In the automotive industry where technology is racing forward at an unprecedented rate, emerging trends are multiplying rapidly and pressures on the supply chain to stay ahead of it all are mounting, it is hard to to know where to turn for the latest insights. Auto Trends provides bi-monthly insights into the most top-of-mind issues facing the automotive industry to help keep you in tune with the latest risks, opportunities and trends suppliers are facing today.
Some auto industry groups are voicing concern regarding proposed rule changes for NAFTA, an agreement the industry says is working.
Studying and adapting to the changes in technology should be central to the strategy of automotive OEM and aftermarket suppliers.
There is little accounting guidance regarding how to treat cores. Remanufacturers should ensure the methodologies they use are supportable.
The race for in-vehicle infotainment dominance continues, but companies can capitalize on innovation from a wide range of sources.
Foreign investment in the US generates new hubs and revitalizes traditional locations as vibrant developments emerge in auto sub-sectors.
With dealer inventories remaining high and new car production continuing to rise, is there cause for concern for the auto industry.
The future of untaxed non-U.S. earnings legislation appears uncertain, but U.S. multinationals should analyze its potential impact.
Pressures from OEMs can create tax and finance exposure for automotive suppliers engaging in significant cross-border transactions.
Automotive manufacturers and suppliers have opportunities to increase their R&D credit thanks to some misunderstood R&D credit provisions.
Understanding how your company utilizes temporary staffing agencies could lead to significant tax savings and risk mitigation.
A critical analysis can shine a spotlight on hidden exchange rate costs and improve the bottom line for auto suppliers and OEMs.
While 2019 may seem far off, planning should begin now in order to ensure an effective and efficient implementation of the new standard.
Tax deductions for royalty payments may provide a cash flow opportunity for original equipment manufacturers and their suppliers.
High inventories put the auto sector at risk for a correction, which could have an impact on other sectors in the manufacturing industry.
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