Automotive outlook webinar, April 7, 2021

Cleveland, Ohio – A defunct electric vehicle (EV) plant in one of the poorest parts of Mississippi is getting a second life from Mullen Technologies, a company bringing Chinese EV designs to the United States.

Mullen Chairman and CEO David Michery said his company has signed an agreement to buy the Tunica, Mississippi, plant briefly operated by GreenTech Automotive, a startup that had planned to sell two-seat EVs in the U.S. Now to be called Mullen’s Advanced Manufacturing Engineering Center (AMEC) and Proving Grounds, the plant will employ more than 50 by the end of the year and

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Digital standardisation is the next great leap

In the age of the cloud and the Internet of Things, the automotive industry must prepare for the next great leap: digital standardisation. Just as the use of universally compatible nuts and bolts opened a new era for cars in the twentieth century, creating a congruous digital ecosystem will revolutionise the automotive industry of today.

In recent years, app designers and programmers working on vehicles have faced a digital ecosystem resembling Frankenstein’s monster. Modern cars and trucks are built with thousands of parts from many different suppliers, with each vehicle model comprising a unique set of proprietary hardware and software

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Automotive Green Tires Market to hit $175 Bn by 2027; Global Market Insights Inc.

Selbyville, Delaware, March 18, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) —

Global Market Insights, Inc. has recently added a new report on the automotive green tires market which estimates the market valuation for automotive green tires will cross US$ 175 billion by 2027. Increasing regulations pertaining to vehicle emission reduction, rising popularity of sustainable & eco-friendly vehicles, and increasing global automotive demand will prosper the product demand.

A green tire is a lighter, retreadable, and sensibly dimensioned tire with lower rolling resistance, high fuel-efficiency, and prolonged life. These tires are produced using renewable materials. The production process does not require excessive energy and

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Economy in Eastern Cape given massive boost by automotive parts company – SABC News

The automotive industry remains a pivotal sector in the Eastern Cape economy and is seen as a crucial cog in the wheel to grow the economy in the province. The provincial government continues to provide support to grow the sector and has welcomed the latest investment in the sector.

VM Automotive, a component supplier, is one of the latest local manufacturers to be contracted to Mercedes Benz SA, and BMW to supply steel parts. Job creation is top of the agenda as the province grapples with an unemployment rate of more than 49%.

The venture by VM Automotive is a

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Tesla President of Automotive Jerome Guillen named to lead trucking

US electric car maker Tesla Vice President Jerome Guillen poses at the Paris Auto Show on the last press day on October 3, 2014. The Paris Auto show opens to the public on Saturday. 

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Tesla has moved its former president of Automotive, Jerome Guillen, into the role of president of Heavy Trucking according to a regulatory filing dated March 11, 2021.

The change means less responsibility for Guillen, who oversaw the company’s entire vehicles business since his appointment in the third quarter of 2018. He had already served as the leader of Tesla’s

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Worldwide Automotive Retail Digitalization Industry in 2021 – Featuring Feedback Factory, Say Technologies and Amazon Go Among Others –

DUBLIN–()–The “Adaptation of Adjacent Retail Initiatives Driving Automotive Retail Digitalization” report has been added to’s offering.

The COVID-19 pandemic shows the automotive retail industry’s dependence on physical stores. While these physical stores are expected to continue being relevant in the future, the pandemic has brought digital tools’ role in customer engagement to the forefront.

Every automotive retail stakeholder can transform its customers’ appeal by embracing digital transformation and maintaining the customer journey at the crux of digitalization across in-store and online touchpoints. As consumers buy groceries, electronics, and fashion online and depend on digital influencers to

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