Automotive News for May 2010

Automotive News Archive

Metalformers Expect Positive Movement Over the Short Term

The newly released May 2010 Precision Metalforming Association Business Conditions Report indicates metalforming companies expect business conditions to continue in a positive direction during the next three months.

NASF Announces 2010 Bright Design Challenge Winners

Patrick Snow, Kelly Steiler, and Stephen Rapaski—all juniors at the College of Creative Studies in Detroit, Mich., took home the top honors in NASF’s 2010 Bright Design Challenge.

62 GM Plants Eliminate Waste to Landfills

Dozens of General Motorsmanufacturing plants have achieved “zero landfill” status by recycling or reusing all normal plant wastes.

Haviland Products Forms Alliance with Product-Sol

Partnership between Haviland Products and Product-Sol targets neeeds of the automotive, military, and aerospace industries.

U.S. Auto Sales Up Year Over Year, Down in March

Many U.S. automotive manufacturers posted stronger April year over year sales, but revenues fell short of expectations in March.

Finishers Sign Up to Exhibit at SUR/FIN 2010

Roster of SUR/FIN 2010 vendors expanded to include surface finishing job shops.