Manufacturing

Toolmakers caught in tariff crossfire

Supplier consultant Laurie Harbour says tariffs are raising tool costs for auto suppliers.

Former Key Safety CFO joins Busche Performance Group as CEO

The executive who led Key Safety Systems' push to acquire Takata in a $1.6 billion deal has left the supplier to become the CEO of Busch Performance Group.


Former Autoliv boss outlines new goals at spinoff Veoneer

As CEO of Autoliv, Jan Carlson spearheaded the spinoff of the Swedish supplier's active-safety business into a new publicly traded company, Veoneer, which he now heads.

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IIHS: Driver assist not ready for prime time

Driver assistance systems that can accelerate, brake and steer automatically do not perform well enough to substitute for human drivers, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

Mercedes weighs Porsche Cayman fighter

The entry-level luxury sports car world might be getting even more competitive. According to Autocar, Mercedes-AMG is looking into offering a competitor to Porsche's 718 Cayman and 718 Boxster.

One Ford plan evolving to 5 platforms

Ford's head of product development and purchasing says the One Ford plan will now evolve to five modular vehicle platforms, in a move expected to cut costs and boost efficiencies.


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