Goodyear has posted a first quarter loss of $US58 million which can be explained by Venezuelan currency charges and a severe winter in North America.
Australia needs a plan to prevent an automotive engineering skills drain when local car manufacturing ends, according to an engineering group.
Car makers are increasingly responding to the pollution problems that are a part of Chinese cities by selling cars with internal air purifiers.
Deloitte-Access Economics’ quarterly Business Outlook has suggested that Holden’s decision to quit manufacturing should be considered in broad terms.
Ford could cease manufacturing cars in Victoria before 2016 if the government cuts assistance to the car industry, according to the AMWU.
Toyota continues to lead worldwide car sales, with the Japanese company leading GM and Volkswagen.
Toyota Australia’s chief information officer Ellis Brover has said the company has initiated a review of its technology systems.
US Electric car maker Tesla has plans to manufacture in China in the next “three to four years”.
Ford CEO Alan Mulally will step down by the end of the year and is likely to be replaced by the company’s Chief Operating Officer Mark Field.
The SA government was re-elected with a lower house minority last month. Where does the manufacturing industry fit into its plans? Jack Baldwin reports.
Volvo has developed an inflatable child safety seat for cars that can be inflated in only 40 seconds and is fully portable.
According to a new study, the end of the car industry in Australia could see up to 200,000 jobs lost.
Growth in car sales in China slowed significantly in March, yet still rose by 6.6 per cent compared with last year, according to a leading industry group.
Toyota has issued a worldwide recall of 26 of its models, totalling 6.39 million vehicles worldwide and approximately 300,000 in Australia.
SA treasurer Tom Koutsantonis will meet federal Industry Minister Ian MacFarlane next week to try to secure more assistance for former Holden workers.
Melbourne’s MNIIF, an assistance package funded by government and Ford will help create 14 new manufacturing jobs in Victoria.
The difficult task of diversification is a must for hundreds of South Australian businesses in the automotive supply network. Brent Balinski spoke to one company that’s negotiated the leap early and successfully.
General Motors has signalled that its global CEO Mary Barra will keep Holden’s design centre open.
There appears to have been delays in the delivery of the federal government’s pledged $100 million assistance package.
Lonsdale’s Redarc Electronics, a maker of power solutions for vehicles, has found success through ambitious goals and a constant re-investment of revenues in its people and facilities. Owner and CEO Anthony Kittel told Brent Balinski about what it takes to be a successful Australian electronics company.