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Visteon, PT Astra Otoparts Tbk expand to Vietnam

Visteon Corporation, a leading automotive electronics technology supplier and PT Astra Otoparts Tbk, an Indonesian market leader in automotive component manufacturing, are expanding the production and supply of instrument clusters and multi-function displays to a major vehicle and motorcycle manufacturers in Vietnam. As a fully owned subsidiary of the PT Astra Visteon Indonesia- a joint

Continental, Schaeffler jointly celebrate Premium Supplier Day

Continental and Schaeffler have celebrated their fourth joint Premium Supplier Day in Frankfurt. They have been cooperating in purchasing for the past eight years and every two years they select or confirm a number of joint Premium Suppliers. This year’s event was attended by 32 suppliers from nine countries. From a total of more than

Continental Head-Up Display goes into production with Lincoln

Automotive manufacturer Lincoln Motor Company, a division of Ford Motor Company, for the first time, putting into production Continental’s head-up display with digital micromirror device (DMD) technology. The solution from the technology company was first integrated into the 2017 Lincoln Continental, followed by the 2018 Lincoln Navigator. Head-up displays show all relevant information in the

BorgWarner’s Four-Fold R2S System debuts in BMW’s diesel engine

BorgWarner’s new, world’s first regulated two-stage (R2S) turbocharging system with four turbochargers for passenger cars, debuts in the BMW Group’s latest TwinPower Turbo diesel engine, available for different high-performance models. While a conventional R2S system features one turbocharger for the low- and high-pressure stage respectively, this unique application utilises two turbochargers for each stage. It

AIS Taloja plant commences commercial production

Asahi India Glass (AIS), India’s leading value-added and integrated glass company, is all set to commence production at the company’s Taloja, Mumbai plant. The plant will further add to the scale and flexibility of AIS in providing seamless supplies to customers in the architectural and auto segments, which includes all leading automotive OEMs. The new

Lumax launches new logo, brand identity

Lumax, DK Jain Group, revealed its new logo and the newly launched visual brand identity that epitomises its journey and serves as the torchbearer of future growth and aspirations. The logo, christened with the ‘WinteGreat wheel’ will be the guiding star, the philosophy that powers the path to build a lasting and admired business –

Ashok Leyland receives the prestigious Deming Prize

Ashok Leyland has received the prestigious 2017 Deming Prize for its Hosur Unit II manufacturing facility. The Deming Prize is a global award which is the oldest and most widely recognised award in the world, given to companies that have established customer oriented business objectives and strategies, and implemented Total Quality Management (TQM) to achieve

Pricol Limited and Zorg Industries Sign JV to manufacture Parking Assistance Systems

Automotive components manufacturer Pricol Limited has announced an exclusive Joint-venture agreement with Advanced Driver Assistance Systems provider Zorg Industries (Hong Kong) to produce, supply and sell Parking Assistance Systems for the Indian market. Zorg will provide the technical expertise in sensing, vision technology and manufacturing process. Pricol will provide the infrastructure for the manufacture of

Bosch targets EUR One billion from Motorcycle Technology sales by 2020

Bosch’s Two-Wheeler & Powersports business unit, based in Yokohama, Japan, continues to gain momentum in the global market. The unit has registered sales growth of more than 20% compared to 2016 − twice as fast as the market. And by 2020, Bosch is set to reach sales of one billion euros with motorcycle technologies. The

Daimler takes over CINTEO GmbH

Daimler AG has taken over CINTEO GmbH, which was founded in 2015 as a subsidiary of the Diconium group. More than 100 employees located in Stuttgart and Berlin currently develop digital products and services exclusively for Mercedes-Benz. Following the takeover, Daimler has reincorporated CINTEO GmbH as GmbH. Lisbon has been added as a further