ZF to accelerate its activities in the Chinese market

ZF to accelerate its activities in the Chinese market

With several additional plants, and the extension of its development capacities, ZF is stepping up its activities in China, the world's fastest-growing automotive market.

Toyota Boshoku to build new manufacturing facility in Athens, Alabama

Toyota Boshoku to build new manufacturing facility in Athens, Alabama

Representatives of Toyota Boshoku America were joined by Governor Kay Ivey and local leaders in Limestone County to announce that the global automotive supplier's plans to invest over $50 million to open a manufacturing facility in Athens, creating a total of around 400 jobs once full production is reached.

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Webasto takes over shares of its South Korean JV from Donghee

Webasto takes over shares of its South Korean JV from Donghee

The Webasto Group, one of the 100 leading automotive suppliers worldwide, has bought the shares of its long-standing South Korean joint venture partner.

Borealis’ new low-density polypropylene to feature in Škoda Scala’s interiors

Borealis’ new low-density polypropylene to feature in Škoda Scala’s interiors

Borealis has added an advanced new material to its low-density polypropylene portfolio for interior applications, Daplen EE058AI.

Continental launches tyre optimised for electric buses

Continental launches tyre optimised for electric buses

Tyres for electric buses need to support a usually high overall vehicle weight due to the heavy electric battery and stand instant torque delivery. To master these challenges, they need to combine grip, robustness, and above-average load carrying capacity.

Tata AutoComp forms JV with China's Guoxuan Hi-Tech for supply of EV battery packs

Tata AutoComp forms JV with China's Guoxuan Hi-Tech for supply of EV battery packs

Tata AutoComp Systems, one of India’s leading auto-component conglomerate has signed a Joint Venture with Guoxuan Hi-Tech, China to Design, Engineer, Manufacture and Supply Battery Packs for the Indian 4 wheeler market.

Mitsubishi Corporation completes acquisition of strategic shareholding in ELG Carbon Fibre

Mitsubishi Corporation completes acquisition of strategic shareholding in ELG Carbon Fibre

The previously announced acquisition of 25% of shares in ELG Carbon Fibre (ECF) by Mitsubishi Corporation (MC) has been completed. This arrangement has been effective from 5th April.

Grupo Antolin to open new factory in Mexico

Grupo Antolin to open new factory in Mexico

Grupo Antolin will open a new factory in Cuautitlan (Mexico), which will supply doors panels and instrument panels to Ford’s new electric car that the American auto major will be manufacturing in the country. The supplier’s Mexican factories in Arteaga and Toluca will also be involved in this project supplying Ford.

PowerCell receives order for stack tests from leading German carmaker

PowerCell receives order for stack tests from leading German carmaker

PowerCell has received an order for tests of fuel cell stacks from a leading German car manufacturer. The order is worth SEK2 million ($220,000) and the stack tests will be carried out during the second quarter 2019.