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Automotive Picks Up Speed

Automotive Picks Up Speed

By Mark Kleszczewski

After facing the biggest recession in decades, a global debt crisis and multiple natural…

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Auto Industry Riding High

The automotive industry will do well as long as companies continue to reinvent themselves.
By Mark Kleszczewski

Photo Courtesy of Volkswagen of America, Inc.

Although growth in new vehicle sales is expected to taper off in one to two years, the current boom in the American auto industry is expected…

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Auto Suppliers: Under Pressure

Cover photo: City of Brampton (Ontario) Economic Development Office

By Rachel Duran

Selecting the ideal location has never been more important.

Site selection for automotive suppliers is all about achieving balance. Automotive OEMS continue to lean on and encourage their suppliers to exclusively serve one OEM from a facility; however…

03 Aug 2:18 PM 0 Read More...

U.S. Farathane to Open Facility in Riverside, Missouri

 

Photo: Machinery being installed at U.S. Farathane’s facility at the Riverside Horizons Business Park.

Leading plastic manufacturer U.S. Farathane will open its first Missouri production facility in Riverside. The $51.6 million expansion is expected to create 267 jobs over the course of three years.

Based…

29 Apr 12:12 PM 0 Read More...

Auto OEMs Deal With Changes in How We Move

Caption: The 2011 Range Rover Evoque featured a 35 percent overall weight reduction compared to Land Rover’s 2010 Range Rover Sport model. The company used resins from Innovative Plastics, a business unit of SABIC, in areas such as the front fenders, and in the pedestrian energy absorber. Photo: SABIC…

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Automotive Industry is Smarter and Lighter

By Rachel Duran

Intelligent transportation systems and mass reduction propel auto design and engineering.

It is believed in the future that the majority of vehicles on the road will be driven autonomously by communicating with networks operating from the cloud. Organizations, including automakers and Google, are already testing these connected…

13 Jan 2:28 PM 0 Read More...