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Grupo Antolin completes purchase of Magna interiors unit

1:33 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 31, 2015
Grupo Antolin closed on its acquisition of Canadian auto supplier Magna International Inc.’s interiors operations today in a deal valued at about $525 million.

Toyota's top suppliers prepare a tech blitz

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 30, 2015
Toyota's top suppliers are readying a host of advanced technologies for their No. 1 customer, including steer-by-wire systems, grille shutters, more efficient regenerative braking and new automatic transmissions.

Will automakers go for Gorilla Glass?

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 29, 2015
Gorilla Glass, the tough, lightweight, scratch-resistant glass made by Corning and used on the screens of billions of smartphones and tablets, is...

Bosch acquires U.S. electric car battery developer Seeo

9:43 am U.S. ET | Aug. 28, 2015
German auto supplier Robert Bosch has bought Seeo, a California-based company that has developed next-generation lithium-ion batteries that could...

T.RAD, Fujikura settle U.S. price-fixing civil litigation

3:21 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 26, 2015
T.RAD and Fujikura are the latest to agree to civil settlements linked the ongoing U.S.

Autoliv says M/A-COM unit acquisition will beef up automated-driving tech

11:00 am U.S. ET | Aug. 19, 2015
Automotive safety systems supplier Autoliv Inc. said it completed the acquisition of the automotive unit of M/A-COM Technology Solutions Holdings Inc.

Lear buys technology from California automotive app developer

3:34 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 17, 2015
Lear said today it has acquired the intellectual property and technology of Autonet Mobile, a software and device developer of automotive...

FCA gives some no-bid contracts to suppliers

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 17, 2015
In an effort to upgrade quality and improve relationships with suppliers, Fiat Chrysler is reviving long-term, no-bid contracts.

Finelli gets serious about improving FCA's supplier relations

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 16, 2015
In various surveys, suppliers have given Fiat Chrysler's purchasing unit low grades.

Auto parts M&A value seen reaching record $48 billion this year

7:26 am U.S. ET | Aug. 12, 2015
Auto-supplier deal value will rise to a record this year as parts makers seek size and skills to meet demand for software that powers autonomous...

Thai stamping supplier to expand in Michigan

11:51 am U.S. ET | Aug. 11, 2015
Thai Summit America will break ground later this month on a 44,000-square-foot expansion in Michigan.

GM: New 'no-bid' strategy catches on with suppliers

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 10, 2015
For General Motors' suppliers, no-bid contracts have become the norm rather than the exception, now that GM has rolled out a new parts-buying program...

FCA swaps cudgel for counsel

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 9, 2015
Exactly one year after Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne slammed suppliers for their double-digit profit margins, the company has adopted a more...

Magna's Q2 earnings rise despite strong U.S. dollar

6:27 am U.S. ET | Aug. 7, 2015
Canadian auto supplier Magna International reported higher profits in the second quarter as increased vehicle production in North America offset the...

Lear targets acquisitions to enhance electrical unit

2:49 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 6, 2015
Lear is looking for acquisitions of as much as $1 billion for its electrical unit as automakers' demand for global vehicle platforms drives...

Nexteer, TI Automotive plan new home offices in suburban Detroit

6:34 am U.S. ET | Aug. 6, 2015
Nexteer Automotive said it would locate its new headquarters north of Detroit in Auburn Hills, Mich., by next summer.

Common parts complicate suppliers' efforts

10:30 am U.S. ET | Aug. 5, 2015
Automakers are making more common parts, globalizing their platforms and saving money in the process.

Key vehicles generate K.C. supplier boom

11:00 am U.S. ET | Aug. 5, 2015
Eleven suppliers have opened plants in the Kansas City area since 2013, generating 1,800 jobs and $75 millioncq in new payroll.

FCA will free purchasing staff from cost restraints to focus on quality

10:00 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 5, 2015
Fiat Chrysler plans to no longer hold its purchasing staffers to individual cost-saving goals on parts.

ARaymond expands in U.S. with unique training methods

11:00 am U.S. ET | Aug. 5, 2015
ARaymond, based in Grenoble, France, is expanding in the United States to meet demand for fluid connectors to handle urea for diesel engines, battery...

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