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Aluminum price could rise on automotive demand


According to the new chief of Japan’s Aluminum industry association, if other carmakers follow in Ford’s footsteps and release models made from the lightweight metal, its price could rise by as much as a third to $2,500 per tonne. While the metal has already seen niche usage in high-end automotive products, the decision to employ it within the construction of a ...
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Silicon Valley chipmakers struggle to reach autos
Intel, Qualcomm or Nvidia – well known for their computer and phone chips – struggle to make their way into the automotive world, which is fast approaching the heralded era ...
US: elections for UAW are now based on neutrality
America’s auto union, the UAW, has been heavily basing its wins lately on an old labor movement system – neutrality agreements. These are rarely employed today, besides the ones claimed ...
UK: executive says that growing interest rates would hurt auto industry
The British automotive industry is among the positive highlights of the European region, but the CEO of Hyundai UK warns that the country’s car industry is still frail. Tony Whitehorn, Hyundai ...
Is GM going too far with recalls?
With federal probes coming from everywhere, lawsuits pouring in and a tally of recalls that seems to never end, General Motors looks a lot shaken than it did at the ...
India’s Mahindra conquers the US metro Detroit
Mahindra & Mahindra, the Indian manufacturing conglomerate with implications in the automotive and motorbike industry, has set up its US expansion by opening an engineering center and a manufacturing plant ...
UK’s car industry still challenged
Although last year it posted its best results since 2007, making it the second largest car market in Europe, the industry in Great Britain has undergone such a rapid resurgence ...
US car revival boosts shipping exports
The U.S. exported a record 1.8 million cars and light trucks last year, and shipments rose another 8.9 % in the first 10 months of 2013, Commerce Department data show. ...
Autonomous cars could forever change auto industry
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Panasonic seeks expansion in auto industry
Japanese battery manufacturer Panasonic Corporation is in talks with automotive parts makers for possible acquisitions or alliances as it seeks to expand the components it delivers to vehicle manufacturers. The supplier ...

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