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Denso to merge its subsidiaries into Denso Wiper Systems

9 August 2019

Denso Corporation has announced that Nippon Wiper Blade and Asahi Manufacturing, both of which are subsidiaries of Denso Corporation, will merge on 1 October 2019, and make a new start as Denso Wiper Systems.


AGC extends research partnership with Tokyo Tech

25 June 2019


AGC, Docomo and Ericsson accomplish 5G connectivity using glass antenna

30 May 2019


AGC develops flexible antenna technology for IoT

22 May 2019


AGC anti-fogging glass used in Daihatsu Copen Coupe windshield

20 December 2018


AGC acquires Park Electrochemical

6 December 2018


AGC to acquire Park's electronics business

30 July 2018


AGC and Docomo test 5G connected car communications using On-Glass Antenna

25 July 2018


LiDAR Q&A with Velodyne

14 January 2018

At the 2018 CES in Las Vegas just-auto's Calum MacRae chatted with John Eggert, director, automotive sales and marketing, at Velodyne LiDAR, Inc. of San Jose, CA. Velodyne is one of the leading developers and manufacturers of LiDAR sensors and its PUCK sensors have been deployed on numerous autonomous test vehicles. 


AGC develops new CFRTP technology

15 December 2017

AGC Asahi Glass has unveiled a new technology enhancing the performance of carbon fibre reinforced thermoplastic (CFRTP).


AGC Kiriko glasswork used on Lexus LS door trim

19 October 2017

AGC Asahi Glass said its Kiriko glasswork has been chosen by Toyota Motor Corporation for the new Lexus LS interior.


Audi A8 to feature AGC's cover glass for car-mounted displays

14 September 2017

Asahi Glass (AGC) said its new glass for car displays, which went into production in May, will be installed in Audi's redesigned A8 flagship sedan which will be the first mass-produced vehicle to incorporate curved cover glass.


AGC starts mass production of 3D curved cover glass for car displays

24 May 2017

AGC Asahi Glass (AGC) has started mass production of 3D curved cover glass for car mounted displays at its Keihin Plant (Yokohama, Kanagawa prefecture), a company first.


AGC begins 3D curved cover glass production at Keihin plant

23 May 2017


Solvay sells its Thai subsidiary stakes to Asahi Glass

23 February 2017


AGC to establish new research facility in Yokohama

1 February 2017


Asahi establishes China glass substrates base

14 December 2016

Asahi Glass is to establish a new production base for TFT-LCD glass substrates in Shenzhen, Guangdong Province, China, to meet expanding demand.


Solvay to sell its stake in Thai subsidiary to Asahi Glass

14 December 2016


Asahi Glass establishes information gathering/marketing base in India and Dubai

4 October 2016


AGC Automotive Europe launches ultra-dark grey glass

25 August 2016

AGC Automotive Europe has introduced its darkest grey glass to date, intended primarily for car roofs and rear windows.


Toyota minivans get Asahi 99% UV protection glass

14 June 2016

AGC Asahi Glass (AGC) said it is supplying its UV-reducing Verre Premium Privashield glass to Toyota Motor for the Estima and Estima Hybrid miivans launched recently in Japan. They are claimed to be the first minivans with glass that reduces UV intrusion by 99%. 


AGC Japan to increase ADY’s production capacity

29 March 2016


AGC to expand float glass production in Brazil

14 March 2016


AGC China to rename its Suzhou production subsidiary

7 March 2016


AGC Automotive Europe on delivering larger glazed surfaces, smart screens and total solutions for OEMs – Q&A

10 December 2015


Asahi Glass Company announces management changes

10 December 2015


Asahi claims new glass cuts UV rays by 99%

23 November 2015

Asahi Glass Company (AGC) has launched UV Verre Premium Privashield, a new automotive glass for rear doors and back windows, which it maintains cuts around 99% of ultraviolet (UV) rays and also protects from infrared (IR) rays.


JAPAN: Asahi Glass nine month operating profit rises

2 November 2015

Asahi Glass' net sales for the nine months ended 30 September 2015 were down 0.5% to JPY989.6bn (US$8.20bn) compared with JPY994.2bn in the same period a year ago. Operating profit was up 20.1% to JPY51.01bn compared with JPY42.5bn.


INDIA: AIS expects to record revenues of over US$450m in FY2020

9 September 2015


INDIA: Asahi India Glass’ net sales up 1.4% to US$83.5m in Q1/FY2016

11 August 2015

Asahi Glass news

Denso to merge its subsidiaries into Denso Wiper S

9 August 2019

Denso Corporation has announced that Nippon Wiper Blade and Asahi Manufacturing, both of which ar...


just-auto Plus only AGC extends research partnership with Tokyo Tech

25 June 2019

AGC, together with the Tokyo Institute of Technology ("Tokyo Tech"), have partnered to...


just-auto Plus only AGC achieves 5G connectivity using glass antenna

30 May 2019

NTT Docomo, AGC and Ericsson announced that they have achieved what is believed to be the world&r...


just-auto Plus only AGC develops flexible antenna technology for IoT

22 May 2019

AGC, a world-leading manufacturer of glass, chemicals and high-tech materials, has succeeded in d...


just-auto Plus only AGC anti-fogging glass used in Copen windshield

20 December 2018

AGC announced that the “eXeview” anti-fogging glass developed by AGC has been employe...


just-auto Plus only AGC acquires Park Electrochemical

6 December 2018

AGC announced that it has completed the acquisition of the electronics business from US-based Par...



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