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Stickers Become Protest Tool At Paris Auto Show
PARIS (AP) -- Workers at a Ford factory in France swarmed the Paris Auto Show with giant stickers, plastering about 20 cars around the hall to protest lost jobs in the automotive industry. About 400 workers, most from a factory in the southwestern city ...

Green Automotive Company Appoints Nick Hewson to the Board of Directors
During Mr. Hewson's time with GoinGreen, the company won several awards, which, among others, included the t-mobile "Start up Business of the Year" award in 2004 and winner of the "Automotive Industries National Gold award" at the Green Apple ...

Auto parts industry attracts heavy online traffic: Study
Over one million SMEs from sectors such as auto components, apparel and fashion accessories, engineering and industrial, home decor, and others are registered with IndiaMART.com, which acts as a B2B matchmaking platform for these suppliers and helps ...

Ford India Sales Hold Steady In September With 9418 Cars
The automotive industry has faced some difficult conditions in recent months due to hikes in fuel prices, ongoing high interest rates and high inflation. Ford India's domestic wholesales stood steady at 7794 in September this year compared to 7801 cars ...

Drive Automotive Industries of America Invests $50 Million To Expand Piedmont ...
Drive Automotive Industries of America Invests $50 Million To Expand Piedmont ...

Hungary automotive industry continues to lift exports, imports
Hungary's automotive industry continues to lift the country's exports and imports, a second reading of data for July published by the Central Statistics Office (KSH) on Tuesday shows. Hungary ran a €431.0m trade surplus in July, KSH said. The figure ...

Auto Service Retailers Ignore Younger Drivers
Brakes, batteries and tires are the auto service industry's high-volume, high-profit "Big Three," the experts at DMEautomotive (DMEa), an automotive industry marketing organization, say. Yet, according to a DMEa survey of more than 2,000 U.S. vehicle ...

Chrysler sales up 12% in September
The automotive industry is benefitting from as low interest rates, improved housing prices, more optimistic consumers and pent-up-demand from consumers with aging vehicles who are returning to dealer showrooms. Most forecasters expect automakers will ...

Telematics Update: Over 500 Industry Leaders Already Confirmed to Converge ...
Telematics Update: Over 500 Industry Leaders Already Confirmed to Converge ...

TEXT-S&P, JD Power auto industry conference Oct 15
Oct 2 - Standard & Poor's Ratings Services' analysts and deputy chief economist will be joined by industry analysts from LMC Automotive Ltd. and Power Information Network (PIN), a division of J.D. Power and Associates, for a discussion of the U.S. and ...

President Obama's auto bailout the right thing as Chrysler reports 12% increase
President Barack Obama bailed out the automobile industry in 2009, which was a smashing success because it saved over one million jobs. This, as Chrysler Group LLC's U.S. reports more bullish automotive news, as they increased September 2012 sales ...

US Auto Industry Threatened by Rising Rate of Industrial Espionage
Industrial espionage in the United States is on the rise in most sectors. The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Homeland Security Investigations (ICE HSI) opened 1,212 intellectual property rights cases in the fiscal year ending September 30 ...

Denver Debate Prep: Facts about Auto Jobs and More Efficient Cars
While Denver, Colorado is hosting the first presidential election debate, the hot topic of jobs will likely focus on states like Michigan, Ohio and Indiana, the center of the domestic auto industry. The recovery of auto manufacturing jobs is a ...

Auto firms going all out to achieve industry target sales of 185000 units
There's still plenty left in 2012 to get excited about. According to the Chamber of Automotive Manufacturers of the Philippines Inc., or Campi, vehicle sales in the first eight months of the year improved on the back of an upbeat economy (despite a ...

Ohio workers: How will auto industry affect your vote?
Much of the president's success could be tied to a resurgent automotive industry. The Buckeye State has about 850,000 jobs -- about 12 percent of the state's workforce -- linked to the industry. To gauge how Ohio autoworkers, their families, and ...

