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Ford 1.0-Litre EcoBoost Wins International Engine of the Year for the 6th Year Running

Ford 1.0-Litre EcoBoost Wins International Engine of the Year for the 6th Year Running

Ford’s 1.0-litre EcoBoost engine has been voted 2017 International Engine of the Year “Best Engine Under 1.0-litre” for the sixth year in a row – meaning the compact and powerful three-cylinder petrol engine remains undefeated in its category since launch in 2012. Judges praised the engine’s combination of performance, fuel-efficiency and technology. The 1.0-litre EcoBoost

HELLA and ZF Form Strategic Partnership

ZF and HELLA are entering into a strategic partnership. Both automotive suppliers will benefit from this cooperation on sensor technology, particularly for front camera systems, imaging and radar systems. ZF will further strengthen its portfolio as a systems supplier which offers both modern assistance systems and autonomous driving functions, whereas HELLA will drive technological development

Mercedes-Benz lays foundation for new passenger car plant in Russia

Mercedes-Benz is starting construction work for a new fully flexible passenger car plant, thereby strengthening Daimler’s industrial commitment in Russia, which so far has concentrated on commercial vehicle production. “Establishing a passenger car production in Russia is a strategic investment in an important sales market for Mercedes-Benz. We are extending our local footprint and, at

Continental Expands Range of Flexible Benefits for Working Dads and Moms

From telecommuting and sabbaticals to parental leave and part-time work, Continental is expanding the range of flexible work practices offered to more than 18,000 employees in the U.S. Named one of FORTUNE Magazine’s Most Admired Companies and one of America’s Best Employers by Forbes, Continental is committed to meeting the needs of all employees locally

Magna to Make BMW 5-Series Plug-in Hybrid

BMW’s new 530e plug-in hybrid will be produced at Magna’s contract manufacturing plant in Graz, Austria, starting in summer 2017. As a contract manufacturing partner for two premium electrified vehicles – the BMW 530e and the previously awarded Jaguar I-PACE – Magna’s Graz facility is demonstrating its value proposition to its customers. This vehicle program

IAC opens global engineering center in Pune, India

Leading automotive interior components supplier International Automotive Components (IAC) continues its consistent global expansion and dedication to delivering innovative vehicle interiors with the opening of a new regional and global engineering center in Pune, India. Marked by a ribbon-cutting ceremony, the 2,415-square-meter (25,569-square-foot) facility officially opened today and will focus on application development engineering to

ATRC 2017 takes off with over 200 participants

The fourth Asian Tyre and Rubber Conference (ATRC 2017) started off on a positive thrust on sustainable growth. Over 200 delegates attended the opening day event at Hyatt Regency in Chennai, India. Satish Sharma, ATMA Chairman, and President – APMEA, Apollo Tyres, inaugurated the two-day conference. In his keynote address Sharma emphasised the need for

Hertz renews global partnership with Lufthansa and expands car rental

Hertz Global Holdings, Inc. has recently renewed its global partnership with Lufthansa, one of Europe’s largest airlines. Launched in 2013, the agreement has since resulted in added convenience and exclusive benefits for Lufthansa.com passengers renting a Hertz vehicle at any location around the world. Lufthansa.com customers will continue to enjoy attractive car rental offers from

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