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Automotive Industry

A division of manufacturing that produces, builds, and sells motor vehicles. As driving became more common in the early and mid-20th century, the automotive industry expanded significantly. In the early 21st century, it continued to expand in South America, China, India, and other newly developed countries, though it has stagnated in older markets like the United States and Japan. Most automobiles operate on an internal combustion engine, the use of which has become increasingly controversial because of concerns about emissions.
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Ricardo uses a recent case study to describe how a special support team used a unique combination of skills to successfully put into place best practices for production-to-service transition for transmissions at an automaker, thereby avoiding the looming aftermarket risk.
8, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association of Global Automakers (Global Automakers) believes it is important that a measured approach be taken when modifying the National Highway Safety Administration's (NHTSA) consumer information program.
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We hope that what we learn will help us in possible future audits by other automakers.
Global Automakers supports state legislation for primary enforcement bans on the use of hand-held devices for texting and phone calls by drivers while driving and we are hopeful that NHTSA's ongoing research will provide sufficient data to influence future policy decisions.
Before joining Global Automakers, he held state government affairs positions at associations representing toy manufacturers and the leading brands in retail.
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