Kitron to manufacture battery management systems in Poland
February 18, 2021EMS provider Kitron is expanding its services with an existing major customer to cover the production of battery management systems.
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.
Swedish EMS provider to become major shareholder in Enedo
February 16, 2021Swedish EMS provider, Inission, says it plans to invest EUR 6.8 million to acquire 49% of the shares in Enedo, a designer and producer of high-quality electronic power supplies and systems.
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.
Strong finish to an exceptional year for Kitron
February 12, 2021Kitron's revenue for the fourth quarter was NOK 992 million (EUR 96 million), an increase of 12% compared to last year.
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.
Nexperia plans to grow global production and increase R&D
February 09, 2021The company is planning new investments to support its strategy to address the growing demand for power semiconductors and boost GaN capabilities.
Hella sells its shares in Mando Hella Electronics JV
February 08, 2021Hella says that intends to intensify direct business with South Korean customers and serve them from its own network on a global basis. Therefore, an expansion of its own activities in the country is planned.
Sensata acquires Lithium Balance
February 04, 2021Sensata Technologies announces that it is accelerating the company's efforts in electrification and clean energy markets via the acquisition of Lithium Balance.
Murata installs anechoic chamber at its EMC lab in Shenzhen
January 27, 2021Murata Electronics Trading (Shenzhen), a Murata Manufacturing subsidiary, has installed a new anechoic chamber in Shenzhen, China and has begun providing EMC evaluation support.
Britishvolt team up with Siemens UK
January 18, 2021Britishvolt announces that the company has entered into an exclusive technology collaboration agreement with Siemens.
LG and Magna team up to tackle the electric powertrain market
January 15, 2021LG Electronics and Magna International are forming a joint venture to manufacture e-motors, inverters and on board chargers and, for certain automakers, related e-drive systems to support the growing global shift toward vehicle electrification.
Sensata acquires majority ownership of Lithium Balance
January 14, 2021Sensata, an industrial technology company that develops sensors and sensor-based solutions, has acquired 75% of Lithium Balance based in Denmark.
indie Semiconductor to merge with Thunder Bridge Acquisition II
December 18, 2020indie Semiconductor, a company focused on next generation automotive semiconductors, and Thunder Bridge Acquisition II, a special purpose acquisition company, have entered into a definitive agreement for a business combination that would result in the combined entity continuing as a publicly listed company.
ABB accelerates e-mobility push with new global R&D centre
December 14, 2020The USD 10 million, 3'600 square metre facility is based on the Delft University of Technology campus, in the Netherlands and will drive ABB’s future portfolio development, as well as R&D projects for EVs.
3M announces restructuring – 2’900 positions impacted globally
December 04, 2020The company says that it aims to advance its operating model, improve its cost structure and accelerate innovation. To do this the company will initiate restructuring actions that will impact all business groups, functions and geographies.
Panasonic and two partners to explore potential for European battery business
November 20, 2020Panasonic is teaming up with energy company Equinor and industrial group Hydro forming a strategic partnership to explore possibilities for establishing a sustainable and cost-competitive European battery business.
A new Swedish battery assembly plant in the works
November 18, 2020With the rapid expansion of Scania’s electrified range of trucks, buses and engines, the company plans to, over several years, invest well over SEK 1 billion (EUR 98 million) in a battery assembly plant in Södertälje, Sweden.
Volkswagen to invest EUR 73 billion in future technologies
November 16, 2020Volkswagen says it is pressing ahead with its transformation into a digital mobility company and will spend around EUR 73 billion on electrification, hybrid powertrains and digital technology over the next five years.
Volvo wants to develop their own electric motors – in-houseLoad more news
November 02, 2020Volvo Cars is betting big on EV's. The company says it is making significant investments that would allow the the in-house design and development of electric motors for the next-gen of Volvo models as it moves closer to becoming a fully electric car maker.