9 December 2019
9 December 2019
Aston Martin Lagonda opens manufacturing plant in St Athan, Wales

Aston Martin Lagonda opens manufacturing plant in St Athan, Wales

Aston Martin Lagonda opened its new manufacturing facility at St Athan in Wales. First Minister of Wales, Rt Hon Mark Drakeford AM joined Aston Martin Lagonda President and Group CEO, Dr Andy Palmer at a ceremony to officially open the British luxury marque’s new plant.

General Motors and LG Chem to jointly manufacture battery cells in Ohio

General Motors and LG Chem to jointly manufacture battery cells in Ohio

General Motors and LG Chem announced plans to mass-produce battery cells for future battery-electric vehicles. Together, the companies will invest up to a total of $2.3 billion through a new, equally owned joint venture company.

BMW Group pushes low-emission transport logistics

BMW Group pushes low-emission transport logistics

The BMW Group has expanded its commitment towards making transport logistics more sustainable.

Hadi Zablit appointed Renault–Nissan–Mitsubishi Alliance General Secretary

Hadi Zablit appointed Renault–Nissan–Mitsubishi Alliance General Secretary

As of December 9th, Hadi Zablit has been appointed Alliance General Secretary, reporting to the Alliance Operating Board and the CEOs of the three companies.

Nissan GT-R50 by Italdesign deliveries to begin in late 2020

Nissan GT-R50 by Italdesign deliveries to begin in late 2020

The first customer model of the Nissan GT-R50 by Italdesign will go on display at the Geneva Motor Show in March, before deliveries of the limited-edition car begin in late 2020. Before then, fans can see the prototype model in locations throughout Japan, including at the 2019 NISMO Festival.

Porsche Engineering develops a torque control system for an all-wheel-drive e-SUV

Porsche Engineering develops a torque control system for an all-wheel-drive e-SUV

Thanks to variably distributable drive power, electric vehicles with separately powered wheels can remain stable even in critical situations— as long as the torque control reliably detects deviations from the target state and reacts immediately. Porsche Engineering has developed and tested a solution for e-SUVs that does precisely that. Without additional sensors— entirely through software.

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