Automotive leadership in a post Covid-19 world, Auto News, ET Auto

The leader is expected to typically take a step back, a few thousand feet up in the sky and look at the bigger picture.
The chief is anticipated to typically consider a move back, a several thousand feet up in the sky and look at the even bigger photo.

By Avik Chattopadhyay


In the three a long time I have been affiliated with the automotive marketplace, one aspect that has usually fascinated me is its “Leadership”.

By management I imply organisational leaders, their operational attributes and behavioural patterns and, the nurturing of potential leaders. I have had the fortune of working below several styles of leaders –the builder, the challenger, the nurturer, the benevolent despot and the insecure. I am not talking about staff

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COVID-19 adds to M&A rationale in automotive sector | Automotive Industry Comment

The second half of this year could see an upsurge in M&A activity as markets come back and automotive sector recovery builds

The next 50 % of this calendar year could see an upsurge in M&A activity as markets come again and automotive sector restoration builds

Exor NV – Fiat-Chrysler’s (FCA’s) major investor – has confirmed the timing for the proposed FCA-PSA merger for completion by early 2021 as at first announced. It is each a well timed reminder that the extensive-expression motorists of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in the automotive sector have not absent away and that the COVID-19 disaster and its impression on companies will truly accelerate restructuring.

The COVID-19 disaster will be adding pressures for company restructuring in the

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Escorts delays opening of new JV plant due to Covid-19, Auto News, ET Auto

Escorts registered a considerably high market share in March and in Q4 related to the other months and quarters.
Escorts registered a considerably large current market share in March and in Q4 relevant to the other months and quarters.

New Delhi: India’s leading farm products maker Escorts Ltd claims the startup of its new production plant in the joint undertaking with the Japanese corporation Kubota has been a bit delayed.

Beneath the sixty:40 joint undertaking the associates have agreed for mixed expense of all around Rs 300 crore in the facility, which is now slated to open up in Q3 of the monetary yr 2020-2021 because of to the coronavirus-relevant lockdown.

Unfold across 7 acres of land in Faridabad,

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Ford to offer COVID-19 tests to symptomatic workers in four key states

Ford Motor Co. on Saturday said it will present COVID-19 checks to hourly and salaried staff members with suspected signs or symptoms in 4 key states as countless numbers of employees get ready to return to the position on Monday.

The automaker said it’s partnering with nearby overall health systems in southeast Michigan and metro regions all over Louisville, Ky., Chicago, and Kansas City, Mo. It said test effects should be accessible within just a working day.

“Rapidly and correct tests is a key tool in the work to aid cease the unfold of COVID-19,” Dr. Walter Talamonti, Ford’s clinical

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FCA’s steps toward restart include medical tents, COVID-19 signage

WINDSOR — FCA Canada has taken more physical ways towards restarting creation in Windsor, Canada, erecting health-related tents in the parking heaps of its vegetation and publishing large COVID-19 posters on all its gates.

Four tents, anchored about about 12 parking stalls in the personnel heaps at the automaker’s minivan plant, went up about the weekend. Company spokeswoman LouAnn Gosselin states equivalent installations are in spot in Brampton, Ont., the place FCA builds its sedans.

Workforce arriving for get the job done are expected to be screened for a fever right before coming into the factories to make sure “the

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