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German global auto tech and components company ZF has won an Innovation award from the Busworld exhibition in Brussels for its CeTrax electric central drive. The electric drive allows buses used for public transportation to operate with zero... Read more

Chinese battery manufacturer CATL has begun construction of a new €1.8-billion production facility near Erfurt in the central German state of Thuringia - its first outside its native China... Read more

The rise in consumer awareness around issues of climate change is having a profound effect throughout all sectors of business and industry. In the logistics industry, growing numbers of transport companies are renewing their fleets to make them... Read more

A strategic agreement for the design development of a new range of products has been signed at the Evergrande headquarters in Shenzen, China, by Pininfarina CEO Silvio Angori and Hui Kayan, Chairman of Evergrande Group. This agreement is in... Read more

Scania’s new truck generation has been voted “Truck of the Year Latin America” for 2020. The selection was made by a jury of 15 commercial vehicle editors and specialist journalists from Brazil, Argentina, Chile and Peru. The award was presented... Read more

The Tristone Flowtech Group is a fluid components supplier that specialises in providing tailor-made, flow-technology solutions for passenger vehicles. Read more

On 9 October, Novares Group, a French global plastic solutions provider specialising in components and systems for the automotive industry, held its first ever Venture Day in Paris, in which awards were given to three startup companies from a... Read more

Production has begun of the Ford Motor Company's Puma SUV- inspired compact crossover at its assembly facility in Craiova, Romania. To prepare for large scale production of the new vehicle, Ford initiated a process of hiring over 1,700 people over... Read more

At the launch of Arm TechCon in San Jose, a group of leading companies from the automotive and computing industries announced the formation of the Autonomous Vehicle Computing Consortium (AVCC). The consortium, comprised of automotive, automotive... Read more

German automotive components and consumer goods group Bosch as announced that it is to open an engineering centre in Bulgaria, in the capital, Sofia... Read more

Swedish car manufacturer Volvo is set to merge its combustion engine operations into with those of its Chinese parent company Geely. The merger will form a stand-alone business and establish a new global player which is looking to develop the next... Read more

Two automobiles made by Romanian car maker Dacia, owned by Renault, were amongst Europe’s best selling cars in August... Read more

Four years after the auto manufacturer's largest post-war scandal broke, a court case opened which set hundreds of thousands of manipulated diesel car owners, all demanding compensation, against the German car giant Volkswagen... Read more

Swedish supercar company Koenigsegg has set a new 0-400-0 km/h world record when a Koenigsegg Regera completed the run in 31.49 seconds at Råda military airfield deep in the forests of Sweden. This was 1.8 seconds faster than Koenigsegg’s... Read more

With environmental damage being a constant topic in the news and the improving technology and infrastructure for electric cars, 2019 is becoming the year in which UK motorists are making the switch to electric cars. In addition to the... Read more

Ford has for the first time introduced a team of collaborative robots (cobots) that works alongside engineers in Cologne, Germany, to ensure every Ford Fiesta has a perfect finish... Read more

Evergrande New Energy Automobile Group, the electric vehicle subsidiary of Chinese real estate developer Evergrande Group, has signed working partnerships with five global automotive engineering companies to help push the product development of... Read more

The Volkswagen Group has said that is on the brink of its "biggest transformation to date", as it announces its timetable for the switch to making electric cars exclusively... Read more

A new milestone in the development of autonomous heavy vehicles has been passed with the development of a fully autonomous concept truck - with no cab - which was unveiled this week by Swedish commercial vehicle manufacturer Scania. Read more

Europe's auto industry delivered a message on Monday (23 September) about the cataclysmic effects of a no-deal Brexit, warning that it would have 'seismic' ramifications on car manufacture in Europe... Read more

  • ZF Innovation Award

  • Evergrande & Pininfarina to collaborate on electric vehicles

  • Scania wins Truck of the Year Latin America 2020

  • Three innovative startups awarded at first Novares Venture Day

  • Ford begins Puma production in Romania

  • Bosch

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