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May, 2018

  • 6 May

    India’s automotive component industry charms global market

    Known as India’s ‘Sunrise sector’, the automotive industry had an impactful presence in Dubai at the recently concluded Automechanika 2018. The Middle East has a number of vehicles running in the region resulting in constant wear and tear, and according to Vinnie Mehta, director-general, Automotive Component Manufacturers Association of India …

  • 5 May

    Automotive ICO (AXT Token) Review: Blockchain Automotive Exchange?

    Imagine having access to an online automotive marketplace that would offer hundreds of thousands of vehicles, insurance, warranties, parts and more. And all powered by cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology. What Is Automotive? Dashub has decided to create the Automotive Exchange Platform (AXP). The platform will be integrated with a fully …

  • 4 May

    Automotive robotics market forecast to grow to $6 billion by 2024

    SCARA robots used in the automobile industry will cross over 33 thousand units by 2024, according to research by GM Insights. The company says this can be credited to increasing usage in applications such as high-speed assembly and handling operations. Rising demand for reduced bottlenecks and optimized productivity will boost …

  • 3 May

    Turkey’s automotive sales shrink 6.4 percent in April: Association

    ISTANBUL Turkey’s car and light commercial vehicle sales were down by 6.4 percent in April compared to the same period of 2017, data from a sector association has shown. According to data from the Automotive Distributors’ Association (ODD), sales also saw a 1.1 percent shrinkage in the first four months …

  • 2 May

    Alabama Climbs Ranks Due To Automotive And Manufacturing Investment

    Thanks in part to a continued influx of manufacturing investment and its steady flourishing of its digital capabilities, Alabama continued its climb up the 2018 Chief Executive Best States and Worst States for business rankings, to No. 17 from No. 19 last year and from as low as 24 in …

  • 1 May

    GM Recognizes Henniges Automotive for Performance, Quality and Innovation

    GM recognized 132 of its best suppliers from 17 countries, including Henniges, who have consistently exceeded GM’s expectations, created outstanding value or brought new innovations to the company. The announcement represented the most suppliers GM has recognized since debuting the Supplier of the Year event in 1992, and marked the …

April, 2018

  • 30 April

    New driving laws 2018 in the UK Fines, rules and punishments explained | Cars | Life & Style

    In 2018 a number of new driving laws, rules and regulations will come into forces. New laws and rules have been and will continue to be introduced over the course of the year, which could have an impact on drivers. Here are the new rules and laws that are set …

  • 29 April

    Strategies needed for automotive industry to overcome major changes

    The Yomiuri ShimbunHow should the competitiveness of a key industry that underpins the Japanese economy be maintained and its structural transformation be advanced? Reinforcing cooperation among the industrial, academic and public sectors will hold the key to these challenges. The Economy, Trade and Industry Ministry has established a public-private commission …

  • 28 April

    Car tax 2018 – These vehicles pay the highest rate of VED in the UK | Cars | Life & Style

    GETTY•NEWSPRESS Cars that pay the highest rate of Vehicle Excise Duty in the UK Car tax rates increased in the UK both in April 2017 and this month. In 2017, vehicle excise duty rates were reformed making emissions limits tighter, to reduce the amount of highly polluting cars off the …

  • 27 April

    LG purchases automotive lighting system provider for $1.33B

    LG Electronics / Facebook LG Electronics logo. LG Electronics announced Thursday its board of directors has approved the $1.33 billion acquisition of ZKW Group, an Austria-based automotive lighting and headlight system provider. This is LG Electronics’ largest acquisition to date, it said. Under terms of the deal, LG Electronics, which …