Concerned about losing jobs to lower-cost countries, France has countered with the PFA industry coalition and two main efforts to advance automotive technology: autonomous vehicles and the affordable, high-fuel-efficiency small car....More
Improving purchasing procedures and the quality of parts sourced from Russian-owned suppliers, as well as increasing parts localization, are among the main tasks of the alliance’s partnership with AvtoVAZ....More
Indonesia is among the top emerging markets in the Asia-Pacific region, with a population of 250 million. The country, which has 36 vehicles for every 1,000 residents, is seen as one of the world’s most promising passenger-vehicle markets....More
In addition to vehicle assembly, the B-car is bringing additional work to the U.K. plant and its supply chain in axle manufacturing, cylinder-head casting, camshaft machining and engine assembly....More
Stung by negative reviews of the compact sedan, which was all-new for ’13 last fall, Nissan has recalibrated the suspension, steering and transmission on the ’14 model, which the auto maker says is due in the U.S in late November....More
France Info notes Renault’s authoritative management style is generating tension throughout the group, while the Huffington Post calls the recent flap a battle of egos between car-guy Tavares and manager Ghosn....More
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