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Gilbert  Lotito

Automotive, Key Accounts & Systems Global Director

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Chris  GLOBE

Senior Manager, Paint & Plant Engineering Advance Manufacturing Engineering

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Head of Early Phase product, product and process planning paint and finish

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William  BRUNAT

Technical Director Automotive Coatings EMEA


Regional Steering Unit Head OEM Assembly Automotive & Metals Industries, Europe

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Global Head of Paint Automation

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Christophe  Gruat

Paint Materials and Process Director

Anne-Catherine Basset

Paint and Plastics Process Engineering - General Manager

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Takashi  SUZUKI

Project General Manager, Paint & Finishing Design Department., Material Engineering Division

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General Manager Business Unit Painted Body

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Industry News

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Ghosn's wife leaves Japan to appeal to French gov't, report says

7 April 2019 09:29 - Autonews

The wife of former Renault-Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn has left Japan and flown to Paris to appeal to the French government to do more to help him, the Financial Times reported. "I don't think he's had enough support and he's calling for assistance. As a French citizen, it should be a right," Carole Ghosn told the FT before boarding a flight out of Japan....

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Fiat Chrysler to pay Tesla to pool CO2 emissions, paper says

7 April 2019 07:59 - Autonews

Fiat Chrysler has agreed to pay Tesla so that Tesla's electric cars are counted in its fleet to avoid fines for violating new European Union CO2 emission rules, the Financial Times reported....

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Minivan sector's demise opens door for tech-packed passenger-focused vans

7 April 2019 06:00 - Autonews

Europe's minivan market is being handed a much-needed lifeline as automakers offer more sophisticated passenger versions of vans such as the Volkswagen Transporter and Opel/Vauxhall Vivaro as competion from SUVs increases....

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BMW warns of $1.1 billion charge over antitrust claim

6 April 2019 00:35 - Autonews

BMW said it’s likely to take a charge exceeding $1.1 billion related to the EU's investigation into German automakers allegedly colluding to delay the rollout of cleaner-emissions cars....

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BMW board member outlines Mini's long-term electrification plan

6 April 2019 00:06 - Autonews

BMW's Mini and Rolls-Royce chief Peter Schwarzenbauer will shortly take on responsibility for the group's electrification shift. He discussed this and more with Automotive News Europe....

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Russia's WTO 'national security' victory cuts both ways for Trump

5 April 2019 18:09 - Autonews

Russia won a dispute about "national security" at the World Trade Organization on Friday, in a ruling over a Ukrainian transit dispute that may also affect global automobile tariffs that could be imposed by U.S. President Donald Trump....

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Italy Deputy PM calls for EU-U.S. deal to cut automotive tariffs

5 April 2019 17:55 - Autonews

Ensemble De Ceintures De Sécurité 1 48 WWII The European Union needs to sign as soon as possible a deal with the United States to lower tariffs on the struggling automotive sector, Italian Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio said.  ...

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Why was Ghosn arrested again? What is different now?

5 April 2019 15:26 - Autonews

Ousted Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn is back in Tokyo's detention center and facing a potentially more serious charge that could show he used company funds for his own purposes....

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