Dustin Walsh Crain's Detroit Business reporter covering the business of law, auto suppliers and steel [email protected] 313-446-6042 See All Staff Page Recent Stories Continental acquires Cooper-Standard's anti-vibration unit for US$265.5M German supplier Continental reached an agreement to acquire Cooper-Standard Automotive's anti-vibration systems business — including r&d capabilities in Canada — for US$265.5 million. Suppliers look for ways around tariffs -- some pushing legal boundaries As the U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminum products begin to impact bottom lines, auto suppliers are taking actions to sidestep the impact -- all proactive, but some on the outside of legality. Former Martinrea exec Natale Rea replaces IAC CEO Steve Miller International Automotive Components Group said it hired Natale Rea to replace auto industry veteran Robert "Steve" Miller as its president and interim CEO. Detroit auto show, facing competition and brand departures, considers move to October The North American International Auto Show, faced with growing competition and the departure of several brands such as Mercedes, is considering a move from its typical January run dates to October. Detroit auto show shines headlights on the business of mobility John Krafcik, CEO of Google's self-driving car project, is scheduled to kick off the Detroit auto show in January as part of a new showcase, called Automobili-D, designed to push the show toward a new focus on the business of mobility.