Tag: carmakers

Industries, Manufacturing

Why nickel’s spectacular surge could put the brakes on carmakers’ electric plans

March 8, 2022

Via: Sky News

The price of copper, just about the most important industrial metal hit an all-time high of $10,070 per tonne on the London Metal Exchange on Monday, while aluminium, another metal with wide industrial applications, also touched a record high. Zinc, […]

Finance Tech, Liquidity

The credit quality of car companies has begun to collapse

June 6, 2019

Via: Business Insider

The credit quality of car companies and auto-parts suppliers is either stagnant or in decline globally, according to data from Credit Benchmark. The decline was underlined Thursday by Ford’s decision to close its engine-making plant in Bridgend, Wales, with the […]

Industries, Manufacturing

German cars have the most to lose from changes facing the auto industry

March 1, 2018

Via: The Economist

GERMAN carmakers have much in common with the self-confident roadhogs who favour their vehicles. The cars they produce, with sleek design, doors that close with a satisfying thunk and roomy interiors swagged with leather and technology, are the dominant force […]