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The auto industry is among the best performers in the overall economy


A new research study coming from the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) points out that besides the auto industry, few business or economic sectors managed the stellar performance of a very successful comeback from 2008’s crisis. According to BCG, the automakers and their suppliers had five-year median annual returns that were well above the average return (21%) of the 26 industries the ...
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The auto industry in Venezuela is crumbling
The South American country, rich in oil, was not long ago the region’s third biggest automotive industry provider, but as the “black blood’s” production stagnated and the government was unable ...
Top executives talk about the auto industry in 2030
Ever thought about a future report? How about one involving a multi-billion, multi national, global spawning industry? Well, some of the auto industry’s report took a swing at how their ...
Australia: New car sales up 0.1 pt in February
New car sales in Australia went up only 0.1 percent in February, the Australian Bureau of Statistics said on Monday.  Overall 92,799 new vehicles were sold last month in Australia ...
Auto industry not threatened by platinum strike
The world’s biggest platinum mines, located in South Africa have gone on strike, but auto parts suppliers and automakers have not yet been affected by shortages of the precious metal ...
Ukraine crisis raises auto industry concerns
While Russia and Ukraine spar for local political and economic interests, global automakers with interests there are watching the situation with growing concern. While the automotive market in Russia has recently ...
US: auto industry supporter to exit Congress
John Dingell, a US representative considered one of the auto industry’s biggest defenders, but also the longest running member of Congress, has decided not to seek re-election in 2014. Dingell, who ...
UK: car industry boom doesn’t bring wage increases
According to a Financial Times investigation on industry workforce earnings, even though production and profits are on the rise, a third of the industry’s workforce wages have actually shrunk. Because of ...
Russia planning subsidy for auto industry
The government announced that Russia plans to support its struggling auto industry with subsidies of up to 271 billion rubles ($8 billion) in the three years to 2016. Russian car sales ...
Study sees US Michigan state adding 100,000 jobs as auto technologies hub
If the state acts now to meet competitive threats from other U.S. regions and emerging nations, plus established automotive powers Germany and Japan, Michigan is poised to gain up to ...

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