Purchashing http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53311/more en Report Says VW Preparing to Slash China Spending http://wardsauto.com/report-says-vw-preparing-slash-china-spending <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">A German magazine says the automaker, whose profits at its Chinese joint ventures are running 25% below year-ago, is preparing a cost-saving program in response to slumping demand.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/report-says-vw-preparing-slash-china-spending" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy Asia Pacific Europe China Germany Finance Purchashing Fri, 24 Jul 2015 09:28:00 +0000 1319381 at http://wardsauto.com New Shelby Mustang to Sport Oz Carbon-Fiber Wheels http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/new-shelby-mustang-sport-oz-carbon-fiber-wheels <div class="node-body article-body">Details of Carbon Revolution’s deal with Ford have not been released, but the Australian government, presiding over the impending manufacturing departure of Ford, GM Holden and Toyota, is quick to take credit.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/new-shelby-mustang-sport-oz-carbon-fiber-wheels" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/new-shelby-mustang-sport-oz-carbon-fiber-wheels#comments Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy Suppliers Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology Australia Ford Carbon Fiber Purchashing Wheels Thu, 23 Jul 2015 09:19:00 +0000 1317051 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Supplier touts carbon-fiber wheels&rsquo; weight savings.</strong></p> Latest Cars, Vans Audition for U.K. Fleet Managers http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/latest-cars-vans-audition-uk-fleet-managers <div class="node-body article-body">Organizers of Company Car in Action say the event attracted about 900 people with more end-user fleet decision makers than last year and an increase in the number of operators of fleets with more than 100 vehicles.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/latest-cars-vans-audition-uk-fleet-managers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/latest-cars-vans-audition-uk-fleet-managers#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Sales & Marketing Europe United Kingdom Ford Mercedes Sales & Marketing Purchashing Wed, 22 Jul 2015 10:02:00 +0000 1317121 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Fleet administrators put potential purchases through paces.</strong></p> Suppliers Battered By Russian Auto-Industry Slump http://wardsauto.com/europe/suppliers-battered-russian-auto-industry-slump <div class="node-body article-body">The decision by Faurecia, which manufactures components such as seats, interiors and exhaust systems, to partially suspend operations may disrupt Russian production by major automakers including PSA Peugeot Citroen and Ford.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/europe/suppliers-battered-russian-auto-industry-slump" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/europe/suppliers-battered-russian-auto-industry-slump#comments Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Suppliers Europe Russia Faurecia Ford PSA Component Global Sources Globalization Local Content OE-Supplier Relations Production Purchashing Tue, 21 Jul 2015 10:22:00 +0000 1315751 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>French supplier Faurecia mothballs just-completed Russia plant.</strong></p> Ghosn: Nissan Eyeing Purchase of EV Batteries http://wardsauto.com/ghosn-nissan-eyeing-purchase-ev-batteries <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The Nissan CEO tells The Wall Street Journal the automaker may follow alliance partner Renault's lead and purchase batteries for its electric cars, rather than build its own in a joint venture with NEC.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/ghosn-nissan-eyeing-purchase-ev-batteries" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Suppliers Asia Pacific Europe Vehicles & Technology Japan France Batteries Electric Vehicles Global Sources Manufacturing Technology Purchashing Fri, 17 Jul 2015 07:34:00 +0000 1315431 at http://wardsauto.com UPDATE 4-Canadian auto parts maker Magna to buy Germany's Getrag for $1.9 bln http://wardsauto.com/update-4-canadian-auto-parts-maker-magna-buy-germanys-getrag-19-bln <div class="node-body reuters_news-body"><p>(Adds Getrag valuation, CFO comment and detail on advisers)</p> <p>By Euan Rocha and Allison Martell</p> <p>TORONTO/FRANKFURT, July 16 (Reuters) - Canadian automotive parts maker Magna International Inc said on Thursday it would buy privately-owned German car parts maker Getrag for 1.75 billion euros ($1.9 billion), in a bid to expand its automotive transmission systems business.</p></div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/update-4-canadian-auto-parts-maker-magna-buy-germanys-getrag-19-bln" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Management & Strategy Plants & Production Suppliers Europe North America Canada Germany Component Purchashing Restructuring Thu, 16 Jul 2015 19:00:07 +0000 1314801 at http://wardsauto.com BorgWarner to Buy EV-, Hybrid-Motor Maker Remy http://wardsauto.com/borgwarner-buy-ev-hybrid-motor-maker-remy <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">Auto supplier BorgWarner, a major producer of turbocharging technology, is spending about $950 million to acquire hybrid-motor specialist Remy.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/borgwarner-buy-ev-hybrid-motor-maker-remy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Management & Strategy Suppliers North America U.S. Finance Purchashing Mon, 13 Jul 2015 13:06:00 +0000 1312951 at http://wardsauto.com BMW Among Bidders for ANZ Car-Finance Arm http://wardsauto.com/bmw-among-bidders-anz-car-finance-arm <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">Australia and New Zealand Bank Group's $6 billion-plus car- and equipment-loan book likely will draw bids not only from the German automaker but also from U.S. private-equity firms. </div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/bmw-among-bidders-anz-car-finance-arm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy Asia Pacific Europe North America Australia U.S. New Zealand Germany Finance Globalization Purchashing Mon, 29 Jun 2015 07:25:00 +0000 1305641 at http://wardsauto.com EU Signs Off on Mahle Purchase of Delphi's A/C Business http://wardsauto.com/eu-signs-mahle-purchase-delphis-ac-business <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The European Union's executive branch says it ruled the German auto supplier's $727 million purchase of Delphi's thermal systems business raised no competition concerns.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/eu-signs-mahle-purchase-delphis-ac-business" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Management & Strategy Politics Suppliers Europe Vehicles & Technology Europe - Regional Politics Climate Controls/HVAC European Commission Finance Purchashing Wed, 24 Jun 2015 10:45:00 +0000 1303531 at http://wardsauto.com Trade Show to Tout U.K. Auto Suppliers, Aftermarket http://wardsauto.com/europe/trade-show-tout-uk-auto-suppliers-aftermarket <div class="node-body article-body">Automechanika Birmingham will showcase all elements of the U.K. automotive supply chain and aftermarket to national and international buyers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/europe/trade-show-tout-uk-auto-suppliers-aftermarket" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/europe/trade-show-tout-uk-auto-suppliers-aftermarket#comments Public Management & Strategy Suppliers Europe United Kingdom Suppliers Global Sources OE-Supplier Relations Purchashing Wed, 03 Jun 2015 09:51:00 +0000 1291531 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>St. Petersburg among Automechanika host cities.</strong></p>