Urban Science Accelerates Auto Industry Performance With Comcast Ethernet ...
Urban Science Accelerates Auto Industry Performance With Comcast Ethernet ...

How Warren Zinn transformed Warren Henry Automotive Group into a process ...
How Warren Zinn transformed Warren Henry Automotive Group into a process ...

US auto sales continue to gain ground, climbing 13% in September
The numbers make for "a good story to tell," especially for the Democrats and President Obama, who pushed the $85-billion bailout of the industry, said Thilo Koslowski, an automotive analyst at research firm Gartner Inc. Republican presidential nominee ...

Cooper Standard Announces Management Succession
"I am thrilled to be joining Cooper Standard at a time of great opportunities in the global automotive industry," said Mr. Edwards. "The Company is a recognized leader in its businesses, and its global footprint, customer-oriented culture and strong ...

Litco's New 48" x 45" Presswood Automotive Pallet is Cost-Effective ...
Litco's New 48" x 45" Presswood Automotive Pallet is Cost-Effective ...

Urban Science Accelerates Automotive Industry Performance with Comcast's ...
Urban Science Accelerates Automotive Industry Performance with Comcast's ...

Officials: US auto industry to end 2012 strong; small cars drive September sales
DETROIT, MI- Automakers remain bullish about U.S. vehicle sales for the remainder of 2012. Following a 13 percent increase in September vehicle sales -- surprisingly spurred by smaller passenger vehicles – officials expect seasonal trends along with a ...

Can the Auto Industry lead President Obama to Victory?
When it comes to this country, auto workers and those employed in related industries make up a measurable percentage of eligible voters, something which Congress has not overlooked. As part of one of America's top domestic industries it's vital that ...

Alberta wood fibre will try to make a dent in auto industry
EDMONTON — Instead of making pulp and paper, trees in Alberta could one day help make cars and trucks. Alberta researchers are teaming up with automotive supplier Magna Exteriors and Interiors and Ontario scientists on a project to integrate wood ...

Australia new vehicle sales climb 9 pct in Sept-industry
The Australian Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries VFACTS report showed total vehicle sales in September were 94,627, compared to 86,819 in the same month last year. Sales were up 1.1 percent on August in original terms, while adjusting for ...

Research and Markets: Japanese Automotive Supplier Report 2012
The automotive industry remains an important part of Japan's economy. Carmakers and automotive suppliers together employ over 5.3 million workers, which is equivalent to 8.5% of the country's total workforce. The industry generates 10% of the country's ...

Automotive Industry Leader Jim Ziegler Hosts “Internet Battle Plan XI” in ...
Automotive Industry Leader Jim Ziegler Hosts “Internet Battle Plan XI” in ...

Food processing beats auto industry in Ontario, report says
Jobs in Ontario's auto sector are dipping far below those in the food processing industry, according to a recent report. Direct employment in the automotive sector in 2010 was 31,500, while food processing hit 127,000. The Alliance of Ontario Food ...

September Auto Sales Renew Confidence in the car Industry
September proved to be a stronger than anticipated month for the domestic auto industry as total sales of light vehicles reached just under 1.19 million within the 25 day selling period. This was a 12.8% increase from the same period last year ...

Research and Markets: Plunkett's Automobile Industry Almanac 2013 ...
Research and Markets: Plunkett's Automobile Industry Almanac 2013 ...

Categorisation of different cars in the Indian auto industry: CarTrade Exclusive
Indian auto industry has a potpourri of models gliding over the Indian roads. Reportedly, the first car rolled out in the streets of Mumbai (then called Bombay) was back in 1898 and since then, the auto market has moved many miles ahead. In the early ...

Brazil Bids for New Auto Investment
The Brazilian auto industry has been in the doldrums as a result of a deep economic slowdown and a tightening of lending standards for auto loans. The government introduced a series of temporary tax breaks that led to a surge in sales, particularly in ...

