Bridgestone introduces new Global Innovation Campus to cultivate next generation of advanced, sustainable solutions

Bridgestone introduces new Global Innovation Campus to cultivate next generation of advanced, sustainable solutions

Bridgestone Corporation (Bridgestone) announced plans to create Bridgestone Innovation Park, a global centre of research, development and wellness that will help the company accelerate its transformation into a global leader in advanced mobility and sustainable solutions for a world in motion.

Solvay to more than double its SOLEF PVDF production capacity in China

Solvay to more than double its SOLEF PVDF production capacity in China

Solvay is reinforcing its leadership in the lithium-ion battery market by more than doubling its production capacity of high performance polymer SOLEF polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF) at its production site in Changshu, China.

Freudenberg acquires Filc to strengthen its performance materials business

Freudenberg acquires Filc to strengthen its performance materials business

Freudenberg, the global technology group has signed a final agreement to acquire 100% of the shares of Filc. Filc is a producer of needle punch nonwoven textiles and laminated materials with a focus on the automotive and construction industry.

Rheinmetall’s subsidiary develops high-voltage components for fuel-cell applications

Rheinmetall’s subsidiary develops high-voltage components for fuel-cell applications

Pierburg GmbH, a subsidiary of Rheinmetall Automotive AG, is applying its accumulated combustion engine expertise in pumps and valves to offer special products for fuel-cell vehicles.

Yanfeng Automotive Interiors opens a new plant in Serbia

Yanfeng Automotive Interiors opens a new plant in Serbia

Yanfeng Automotive Interiors (YFAI), the global leader in automotive interiors, celebrated the opening of its new plant in the Sumadija district.

KS HUAYU AluTech is producing all-aluminium four-cylinder diesel engine

KS HUAYU AluTech is producing all-aluminium four-cylinder diesel engine

KS HUAYU AluTech GmbH is producing its first all-aluminium four-cylinder diesel engine for a widely used passenger car diesel engine series from a major German automobile manufacturer. This is the transverse version of the engine series that is now in volume production.

Nippon Light Metal Georgia to build facility in Adairsville, Georgia

Nippon Light Metal Georgia to build facility in Adairsville, Georgia

Governor Brian P. Kemp announced that Nippon Light Metal Georgia (NLMGA), a company specialising in aluminum products for the automotive industry, will build a new manufacturing facility in Adairsville, creating 110 jobs and investing $50 million in the project.

ZF establishes third Research and Development Centre in China

ZF establishes third Research and Development Centre in China

ZF Friedrichshafen AG is establishing a third Chinese research and development centre in Guangzhou southern China. Representatives of ZF and the local authorities have signed an agreement and ZF plans to invest approximately €90 million ($99 million) in the new development centre.

HELLA's SHAKE Technology supporting 'Porsche WET-Mode' in the new Porsche 911 goes into serial production

HELLA's SHAKE Technology supporting "Porsche WET-Mode" in the new Porsche 911 goes into serial production

Working with automotive manufacturer Porsche, the lighting and electronics expert HELLA has put the "wetness detection" function into series production thereby supporting the world premiere of "Porsche WET-Mode".

Toyoda Gosei to restructure its European Operations

Toyoda Gosei to restructure its European Operations

Toyoda Gosei Co., Ltd. will transfer its entire ownership stake in Toyoda Gosei Meteor (TGM), its production subsidiary in Germany, to SCUR-Alpha 1123 GmbH (in the following, “AEQPH,” as the company plans to change its name to AEQPH GmbH), an affiliate of a German business fund.