Volvo and Geely considers a combined company
February 12, 2020Volvo Car AB and Geely Automobile Holdings Limited are considering combining their businesses to create a strong global group, which would accelerate financial and technological synergies between the two companies.
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IPC: Unanimous approval of USMCA needed
December 12, 2019IPC issued a statement this week expressing support of the recently bi-partisan approval of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), and a strong desire for legislative approval by Canada, Mexico, and the U.S.
Perceptron, Coherix cement partnership for bead inspection
November 21, 2019Michigan industrial metrology developer Perceptron Inc. has announced a commercial partnership with fellow Great Lakes State company Coherix Inc.
EV manufacturer adds Chinese subsidiary for in-country operations
October 23, 2019ElectraMeccanica Vehicles, a designer and manufacturer of electric vehicles, has established EMV Automotive Technology, Inc. (Chongqing), a wholly-owned subsidiary, in China.
CATL starts construction of its first overseas factory in Germany
October 21, 2019A groundbreaking ceremony of the first overseas factory for lithium-ion battery maker CATL took place on October 18 in Thuringia, Germany, marking the start of construction of the first lithium-ion battery factory in Germany.
Taiwan's PCB manufacturers stay levelled in August 2019
October 14, 2019As we enter the conventional peak season for electronic products and despite the fact that many uncertain factors remain in the global environment, PCB manufacturers’ revenue are still able to continue at a sustainable level.
Tesla, DeepScale, circling robotaxi market
October 03, 2019In a move aimed at fulfilling CEO Elon Musk’s vision to develop vehicles for the robotaxi market, Tesla has acquired Silicon Valley start-up DeepScale, according to media reports.
Hella teams up with Chinese auto maker
September 25, 2019Lighting and electronics specialist, Hella, says that it is intensifying its cooperation with Chinese car manufacturer, China FAW Group.
Seoul Semic files patent infringement suit agains Conrad
September 06, 2019Seoul Semiconductor has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against European retailer of electronic products, Conrad Electronic S.E. The lawsuit was filed in Germany in the District Court of Manheim.
XALT Energy adding jobs to meet demand for batteries
August 30, 2019XALT Energy, manufacturer of lithium-ion cells and battery systems for medium- to heavy-duty markets, will be holding a job fair to help fill approximately 50 open positions at their Midland, Michigan headquarters and manufacturing facility.
DRÄXLMAIER opens new wiring factory in Moldova
August 30, 2019The DRÄXLMAIER automotive wiring factory in Cahul City in Moldova, which started operations at the end of 2018, officially opened its doors on 25 August 2019.
KATEK SE expands with two acquisitions
August 13, 2019The Munich-based electronics group, KATEK SE, has acquired all shares of bebro electronic GmbH and eSystems MTG GmbH from MAGENWIRTH Technologies GmbH, Bad Urach, subject to the final review by the competition authorities.
Nidec to form a JV with GAC Components
August 12, 2019Nidec Corp. aims to establish a joint venture for the manufacture automotive traction motors with GAC Components Co., Ltd., a member of China-based Guangzhou Automobile Group Co., Ltd.
Flat panel demand growth lower than expected
July 24, 2019IHS Markit has reduced its 2019 demand growth forecast for flat panel display area shipments by 2.1 percentage points, with the shipment outlook trimmed to 227 million square meters, down from the previous outlook of 232 million.
INZI Controls to set up battery modules production in Hungary
July 04, 2019South Korean automotive supplier, INZI Control, has chosen Komárom in Hungary for its first production plant in Europe. The company is investing more than EUR 45 million in building its production unit for battery modules.
Geely & LG Chem to set up JV to produce batteries in China
June 13, 2019Shanghai Maple Guorun, an indirect 99% owned subsidiary of Geely Automobile, the listed arm of Geely Auto, are establishing a new joint venture partnership with LG Chem of South Korea.
Renesas and SAIC Volkswagen unveil automotive electronics lab
June 11, 2019Renesas Electronics says that it has established a “Automotive Electronic Joint Laboratory” with SAIC Volkswagen Automobile Co., (SVW). The joint laboratory aims to accelerate research and development efforts to support emerging automotive electronics applications, starting with cockpit and vehicle control, for the Chinese automotive market.
Seoul Semi expands European enforcement and files patent suitLoad more news
June 07, 2019Seoul Semiconductor says that it filed a patent infringement lawsuit in Germany in the District Court of Düsseldorf against Leuchtstark Vertriebs GmbH, a European LED lighting distributor, asserting infringement of Seoul’s LED patents.