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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

MAHLE names Dr. Jörg Stratmann as new CEO and Chairman of the Management Board

The 48-year-old industrial engineer becomes the new CEO of the MAHLE Group as of February 1, 2018. Wolf-Henning Scheider leaves MAHLE on January 31, 2018. Succession arrangements and new appointments at the top-level management of the MAHLE Group implemented quickly … Read the full press release

German Association of the Automotive Industry (VDA) at the Detroit Motor Show: German manufacturers slightly increased their US sales of light vehicles in 2017

Detroit, MI, USA/Berlin, Germany, 17-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Strong growth in the dynamic light truck segment – More production in NAFTA – Higher exports major factor in US trade balance – Direct investment in US and free trade in goods … Read the full press release

GKN plc rejects unsolicited acquisition proposal from Melrose Industries PLC: terms fundamentally undervalue the Company and its prospects

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Mercedes-Benz sold 2.3 million cars worldwide in 2017; China the largest individual market for Mercedes-Benz

In 2017, Mercedes-Benz sold approximately 2.3 million cars worldwide, increasing its unit sales by 9.9%. The car division delivered a total of more than 2.4 million Mercedes-Benz and smart to customers last year. 2017 was the seventh consecutive record year … Read the full press release

LeasePlan provides Uber with electric cars in Amsterdam

AMSTERDAM, 08-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — LeasePlan and Uber have announced a new sustainability initiative for Amsterdam. The technology company will launch a pilot with electric cars, provided by LeasePlan, in the Dutch capital. The first 30 Nissan Leafs will run via … Read the full press release

The path towards the autonomous vehicles passes through the European satellites

PRAGA, Czech Republic, 16-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The future of the autonomous driving is “made-in Europe”. The European Agency for the global navigation satellite systems (GSA) has kicked-off ESCAPE, a three-year and 5.4 M€ project to exploit the services offered … Read the full press release

Roland Berger Strategy Consultants and fka Forschungsgesellschaft Kraftfahrwesen mbH Aachen compare relevant automotive nations’ competitive positions in automated driving

New index compares relevant automotive nations’ competitive positions in automated driving (Germany, France, Italy, UK, Sweden, USA, Japan, China, South Korea) Comparison is based on two key indicators: the industry and the market Germany and the US lead in the … Read the full press release