thyssenkrupp opens new damper plant in Romania

thyssenkrupp opens new damper plant in Romania

thyssenkrupp opened a new automotive components plant in Sibiu, Romania. The new site in Sibiu will produce dampers for customers including Daimler, Jaguar Land Rover and Porsche. The company built the new damper plant at a cost of around €60 million ($67.8 million).

Nexteer opens new plant in Kenitra, Morocco

Nexteer opens new plant in Kenitra, Morocco

Nexteer Automotive hosted a ceremony with customers, employees and government officials – including Moroccan Minister of Industry, Investment, Trade and Digital Economy, Moulay Elalamy – to celebrate the grand opening of its first African plant in Kenitra, Morocco.

7-8 October 2019

Coventry, United Kingdom

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Teijin expands its presence in the European markets with the acquisition of Benet Automotive

Teijin expands its presence in the European markets with the acquisition of Benet Automotive

Teijin Limited announced today that it has agreed to wholly acquire Benet Automotive s.r.o. (Benet), a leading automotive composite and component supplier in the Czech Republic, from Jet Investment. Terms of the acquisition are not being disclosed.

Benteler opens new plant in Spain to produce rear-axle components

Benteler opens new plant in Spain to produce rear-axle components

Benteler opened its new plant in Mos, Spain. This is the company's eight plant in the European country. The management, representatives of local government, customers, suppliers and employees attended the ceremony.

ZF to supply new 8-Speed Automatic Transmission to FCA

ZF to supply new 8-Speed Automatic Transmission to FCA

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (FCA) has nominated ZF Friedrichshafen AG as global transmission supplier for rear-wheel drive and all-wheel drive vehicles with front-longitudinal drive configuration.

LANXESS intensifies its blow-molding activities

LANXESS intensifies its blow-molding activities

The specialty chemicals company LANXESS envisages an extensive range of potential applications for blow-molded components made from technical plastics in automobiles.

Denso merges Nippon Wiper Blade and Asahi Manufacturing to form Denso Wiper Systems

Denso merges Nippon Wiper Blade and Asahi Manufacturing to form Denso Wiper Systems

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

Faurecia creates global centre of expertise dedicated to hydrogen fuel tanks in France

Faurecia creates global centre of expertise dedicated to hydrogen fuel tanks in France

Faurecia, one of the world’s leading automotive technology companies, announced the creation of a global centre of expertise for hydrogen storage systems at its R&D centre in Bavans, France.

Nexteer opens new plant in Liuzhou, China

Nexteer opens new plant in Liuzhou, China

Nexteer Automotive, a global leader in intuitive motion control, celebrated the grand opening of its new plant facility in Liudong New District, Liuzhou, China. Officials from Liuzhou Government and Liudong New District participated in the ceremony together with management from Nexteer Automotive and customer representatives.

Gestamp inaugurates a new plant in Slovakia

Gestamp inaugurates a new plant in Slovakia

Gestamp, the multinational company specialising in the design, development and manufacture of highly engineered metal components for the automotive industry inaugurated a new plant specialising in aluminium in Nitra (Slovakia).