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Nissan to buy more U.S.-made parts


August 7, 2014 10:07 am ET

Nissan North America is pulling back from a strategy of buying parts from low-cost countries and is now encouraging suppliers to locate near its U.S. assembly plants instead.

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Study: Maintaining good supplier relationships pay off for carmakers


August 6, 2014 10:06 am ET

What is it worth for an automaker to have good relations with its suppliers? For Honda and Toyota, quite a lot, according to a study published Aug. 5 by researcher John Henke.

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Nissan plans to triple buying from local suppliers in Mexico


April 8, 2014 10:52 am ET

Nissan Mexicana SA de CV, Nissan Motor Co Ltd.'s Mexican subsidiary, plans to triple its purchases from local Mexican manufacturers to $7 billion by 2016, the company said April 7.

Lower energy use technologies getting a closer look from UK auto sector


March 27, 2014 10:12 am ET

Research in England into low-carbon technology for use by the automotive sector is attracting “real interest” from investors, according to Joe Greenwell, chief executive of the Automotive Investment Organisation.

Auto suppliers eye presence in Russian market


January 22, 2014 10:48 am ET

Russia's “weak” auto parts industry is expected to improve as Tier 1 suppliers such as Visteon Corp. and Robert Bosch GmbH increase their presence in the market and component makers such as GKN Driveline, TRW Automotive and Getrag consider setting up operations there.

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Sensors for self-driving cars are getting smaller


January 21, 2014 4:16 pm ET

Sensors for future self-driving cars will not be giant rotating mechanism on the top of your car, filled with lasers, radar systems and other sensing equipment, but instead discrete sensors packed inside fascias and other plastic exterior panels.

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Carbon fiber continues its auto growth


January 17, 2014 10:13 am ET

DETROIT — The auto industry is continuing to dream in carbon fiber. And those dreams are increasingly making it to the street.

Auto execs to talk talent, investment


January 9, 2014 9:43 am ET

Michigan lawmakers have scheduled a joint legislative meeting at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit on Jan. 15 to hear about automotive advances and what the state can do to further attract automotive jobs and investment.State Representative Frank Foster, a Republican from Foster and chair of the Michigan House Commerce...

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Are complete modules in auto suppliers' future?


December 27, 2013 9:40 am ET

The booming North American auto industry is generating a lot of activity for both automakers and suppliers, but an official for one company said the rapid regrowth of the industry from the depths of recession opens the potential for suppliers to...

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