Suppliers


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    Former Honda SVP named CEO of Piston Group

    Mamadou Diallo will help manage the company’s overall performance, including financial management, planning and reporting.

    By June 12, 2024
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    CPKC’s next distribution center to aid automotive growth

    The railroad expects the 30-acre facility will help it move finished vehicles more efficiently.

    By Larry Avila • June 12, 2024
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    Border agents reach tentative deal with Canadian government

    The union had threatened to strike on Friday if negotiations continued to stall.

    By Larry Avila • June 11, 2024
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    Kia recalls up to 463K Telluride SUVs for seat motor fire risk

    The automaker’s safety engineers discovered a micro switch misalignment was causing continuous motor operation on some vehicles.

    By June 11, 2024
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    UAW reaches tentative agreement with Ultium Cells’ Ohio facility

    The deal includes increased wages for Lordstown workers, which most will see immediately upon ratification.

    By June 10, 2024
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    Chip manufacturers feel the crunch as automakers reassess EV plans

    Amkor and GlobalFoundries were among the semiconductor companies that saw a dip in automotive chip orders in Q1.

    By Kate Magill • June 10, 2024
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    Canada border disruption? What shippers should know about a possible strike

    If a strike happens, shippers can expect lengthy delays moving freight on trucks between the U.S. and Canada.

    By Larry Avila • Updated June 7, 2024
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    Musk redirected Tesla’s Nvidia chip shipment to X, xAI

    Tesla may face months of delays for a $500 million order of data center GPUs used to train its autonomous driving systems.

    By June 7, 2024
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    BorgWarner names new COO amid EV restructuring

    Joseph Fadool will oversee the supplier’s operations as it reorganizes its business units to execute its “Charging Forward” strategy.

    By May 31, 2024
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    Vehicle-to-everything bidirectional charging pilot launches in Colorado

    The pilot will explore reducing the costs of electric vehicle adoption.

    By Robert Walton • May 31, 2024
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    Ultium Cells, Redwood Materials to partner on EV battery recycling

    Tesla supplier Panasonic also plans to use recycled cathode materials from Redwood for its battery factory under construction in Kansas.

    By May 23, 2024
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    BMW imported cars to the US using parts from banned supplier: Senate report

    The automaker shipped at least 8,000 Mini Coopers that used components from a company based in China's Xinjiang region.

    By May 22, 2024
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    GM, EV battery suppliers establish $150M fund to reimburse Chevrolet Bolt owners

    The automaker reached a previous agreement with LG Electronics in October 2021 to cover roughly $2 billion in recall costs.

    By May 21, 2024
  • Freewire Technologies on the verge of terminating operations

    The EV charging supplier, which already pulled out of non-North American markets in February, is seeking funding amid financial challenges.

    By Brett Dworski • May 17, 2024
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    Mercedes-Benz Q1 profits down nearly 30%

    The automaker attributed lower volumes to product transitions and supply chain bottlenecks.

    By May 16, 2024
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    Automakers get more flexibility as US finalizes EV tax credit rules

    Electric vehicle makers have been racing to shift their supply chains to qualify for the credit. The latest changes give them more time.

    By May 8, 2024
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    Honda supplier to build integrated battery separator plant in Canada

    Asahi Kasei’s 180 billion yen ($1.2 billion) factory is part of a joint venture with the automaker.

    By Sara Samora • May 6, 2024
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    How Mexico’s presidential candidates expect to leverage nearshoring

    Modernizing border crossings, improving legal certainty and improving roads and rail networks were among the ideas candidates raised during a presidential debate.

    By May 3, 2024
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    Volkswagen looks to boost tech, cut costs in China

    The country’s transition to electric vehicles and growing local competition is making it harder for overseas automakers to stay competitive.

    By April 29, 2024
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    5 auto carriers propose $180M merger

    Florida-based Proficient Auto Transport is leading the roll-up of the companies, whose largest customer is General Motors.

    By Colin Campbell • April 22, 2024
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    Ford, GM, Honda collaborate on standardized Scope 3 emissions reporting

    A new supplier questionnaire can streamline how suppliers report on climate goals and consumption.

    By S.L. Fuller • April 18, 2024
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    Piston Automotive names new president

    Jana Rosenmann joins the Southfield, Michigan-based company from automotive supplier ZF Group, where she led a division.

    By April 17, 2024
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    Kendrion to sell automotive business to Solero Technologies

    The transaction is expected to expand Solero Technologies' product offerings, geographic footprint and customer base.

    By April 17, 2024
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    Courtesy of Michelin North America
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    Satisfaction gap widens between EV and ICE tires

    BFGoodrich, Continental, Falken, Goodyear, Hankook, Kumho and Michelin are among the top-performing original equipment tire brands, according to a J.D. Power study.

    By Kalena Thomhave • April 16, 2024
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    The great stagnation: Workers feel replaceable amid hiring push

    A disconnect between employer perceptions and worker realities around advancement points to an opportunity for worker upskilling, a report said.

    By Carolyn Crist • April 16, 2024