24 February 2020
24 February 2020
Opel all set to make a comeback in Japan

Opel all set to make a comeback in Japan

Opel will continue its ongoing export offensive by returning to the important Japanese market. Starting next year, the brand with the Blitz logo will launch three models in a first step: the bestselling Corsa, which may be named differently in Japan, the multifunctional Combo Life and the Grandland X compact SUV. Further models will follow.

Solvay introduces eco-friendly and safer plastic foams

Solvay introduces eco-friendly and safer plastic foams

Solvay has developed Alve-One, a sustainable foaming alternative, entirely inorganic-based formulations. The fact that it’s a 100% safe, performant and cost effective replacement for Azodicarbonamide or ADCA in plastic foam applications has led to it recently being awarded the Solar Impulse Efficient Solutions Label, as well as the Silver Award in the Innovation Category by Inovyn, demonstrating its appeal with the PVC industry.

Jungheinrich launches Digital Fork Camera that enables Intelligent Scanning

Jungheinrich launches Digital Fork Camera that enables Intelligent Scanning

At its trade press conference "Innovations & Highlights 2020", Jungheinrich presented a networked digital fork camera for intelligent scanning of goods. The solution is the latest feature of the optical assistance system family addedVIEW.

Markus Keicher to take over as Head of Production and Site at the Mercedes-Benz Ludwigsfelde plant

Markus Keicher to take over as Head of Production and Site at the Mercedes-Benz Ludwigsfelde plant

Dr Markus Keicher (51) will take over as the new Head of Production and Site at the Mercedes-Benz Ludwigsfelde plant as of April 1, 2020. Currently Keicher is Head of Production and Site at the Mercedes-Benz Bremen plant. He will take over from Sebastian Streuff (45), who is responsible for the transformation process of Mercedes-Benz Vans as of February 1, 2020.

Volkswagen to debut the new Golf GTI in Geneva

Volkswagen to debut the new Golf GTI in Geneva

When Volkswagen launched the first Golf GTI 45 years ago at the International Motor show (IAA) in Frankfurt, no one could have guessed that the three letters G, T and I would go on to identify an icon. But that is exactly what happened. Anyone referring to GTI today is talking about an icon: the Golf GTI.

Pirelli inaugurates its new Tyre Development Simulator

Pirelli inaugurates its new Tyre Development Simulator

Pirelli’s brand new simulator, recently inaugurated at the company’s renowned research and development division in Milan, will reduce tyre development time as well as the number of physical prototypes needed, further enhancing the close working relationship between the Italian firm and the world’s best-known car manufacturers.

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