Fate Of Jeep In Toledo Rests On Supplier Park, Partnerships
The fate of Toledo, Ohio holding onto the Jeep factory may be decided not on incentives or land acquisition, but by what happens with the supplier park.
Honda Adds Over 100k To 2014 Takata Recall
Over 100,000 Honda vehicles have been added to the ongoing recall linked to Takata airbags.
Insurers, Suppliers Face Potential Disruption From Autonomous Vehicles
Work in the insurance industry? Ever wonder what life would be like insuring the owners of autonomous vehicles?
Schockmel: CLEPA Members Ready For Autonomous Opportunities
Amid the glitz and glamour of the 2015 Geneva Auto Show, European auto supplier group CLEPA proclaimed its members would have a part to play in the autonomous game.
Continental AG Interested In Partnering With Apple In Car Project
Whether or not Apple is actually building a car, German tire manufacturer Continental AG wants in.
Atlanta Grows Into Role As Automotive Industry Hub
As Mercedes-Benz USA prepares for its two-year move from New Jersey to Atlanta, the question is how the city scored this win in the first place. Turns out Atlanta is pushing its own brand as that of an automotive industry hub for the Southeastern United States.
Supplier Woes Lead To Lada's First-Ever Loss Of Monthly Sales Crown
Since the first Ladas left the assembly line in the 1970s, the automaker has always held the top spot on the sales podium, month after month, year after year. Until November 2014, that is.
UAW, Unifor Strike Out Against Two-Tier Wages
Last weekend, 760 UAW workers at the Lear facility in Hammond, Ind. — where Ford’s Chicago Assembly Plant receives its seats — went on strike against two-tier wages, winning a tentative contract that eliminates the system. This, in turn, may be a sign of more such actions to come as the union seeks to end the two-tier system throughout the industry.
Delphi Confirmed ITS Technology Supplier For Cadillac
Earlier this week, General Motors CEO Mary Barra announced that Cadillac would be the first of her company’s brands to receive V2V and V2I technologies, which would be introduced in the 2017 CTS and the unnamed F-segment flagship recently green-lighted.
Today, we know who will be supplying those technologies: supplier Delphi.
Qi: New Spare Parts For Fisker Karma Owners Coming Soon
If you’re Justin Bieber, Carlos Santana or Bob Lutz — and even if you’re not — you’ll be happy to know that your Fisker Karma will be more fixable in the event of a fender-bender or two, all thanks to parent company Wanxiang.
NEVS "Not Insolvent," Will Pay When Possible
Remember when Saab’s new parent company was close to being taken to court and forced to declare bankruptcy by one of its suppliers? New information may have helped changed course.
Japan Three, Others Meet With President Over Supplier Aid Pledge
A number of U.S. and multinational corporations met with President Barack Obama Friday to shine a light upon their pledge to pay their suppliers within 15 days as part of an initiative to help small businesses expand and bring on more employees.
Suppliers Biggest Beneficiaries Of Backup Camera Mandate
With the mandate that all vehicles post-2018 possess backup cameras set to begin its ramp up in 2016, suppliers will be the biggest beneficiaries of a growing safety market.
Department of Energy Looking At Suppliers For Revamped Fuel-Efficiency Loan Program
Established in the waning days of the Bush Administration, the U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Technology Vehicle Manufacturing Program lent a total of $8.3 billion (out of the budgeted $25 billion) to Nissan, Tesla, Ford and Fisker, yet has not been able to make new loans for a number of reasons since 2011.
That status, however, is about to change.
New F-150 Prompts Aluminium Run By Competitors
As Ford’s newest F-150 dons an aluminium crown in place of steel, the usurpers waiting to take the throne of Truck Mountain are running to secure their own supplies of the lightweight metal.