automotive

Stu Johnson

Automobile executives from across Kentucky and beyond have been briefed this week on many facets affecting their industry during the annual Autovision conference in Lexington.

Among the topics has been materials used in building today’s vehicles.


New Auto Manufacturing Group Aims to Speak with One Voice

Jul 29, 2014
lanereport,com

Hoping to give the industry a "common voice," the newly created Kentucky Automotive Industry Association launches this week.

Despite a drop in production and profits after the earthquake in Japan, Toyota Motor Company officials are optimistic about the automaker’s future. Toyota sales spokesperson Steve Curtis says the parts shortage that followed the earthquake has not been as long or severe as expected. Toyota profits dropped by 77 percent after the disaster, but Curtis says demand, at least in North America, remains high.