26th May 2020

The 7 Keys to Communicating in the Japanese Automotive Industry

GlobalAutoIndustry.com’s latest Audio Interview https://globalautoindustry.com/the-7-keys-to-communicating-in-the-japanese-automotive-industry/ features Dr. David A. Victor.  Dr. Victor is a Full Professor of Management and International Business at Eastern Michigan University, and the author of...


19th May 2020

Managing Actual Volatile Demand in the Global Automotive Supply Chain

GlobalAutoIndustry.com’s latest Audio Interview https://globalautoindustry.com/managing-actual-volatile-demand-in-the-global-automotive-supply-chain/ features Egge Haak.  Mr. Haak is Managing Director of Netherlands-based Involvation, a leading consultancy and implementation firm that is focused on improving the supply...


18th May 2020

Weekly Brief: Delusional Musk Won’t Stop the Virus-Savvy Innovators

After a month of stalled assembly lines and shuttered factories, the North American automotive industry is coming back to life. Carmakers began to reopen their factories last week as...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve


14th May 2020

Avoiding Global Risk by Expanding Global Teams and Operations

GlobalAutoIndustry.com’s latest Audio Interview https://globalautoindustry.com/avoiding-global-risk-by-expanding-global-teams-and-operations/ features Nicole Sahin, Founder and CEO of Globalization Partners. Ms. Sahin’s mission is to eliminate barriers to doing business internationally and building global teams....


8th May 2020

The Current and Future State of Electric Vehicles Globally

GlobalAutoIndustry.com’s latest audio interview, https://globalautoindustry.com/the-current-and-future-state-of-electric-vehicles-globally/, features Aakash Arora.  Mr Arora is managing director and partner of Boston Consulting Group’s Boston office and is a core member of BCG’s Automotive...


28th April 2020

Impact of the Pandemic on International Autotech M&A

GlobalAutoIndustry.com’s latest Audio Interview https://globalautoindustry.com/impact-of-the-pandemic-on-international-autotech-ma/ features Miro Parizek.  Mr. Parizek is Principal Partner at Hampleton Partners, a tech M&A advisory firm with offices in London, Frankfurt, Stockholm and San...


21st April 2020

Global Aftermarket and OEM Data: How Regions Are Dealing with It

GlobalAutoIndustry.com’s latest Audio Interview “Global Aftermarket and OEM Data: How Regions Are Dealing with It” https://globalautoindustry.com/global-aftermarket-and-oem-data-how-regions-are-dealing-with-it/ features Gerard van de Meent, CEO and Founder of WIZZCAR, a Netherlands based...


17th April 2020

Aiways Takes on VW with Robot Charging

Comparative automotive minnow Airways will take on the giant Volkswagen Group by securing patents in Europe and China for robot car-park EV chargers. The Shanghai automaker’s entry into this...


14th April 2020

Weekly Brief: Virus ‘Rationalizing’ Could Repeat Auto Brand Extinction

US stocks delivered a blistering rally last week, as the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose more than 25% into a full-blown bull market. Automakers shared...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve


8th April 2020

Automotive OEM Plants Update: Dates for Plant Openings, Closings Worldwide

GlobalAutoIndustry.com’s latest audio interview, “Automotive OEM Plants Update: Dates for Plant Openings, Closings Worldwide” https://globalautoindustry.com/automotive-oem-plants-update-dates-for-plant-openings-closings-worldwide/ features Thomas Kowal. He is vice-president of business development of Seraph, a US management...


30th March 2020

Weekly Brief: Carmakers’ Switch to Respirator Production Gives Us All Hope

A week after shutting down their manufacturing operations owing to the coronavirus pandemic, many carmakers found themselves planning to re-open their factories last week. However, this time they plan...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

27th March 2020

Hyundai First Roof Air Bag Nears Market Readiness

Hyundai claims it is near to bringing the world’s first roofline passenger airbag system to market. Its standalone component supply company, Hyundai Mobis, is now engaged in production assessments...