October 28, 2020

Steve Barlow Named to Lead Lumileds Automotive Business Unit

Lumileds announced today that Steve Barlow has been appointed as President of the company’s Automotive Business Unit. Mr. Barlow has successfully led the Lumileds LED Solutions Business Unit for over 3-years and, in his more than 18 years of executive leadership at Lumileds, he has managed both sales and marketing of automotive, illumination and specialty LED businesses for Lumileds.

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Steve Barlow, President, Automotive Business Unit (Photo: Business Wire)

Mr. Barlow has over 28 years of sales, marketing, and business development experience in the semiconductor and LED lighting industry. He first joined Lumileds in 2003 and helped to build its LED lighting business. Steve re-joined Philips Lumileds in 2017 as the company’s SVP of Illumination. In 2012, Mr. Barlow served as the Chief Commercial Officer at Intematix Corporation and then in 2014 as SVP of sales and business development at

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Melbourne: ‘Kidnapper’ tries to grab a two-year-old girl riding a bicycle and lead her away

‘Kidnapper’ tries to grab a two-year-old girl riding a bicycle and lead her away – before her mother rushes in to save her

  • Man tried to snatch a two-year-old girl who was out for a bike ride with her mum 
  • Girl was on Weeks Avenue, Harkness, outer-west Melbourne 9.20am on Tuesday
  • The toddler fell behind her mother, who turned around to see a man holding her

A man tried to snatch a two-year-old girl who was out for a bike ride with her brother and mother.

The family were riding their bikes along Weeks Avenue, Harkness, outer-west Melbourne, at 9.20am on Tuesday.

The toddler fell behind her 32-year-old mother – who turned around to see a man holding her child by the wrist.

A man tried to snatch a two-year-old

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Viral outbreaks at auto plants lead to new-car shortage in Maine

First it was hand sanitizer. Then toilet paper.

For the latest shortage caused by the coronavirus pandemic, look to new car dealers’ lots.

John Emerson, owner of Emerson Chevrolet Buick in Auburn, said some popular models are in short supply, because of factory shutdowns in late spring caused by the pandemic.

For instance, Emerson said he typically likes to have 40 to 50 new Chevrolet Silverados, a popular large pickup truck, on his lot. These days, however, it’s more like a half-dozen.

The same goes for the Equinox, Emerson said, with only four or five models of the SUV on the lot, about one-tenth of his normal supply.

That’s why he treats every invoice he gets from the carmakers as a reason for celebration. The car may not yet be on the lot, but the invoice means it’s made, has a vehicle identification number and is likely to be on

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