NAGOYA, Japan/ TOKYO, Aug 24- When a Japanese carmaker issued a tender for shock absorbers a few years ago for a model it planned to sell in Indonesia, two suppliers came back with bids that were "so obviously coordinated," said an executive at the automaker.» Read More
China's recent anti-monopoly law enforcement may be less about targeting foreign companies than combating another potential threat: income inequality.
Emerging market currencies are likely to remain weak for the long term, and that's spurring a strategy shift, General Motors said.
NEW YORK/ FRANKFURT, Aug 4- German auto parts maker ZF Friedrichshafen AG is considering selling its steering business as part of its proposed acquisition of U.S.-based TRW Automotive Holdings Corp, to resolve expected antitrust issues, people familiar with the matter said on Monday.
WOLFSBURG, Germany, July 29- Volkswagen's move to add extra German production shifts for its top-selling Golf hatchback, which the group has attributed to strong demand, is also due to problems adjusting to its flagship new manufacturing platform, company sources told Reuters.
July 10- Germany's ZF Friedrichshafen said it was in early-stage buyout talks with U.S. auto parts supplier TRW Automotive Holdings Corp.. The companies did not disclose any financial details of the deal, but a Bloomberg report said ZF valued TRW at $11 billion to $12 billion.
Bloomberg, citing people familiar with the matter, reported earlier that TRW was in early-stage sale talks with German auto parts supplier ZF Friedrichshafen AG. ZF Friedrichshafen values TRW at $11 billion to $12 billion, although no specific price has been discussed, the Bloomberg report said.
July 10- U.S. auto parts supplier TRW Automotive Holdings Corp is in early-stage sale talks with Germany's ZF Friedrichshafen AG, Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the matter. ZF Friedrichshafen values TRW at about $11 billion to $12 billion, although no specific price has been discussed, a person familiar with the matter told Bloomberg.
FRANKFURT, June 27- Daimler AG and Nissan Motor Co are jointly investing $1.36 billion to develop premium small cars and build a factory in Mexico, the companies said on Friday, in a step that deepens cooperation between the Mercedes-Benz and Infiniti brands.
Alcoa announced it plans to acquire jet engine component maker Firth Rixson from Oak Hill Capital Partners for $2.85 billion in cash and stock.
American Securities has had advanced discussions with investment banks about merging Metaldyne LLC, HHI Group Holdings LLC and Grede Holdings LLC, and has drawn up plans for a subsequent initial public offering, the people said this week.
May 2- Auto parts maker Visteon Corp said it would sell most of its automotive interiors business to private equity firm Cerberus Capital Management LP as it focuses on its fast-growing climate control and electronics operations.
WASHINGTON, April 23- Japan's Showa Corp has agreed to plead guilty to fixing the prices of electric power steering assemblies and to pay a $19.9 million fine, the Justice Department said on Wednesday.
BRUSSELS, March 25- EU competition regulators have raided several car parts makers involved in producing vehicle exhaust systems, including French firm Faurecia, Germany's Eberspaecher Group and TenneCo of the United States, as part of a wider probe into suspected price fixing in the auto industry.
March 3- Senior Plc, a maker of aircraft parts and auto components, said it expects higher demand in 2014, as big customers Airbus Group NV and Boeing Co look to ramp-up production. Airbus, earlier known as EADS, said last month that it intends to increase production of its jetliners- in stride with arch-rival Boeing's plans.
Aluminum makers have been shifting from mining, refining and smelting and focusing on fabricated products. Here's why.
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Navigating an auto auction can be tricky. Jeff Allen and his father, Tom Souter, reveal the secrets to getting the best price.