Logistics http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53360/more en 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-130 <div class="node-body article-body">Dusseldorf welcomes IAC HQ; Brose expands Southeast Michigan operation; Mitsubishi Automotive Electric to supply Americas from Mexico base.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-130" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-130#comments Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Suppliers Asia Pacific Europe Vehicles & Technology North America Australia China Mexico U.S. Malaysia Germany Continental Ford IAC ZF Climate Controls/HVAC Component Global Sources Globalization Human Machine Interfaces (HMI) Internet Logistics Materials OE-Supplier Relations Sound Systems Vehicle Interiors Benecke-Kaliko Brose DuPont Mitsubishi Electric Pandora Internet radio Sage Thu, 09 Oct 2014 17:05:00 +0000 1133151 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Interior-surface production techniques in tune with China&#39;s clean-air goals.</strong></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> GM Building Homes, Rebuilding Supplier Relations http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/gm-building-homes-rebuilding-supplier-relations <div class="node-body article-body">Historically, purchasing chief Grace Lieblein says, GM and its suppliers rarely met face-to-face, and usually in the sterile confines of a conference room to talk contracts or performance.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/gm-building-homes-rebuilding-supplier-relations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/gm-building-homes-rebuilding-supplier-relations#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Suppliers North America U.S. General Motors Logistics OE-Supplier Relations Purchashing Grace Lieblein Habitat for Humanity Thu, 25 Sep 2014 10:00:00 +0000 1124341 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>GM purchasing chief Grace Lieblein with Lear CEO Matt Simoncini, one supplier partner on Habitat for Humanity donation.</strong></p> Bullish Indonesian Automakers Raise Production Bar http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/bullish-indonesian-automakers-raise-production-bar <div class="node-body article-body">Budi Darmadi, the Industry Ministry’s director general for high-technology industries, says production capacity is surging as a result of investment over the past two years.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/bullish-indonesian-automakers-raise-production-bar" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/bullish-indonesian-automakers-raise-production-bar#comments Premium Auto Makers Plants & Production Politics Suppliers Asia Pacific Indonesia Thailand Mitsubishi Suppliers Volkswagen Logistics Production Trade Vehicle Assembly Wed, 24 Sep 2014 09:45:00 +0000 1123291 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Planned Toyota engine plant will more than double Indonesia output.</strong></p> Auto Parts Maker Magna Opening Two New India Plants http://wardsauto.com/auto-parts-maker-magna-opening-two-new-india-plants <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The Canadian parts maker and contract manufacturer says one plant will produce seating systems for a leading automaker, and the other will build vehicle body and chassis for several customers.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-parts-maker-magna-opening-two-new-india-plants" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Management & Strategy Plants & Production Suppliers Asia Pacific India Component Globalization Logistics Tue, 23 Sep 2014 13:31:00 +0000 1123171 at http://wardsauto.com Technology Roundup http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/technology-roundup <div class="node-body article-body">Audi A6, RS 5 concepts get 48V boost; MIT consortium to study aluminum’s crashworthiness; ’15 Ford Focus features anti-skid technology.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/technology-roundup" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/technology-roundup#comments Public Gated Auto Makers Plants & Production Suppliers Asia Pacific Europe Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Taiwan United Kingdom Audi Ford Rolls Royce Toyota Aluminum Biodiesel Body Electric Vehicles Electronic Stability Program (ESP) Electronics Fuel-Cell Vehicles Hybrid Vehicles Logistics Traction Control Constellium GKN Driveline Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:35:00 +0000 1116191 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Trimming red tape moves Toyota&rsquo;s fuel-cell-vehicle program forward.</strong></p> Supplier Roundup http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-124 <div class="node-body article-body">Continental makes Newport News news; BorgWarner, Faurecia expand emissions-control capabilities; Alcoa sheds inefficient Italian aluminum smelter.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-124" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-124#comments Public Gated Auto Makers Plants & Production Suppliers Asia Pacific Europe Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Japan Italy BorgWarner Continental Faurecia Federal-Mogul Aluminum Capacity Utilization Component Employment Global Sources Logistics Production Turbocharger Alcoa Thu, 28 Aug 2014 14:45:00 +0000 1098321 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>BorgWarner steps up emissions technology output at Illinois plant.</strong></p> Study Offers Road Map for Fuel-Cell-Vehicle Growth http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/study-offers-road-map-fuel-cell-vehicle-growth <div class="node-body article-body">The study says a key to hydrogen's potential success is clustering hydrogen-fuel infrastructure in urban or regional networks, limiting initial costs and creating an early market for the technology before committing to full national deployment.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/study-offers-road-map-fuel-cell-vehicle-growth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/study-offers-road-map-fuel-cell-vehicle-growth#comments Premium Limited Auto Makers Suppliers Asia Pacific Europe Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Japan Germany BMW Daimler Honda Hyundai Nissan Toyota Fuel-Cell Vehicles Logistics fueling infrastructure Joan Ogden University of California-Davis Fri, 22 Aug 2014 10:22:00 +0000 1088131 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>University of California, Davis researcher Joan Ogden, shown with Honda FCX Clarity, bullish on hydrogen-fuel-cell vehicles&rsquo; future.</strong></p> Reporter Notebook: Dumb Is Good http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/reporter-notebook-dumb-good <div class="field-byline"> By WardsAuto Staff </div> <div class="field-deck"> 2014 CAR Management Briefing Seminars </div> <div class="node-body article-body">WardsAuto writers pass along the buzz at this week’s Center for Automotive Research’s Management Briefing Seminars in Traverse City, MI.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/reporter-notebook-dumb-good" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/reporter-notebook-dumb-good#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Sales & Marketing Suppliers North America - Regional U.S. Nissan Tenneco Toyota 2014 CAR Management Briefing Seminars Advertising Chassis Labor & Human Resources Logistics Product Development Ben Patel Bret Michaels Detroit Institute of Arts Fred Diaz Joe Carlier John McElroy Michigan Economic Development Corp. Nissan NV Penske Peter Anastor Simon Nagata Wed, 06 Aug 2014 19:40:00 +0000 1079351 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Peter Anastor</strong></p> Earlier Better for Logistics Planners http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/earlier-better-logistics-planners <div class="field-deck"> 2014 CAR Management Briefing Seminars </div> <div class="node-body article-body">By looking at sourcing questions earlier in the process, a Penske executive says, packaging and travel time can be more efficient.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/earlier-better-logistics-planners" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/earlier-better-logistics-planners#comments Public Management & Strategy Suppliers North America U.S. Suppliers 2014 CAR Management Briefing Seminars Logistics Purchashing Tue, 05 Aug 2014 20:15:00 +0000 1077811 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Carlier: Logistics has arrived at C suite.</strong></p>