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SKF’s automotive bearing factory in Tudela, Spain, has become the Group’s second manufacturing site to achieve carbon neutral status. Together with the Steyr factory in Austria, which manufactures a range of bearings for industrial uses, the two... Read more

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has halted operations at its Serbian facility due to a shortage of components from China following the imposition of trade restrictions. It is the first automaker in Europe to have stopped production as a... Read more

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Slovenian automotive components manufacturer Hidria announced this week the signing of a supply deal with German giant BMW for the supply of aluminium steering wheel system casings for next generation hybrid and electric vehicles... Read more

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The automotive industry is racing ahead of its peers in terms of smart factory adoption and is set to increase investment by over 60% in the next three years, resulting in productivity gains of more than $160-billion (€145.3-billion), according... Read more

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Ground has been broken on what will be a vast logistics operations centre in Solihull, UK, which will supply Jaguar Land Rover group with automotive parts... Read more

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As technology advances, vehicles of all types become more sophisticated. Today’s cars feature sat-nav systems, integrated entertainment, self-driving systems, air conditioning, hybrid engines…the list goes on and on. And, tomorrow, the completely... Read more

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California-based 3D printing startup Carbon has extended its partnership with Audi-owned Italian luxury car maker Lamborghini. Under the extended terms, Carbon will use its additive manufacturing technology to produce the central and lateral... Read more

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German automotive components manufacturer Schaeffler is to build a new facility in the western Hungarian city of Szombathely. The company is to invest HUF 23.5-billion (€70-million) in the project, which will create 150 new jobs... Read more

Automotive companies around the world are awaiting US President Donald Trump's decision on whether or not he is to impose up to 25% tariffs on US imports of cars and auto parts after a review period of 180 days elapsed this week... Read more

Toyota wants to increase the production of components for hybrid cars at its plants in Wałbrzych and Jelcz-Laskowice in Lower Silesia, Poland with local media reporting the decision was motivated by continued uncertainty over Brexit... 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

Japanese tech group Teijin has acquired Benet Automotive, a Czech automotive composite and component manufacturer from Jet Investment... Read more

German automotive component manufacturer Dräxlmaier has opened a new €30-million facility in the Cahul free-economic zone of Moldova. It is the company's third plant in the country, the economic ministry has said... Read more

Identical twins share 100% of their genes. Fraternal twins share only 50%. For replacement truck parts, this difference matters. It’s important to source identical parts to the original, rather than similar. Roger Brereton, head of sales at Pailton E Read more

  • SKF

  • Slovenia's Hidria & BMW sign EV components supply deal

  • IAC facility Solihull

  • Schaeffler Hungary

  • Bosch

  • Benet Automotive