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Volkswagen has nominated a total of 55 partners for 61 fields of competence through its 'Volkswagen Future Automotive Supply Tracks' (FAST) initiative.
Continental will spend EUR12m to expand its electronic car parts factory in Timisoara by over 7,000 sq m, a local media report said. The work will be completed by the end of this year.
Johnson Controls has announced two multi-year research projects at the University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW-Madison) aimed at enhancing the fuel efficiency of start-stop and next-generation battery-electric vehicles.
Grupo Antolin has opened a new manufacturing plant in Sanand (India) to reinforce its industrial presence.
KSPG, a member of the Rheinmetall Technology Group, has deepened its cooperation with ZF Friedrichshafen, inking a five-year deal with a lifetime value of around EUR66m (US$74m).
Magna International has announced it will build a new world-class aluminium casting facility in Telford, UK, to support Jaguar Land Rover.
Faurecia says it has been nominated again as strategic partner within the 'Future Automotive Supply Tracks' initiative (FAST) of the Volkswagen Group.
Infineon Technologies and Imec are to cooperate on CMOS (complementary metal oxide semiconductor) sensor chip development.
Brose says it has manufactured the five millionth front seat structure since the start of production in 2012 for a joint project between Daimler and BMW.
STMicroelectronics and Weifu High-Technology, a Chinese provider of automotive electronic control systems, have unveiled ST’s participation in Weifu’s Researching and Testing Institute of Engineering and Technology.
Automotive engineering consultancy, Drive System Design (DSD) and Solvay say they aim to make the large-scale use of plastic composites in transmissions a viable solution for future vehicles.
FMC is to increase its production capacity of lithium hydroxide by 20,000 metric tons per year, effectively tripling its production.
Bridgestone Americas says it is to divest its business in Venezuela, Bridgestone Firestone Venezolana (BFVZ),to the Corimon Group.
UK automakers built 231,628 engines in April, up 14.6% year on year. Domestic market output of 99,041 units was up 50.8%. Total engine output was up 6.2% for the year to date, to 899,516 units.
A series of new C-segment vehicles will offer the option of adding plug-in electric all-wheel drive using GKN Driveline’s latest electric axle drive (eAxle) technology. The eAxle is an evolution of systems developed for hybrid supercars that use electric all-wheel drive to boost performance and efficiency.
As part of the energy transition process and in line with the technological offensive spelled out in its Push to Pass strategic plan, PSA Group said it was firmly focused on diversifying its technological offering with plug-in hybrid petrol engines and next-generation electric powertrains, which will be used in particular to equip e-CMP, its future electric platform developed in partnership with Dongfeng Motors.
Toyota Motor has said it would recall almost 1.6m additional US vehicles for front passenger side Takata air bag inflators that could rupture.
Tesla Motors and Mando Corporation have joined forced to develop autonomous drive systems for future models, according to reports in South Korea.
Kongsberg Automotive said contracts have been secured from a wide range of customers including European, Chinese and Japanese OEMs. The combined value is estimated at EUR15m (US$16.83m) (NOK140m) over a supply period of three to eight years depending on car model.
Harman says it is to collaborate with Google for its Ara modular mobile device, while both will also work on the latter's Technology and Projects Group (ATAP) on Project Soli, using radar to enable new types of touchless interactions.
LMC Automotive has a forecasting event with a very strong European focus coming up.
It is raining and unseasonably cool here in the UK, a sure sign that a national holiday is imminent.
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