Toyota’s $1.3bn investment in Kentucky is being hailed as a triumph by both the Japanese auto giant and US president Donald Trump. The move has improved relations between the two – whether or not it has been years in the pipeline.
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- Building & Construction Materials
- Business Machines & Equipment
- Business Services
- Ceramics & Glass
- Coal, Oil & Natural Gas
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- Consumer Products
- Electronic Components
- Engines & Turbines
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- Food & Tobacco
- Hotels & Tourism
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The potential takeover of Opel by France's Groupe PSA could have major ramifications for car manufacturing plants in Germany and the UK.
Japanese auto manufacturers are considering their options in the light of US threatened trade deal changes, which include investing in US plants or gaining access to existing operations through a merger. Timothy Conley reports.
The Hungarian automotive components and automotive OEM sectors show promising growth, reports Julia Klötzer.
Hungary’s politics – perceived by some as insular – might have drawn flak, but they have certainly not deterred investors. Officials say the country’s stability is successfully attracting FDI as well as substantial reinvestment, while exports recently hit a high, as Courtney Fingar reports.
Known more for its agricultural heritage, the Hungarian city of Kecskemét has turned itself into an automative hub, culminating in a $1.1bn Mercedes-Benz investment. Michal Kaczmarski looks at how senior figures on a local and national scale helped to seal the deal.
The automotive components sector has been largely dominated by three countries – Mexico, the US and China – in recent years, with emerging locations, including India, Thailand, Germany and the UK, trailing behind.
Michigan’s car industry has made a return to form, rising to become the top global state for FDI, while Mexican and Chinese cities and states perform well.
Though some have questioned India’s heady GDP growth figures, its FDI recovery appears to be built on solid ground, as N Chandra Mohan discovers.
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