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Why We Do What We Do: J. Scot Sharland

Posted by AIAG on Aug 11, 2014 4:29:00 PM


It was 1973. He was a Cuse college student driving a 1964 Buick convertible. And gas prices had quadrupled - to 30 cents a gallon. J. Scot Sharland, executive director of AIAG, recalls the OPEC oil embargo - and hearkens on Will Rogers - in our latest Why We Do What We Do feature.

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Mexico, China to Boost Automotive Supply Chain

Posted by AIAG on Jul 17, 2014 6:30:00 AM

With more than two decades of experience in automotive forecasting, strategic analysis, and manufacturing finance, Michael Robinet has been quoted by worldwide print, radio, and TV media on a variety of industry topics. In his March 18, 2014 presentation titled "Global Light Vehicle Production: Shifts, Undercurrents and Global Integration," Robinet told the 200 attendees at the
AIAG Supply Chain Summit that the world market is strong, but most of the growth is coming from China. 
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Creating Better Relationships With Customers - Without Sacrificing Time and Money

Posted by AIAG on Jun 13, 2014 6:59:00 AM


Let's face it - pleasing your customers in the auto industry can be difficult. Regulations, quality standards, and fees stack up, making it hard to focus on your business - and easy to write off the importance of cultivating business relationships. Despite the fact that commerce is becoming more automated and less personal, trust is still a major factor in the success of your business. Your customers need to know they can rely on you - and you need to know how best to prove you deserve that confidence. Here's how:

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