fDi Markets Newswire:

Rolls-Royce makes biggest UK investment in a decade

Engineering giant Rolls-Royce has defied the climate of uncertainty surrounding Brexit by making a £150m investment.

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Is Toyota's Kentucky investment a victory for Trump?

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.

Germany and UK leaders fret over potential Opel job cuts

The potential takeover of Opel by France's Groupe PSA could have major ramifications for car manufacturing plants in Germany and the UK.

Japanese automakers face uncertainty over Trump FTA threats

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.

Automotive FDI in Hungary on the increase

The Hungarian automotive components and automotive OEM sectors show promising growth, reports Julia Klötzer.

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Orbán's Hungary defies the critics to draw in FDI

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.  

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Mexico leads automotive FDI ranking

The usual names dominate fDi's automotive ranking, with Mexico, the US, China, Spain and India leading the way. However, the likes of Hungary, Slovenia and Morocco have made headway in the chasing pack. By Sebastian Shehadi

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Hungarian city of Kecskemét gives Mercedes-Benz the VIP treatment

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.

Mexico US and China stay in pole position

Mexico, US and China accelerate ahead of competitors in auto components sector

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. 

Is Michigan's auto industry coming out of reverse

Is Michigan's auto industry coming out of reverse?

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.

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