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Volvo unveils new VNL series

Volvo unveils new VNL series

Volvo Trucks North America has unveiled the new Volvo VNL series. Available in several configurations, including an all-new, 70-inch sleeper, the Volvo VNL series defines the shape of trucks to come. The company claims that the new series will meet the needs of long-haul trucking customers and professional drivers through cutting-edge innovations in efficiency, productivity,

Kistler Group acquires IOS GmbH

Kistler Group takes over Aachen, Germany based IOS GmbH, provider of MES (Management Execution System) software and hardware systems. With this acquisition, Kistler can offer the manufacturing industry a modular production monitoring system that covers the entire value chain, from sensors to production planning and control. “Having our own MES solution that can seamlessly link

Faurecia forms JV with Dongfeng Motor Corporation

Automotive suppliers Faurecia has signed a Joint Venture (JV) agreement for its Clean Mobility business with Dongfeng Motor Parts & Components Group Company in Wuhan, China. The new company aims to provide advanced clean mobility solutions to Dongfeng affiliated OEM brands, for both passenger cars and commercial vehicles. Located in Xiangyang, the new joint venture

Tyrexpo India 2017 kickstarts in Chennai

The fifth edition of Tyrexpo, the annual event in the Indian tire industry, begins at the Chennai Trade Centre on Tuesday. Satish Sharma, chairman of the Automotive Tyre Manufacturers Association of India has formally inaugurated the show. Over 3,000 industry leaders from India and neighboring countries are expected to attend the show. Visitors to the

Dr. Salvador Munoz Zarate (left), Product Line Leader at WABCO Reman Solutions, and Peter Bartel, Engineering Director at Circular Economy Solutions, jointly received ReMaTec’s Remanufacturer of the Year 2017 award.

WABCO Wins ReMaTec’s Remanufacturer of the Year Award

Global technology supplier, WABCO Holdings has received the Remanufacturer of the Year 2017 award from ReMaTec, world’s leading platform for remanufacturing. ReMaTec bestowed the annual award on WABCO’s dedicated global remanufacturing business, WABCO Reman Solutions. Established in 2005, the Remanufacturer of the Year award represents the most prestigious in the global remanufacturing industry. WABCO Reman

Nissan Qashqai

New Nissan Qashqai production starts in Europe

Production of the new Nissan Qashqai has begun in Europle. The crossover gets a premium design, technology and performance improvements at Nissan’s plant in Sunderland, UK. The upgradation is focused on four areas – a contemporary new exterior design; higher levels of interior quality; improved driving performance; and the addition of new Nissan Intelligent Mobility

toyoto camry

Toyota unveils the all new Camry in Japan

Toyota Motor Corporation has launched its completely redesigned Camry in Japan. The sales has started at all nationwide Toyopet, Toyota Corolla and Netz dealers (including Tokyo Toyota dealerships). The company targets to sell 2400 cars every month in Japan.  The new Camry design aims to test the limits of performance and intelligence, infusing the high-end

Bosch help students to develop driverless race cars

Bosch is helping more than 30 teams develop and design their formula race cars and to put them into operation in the Formula Student Germany (FSG) competition. The company invited around 300 students from four countries to its Boxberg proving ground to prepare their vehicles for the competition on the Hockenheimring circuit. The support provided