Vitesco starts production in Debrecen, Hungary
March 02, 2021After just two years of construction, the Vitesco Technologies plant in Debrecen, Hungary, went now into operation.
Pylontech to meet energy storage demand with dedicated R&D
March 02, 2021Energy Storage System (ESS) solutions provider Pylon Technologies has announced that despite a tight schedule, they are on track with the plan to expand to 4GWh within three years.
Hirose Electric USA names new president and COO
March 02, 2021Hirose Electric USA has named Shinya (Sid) Tono as its new President/COO effective April 1, 2021.
Strong end to 2020 for NCAB - enters 2021 with confidence
February 26, 2021"We leave 2020 behind us with a positive trend for order intake and increased activity among our customers. This augurs well for 2021," says CEO Peter Kruk in the year-end report.
Magna’s new Michigan plant to support the EV market
February 25, 2021Magna has broken ground on a new manufacturing facility in St. Clair, Michigan, that will build complex battery enclosures for the all-new 2022 GMC Hummer EV.
Foxconn to manufacture Fisker e-cars
February 25, 2021Fisker has entered into a MOU with Hon Hai Technology Group. Foxconn is said to manufacture the vehicle at projected annual volumes of more than 250,000. Global market scope – including North America, Europe, China, and India.
Manz receives follow-up order for battery assembly system
February 24, 2021Automotive supplier TE Connectivity orders further equipment for automated assembly of cell contacting systems from Manz.
Altix receives repeat order for multiple DI systems
February 22, 2021French Direct Imaging systems manufacturer Altix, has received a repeat order from multiple Roll-to-Roll Direct Imaging systems from UK-based Trackwise.
Ford to electrify its European operations - invest $1 billion
February 17, 2021The carmaker is taking a significant step forward in its European transformation, committing to go all-in on its electric passenger vehicles and to substantially grow and electrify its commercial vehicle business.
Mitsubishi Electric to open new factory automation centre
February 17, 2021Mitsubishi Electric Corporation will establish the Malaysia FA Center on the premises of its subsidiary Mitsubishi Electric Sales Malaysia Sdn. Bhd., which is located in Selangor state on the west coast of Peninsular Malaysia.
Consortium wants to accelerate the electrification of Spain
February 12, 2021Battchain, a consortium formed to respond the increasing demand for batteries, aims to accelerate Europe’s green economic recovery by expanding Spain’s battery value chain across raw materials extracting through to battery recycling.
EU approves funding for Tesla factory in Grünheide
February 11, 2021The European Union has approved funding for Tesla's giga factory in Grünheide (Brandenburg/ Germany) via the IPCEI funding project.
Valmet Automotive adds new jobs in Germany
February 10, 2021Valmet Automotive says it is expanding its engineering activities for e-mobility and creating new positions for engineers, technicians and various support functions in Germany.
NOTE is growing very strongly in greentech
February 08, 2021NOTE has had an established development and manufacturing collaboration for several years with the Swedish fast-growing company Charge Amps, which develops and sells smart charging solutions for electric cars and other electric vehicles.
JOYNEXT expands Polish manufacturing facility
February 08, 2021JOYNEXT, a supplier to the automotive industry, is expanding its Polish production facility in Oborniki by adding another manufacturing hall.
GM reduces production due to semiconductor shortage
February 08, 2021General Motors says that the semiconductor supply for the global auto industry remains very fluid and despite the company's mitigation efforts, the semiconductor shortage will impact GM:s production in 2021.
SK invests in SiC power semiconductor manufacturer
February 05, 2021SK Holdings, the investment arm of South Korean SK Group, has acquired a 33,6 precent stake in South Korea’s only SiC power semiconductor production company, Yes Power Technix.
SK Nexilis to build copper foil plant in Malaysia
February 04, 2021South Korean SK Nexilis, a produces copper foil for electric vehicle battery manufacturer SKC, is planning its first overseas production base to be in KKIP Industrial Complex, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia.
Hydrovolt starts construction on battery recycling plantLoad more news
February 03, 2021Once completed, the plant will have a capacity to process more than 8'000 tonnes of modules from car batteries each year, and also have the possibility to expand on this. Hydro and Northvolt have invested NOK 120 million (EUR 11.5 million) in the plant through the JV Hydrovolt.