Auto suppliers have work to do to keep pace globally
Pressure from Mexico, Southern US and CAFE requirements provide growth potential for auto parts manufacturers, conference hears.
NRC launches $45M automotive lightweighting program
The aim is to develop new aluminium-based manufacturing technology.
Driving an EV future
The automotive industry is investing in the development of electric vehicles and hybrids as it moves to meet NAFTA environmental standards that come into effect in 2016.
Rapidly increasing fuel prices and demand for low emission vehicles are driving consumers away from large trucks and sport utility vehicles to more efficient cars.