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Mario Winterstein
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CEO at IBDGi - International Business Development Group, Inc.

CEO at IBDGi - International Business Development Group, Inc.

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Intelligence
By Mario WintersteinAug 27, 2021

Automotive Production Trends Post-COVID-19: Mexico

The Mexican car market is equally as large as it is varied. Forty-two different makers have representation in the market, having produced over 400 models, making Mexico one of the most diverse automobile markets in the world.

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Intelligence
By Mario WintersteinAug 13, 2021

Automotive Production Trends Post-COVID-19: South Korea

Despite the challenges raised by COVID-19, South Korea's excellent human capital, adoption of high-value manufacturing, and exceptional ports are well positioned to stabilize the industry and allow the country to maintain a prominent position in the ...

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Intelligence
By Mario WintersteinAug 06, 2021

Automotive Production Trends Post-COVID-19: Italy

According to IHS Markit, the Italian automotive industry will recover much faster than other sectors of Italy’s economy, which can be demonstrated by the fact that Italy will reach pre-COVID-19 growth in manufacturing as early as 2022. 

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Intelligence
By Mario WintersteinJul 30, 2021

Automotive Production Trends Post-COVID-19: Thailand

The message to car manufacturers and energy suppliers is to grab this opportunity to invest in the necessary infrastructure to support electric vehicles, as the number of drivers using such cars is expected to rise significantly.

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Intelligence
By Mario WintersteinJul 15, 2021

Automotive Production Trends Post-COVID-19: Vietnam

While Vietnam currently features a low automobile ownership rate, Vietnam's growing middle class is expected to increase demand. COVID-19 may have stunted growth of the market in the short term; however, the continued development of the country's middle...

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Intelligence
By Mario WintersteinJun 28, 2021

Automotive Production Trends Post-COVID-19: India

As India navigates recovery from the impact of COVID-19, automakers are attempting to pursue localization for their value chains, implement digitization efforts, and incorporate Industry 4.0 efforts to shop floors.

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Intelligence
By Mario WintersteinJun 18, 2021

Automotive Production Trends Post-COVID-19: Germany

The German auto supply chain has already suffered disruption as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, and while this supply chain is projected to recover, there will be inevitable shock waves felt from the lockdown in both the short- and long-term.

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Intelligence
By Mario WintersteinJun 11, 2021

Automotive Production Trends Post-COVID-19: Japan

Japanese industrial manufacturers are being encouraged to not exclusively rely on China but instead to also find a “plus one” country to shift production into – if not back into Japan itself...

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Intelligence
By Mario WintersteinMay 27, 2021

Automotive Production Trends Post-COVID-19: Brazil

Last June, the Brazilian auto manufacturing market plunged 58%, continuing its downward trajectory that had begun due to the COVID-19 pandemic (Calmon, 2020). At the time, ANFAVEA predicted the market would not recover before 2025 (ETAuto.com, 2020)...

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Intelligence
By Mario WintersteinMay 17, 2021

Automotive Production Trends Post-COVID-19: China

COVID-19’s spread rapidly accelerated trends in robotics and electric vehicles that will greatly change the Chinese automotive scheme. Even before the pandemic, by 2018, China had increased its purchase of robots by 15%-20%...

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