Global sales of light-duty vehicles will rise less than 1% this year, reversing a 1% dip in 2018, LMC Automotive predicts.
VSI Labs helps developers of technologies for self-driving cars better understand how their products affect the vehicle’s overall performance.
SUVs and pickup trucks continue to gain market share in the U.S., and neither segment shows signs of peaking, says LMC Automotive's Bill Rinna.
Carmakers and suppliers are struggling to manage their traditional business while moving into new-mobility operations with entirely different cultures and practices, says SRI International advisor Clay Phillips.
European brake giant Brembo SpA calls North America its largest market today. Dan Sandberg, president and CEO for the region, doesn’t see that changing.
Spending on automotive tooling in North America surged 48% to $10.3 billion in 2017 and had been expected to climb another 14% last year. But sales dropped instead.
Suppliers to the auto industry are paying hundreds of millions of dollars extra because of tariffs of 25% and 10% on steel and aluminum, respectively, says the Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Assn.’s Ann Wilson.
Leggett & Platt Automotive Group supplies the auto industry with a wide range of power-actuated features that make car seats more comfortable.
Hella Group may be best-known for its vehicle lighting products, and it continues to innovate in that market with such technologies as matrix beam lighting.
New trade tariffs have cut the value of automotive shipments 9% in the final five months of 2018, says Gardner Intelligence Chief Economist Michael Guckes.