Supply Chain

AvtoVAZ mulls in-house parts production to halt monopolies, corruption

Aug. 30, 2014 10:06 CET
AvtoVAZ, the Russian carmaker controlled by Renault-Nissan, may bring some parts production in-house to gain more competitive pricing and stamp out corruption in its local supply chain....
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Regulators' sweep threatens auto parts business model

Aug. 25, 2014 12:32 CET
Suppliers who have colluded for years to inflate parts prices for automakers, dealers and repair shops in a global market with annual sales of more than 80 million vehicles, are now being exposed in a worldwide sweep by regulators....
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UK car output boosted by new models in first half

July 24, 2014 10:41 CET
UK car production grew by 4 percent in the first six months thanks to new models, but the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders warned that further growth must be backed by bolstering the UK's parts supply chain....
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Supply soars; is there a glut of vehicles?

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 17, 2014
As the auto industry's average days supply of unsold vehicles on Feb. 1 soared after unusually harsh January weather, so did calls for manufacturers to cut production....
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Car supply hits 17-year monthly high

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 16, 2013
In units, 1.8 million is the highest monthly total of cars since March 1, 1996....
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N.A. auto industry to see big supply chain bottleneck within 5 years, study warns

7:02 am U.S. ET | Nov. 12, 2013
Within five years, the industry will be almost $6 billion short of tooling capacity -- the ability to make the machines and molds automakers and their suppliers use to build auto parts -- according to a new study from Harbour Results....
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