers Unprecedented Supply Chain Visibility for the Automotive Industry
"The Mojix STAR System is well known in the automotive and manufacturing industries as a technology that simply works, resulting in substantial CAPEX and OPEX cost reductions," said Mark Irvine, SVP Global Sales at Mojix. "These commercial sectors are ...

Auto industry opposes bill to cut patents on replacement parts
Washington— A House committee debated a bill that would reduce the amount of time car companies can enforce design patents on collision repair parts against alternative suppliers. Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., introduced a measure that would reduce it ...

Scott Lee among Automotive News' '40 under 40'
That's according to Automotive News, which named the 35-year-old among its recent "40 under 40" up and comers in the retail automotive industry. The annual list recognizes young standouts "in an industry with many, many high achievers," according to ...

Labor will support car industry: Shorten
Mr Shorten says commercial decisions are ultimately made elsewhere, but the Labor government has a policy of supporting the automotive industry. "I think what is the case is, we will maintain a manufacturing sector in Australia and I certainly reject ...

Jobs and sales growth for UK automotive industry
You are here: Home: News: Jobs and sales growth for UK automotive industry. Jobs and sales growth for UK automotive industry. UK car manufacturers are on a roll, with positive announcements from Jaguar Land Rover (JLR), BMW Group and Volkswagen ...

Polymer Industry in India - Export Opportunities and Promising Growth in ...
Polymer Industry in India - Export Opportunities and Promising Growth in ...

The automobile industry
Is the world ready for one more story about the auto industry? I hope so, and in so telling, I promise that no personalities will be discussed. Please note that Billy Durant's name will not be mentioned. If any familiar names must be included, it is ...

AIAG - AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY ACTION GROUP : AIAG Grows its Membership ...
AIAG - AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY ACTION GROUP : AIAG Grows its Membership ...

From auto to medical the Great Lakes Tech Center is coming back to life
FLINT -- The Great lakes Technology Center is coming back to life after being abandoned by the automotive industry. "It used to be the old fisher body plant and I used to work here at fisher body building cars building Buicks and all that and they ...

Future of Australian Automotive Industry in Question
The Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU) has called for a strategy to keep Australia's car industry afloat, as more factory closings and layoffs in Victoria hit the industry. On July 25, car parts supplier CMI Industrial announced it was closing ...

Strategy Analytics: Automotive Semiconductor Growth in Uncertain Markets
BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The automotive industry megatrends of environment, safety, information and the need for affordable cars for emerging markets will continue to drive good growth opportunities for the automotive semiconductor market, despite ...

Kimball International: Automotive, industry up; medicine down
Fiscal year 2012 fourth quarter net sales in the EMS segment increased 1% compared to the fourth quarter of the prior year as increased net sales to customers in the automotive and industrial markets more than offset a decline in net sales to customers ...

Automotive Expert & Car-Talk Host Bobby Likis Shares the Mic with Randy ...
Automotive Expert & Car-Talk Host Bobby Likis Shares the Mic with Randy ...

Norfolk Southern joins automotive industry group
“The rebound in the automotive industry has created new challenges for logistics management, and Norfolk Southern Corp.'s expertise in intermodal transportation will be beneficial to AIAG's membership at a key time,” said AIAG Executive Director J ...

Sales Forecasts, New Benchmarks and New Purchasing Models: CAR MBS ...
Sales Forecasts, New Benchmarks and New Purchasing Models: CAR MBS ...

Automobile Interior Manufacturing in the US Industry Market Research Report ...
Automobile Interior Manufacturing in the US Industry Market Research Report ...

ETCM: Lower excise duties will hurt automotive industry
Saturday August 4, 2012. ETCM: Lower excise duties will hurt automotive industry. KUALA LUMPUR: Edaran Tan Chong Motor Sdn Bhd (ETCM), a wholly-owned unit of Tan Chong Motors Holdings Bhd, says the proposal to bring down car prices and excise ...

Sales Forecasts, New Benchmarks and New Purchasing Models: CAR MBS ...
Sales Forecasts, New Benchmarks and New Purchasing Models: CAR MBS ...

Alicia Boler-Davis ventures where others dare not go
Despite a meteorite rise through the ranks of the automotive industry, Alicia Boler-Davis is not one to rest on her laurels. At 43, she's one of the highest-ranking African-American executive women at General Motors (GM). Now she's tackling a dual role ...

Okoya-Thomas, Others Commend Nigeria Auto Market Guide
Lagos — A business mogul, Chief Molade Okoya-Thomas, has commended the maiden edition of the Nigeria Auto Market Guide, a book which serves as a directory for the Nigerian auto industry. The prominent industrialist and business man made this ...

Nissan Livina X-Gear bags the 'Best Value For Money Family Car' award in ...
Nissan Livina X-Gear bags the 'Best Value For Money Family Car' award in ...

Guangzhou's car quota hurts more than helps industry
Only two days after the measure was introduced, the market value of two listed companies - Guangzhou Automobile Industry Group and the Shanghai Automotive Industry Corporation - shrank by nearly 16 billion yuan ($2.5 billion). While these figures leave ...

Kuehne + Nagel Expands Activities In Automotive Industry
The Kuehne + Nagel logistics center in Wörth, Bavaria, is developing into the major hub for the BMW plants in Germany. In August, Kuehne + Nagel has taken over another 50000 sqm logistics space out of which BMW locations in Saxony and Bavaria will be ...

Automotive Semiconductor Growth In Uncertain Markets
With the global automotive semiconductor market worth $23.7 billion in 2011, these industry imperatives are expected to drive market revenue CAGR of 9.3 per cent over the five-year period 2011 to 2016. Monday, August 06, 2012: The Strategy Analytics ...

