Global Sources http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53359/more en Airbag Inflator Maker Moves Up Construction Plan http://wardsauto.com/airbag-inflator-maker-moves-construction-plan <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">Japan-based Daicel moves up its timetable for building a second U.S. plant to early 2016 to meet demand for inflators from sources other than the potentially deadly devices made by Takata.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/airbag-inflator-maker-moves-construction-plan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Plants & Production Suppliers Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Japan Airbags Component Global Sources Logistics Safety Fri, 20 Feb 2015 01:41:00 +0000 1229361 at http://wardsauto.com Auto-Parts Makers Eager for Passage of Trade Pact http://wardsauto.com/politics/auto-parts-makers-eager-passage-trade-pact <div class="field-byline"> Carmen Paun </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Tariffs are only the tip of the iceberg, as the main costs incurred by European and U.S. parts makers result from “divergent regulations and standards relating to emissions and safety,” says Paul Schockmel, a lobbyist for the European producers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/politics/auto-parts-makers-eager-passage-trade-pact" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/politics/auto-parts-makers-eager-passage-trade-pact#comments Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy Politics Suppliers Europe Vehicles & Technology North America Europe - Regional U.S. Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers (AAM) Emissions European Commission Global Sources Globalization Local Content Tariffs Trade Vehicles & Technology Mon, 09 Feb 2015 10:30:00 +0000 1220281 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Mustang exports to Asia launched in January; Europe due midyear.</strong></p> BMW Hooking Up With Local Suppliers for India Production http://wardsauto.com/bmw-hooking-local-suppliers-india-production <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The German automaker's new partnerships with seven domestic suppliers will raise the share of localization at its Chennai plant to about 50%.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/bmw-hooking-local-suppliers-india-production" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Plants & Production Suppliers Asia Pacific India Component Global Sources OE-Supplier Relations Wed, 04 Feb 2015 07:11:00 +0000 1217201 at http://wardsauto.com Bosch Priority: Keep Technology Focused on Consumer http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/bosch-priority-keep-technology-focused-consumer <div class="node-body article-body">Fully automated driving can be expected in the decade after 2020. But Bosch already offers driver-assistance functions which represent important first steps, Bosch Americas chief Werner Struth says.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/bosch-priority-keep-technology-focused-consumer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/bosch-priority-keep-technology-focused-consumer#comments Public Suppliers Europe Vehicles & Technology North America South America Europe - Regional North America - Regional South America - Regional Bosch Autonomous Vehicles Global Sources Information & Entertainment Internet Safety Tue, 03 Feb 2015 11:41:00 +0000 1213141 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Bosch Americas chief Struth</strong></p> EU Ruling on ZF's TRW Acquisition Due Feb. 26 http://wardsauto.com/eu-ruling-zfs-trw-acquisition-due-feb-26 <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">German auto-parts maker ZF has bid $13.5 billion to acquire U.S. rival TRW, both of which are developing technologies for self-driving cars.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/eu-ruling-zfs-trw-acquisition-due-feb-26" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Management & Strategy Plants & Production Politics Suppliers Europe North America Europe - Regional U.S. Germany Politics Component European Commission Finance Global Sources Globalization Purchashing Fri, 23 Jan 2015 13:01:00 +0000 1209451 at http://wardsauto.com Takata Rival Daicel Raising Airbag Inflator Output http://wardsauto.com/takata-rival-daicel-raising-airbag-inflator-output <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">Daicel will increase production at its Japan plant and may raise output at its overseas facilities to meet rising demand apart from rival Takata's replacement of defective airbag inflators.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/takata-rival-daicel-raising-airbag-inflator-output" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Plants & Production Suppliers Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology Japan Airbags Component Global Sources Production Safety Tue, 20 Jan 2015 01:00:00 +0000 1203941 at http://wardsauto.com TRW Shareholders OK Takeover by ZF http://wardsauto.com/trw-shareholders-ok-takeover-zf <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">Of the 81% of shareholders controlling TRW's equity capital, 79% approved the $12.4 billion takeover by ZF, another major automotive supplier.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/trw-shareholders-ok-takeover-zf" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Management & Strategy Suppliers Europe North America U.S. Germany Finance Global Sources Globalization Restructuring Thu, 20 Nov 2014 12:15:00 +0000 1164221 at http://wardsauto.com TRW Launches New-Gen Electric Power-Steering Systems http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/trw-launches-new-gen-electric-power-steering-systems-0 <div class="field-byline"> WardsAuto Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The technology is based on a modular and scalable architecture which allows for greater freedom of packaging and design for a broad range of applications and helps lower lifecycle costs, the supplier says.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/trw-launches-new-gen-electric-power-steering-systems-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/trw-launches-new-gen-electric-power-steering-systems-0#comments Public Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. TRW Chassis Global Sources Tue, 28 Oct 2014 19:07:00 +0000 1144841 at http://wardsauto.com Supplier Roundup http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-132 <div class="node-body article-body">Novelis gets aluminum-sheet production rolling in China; Hankook Tire, metals processor Samuel waltz into Tennessee; Hay Group forges ahead into China.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-132" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-132#comments Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Suppliers Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology North America China U.S. Citroen Continental Aluminum Body Exterior Global Sources Globalization Logistics OE-Supplier Relations Plastic Tires Thu, 23 Oct 2014 13:54:00 +0000 1141111 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Citroen C4 Cactus has PolyOne protection on its sides.</strong></p> Supplier Roundup http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-131 <div class="node-body article-body">IAC doubles down in China; Huf handles expansion in Tennessee; France’s AdduXi launches U.S. manufacturing.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-131" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-131#comments Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Suppliers Asia Pacific Europe Vehicles & Technology North America China U.S. Serbia Ford IAC Capacity Utilization Electronics Employment Global Sources Globalization Lighting OE-Supplier Relations Plastic Tires Vehicle Interiors Thu, 16 Oct 2014 18:16:00 +0000 1136361 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>&rsquo;10 Mustang early adopter of LED lighting.</strong></p>