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IEDM2018: STMicroelectronics presents architecture and performance benchmarks of technology based on 28nm FD-SOI with embedded ePCM designed for its automotive microcontrollers

Innovative embedded Phase-Change Memory (ePCM) for automotive MCUs sampling now Initial performance benchmarks presented at IEDM 2018 Will support faster and more complex computing needs in automotive systems GENEVA, 11-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across … Read the full press release

BASF and GAC R&D Center unveil co-developed electric concept cars at the 16th Guangzhou International Automobile Exhibition

GAC’s new concept cars, made with BASF materials and solutions, debut at the 16th Guangzhou International Automobile Exhibition (booth location: 2B05) First concept car co-developed by BASF and a Chinese OEM Solutions to help transform electric concept car from design to … Read the full press release

Audi and First Automotive Works (FAW) celebrate the 30th anniversary of their partnership in China; plan to launch more China-specific model variants and digital services

Audi and Chinese partner First Automotive Works are to expand their local portfolio to more than ten models by 2022 and launch their first all-electric cars 2019: Audi Q2 L e-tron is the first electric car specifically for Chinese customers Herbert Diess, … Read the full press release

TomTom navigation for motorcyclists now available on the BMW Motorrad Connected app

MILAN, 07-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — TomTom (TOM2) today announced that BMW Motorrad owners can now experience the best of TomTom navigation for motorcyclists running on the BMW Motorrad Connected app. The smartphone app stays safely in the rider’s pocket, while visual … Read the full press release

NORMA Group recognised with the PSA Opel Group’s “Best Plant 2018” supplier award

Pilica, Poland, 06-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — NORMA Group, a global market leader in engineered joining technology, was honored in Poland with the PSA Opel Group’s “Best Plant 2018” supplier award. The PSA Opel Group grants the award in recognition of … Read the full press release

Rheinmetall Automotive to supply large-scale orders for its electrically powered pump to international automaker

Demand for electric pumps surges Düsseldorf, Germany, 02-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — An internationally operating automobile group has awarded Rheinmetall Automotive large-scale orders for its CWA 400 electrically powered pump. The orders, placed with Pierburg Pump Technology GmbH, a subsidiary of the … Read the full press release

Daimler awards a major contract to KUKA

AUSGBURG, 30-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Daimler AG is increasingly investing in leading-edge technology products from Augsburg. For the body-in-white production of the new C-class, Daimler has awarded a major contract to KUKA. The order value was booked in the third quarter … Read the full press release

KUKA tasked to equip one of the largest U.S. automotive manufacturers with a new production system in a double-digit million euro contract

AUGSBURG, 30-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — KUKA has received a major systems engineering contract from one of the largest U.S. automotive manufacturers. The order volume lies in the high double-digit million euro range and was booked in the third quarter of 2018. … Read the full press release

ZF Friedrichshafen AG acquires 35 percent stake in engineering services provider ASAP Holding GmbH

ZF buys 35 percent stake in ASAP Holding GmbH which has over 1,100 employees at 11 locations ASAP Group, headquartered in Gaimersheim near Ingolstadt, Germany, offers engineering services with a focus on e-mobility, autonomous driving and connected cars ZF expands … Read the full press release

5GAA announces an exclusive webinar on Talking Cars: Field Test Results Comparing DSRC & C-V2X Technology on 17 October

MUNICH, 11-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — According to World Health Organization figures, more than 1.2 million casualties occur globally as a result of traffic incidents. As vehicles add more sensors to improve safety and advance the readiness of automated driving, vehicle-to-everything communications … Read the full press release

ŠKODA CEO Bernhard Maier received the ‘Eurostar’ award for ‘CEO of the Year’

Industry Magazine Automotive News Europe awards ‘Eurostar’ award for ŠKODA CEO’s outstanding achievements Award recognizes dynamic sales growth, excellent business results and attractive new models from ŠKODA under Maier’s leadership Bernhard Maier: “This prize belongs to all ŠKODA employees” MLADA … Read the full press release

Sika to open new manufacturing facility in Querétaro, Mexico

BAAR, 01-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Sika is adding strength and capacity to its Mexican product supply chain in the Automotive sector with the opening of a new manufacturing facility in Querétaro, Mexico. The new factory, which includes an integrated logistics center, … Read the full press release

SiTime Corporation and Bosch to accelerate innovation in micro-electro-mechanical systems (MEMS) timing

A billion MEMS timing solutions from SiTime enable synchronization and connectivity of electronic devices Since 2009, Bosch has supplied MEMS wafers and implemented new process technologies that have helped enhance SiTime’s timing solutions SiTime and Bosch are strengthening their process … Read the full press release

Infineon Technologies launches first System Basis Chips supporting the ISO CAN FD protocol for communication at 5 Mbit/s

MUNICH, 05-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) is launching two new System Basis Chip (SBC) families: Lite and Mid-Range+. They are the first SBCs on the market supporting the ISO CAN FD protocol for … Read the full press release

Kuehne + Nagel partners with Chinese automotive logistics group Sincero over contract logistics for the automotive sector

Kuehne + Nagel to hold the majority share of the joint venture Enlargement of the contract logistics footprint for the automotive industry in China by almost 70 per cent Important step to further accelerate the growth in China’s automotive logistics … Read the full press release

Premium automobile manufacturer Audi and 5G innovation leader Ericsson to pioneer the use of 5G technology for automotive production

