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Mexico motors on as automotive sector maintains FDI appeal

Mexico’s automotive sector has endured well, increasing inward FDI at a time of stagnation. 

Arkadiusz Bak

A little effort: why Poland's small cities should not be bypassed

Arkadiusz Bak of Poland’s ministry of economy explains why some of the country’s smaller cities should not be overlooked by foreign investors, but stresses that these locations also have to take a more proactive approach to FDI.

warnings overseas expansion

When FDI fails: learning the lessons of international expansion

The complexities of overseas expansions are often overlooked in the bid to tap into new growth markets. Michal Kaczmarski looks at what it takes to crack foreign markets. 

Who is leading the auto R&D race?

As environmental demands become more and more prominent, and drivers' expectations of improving technological developments get higher and higher, the battle to be the leading automaker in R&D spending is a fierce one. Lillie Guyer looks at the contenders for this crown.

Investment accelerates into Chinese automotive OEM

There was a marked increase in investment into China's automotive OEM sector between 2012 and 2014.

Chinese FDI into Europe hits record high: Baker & McKenzie

According to a recent report by law firm Baker & McKenzie, Chinese FDI into Europe hit a record high in 2014. 

Lublin looks to make new history

Lublin looks to make new history

Steeped in history, the Polish city of Lublin had fallen upon hard times in the 20th century. However, its 2013 to 2020 strategy plan is already reaping dividends in positioning the city as a centre of business, investment and entrepreneurship within easy reach of both Warsaw and neighbouring Ukraine.

Counting the cost of China's ascent

Labour costs are on the rise in China and this is having an impact on investment in sectors that are sensitive to worker wages, such as automotives. But which competitor countries stand to benefit at China's expense?

Mercedes-Benz USA moves to Atlanta

The carmaker is relocating its headquarters to take advantage of Georgia’s low-cost environment, workforce quality and location. 

View from Europe: keeping up with the car tech

Technology-enabled cars provide a huge market opportunity – if the automotive industry can keep up.

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