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Japanese cartel collusion: old habits die hard

Friday, July 19th, 2013 | Permalink

All Sites Japan’s Panasonic Corp. is the latest Japanese auto parts supplier to be slapped with a heavy fine for charging inflated prices to US-based automakers. According to the US Department of Justice, Panasonic participated in a conspiracy to rig bids for, and to fix, stabilize and maintain the prices of steering wheel switches, turn switches, wiper switches, combination switches and door courtesy switches sold to Toyota Motor Corp. and Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America Inc. read more

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Poland, China welcome new PVC slush-molding powder facilities

Tuesday, March 19th, 2013 | Permalink

New capacity for PVC slush-molding powders installed in Poland and China by compounder PolyOne (Cleveland, OH) targets long term growth forecast for automobile industries in these countries. Despite increasing restrictions on car ownership, Chinese passenger and commercial vehicle production grew by 4.6% to 19,271,808 vehicles in 2012 according to the International Organization of Motor Vehicle Manufacturers (OICA), although Polish production plummetted by 22.7% to 647,803 unit due to the Eurozone Crisis. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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BASF showcases composite solutions at JEC show

Friday, March 1st, 2013 | Permalink

With the aid of its multimaterial Lightweight Composite Team, BASF (Ludwigshafen, Germany) is intensively investigating composite concepts for the body and chassis of motor vehicles. At the upcoming JEC Composites Show in Paris being held from 12 to 14 March 2013, the company will showcase several resin systems to achieve this objective. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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Shell Begins Beaufort Sea Drilling Off Alaska's North Coast

Thursday, October 4th, 2012 | Permalink

HuffPost blogger Omoyele Sowore explained in July 2010 that an oil spill from ExxonMobil operations was nothing new to the country. He wrote that an “environmental catastrophe …… Oil is used in plastics, coatings, manufacturing, medical devices and coutless others .. and yes, motor vehicles. It is a needed commodity well BEYOND its use as a …

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