Audi : Long-term targets intact despite global slowdown
Audi AG CEO Rupert Stadler said the German car maker sees no major impact from the global economic slowdown in the second quarter and he is optimistic about reaching the company’s long-term target
Testing and Compliance Issues In Lighting
Despite the effort governments and engineering consortiums put into automotive lighting regulations and test protocols, compliance issues continue to make problems.
Toyota Plastics Supplier Open a New Plant in US
Toyoda Gosei North American Group plans to build a new automotive parts manufacturing plant in Batesville, Mississippi, to make interior and exterior plastic
A second plastic maker files for Chapter 11
There are growing signs of trouble in the US automotive plastic parts industry now that two key suppliers have gone into Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in last two weeks.
Seat could build cars in South America
Seat could build cars in South America, says CEO Erich Schmitt. “For interesting markets like South America it is worth considering localized production,” Schmitt
US automotive sales in 2007 are the lowest since 1998
Full-year 2007 light vehicle sales should be about 16.1 million:
American Customer Satisfaction Index: How auto brands fared
How brands ranked on a 100-point scale.