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Cooper Standard opens new Global technology centre in Michigan

Cooper Standard opens new Global technology centre in Michigan

Cooper Standard has opened a new Global Technology Centre in Livonia, Michigan to help customers meet demands of the evolving auto industry and non-automotive adjacent markets. The 137,750 square-foot facility offers capabilities in material science, tooling, development, production and validation. The Global Technology Centre will serve Cooper Standard’s global customer base. The new facility consolidates

Continental adds Timing Chains to its product portfolio

Continental has added Timing Chains for the automotive aftermarket to its portfolio of drive components. The company has long been known as a specialist in modern drive belts and it was, therefore, a logical further step for the company to react to current market developments and include timing chains in its range. “We are constantly

Continental opens Turbocharger plant in China

Continental has opened its first non-European turbocharger plant at the Continental site in Jiading near Shanghai, China. The new facility will produce the cutting-edge RAAX turbocharger, developed by Continental for the Volkswagen Group’s EA888 Gen.3B engine platform and in production in Europe since 2016, in the Audi A3. In the Chinese market, this 2.0-liter turbocharged

Toyota Mobility Foundation launches Global Mobility Unlimited Challenge

The Toyota Mobility Foundation, in partnership with Nesta’s Challenge Prize Centre, has launched a $4 million global challenge to change the lives of people with lower-limb paralysis, culminating in the unveiling of the winners in Tokyo in 2020. The Mobility Unlimited Challenge is seeking teams around the world to create game-changing technology that will help

Lexus India unveils hybrid Electric Vehicle- NX300h

The Lexus NX300h is set to grace Indian roads, bringing with its unique personality, striking detail and exhilarating performance. The latest hybrid electric vehicle will strengthen Lexus’s product range in India, further building on its rapid growth in the country following the brand’s entry into the market in March 2017. The Lexus NX300h will be

Toyota Kirloskar bags Healthy Workplace Award

Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) has been awarded the prestigious Healthy Workplace Award- Platinum 2017, the highest level of recognition in the category, by Arogya World India Trust in association with Public Health Foundation of India. The award acknowledges the company’s efforts to exhibit leadership in workplace wellness and health management. Last year, it was honored

MG Motor India keen to collaborate with startups

MG Motor India has said that it is looking to collaborate with technology startups in the country. The British automotive company recently inaugurated its first manufacturing facility at Halol in Gujarat, India aims to bring additional synergies to its automotive business in the coming years, especially in the areas of telematics and manufacturing. “India has

ATI launches new Ethernet enabled A8 Serial Interface modules

Accurate Technologies Inc (ATI), the leading independent supplier of measurement, calibration and diagnostic (MCD) tools, has released an Ethernet version of its well-proven A8 Electronic Control Unit (ECU) high-speed Serial Interface module. Ethernet connectivity enables reliable long-distance connections of up to 50 meters and improved data transfer rates. In addition, ATI has implemented Ethernet connectivity