EFD Induction – Induction Heating Equipment, Systems and Services
EFD Induction is best known within the automotive industry for its hardening systems, thousands of which are currently in use around the world. The parts hardened by EFD Induction equipment include valves, steering racks, crankshafts, gears, camshafts ...

Future of auto industry driving to new places
That's all fine and good as long as your livelihood isn't dependent on the success of Canada's automotive industry. Some common threads through several talks at the recent New Car Dealers Association of BC annual conference included preparation and ...

Global and China Automotive Thermal System Industry Analyzed in New ...
Global and China Automotive Thermal System Industry Analyzed in New ...

Industry on mend?
The Kentucky Capital Development Corporation, Franklin County's industrial development authority, has been courting other Japanese automotive industries whose prospectors visited two 60,000-square-foot buildings on Fortune Drive. Kim Smith, KCDC's ...

GlobalSpec Automotive & Transportation Technology Online Trade Show and ...
GlobalSpec Automotive & Transportation Technology Online Trade Show and ...

Future of auto industry driving to new places
It's the advice of many great philosophers: live in the moment; seize the day! That's all fine and good as long as your livelihood isn't dependent on the success of Canada's automotive industry. Some common threads through several talks at the recent ...

Today in APIs: Spotify Looks Into The Auto Industry, Facebook Highlights Cause ...
Today in APIs: Spotify Looks Into The Auto Industry, Facebook Highlights Cause ...

Knowledge Clusters in the Automotive Industry
The automobile is the most complex item most consumers will ever purchase. Correspondingly, the automotive industry, originally created by inventors, remains an industry that uses cutting-edge innovation and demands constant creativity and ...

American auto makers enjoying a classic comeback
President Obama has declared the auto industry bailout a success, and if you talk to consumers, they'd say the comeback of the American car is nothing new, especially in terms of what General Motors, Ford and Chrysler are cranking out on their assembly ...

Auto sales gain more ground, climbing 13 percent in September
Despite an economy stuck in neutral, the auto industry is rolling along as it experiences one of its most stable growth periods in years. Most automakers again posted strong monthly sales gains, continuing a trend that isn't likely to abate any time ...

Tariff Reduction: Auto part makers breathe sigh of relief
They were commenting on a decision taken by the Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) this week on gradually rationalising tariff structure for the motorcycle industry, In a statement, newly elected Pakistan Association of Automotive Parts and ...

'Viable automotive sector imperative for Nigeria's economic growth'
THE revitalisation of the nation's comatose automotive industry has been described as a leeway to greater economic growth for the country. According to the Chairman of the Organising Committee of the Abuja International Motor fair, Ifeanyichukwu Agwu, ...

Brazil finalizes new rules for auto industry
Brazilian finance minister Mr Guido Mantega told reporters “The goal is to create more jobs in the automotive industry.” He told “We are the world's fourth largest auto market and the seventh biggest manufacturer. There is no reason Brazil can't be the ...

Koninklijke Ten Cate NV : Establishment of European Thermoplastic Automotive ...
Koninklijke Ten Cate NV : Establishment of European Thermoplastic Automotive ...

Auto Industry, Energy, Transportation: Factors To Watch on October 8
Here are news stories, press reports and events to watch which may affect the auto industry, transportation and energy markets on Monday. WORLD OIL PRICES Brent crude slipped below $112 per barrel on Monday, dropping for a second straight session on ...

It's Time To Take A Fresh Look At China's Auto Industry
China's auto industry has also benefited from a specific stimulus program. Earlier this year, China enacted a RMB6 billion (US$952 million) stimulus program consisting of a subsidy program for the purchase of fuel efficient automobiles with engines ...

Rejuvenated auto industry has best sales pace since '08
The auto industry in September reached a milestone that few other sectors can claim. Automakers sold cars and light trucks at an annualized rate of 14.9 million, taking into account seasonal adjustments, according to researcher Autodata Corp. That's ...

Constellium showcases its innovative aluminium technologies at the Düsseldorf ...
Constellium showcases its innovative aluminium technologies at the Düsseldorf ...


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