Automotive Manufacturing Solutions


  • PSA and Opel? Why, Carlos… why?

    February 15, 2017

    GM reportedly wants a multi-billion euro settlement for PSA to take on a production network with capacity to make close to 1.5m units a year.

  • An order for progress

    February 14, 2017

    After the dips in demand of recent years, car makers in Brazil and Argentina anticipate an upturn in market fortunes and a boost in vehicle production

  • Korea: A question of cost

    November 18, 2016

    The country’s automotive industry is once again fighting its recurring battle with the unions as it struggles to balance workers’ wage demands with the need to cap costs in an expensive country to build cars

  • Ready to ramp-up

    July 15, 2016

    AMS spoke with Norm Strachan vice-president Manufacturing (GM India) and Asif Khatri Regional Quality director (GM India) about the plans for the Talegaon plant an how they would increase volumes…

  • Influential India

    June 23, 2016

    India’s automotive component sector is relishing its new place on the international stage Changes in the Indian component sector have prompted growth in the role of its companies worldwide in recent years. Likewise, European, Japanese and American suppliers have moved into India. Until around a decade ago, the Indian automotive components sector was something of a …

  • Airbag anxieties

    May 27, 2016

    The airbag sector is unfortunately probably best known at present for its recall problems, especially those involving the Japanese supplier Takata. The sector has experienced phenomenal growth in recent years, and in developed markets, driver, passenger and side airbags are standard on just about every new vehicle, with many new cars and light trucks having eight or more bags somewhere inside. More applications, both inside – and indeed outside – the vehicle are being developed…