On February 28, Vitesco Technologies showcased its electrification and power train solutions for different segments in the two-wheeler market at the ACMA Global Summit and Exhibition for EVs. It showcased EMR4, a scalable axle drive consisting of a permanent-magnet synchronous machine, an inverter and reducer, and a
On February 28, Daimler Truck announced that starting July 2024, all newly registered trucks and buses in the EU must comply with the updated General Safety Regulation (GSR), enhancing road safety with mandatory driver assistance systems. These regulations, effective for new vehicle types since July 2022, aim to mini
On February 28, Stellantis announced that its Circular Economy business achieved an 18% YoY global sales increase in 2023. In 2023, 2 million auto parts were recycled, marking an 84% increase in parts recycling recovery. Stellantis has initiated aluminum recycling from alloy wheels in Europe and North America.
On February 26, Apollo Vredestein announced that it will launch the Vredestein Ultrac Pro ultra-ultra-high-performance (UUHP) summer tyre next month. In the 245/45R18 100Y XL format, the new Ultrac Pro is 1.7 kg lighter than its predecessor (Vredestein Ultrac Vorti+) resulting in a 13% weight reduction. Across the Ul
On February 26, Software République, an open innovation ecosystem formed by 6 start-up companies showcased its collaborative concept car, H1st vision (Human First vision), at MWC 2024. The technology demonstrator prioritizes humans in smarter and safer mobility, featuring secure biometric vehicle access, a unique cab
On February 28, BMW introduced the personal eSIM feature with Transatel's Ubigi 5G data plans in its vehicles in France and Germany. This allows access to additional infotainment features and WiFi connectivity, independent of their primary smartphone network. The service is available for BMW vehicles with BMW Operati
On February 28, Cooper Corporation inaugurated two state-of-the-art units in Satara. The first unit is located at K10- MIDC Satara and will enhance its foundry capabilities. It is equipped with fully automated systems and has a monthly production capacity of 3,500 tonnes. The second unit is situated at E1 – MIDC Sata
On February 28, Constellium SE announced that it is leading a new R&D initiative called “Close the Loop” in partnership with an ecosystem of recycling companies in France, including INDRA (automotive recycling), GALLOO (metal recycling) and MTB RECYCLING (metal shredding & sorting).
Funded in part by the French Envi
On February 27, Dymag, and its strategic partner, composites material specialist Hankuk Carbon, together with Hyundai, showcased an advanced all-new carbon hybrid wheel on the new Hyundai IONIQ 5 N NPX1 concept which made its debut at the Tokyo Auto Salon.
For the NPX1 wheel, Dymag has created a striking new 21-inch-
On February 28, Huawei and The Tolly Group unveiled the test report for the Level 4 (L4) data center autonomous driving network solution at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2024.
The report reveals that Huawei's solution received an impressive overall score of 4.02 (out of 5.0), and is the only solution in the industry ev
On February 19, Syensqo, previously part of the Solvay group, announced that it will showcase new advancements and partnerships supporting the trends of electrification, hydrogen propulsion, and bio-sourcing at JEC World.
Syensqo will showcase the work done with Trillium, focused on creating sustainable raw materials
On February 27, Durr announced that it is implementing complete lines for the assembly and testing of state-of-the-art electric motors with its subsidiaries BBS Automation and Teamtechnik. The order value of such projects reaches into the mid-double-digit millions.
BBS Automation’s range for the e-mobility sector in
On February 27, STMicroelectronics announced a new TSC2020 bidirectional current-sense amplifier. It ensures high accuracy and saves space by eliminating external components typically needed for protection and gain-setting configuration.
It is also AEC-Q100 qualified, allowing use in automotive applications such as
On February 27, Infineon Technologies presented the 750V G1 discrete CoolSiC MOSFET. The product family includes both industrial-graded and automotive-graded SiC MOSFETs that are optimized for totem-pole PFC, T-type, LLC/CLLC, dual active bridge (DAB), HERIC, buck/boost, and phase-shifted full bridge (PSFB) topologie
On February 27, Giesecke+Devrient (G+D) and the telecommunications company China Unicom signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) at this year’s MWC to establish a strategic partnership in the areas of eSIM technology and services.
By partnering with G+D, China Unicom aims to drive the market introduction of eSIMs
On February 27, Yutong Bus Co., Ltd. completed rigorous road tests under extreme cold weather conditions of its pure electric buses in Norway and Kazakhstan. Yutong tested the U12 model in Norway. Achieving a power consumption of 1.56 kw/km in a live test over 105 km, the U12 operated flawlessly in temperatures reach
On February 28, Avtovaz started serial production of Lada Vesta cars equipped with a new power unit, a modernized 1.8EVO engine (122 hp), and an automatic transmission (AT).
The new power unit has passed a full cycle of laboratory and road tests, while the electronic engine and transmission control systems are specia
On February 27, Avtotor announced that it will produce Forthing brand cars from March 2024. It will produce Forthing T5, Forthing T5 EVO, and MPV Forthing M4 YACHT crossovers. Sales of Forthing cars are scheduled to begin in the first quarter of 2024.
The production of these models is carried out in industrial assemb
On February 27, BYD and Emil Frey Group, a European car dealer group, partnered to distribute and sell BYD’s range of electric vehicles in Switzerland and Liechtenstein. BYD cars will be available for customers in Switzerland and Liechtenstein, starting in Q2 2024.
The partnership represents a milestone for BYD and E
On February 27, Toyota announced that the new Toyota GR Yaris, which was recently revealed in Tokyo Auto Salon 2024, will be available for customers across Europe in the summer of 2024.
The vehicle is based on a purpose-designed platform, combining the front section of the Yaris’ GA-B structure and a new rear end cra