INGOLSTADT/ STOCKHOLM, 07-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Premium automobile manufacturer Audi and 5G innovation leader Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) are announcing plans to pioneer the use of 5G technology for automotive production. At Audi’s headquarters in Ingolstadt, Germany, the two companies agreed … Read the full press release

BASF: New series of systems in the Elastoflex® E product group now allow significant weight reductions and foam densities of around 120g/L

Elastoflex® E produces slim and light components for automobile interiors Thin-Light system wins the SPE Environmental Category Award Global availability with local support Ludwigshafen, Germany, 07-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Automobile manufacturers and processors are always searching for new, cost-effective solutions for … Read the full press release

DHL Freight will continue to manage BMW Group’s overland transport in 17 countries covered by the companies’ previous contract

DHL Freight wins contract with the BMW Group Successful renewal of existing business and expansion of collaboration Custom-tailored Connected Supply Chain solution to monitor and optimize flow of goods BONN, 27-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — DHL Freight has been awarded an extension … Read the full press release

Volkswagen AG welcomes on board one of the automotive industry’s most experienced and distinguished experts: Markus Duesmann

WOLFSBURG, 26-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — At its meeting yesterday, the Supervisory Board of Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft decided to offer Mr. Markus Duesmann a position on the Group Board of Management. Mr. Duesmann, currently Board of Management Member for Purchasing and Supplier Network … Read the full press release

SGS: Egyptian company Auto-Group conforms to MSI 20000 standards

After a long process of evaluation and verification, strictly evaluated on the basis of the specifications of the MSI 20000 regulation, SGS has announced that the Egyptian company Auto-Group conforms to MSI 20000 standards. GENEVA, 29-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The official … Read the full press release

Evonik’s “Black & Bright” advertising campaign wins the German Brand Award

  The advertising motifs of the “Black & Bright” campaign were announced the winners of the German Brand Award in the “Brand Creation – Print” category ESSEN, 25-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — For more than a year now, the Black & Bright … Read the full press release

Evonik nominated for the AutomotiveINNOVATION Award from the Center of Automotive Management and PricewaterhouseCoopers

ESSEN, 25-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Evonik was nominated for the AutomotiveINNOVATION Award from the Center of Automotive Management (CAM) and PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). The specialty chemicals company was the only material manufacturer to finish third behind Continental and Toyoda Gosei, as the … Read the full press release

40 miljoen liter verdwijnt onnodig in het europese millieu | Stem op Cleanprotec | Dave Bebelaar award 2018

UTRECHT, Nederland, 15-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Autolakken zijn door milieu eisen steeds minder bestand tegen invloeden van buitenaf. Veel gebruikte autoverzorgingsproducten hebben slechts een korte werking en daardoor komt er minimal zo’n 40 miljoen liter poetsmiddel in het europese milieu … Read the full press release

Mercedes-Benz Cars and Mercedes-Benz U.S. International (MBUSI) met with representatives from 240 suppliers at their annual Supplier Forum in Birmingham, Alabama

Production of next generation SUVs – including plug-in-hybrid versions – will start in 2018 at Tuscaloosa, Alabama, plant. Strategic discussions will inform local suppliers of needs. Dr Klaus Zehender, Member of the Divisional Board Mercedes-Benz Cars, Procurement and Supplier Quality: … Read the full press release

KUKA Assembly & Test named a GM Supplier of the Year for the 3rd time at General Motors’ Supplier of the Year awards

KUKA Assembly & Test was named a GM Supplier of the Year by General Motors during its 26th annual Supplier of the Year awards ceremony held Friday, April 20 in Orlando, Florida. AUGSBURG, Germany/Orlando, FL, USA, 24-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — GM … Read the full press release

“RESIST” research project strengthens the competitiveness of German manufacturers and suppliers in the automotive and aviation sectors

Shared press release by the German partners of the “RESIST” research project (Airbus Innovations, Fraunhofer IIS/EAS, Reutlingen University, Infineon Technologies AG, MunEDA, Nexperia Germany, Robert Bosch, Munich University of Technology, University of Bremen, Volkswagen) MUNICH, 16-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The partners … Read the full press release

Solvay Performance Polyamides unveils polyamide-based material specially designed for turbocharger systems running at continuous temperatures up to 220°C

Exceptional long-term heat ageing performance up to 220°C High flowability, excellent surface aspect and weldability Shanghai, PR China, 27-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Solvay Performance Polyamides unveils Technyl® Red J, the polyamide-based material specially designed for turbocharger systems running at continuous … Read the full press release

Mercedes-Benz is presents systems with artificial intelligence (AI) at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona

STUTTGART/BARCELONA, 28-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — At the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona (MWC; 26 February to 1 March) Mercedes-Benz is presenting innovations and initiatives from a variety of fields as part of its overarching digitisation strategy. The focus at the 280 square metre … Read the full press release

Daimler and BAIC to further expand local production for the Mercedes-Benz brand at their joint venture Beijing Benz Automotive Co. Ltd.

Daimler and BAIC announce plans to expand local production of Mercedes-Benz vehicles due to expected market demand in China Local production hub Beijing Benz Automotive Co. Ltd. (BBAC) to operate additional production location Investment of over 11.9 billion RMB to … Read the full press release

German Association of the Automotive Industry (VDA): In 2018 the Indian passenger car market will overtake the German market in terms of volume for the first time

Statement delivered by Klaus Bräunig, Managing Director of the German Association of the Automotive Industry (VDA), at the press conference at the German pavilion in New Delhi, India, on Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2018, at 11.30 h local time New Delhi, … Read the full press release