Automotive News for October 2010

Automotive News Archive

U.S. Industrial Production Dips in September

A newly released Federal Reserve report showed most major manufacturing indices moved downward last month. One of the few exceptions was the category of motor vehicles and parts.

Auto Sales Accelerate in September

The vast majority of automotive manufacturers achieved sales gains during the month of September, pushing total industry revenues up by double digits.

Columbia Chemical Initiates List of Approved Resources

New audit system was designed to align with the existing high standards of certifications currently required by the major auto manufacturers.

Global Automotive OEM Coatings Market Will Almost Double by 2016, Study Finds

A new analysis from Frost & Sullivan projects the global automotive OEM coatings market will reach $14.1 billion in 2016. By comparison, suppliers earned revenues of $7.6 billion in 2009.

Environmental Honors for Valley Chrome Plating

California Environmental Protection Agency recognizes Central Valley Plater for effective pollution prevention program

Baron-Blakeslee SFC, Inc., Inks Deal With Unique Equipment Corporation

Exclusive license agreement calls for Baron-Blakeslee to manufacture and sell the highly regarded Lab-Kleen precision bench-top vapor degreasers.