fDi Markets Newswire:

India set to attract record number of automotive projects in 2011

The number of automotive projects in India has been steadily increasing over the past six years, and with a large number of projects already recorded in 2011, the trend looks set to continue.

Russia set for increase in automotive FDI

Russia could be Europe's largest car market by 2020

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When Korea came calling

The deal that ended with the building of a $1bn assembly plant for South Korean car manufacturer Kia in a rural US state has had wide-reaching implications, both economic and cultural. And although there has been a price to pay on both sides, it appears to be outweighed by the benefits

Car part supply sector makes inroads into emerging markets

As original equipment manufacturers up their presence in developing countries, the auto parts industry is following close behind

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A jump-start for the US

Automakers are responding to a US government injection of ‘green’ dollars into the industry by retooling for a new era in car manufacture.

FDI car parts market slumps

According to greenfield trend tracker fDi Markets, 2009 has seen a drop in foreign investment projects in the automotive components sector.

China ramps up auto spending

Recent activity shows that China is growing as a source of outward investment in the automotive industry, as well as continuing to be a key global destination market.

From a spark to a flame

Could electric vehicles re-energise the flagging US auto sector and help fuel economic revival in the rust belt? Lillie Guyer examines the initiatives which encourage battery manufacture and how companies are responding.

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