On February 26, Iveco Group announced that DHL Group has ordered 178 IVECO S-Way CNG trucks for its Post & Parcel Germany division, expanding its fleet to over 450 CNG vehicles. The new bio-CNG-powered trucks aim to further reduce DHL Group's carbon footprint, contributing significantly to road transport decarbonizat
On February 26, Wrightbus secured new orders for 28 hydrogen single-deck buses from Saarbahn GmbH, a German transport company. The orders consist of 28 Kite Hydroliners, with the first vehicles to be delivered in 2024.
The buses will be built at the Wrightbus factory in Ballymena, Northern Ireland. The company has al
On February 26, TactoTek, a smart surface technology company, opened a new facility in Munich, Germany. The innovation hub will support in making in-Mold structural electronics (IMSE), accessible to its Central European customer base, and the diverse business needs of TactoTek’s customers and ecosystem.
On February 26, Marquardt announced that it is introducing a fully comprehensive digital key system to the market with software specialist doubleSlash.
While Marquardt contributes its modular PnD3 driving authorization system to the development partnership, doubleSlash provides the software for Digital Key Services
On February 26, Arrow Electronics, Inc. and its engineering services company, eInfochips, announced that they are working with Infineon Technologies AG to help eInfochips’ customers accelerate the development of electric vehicle (EV) chargers.
Arrow’s High Power Center of Excellence has developed a 30kW DC fast charg
On February 26, Schaeffler announced the expansion of its U.S. operations with the addition of a new manufacturing facility focused on producing automotive electric mobility solutions.
Schaeffler is investing over USD 230 million in building the new greenfield manufacturing facility, located in Dover, Ohio, as well
On February 22, MAN Truck & Bus will establish battery repair centers across Europe in 2024 and 2025, investing millions over the next two years. Two centers are already operational in Germany and Spain. The expansion is in preparation for the delivery of the new MAN eTruck generation in 2024.
The primary focus is to
On February 26, Daimler Buses announced that it will present the Mercedes-Benz eCitaro G fuel cell, an electric articulated bus with a hydrogen fuel cell as a range extender at mobility move 2024, the electric bus conference from March 5 to 7, 2024 in Berlin. The bus is equipped with four battery packs featuring the
On February 19, technotrans, a thermal management solutions provider, received a follow-up order for cooling solutions from ADS-TEC Energy, a battery-based platform solutions provider, for its battery-buffered fast charging station ChargePost. The order amounts to a volume in the high single-digit million-euro range
On February 21, Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE announced that it is working with consortium partners in the project “BiFlex Industry - Bidirectional flexibility through fleet power plants in and around companies”. The project is funded with EUR 14.9 million by the Federal Ministry for Economic Affa
On February 23, the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Protection announced that the amended Passenger Car Energy Consumption Labeling Ordinance (Pkw - EnVKV) came into force. It regulates how consumers must be informed by dealers and manufacturers about the technical and economic facts of a new car an
On February 23, the European Commission approved, under EU State aid rules, a EUR 1.3 billion German measure to support ArcelorMittal Bremen and ArcelorMittal Eisenhüttenstadt in decarbonizing part of their steel production processes. The company currently operates three coal-based blast furnaces and four basic oxyge
On February 22, the Mercedes-Benz Group posted revenue of EUR 153.2 billion up 2.1% YoY, adjusted EBIT of EUR 20.0 billion down 3.2%, net profit of EUR 14.5 billion for 2023 down 1.9% from 2022.
Mercedes-Benz Cars’ total unit sales in 2022 increased by 0.2% to 2,044,051 units, thereof 240,668 units were EVs up 61.3%
On February 22, dSpace presented its MicroLabBox II as a new all-in-one development system for laboratories in research, education, and industry. The MicroLabBox II is a further developed version of its tried-and-tested MicroLabBox.
The MicroLabBox II’s powerful quad-core processor enables fast execution of sophistic
On February 22, at 09:00 am CET, Mercedes-Benz Group started the Annual Results conference.
The event was broadcast from Mercedes-Benz’s Global Training Center in Stuttgart. Olla Källenius (Chairman of the Board Management) and Harald Wilhem (Finance & Controlling / Mercedes-Benz Mobility) conducted the presentatio
On February 22, Verizon Business announced its partnership with Audi AG to establish a private wireless network and tech-testing environment at Audi's Neustadt automotive test track in Germany. The wireless network replicates conditions in key global markets, providing Audi and other Volkswagen Group brands access to
On February 22, multiple sources reported that the Volkswagen plant in Emden will halt combustion engine car production for most of March 2024. The pause is due to preparations and conversion work related to the production of the Arteon Shooting Brake, a combustion engine model. The Arteon Shooting Brake, originally
On February 22, Handtmann Metallgusswerk GmbH & Co. KG announced that its Handtmann Light Metal Casting division had won the largest order in the company's history from a well-known German OEM. This new order is for high-voltage battery housing, which will serve as the entry-level platform for all future electric veh
On February 22, Audi announced that its Q2 SUV will now featuring new standard software and hardware. This includes an 8.8-inch MMI touch display, a 12.3-inch Audi virtual cockpit, and a three-spoke multifunction steering wheel. Enhanced safety features like traffic sign recognition, lane departure warning, and rear
On February 14, ElectricBrands AG announced that tyn-e GmbH has infringed the design rights of its light vehicle XBUS S, which will be exclusively distributed by their agency partners starting August 2024.
The company highlighted that their contract manufacturer, Shandong HORCHE Intelligent Automobile Co. Ltd., has d