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Carmakers fuelling Asian growth

Car manufacturing was among the hardest-hit sectors during the global financial crisis. However, the industry is undergoing a revival in Asia, where it is helping to drive the region's recent economic growth.

Toyota leads the way as auto-makers increase the number of FDI projects in 2011

The automotive sector has seen an increased number of investments in  2011 compared to 2010, with Toyota, Volkwagen and Ford leading the way with the most investments.

Argentina, Brazil and Mexico increase their appeal to automobile industry

Argentina, Brazil and Mexico are all enjoying increasing levels of FDI, especially in the automotive industry.

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.

Indian motorcycle companies make tracks towards Africa

Firms target high growth countries and large domestic demand

Russia set for increase in automotive FDI

Russia could be Europe's largest car market by 2020

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

Global auto projects fall by 39.6%

In line with economic predictions, fDi Markets has recorded a significant drop in the number of projects in the automotive OEM and automotive components sector.

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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.

Carmakers eye Brazil market

Brazil is emerging as a key destination for automotive projects, with companies including General Motors, Ford, Fiat, Volkswagen and Renault announcing recent investments.

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