The 8th annual Automotive News Europe/SupplierBusiness OEM-supplier relations online survey is underway. Suppliers around the world are invited to take part in the survey, which asks partsmakers to rate their automaker customers on everything from commercial aspects to organizational issues.
Mercedes may regain its position as the world's second-largest manufacturer of luxury cars in 2015 after losing it to Audi last year, a German newspaper reported, citing forecasts from the Center of Automotive Research at the university of Duisburg-Essen in Germany.
Renault may sign an agreement in early May to build a factory in Algeria, an industrial source told Reuters. CEO Carlos Ghosn had confirmed the ongoing discussions on Feb. 9 on the sidelines of a ceremony to inaugurate a plant in neighboring Morocco.