Volvo to acquire battery business from Proterra
November 15, 2023
Proterra Inc. and Proterra Operating Company Inc. are in a voluntary Chapter 11 bankruptcy process in the US. Volvo Group has been selected as the winning bidder in an auction for the business and assets of the Proterra Powered business unit at a purchase price of USD 210 million.
Keysight invests in new technology centre in Germany
November 15, 2023
Keysight has opened a new location in Bochum, Germany, expanding its test solutions for the automotive industry.
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Complete Liquidation of AURORA Lichtwerke Lamp Manufacturing Plant in Eichstätt, Germany
Maynards Europe in conjunction with Gordon Brothers was appointed by renown lamp manufacturing company Aurora, formerly part of Osram/Ledvance, to make available for sale by private treaty and online auction the complete production and facility equipment of their former manufacturing site in Eichstätt, Germany. Over 2000 items to offer including complete lamp production lines, complete SMT workshops, R&D and maintenance departments as well as general factory supplies and office equipment.
Rebound in mini LED product shipments in 2024
November 06, 2023
Due to declining demand in consumer electronics, shipments of Mini LED products are expected to decrease to 13.337 million units in 2023, says TrendForce. However, the market is projected to rebound in 2024, with shipments estimated at 13.792 million units, and the growth trend is expected to continue through 2027
Foxconn and Nvidia unveil plan to build 'AI factories'
October 20, 2023
Two of the world's electronics super powers are to build a new kind of data centre that will process, refine and transform vast amounts of data into AI models and tokens.
Volvo Cars opens new software testing centre
October 19, 2023
The Swedish car manufacturer has for quite some time, and loudly, about its plans to be a fully electric car company by 2030. A plan that requires continuous investments. Now Volvo Cars is opening a new software testing centre in Sweden
Bugatti Rimac to open new R&D centre in Italy
October 17, 2023
Bugatti Rimac is extending its operations in Europe with the establishment of a new R&D and innovation centre in Italy.
The Polish electronics industry is anything but static
October 17, 2023
There’s been a lot of movement within the Polish electronics industry during the year. Evertiq has listed some of the bigger events that have taken place in the country during 2023.
Avoiding the costs of obsolescence, in six steps
October 12, 2023
Obsolescence is something unavoidable. It’s in the nature of our industry to keep innovating and thus leaving the old behind. But component obsolescence should not mean product obsolescence.
Luminar reaches milestone in Volvo Cars program
October 09, 2023
Luminar has successfully passed its first major "Run at Rate" production test for Volvo Cars at its automated, high-volume manufacturing facility in Monterrey, Mexico.
Infineon acquires ultra-wideband pioneer 3db
October 05, 2023
Infineon Technologies has acquired Zurich-based startup 3db Access AG (3db), a supplier of secured low-power Ultra-Wideband (UWB) technology.
Soitec opens new SiC dedicated plant
October 03, 2023
French semiconductor materials provider Soitec has officially inaugurated its new plant in Bernin, near Grenoble. The launch of the new plant is a key step in Soitec’s plan, targeting a threefold increase in addressable markets by 2030.
Volvo and Northvolt break ground on gigafactory
September 29, 2023
Construction of Volvo Cars and Northvolt’s joint Li-on battery gigafactory in Gothenburg, Sweden, is now officially underway.
AT&S conducts green electronics research for Europe
September 27, 2023
Along with 48 other companies and research institutions covering the entire value chain, AT&S is working on the development of new technologies to make electronics production in Europe more sustainable as part of the EECONE (European ECOsystem for greeN Electronics) project.
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