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
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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 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, 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, Impact Clean Power Technology (ICPT) announced that its batteries based on the next-generation lithium-ion NMC cells are used in the Alexander Dennis Enviro400EV electric double-decker, which has also completed the testing and road certification program at UTAC's Millbrook Proving Ground test facility
On February 23 was announced that Kirchhoff will invest USD 40 million for a new plant in the municipality of San Jose Iturbide, Guanajuato, Mexico.
This new plant will be dedicated to the painting and welding processes of structural components for the automotive industry and will generate around 300 new jobs.
On February 26 was announced that Aspen inaugurated two new plants in Apodaca, Nuevo Leon, Mexico in which USD 270 million were invested.
The first plant of 9,400 square meters, will do the conversion process of air gel rolls while the second plant, of 16,900 square meters, will encapsulate the air gel that will be s
Deutz AG (Deutz) has opened the first hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO) filling station at its factory in Cologne-Porz. All diesel-powered vehicles of Deutz can now be refueled with HVO at the site, resulting in an immediate reduction in the CO2 emission of its fleet by up to 90%.
This will help to reduce the company’
The Federation of Metallurgical Workers Employees (FIOM) announced that Lear Corporation has rejected the possibility of transferring other production to the Grugliasco plant in Turin, as the company considered them both too expensive and insufficient to saturate the plant.
The current production only guarantees work
Freudenberg SE (Freudenberg) announced that Freudenberg Sealing Technologies has won multiple major orders for the pressure compensation element DIAvent HighFlow, which enhances the safety of electric car batteries.
Major orders have come particularly from an Asian and a US automotive group.
The company has tripled p
On February 28, an autonomous driving software company, Tier IV, Inc. unveiled L4 RIDE, a level 4 autonomous driving solution designed to assist local governments and transportation operators in delivering autonomous bus services. From initial setup to ongoing service operations, including hardware, software and regu
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. (Huawei) announced that the GAC Trumpchi M8 Master Vanguard Edition MPV is equipped with a Huawei in-vehicle system.
The system uses the same interaction language as that in a mobile phone and offers over 50 applications. The vehicle also comes with the Huawei Cockpit Butler, where the p
On February 27, Panasonic Energy Co., Ltd., a Panasonic Group Company, announced it has signed a long-term agreement with H&T Recharge, a leading battery component manufacturer, for the supply of lithium-ion battery cans in North America, with the aim of expanding its production of safe EV batteries.
H&T will supply