Market Size of China Automotive Electronics Industry to Cross RMB320 billion ...
Market Size of China Automotive Electronics Industry to Cross RMB320 billion ...

Global Market for Vehicle Connectivity Set for Unprecedented Growth
Extracts from a QUBE interview with Sanjay Ravi, Worldwide Managing Director, Automotive, Industrial & Aerospace, and HighTech & Electronics Industry at Microsoft Corporation, reveal a shift in the traditional supply-chain relationships caused by the ...

The Linux Foundation Announces Keynote Speakers for 2012 Automotive Linux ...
The Linux Foundation Announces Keynote Speakers for 2012 Automotive Linux ...

MICHauto, MEDC team up to promote Michigan's auto industry
The Detroit Regional Chamber of Commerce's MICHauto program said Monday it has aligned with the Michigan Economic Development Corp. to work as partners to promote and grow Michigan's auto industry. The two have signed a memorandum of ...

Altair Launches Automotive Industry's First Award Dedicated to Light-weighting
6, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Altair today announced the automotive industry's first award program created specifically to acknowledge innovations in vehicle light-weighting, thereby improving fuel economy and performance. Altair is a leading ...

Self-Driving Cars Put Auto Industry on Cusp of Revolutionary Change: KPMG ...
Self-Driving Cars Put Auto Industry on Cusp of Revolutionary Change: KPMG ...

Automotive Internet Media Launches New CarClicks Marketing Program
Automotive Internet Media, a leading provider of internet marketing services to the auto industry, launches AIM's CarClicks to drive more auto shoppers to dealership websites. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) August 06, 2012. Automotive Internet Media, a leading ...

China's State Media: Guangzhou car quota bad for the aute industry
Only two days after the measure was introduced, the market value of two listed companies – Guangzhou Automobile Industry Group and the Shanghai Automotive Industry Corporation – shrank by nearly 16 billion yuan ($2.5 billion). While these figures leave ...

Massive layoffs feared in auto industry
Karachi—The influx of over 55000 used imported cars during the last 12 months, which is larger than the volumes produced by the second biggest car manufacturer, has taken a heavy toll on the local auto industry, which purchases over 60 percent of the ...

NanoSteel has new high strength, light weight steel and gets GM Ventures ...
NanoSteel has new high strength, light weight steel and gets GM Ventures ...

Japan: Auto industry sees continued growth in July
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Altair Launches Automotive Industry's First Award Dedicated to Light-weighting
6, 2012 -- /PRNewswire/ -- Altair today announced the automotive industry's first award program created specifically to acknowledge innovations in vehicle light-weighting, thereby improving fuel economy and performance. Altair is a leading global ...

Forecasting a slower, pricier car industry
CAR this week is holding its annual Traverse City Management Briefing Seminars, which attracts more than 1000 top auto industry officials. Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder, Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Roy Norton, Canadian consul general in Detroit, also ...

Bullish US Auto Industry Plans New Hiring
A bullish business outlook for the United States auto market is driving expansion, according to a recent survey from professional services firm KPMG, based on interviews with 100 senior U.S. automotive executives. However, the survey also uncovered ...

Nippon Steel to build plant in central Mexico
The plant will supply the growing automotive industry in Mexico, where Japanese automakers, such as Nissan Motor Co. and Honda Motor Co., have made large investments in recent years and ramped up production. "The joint-venture company is scheduled ...

Global Automotive Airbags Industry
This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Automotive Airbags in Thousands of Units by the following Product Segments: Front-Impact Driver Air Bags, Front-Impact Passenger Air Bags, Side-Impact Air Bags, and Other Automotive Air Bags. The report ...

Snyder in governors group forming auto caucus to boost industry
The auto industry has been a bright spot in the economy in recent years; the automotive sector accounted for about half of U.S. economic growth in the first three months of the year and had fewer seasonal layoffs than usual in July. The auto sector ...

Boston-Power Wins First Car-Battery Deal With Beijing Automotive
Boston-Power Inc., a closely held maker of lithium-ion batteries, will provide systems to a unit of Beijing Automotive Industry Co. for an electric car that will be available in China this year. Boston-Power expects its batteries to be in “hundreds of ...

$35m government plan to boost local auto industry
The Federal, Victorian and South Australian governments have announced a $35 million joint venture to ensure the sustainability of Australia's automotive manufacturing industry. The Automotive New Markets Initiative will run over four years to 2015/16 ...

Auto leaders at Management Briefing Seminars still lament shortage of labor ...
Auto leaders at Management Briefing Seminars still lament shortage of labor ...

Have You Forgotten These Automotive Earnings Reports? CTB, AAP & QTWW
The auto industry goes beyond the big three automakers and their international counterparts with Cooper Tire & Rubber Company (NYSE: CTB), Advance Auto Parts (NYSE: AAP) and Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies (NASDAQ: QTWW) being some of ...

Europe is Biggest Threat to Auto Industry's Revival
Two of the top experts on automotive forecasting believe that the financial crisis in Europe is the biggest short-term headwind for the resurgent auto industry. Other threats include the 'fiscal cliff," sequestration and tensions in the Middle East ...

Snyder announces National Governors Auto Caucus to help grow automotive ...
Snyder announces National Governors Auto Caucus to help grow automotive ...

Push For Fuel Efficiency Has Helped Add 236000 Jobs In Auto Industry
Strengthened interest by consumers and government in fuel-efficient vehicles has accelerated job growth throughout the U.S. auto industry, according to a report released Wednesday by a consortium of environmental advocates. The U.S. has added 236600 ...

Weather Meter for Racing and Automotive Industry Now Available at Kestrel Meters
A weather meter for racing and automotive industries makes it easy for drivers and staff to monitor real-time updates on temperature, barometric pressure, humidity and density altitude in order to make quick decisions on the track and to analyze data ...


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