Mobility

EY: Where’s the Profit in New Mobility?

March 11, 2019 at 3:09 AM

How can the auto industry generate enough revenue to pay for its rush to find new options to traditional car ownership?

Business

GHSP: From Metal Bending to Software

March 04, 2019 at 2:19 AM

GHSP started as a metal stamping company nearly 100 years ago. Nows it's a leader in electronics software technology, notes sales chief Keith Mulder.

Sales

Small Gain Due in 2019 Global Auto Sales

February 25, 2019 at 3:22 AM

Global sales of light-duty vehicles will rise less than 1% this year, reversing a 1% dip in 2018, LMC Automotive predicts.

Mobility

Testing the Building Blocks for Self-Driving Vehicles

February 18, 2019 at 2:43 AM

VSI Labs helps developers of technologies for self-driving cars better understand how their products affect the vehicle’s overall performance.

Sales

How High Will U.S. Demand for SUVs Go?

February 11, 2019 at 2:55 AM

SUVs and pickup trucks continue to gain market share in the U.S., and neither segment shows signs of peaking, says LMC Automotive's Bill Rinna.

Business

Going Ambidextrous

February 04, 2019 at 2:12 AM

Carmakers and suppliers are struggling to manage their traditional business while moving into new-mobility operations with entirely different cultures and practices, says SRI International advisor Clay Phillips.

Tech

Brembo Bullish on Brakes

January 28, 2019 at 4:00 AM

European brake giant Brembo SpA calls North America its largest market today. Dan Sandberg, president and CEO for the region, doesn’t see that changing. 

Business

N. American Tooling Outlook

January 21, 2019 at 1:41 AM

Spending on automotive tooling in North America surged 48% to $10.3 billion in 2017 and had been expected to climb another 14% last year. But sales dropped instead.

Economics

How Tariffs Are Hurting Suppliers

January 14, 2019 at 12:00 AM

Suppliers to the auto industry are paying hundreds of millions of dollars extra because of tariffs of 25% and 10% on steel and aluminum, respectively, says the Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Assn.’s Ann Wilson.

Tech

Interactive Seating from Leggett & Platt

January 07, 2019 at 1:10 AM

Leggett & Platt Automotive Group supplies the auto industry with a wide range of power-actuated features that make car seats more comfortable.

Tech

Advanced Electronics at Hella

December 31, 2018 at 1:44 AM

Hella Group may be best-known for its vehicle lighting products, and it continues to innovate in that market with such technologies as matrix beam lighting.

Business

How Tariffs, Interest Rates Will Shape Car Sales

December 24, 2018 at 12:57 AM

New trade tariffs have cut the value of automotive shipments 9% in the final five months of 2018, says Gardner Intelligence Chief Economist Michael Guckes.