Automakers And Suppliers

Ghosn's final challenge: Secure future of the alliance

Renault CEO Carlos Ghosn's final task may be his toughest: Ensure the survival of the alliance after he is no longer around to lead it.


Gentex' two-way mirror strategy

Auto mirrors will change in the future -- but which technology to bet on? Gentex is ready to go either way.

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Another reinvention for AxleTech

Detroit's heavy-duty and off-road axle and brake maker AxleTech is being reborn as a supplier to electric garbage trucks, buses and construction vehicles.

Sergio Marchionne's final lap

One thing about Marchionne stands out as the onetime tax accountant and philosophy student prepares to step aside after nearly 15 years running first Fiat and now FCA: The guy knows how to make money.

Adient stumbles, but barrels ahead

Adient reported a painful financial quarter, but more than a year into its makeover, the seating giant is determined to stay focused on future products.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR
Battery-swapping for urban dwellers

I agree with Keith Crain that the electric vehicle industry “will need something that is not yet developed or commercialized.”

Toyota's new execs see a crisis

Toyota's latest batch of newly promoted executives injects new diversity of thought, but all are decidedly single-minded in warning that Japan's biggest automaker is beset by industry upheaval.

Changes grip embattled GKN

GKN has changed CEOs, embarked on a two-year profit drive and now is battling a hostile takeover -- all while launching its advanced eDrive technology.

Takata's U.S. bankruptcy plan approved by judge

Takata received court approval for its bankruptcy exit plan in the United States, clearing the way for the sale of Takata's assets and providing compensation for those injured by its deadly airbags.

Faurecia profit rises 34% in 2017

Faurecia's net income in 2017 climbed 34 percent to 714.5 million euros ($896.4 million), as the supplier saw strong growth across all its main markets.

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