European EV battery production gets a boost from the EIB
March 27, 2020The European Investment Bank (EIB) has signed a EUR 480 million loan agreement with LG Chem Wroclaw Energy, the Polish subsidiary of the LG Chem Group that was established to develop the group’s battery production facility in Europe.
Leoni expands with a clear focus on electromobility
March 13, 2020Leoni, is celebrating the 20th anniversary of its Wire & Cable Solutions Division (WCS) location in Cuauhtémoc, Mexico, with a plant expansion and a focus on electromobility.
ZF and Wolong Electric kickstarts joint venture
March 11, 2020ZF Friedrichshafen AG and the Wolong Electric Group Co., Ltd. have officially put ink on paper related to their new joint venture.
KUKA secures contract worth millions for a battery pack line
March 06, 2020In the fourth quarter of 2019, KUKA won the contract for the planning and supply of a fully automated battery pack line: a major double-digit million euro order.
Sono Motors hits its target - community funding works
January 22, 2020The Munich-based mobility provider Sono Motors has successfully completed the extension of its campaign to finance the company and has exceeded its target of EUR 50 million.
Webasto opens new battery centre in Jiaxing
January 17, 2020Webasto has inaugurated its new roof plant and battery center in Jiaxing (Zhejiang Province) close to Shanghai.
Sono Motors launches community funding campaign
December 03, 2019The German mobility provider Sono Motors launched one of the biggest community funding campaigns in Europe yesterday. The company’s campaign target is to generate EUR 50 million between now and December 30, 2019, with preorders from existing and new supporters.
BMW is betting billions on e-mobility – awards massive battery contracts
November 21, 2019The BMW Group is forging ahead with electromobility and deepening its existing business relationships with battery cell manufacturers CATL (Contemporary Amperex Technology Co. Limited) and Samsung SDI.
ZF and Wolong Electric form JV for electric motors
November 20, 2019ZF Friedrichshafen and China’s Wolong Electric Group are stepping up their existing cooperation. The two companies have signed an agreement to establish a joint venture that will produce components and electric motors for automotive applications.
ZF and Cree partners up to advance the electric drive
November 05, 2019ZF Friedrichshafen is teaming up with silicon carbide semiconductor specialist Cree, to create industry-leading, highly efficient electric drivelines.
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RBVC, Ford and BMW invests in flexible electric circuit start-up
October 31, 2019Robert Bosch Venture Capital GmbH (RBVC), the venture capital company of the Bosch Group, announces that it has completed a series B follow-on investment in CelLink Corporation.
Bosch is betting on SiC for electromobility
October 08, 2019Nowadays, all cars feature semiconductors; there is generally more than 50 of them in every vehicle that rolls of the production line.
Leoni to expand its production plant in Mexico
August 15, 2019Leoni says that the company is broadening its commitment to electromobility. With this new expansion work, the company’s Wire & Cable Solutions Division (WCS) will be enlarging its facility in Cuauhtémoc, Mexico by 7000 square metres with the option for a further 3000 square metres.
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.
Improved profitability for Aixtron in H1/2019
August 05, 2019Aixtron SE, specialist for deposition equipment to the semiconductor industry, reported on increased revenue at EUR 132.0 million (+12% compared to previous year) for the first half 2019.
Hella achieves annual goals
July 25, 2019Automotive supplier HELLA has closed the fiscal year 2018/2019 (1 June 2018 to 31 May 2019) with a sales and earnings increase.
Volvo and Samsung SDI place electromobility into joined hands
July 18, 2019Volvo Group and Samsung SDI have entered into a strategic alliance to develop battery packs for Volvo Group's electric trucks.
ZF expands e-mobility division
June 26, 2019ZF Friedrichshafen AG says that it is expanding its E-Mobility division with new buildings and locations.
HELLA expands partner network for lighting and electronics in ChinaLoad more news
April 18, 2019Automotive supplier HELLA continues to focus on the Chinese market. The company has signed further cooperation agreements at Auto Shanghai.