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Germany's Kayser Automotive expands to India, considers new production


March 31, 2014 1:05 pm ET

Einbeck, Germany-based Kayser Automotive Systems GmbH opened its first design and sales office in India in December, and recently received clearance to open production in the country soon.

India's Neolite forms alliance with Hella


March 31, 2014 12:07 pm ET

Indian auto lighting firm Neolite ZKW believes it has finally found a long-term partner through a strategic alliance with Europe's Hella KGaA Hueck & Co.

Lear opens Asia headquarters in Shanghai


March 27, 2014 9:08 am ET

Lear Corp. opened its new Asian headquarters and regional technical center March 12 to support its fast-growing business in the region.

Cooper Standard takes on global expansion


March 27, 2014 8:40 am ET

Cooper Standard Automotive Inc. is opening 2014 with growing expectations, on the heels of a successful 2013 that saw its sales increase by $200 million to $3.1 billion.

Chinese PVC maker posts loss, former leader faces criminal charges


March 25, 2014 9:36 am ET

China's Sichuan Jinlu Group Co. Ltd. reported annual net loss of 174 million yuan ($30 million) in 2013, citing natural disasters and the fall of its former chairman as “worsening factors.”

Visteon selling its Korean interiors JV


March 20, 2014 12:36 pm ET

As part of its strategy to exit automotive interiors, Visteon Corp. plans to sell its 50 percent stake in its Duckyang Industry Co. Ltd. joint venture in South Korea.

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Amid challenges, Vietnam's TTP says rising incomes push growth


March 13, 2014 12:05 pm ET

There are many challenges to business in emerging markets like Vietnam, but one potential upside that's getting a lot of attention these days is the growth of what's broadly called the middle class.

Tredegar expands production in India to meet increasing demand


March 13, 2014 11:22 am ET

Tredegar Film Products is expanding apertured film production in Pune, India, to meet rising demand in the second most populous country in the world as well as elsewhere in Asia.

IAC adds two India facilities


March 11, 2014 3:39 pm ET

International Automotive Components Group has opened two new facilities in India, giving it a total of four manufacturing plants in the country.

Malaysia's LSS expanding, sees work migrating from China


March 11, 2014 1:36 pm ET

Malaysian packaging maker Lee Soon Seng Plastics Industries Sdn Bhd is investing nearly $5 million for a new factory in the country, driven both by local markets expanding in Southeast Asia and what it says are global customers looking for alternatives to rising costs in China.

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