July 21, 2015 08:00 ET

Five Online Seminars Provide Automotive Industry Market Updates in North America, Mexico, China and Eastern Europe

TROY, MI--(Marketwired - July 21, 2015) -, the leading global business online education platform, together with, today announced the availability of five complimentary On-Demand Seminars and Audio Interviews featuring critical global automotive industry market updates. The seminars' topics include investment opportunities in the North American and Mexican automotive markets, recent changes to the China CCC certification process for automotive parts and strategies for selecting an automotive manufacturing site in Eastern Europe.

"North American Automotive Outlook" This 43-minute On-Demand Seminar presents an in-depth analysis of the current and forecast automotive market in North America, including specific analysis of individual automakers. Presented by Alan Baum, Principal, Baum and Associates, the seminar presents specific information on the current situation, market share and prospects for each of the top 8 automakers.

"Available Investment Opportunities in the Mexican Auto Industry" Presented by Mr. Angel Ramirez, Deputy Trade Commissioner of Mexico at ProMexico, this 15-minute On-Demand Seminar details available investment opportunities in the auto making and automotive parts industries in Mexico. Current demand for processes lacking in the supply chain for the Mexican automotive industry are highlighted.

"Overview of the Heavy Duty Vehicle Industry in Mexico" Listen to this 20-minute Audio Interview presented by Mr. Miguel Elizalde, Chairman of the National Manufacturers of Buses, Trucks & Engines Association, ANPACT, for a general overview as well as an in-depth look at the internal market. Mr. Elizalde shares his insight into the future of the heavy duty vehicle industry in Mexico, and he outlines the opportunities that exist for foreign suppliers.

"China CCC Certification for Automotive Parts" Learn about the major change implemented to the China Compulsory Certification (CCC) process, effective 1-1-15, by watching this 21-minute On-Demand Seminar presented by Mr. Paul Wang. Mr. Wang details the changes in CCC including the 7 new guidelines for vehicle component categories.

"Selecting an Automotive Manufacturing Site in Eastern Europe" Learn strategies for selecting an automotive manufacturing site in Eastern Europe by watching this 35-minute On-Demand Seminar presented by Csaba Kilian, CEO, Association of Hungarian Automotive Industry. Every manufacturing site decision in Eastern Europe can benefit from the information presented on supply and cost in the real estate market, infrastructure, availability and cost of electricity, labor market, unemployment rates, wages, education and availability of grants. and is the leading online education company helping corporate professionals and business school students learn practical, up-to-date international business skills. offerings include On-Demand Seminars from practicing experts around the world, Audio Interviews, online courses, reports, studies and international business eJournals. is the leading global business intelligence source for the automotive industry, connecting the worldwide auto supplier industry with the resources to effectively do business globally. Through the web site auto supplier executives can find insight, solutions and strategies focused on doing business in the world's top automotive markets.

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