Dustin Walsh

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Autonomous cars will crash and be hacked ... and that's OK

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 15
Cybersecurity and the threat of chaos is a new reality in the age of connected and autonomous cars. This is the reality we live. Cars can, and will, be hacked ...

Thai stamping supplier to expand in Michigan

11:51 am U.S. ET | Aug. 11
Thai Summit America will break ground later this month on a 44,000-square-foot expansion in Michigan. The North American subsidiary of Thailand-based Thai Summit Group an ...

Michigan driverless car testing site opens Monday

11:01 am U.S. ET | July 16
The University of Michigan will officially open its new testing site for connected and driverless cars on Monday. ...

Quality Metalcraft acquired by private equity firm

2:34 pm U.S. ET | July 7
Automotive metal components and assemblies supplier Quality Metalcraft was acquired last month by private equity firm The Watermill Group LLC. ...

Magna, Durr plan new operations in Michigan

3:14 pm U.S. ET | June 10
A Magna International subsidiary and Durr Systems both have been approved for Michigan state incentives for new operations planned in suburban Detroit. ...

Visteon completes $3.6B sale of climate JV

4:50 pm U.S. ET | June 9
Visteon completed a $3.6 billion divestiture of its stake in the South Korean joint venture Halla Visteon Climate Control to Hankook Tire and private-equity firm Hahn & C ...

Mexico auto boom a boon for U.S. suppliers

2:13 pm U.S. ET | June 8
Since 2012, carmakers have invested or promised nearly $23 billion in new production in Mexico. The result is a need for a more cohesive supply chain that extends farther ...

Brose North America appoints new president

2:39 pm U.S. ET | June 8
Brose Fahrzeugteile GmbH today named Mike Brosseau president of its North American subsidiary, Brose North America Inc. Brosseau, 47, succeeds Jan Kowal, 66, who is retir ...

Federal-Mogul expands powertrain division

11:56 am U.S. ET | June 3
Federal-Mogul Holdings, the supplier controlled by Wall Street investor Carl Icahn, is moving 140 employees from three operations in Ohio and Michigan to the Detroit subu ...

A123 to double lithium-ion battery capacity

9:00 am U.S. ET | June 1
A123 Systems LLC plans to double the manufacturing capacity at its three lithium-ion battery plants in a $200 million investment. ...
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