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INFICON Leak Testing Technology Helps Launch Hydrogen-Powered Race-car

INFICON Leak Testing Technology Helps Launch Hydrogen-Powered Race-car

Leak-detection equipment helped launch the world’s first race-car equipped with a hydrogen combustion engine in 2014 and will play an important role in bringing hydrogen-powered engines to consumer markets in years to come. INFICON hydrogen leak detectors were used to develop the Aston Martin Rapide S that completed last year’s 24-hour race ADAC Zurich race,

Bridgestone Americas receives 2015 Edison Gold Award

Bridgestone Americas has announced that it was recognised with a 2015 Edison Gold Award for Innovation in Automotive Solutions during the ceremony and gala dinner, held in New York on April 23. The company received the award for its innovative work aimed at diversifying the world’s natural rubber supply using rubber derived from guayule, a woody

FCA opens Jeep production facility in Pernambuco

On 28 April Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) officially opened the new Jeep production facility in Goiana, located in the State of Pernambuco in northeast Brazil.  Present at the ceremony were Brazilian President, Dilma Rousseff, Governor of Pernambuco, Paulo Câmara, and the Chairman and CEO of FCA, John Elkann and Sergio Marchionne. Pernambuco is FCA’s first

Dr Stefan Spindler is new CEO Industrial at Schaeffler AG

The Supervisory Board of Schaeffler AG has appointed Dr Stefan Spindler (53) as Member of the Board of Managing Directors at Schaeffler AG as of May 1, 2015. Before joining the Schaeffler Group, Dr Spindler was a Member of the Executive Board at Bosch Rexroth responsible for the “Mobile Applications” business division. He is successor to

CSA Group opens new Lab to facilitate Zero Emission Vehicle development

  CSA Group, a global provider of testing and certification services and leading standards development organization, opened a new laboratory for the testing and certification of high pressure fuel systems and related components used on-board low and zero emission vehicle The new lab addresses a growing market for environmentally friendly vehicles and the resulting infrastructure

Hankook continues to partner with DTM for 2015 Touring Series

  On May 2nd, the DTM kicks off the 2015 season in traditional style on the Hockenheimring. For Hankook, this marks the fifth year as the exclusive tyre partner to the most popular international touring car series with Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz. As always, the premium manufacturer is perfectly prepared and, with its Ventus Race

HMSI’s sales surge on auspicious day

Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt Ltd. (HMSI), began the FY’2015-16 with a record-breaking sales performance during the auspicious Akshaya Tritiya day. With retails growing a massive over 60%, the West region led the all India retail tally on Akshaya Tritiya. Honda’s retail sales breached the 41,000 mark on the day, with a growth of 50% over

USW disappointed by Goodyear’s Mexico Factory Plan

The United Steelworkers (USW) has said that the announcement by Goodyear Tire & Rubber to build its next plant in Mexico is disappointing but not surprising. Last year, the company announced that it was going to build a new plant in ‘the Americas.’ From day one, it was clear to the union that the phrase