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Hankook Tire celebrates grand opening of first US manufacturing plant

Hankook Tennessee plant

Hankook Tire held the grand opening ceremony for its first manufacturing facility in the U.S. to balance and to enhance global production portfolio Hankook Tire Tennessee Plant will be shown the company’s continuous effort of innovation and cutting edge technology to not only the American customers but the global market ...

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AkzoNobel publishes Q3 2017 results

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Revenue and volumes up despite strong headwinds;  Transformation plan to deliver €110 million savings in 2018 Volumes 2% higher driven by Decorative Paints and Performance Coatings Revenue up 1%, mainly due to volume growth and acquisitions, partly offset by unfavorable currencies EBIT1 at €383 million (2016: €442 million), impacted by unfavorable currencies, temporary ...

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AkzoNobel announces changes to the Supervisory Board

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AkzoNobel announces today the nomination of a new Supervisory Board member; Mr. Michiel Jaski, following an extensive search process. This follows the nomination of Mrs. Sue Clark and Mr. Patrick Thomas for appointment to the Supervisory Board as announced on August 16, 2017. A request from AkzoNobel shareholder Universities Superannuation ...

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Daimler: 3rd quarter interim report 2017

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3rd Quarter Interim Report 2017 On Friday, October 20th, 2017, Bodo Uebber, Member of the Board of Management responsible for Finance & Controlling/Daimler Financial Services, will present the 3rd quarter results for 2017 in two conference calls. Around 7:30 a.m. CEST/1:30 a.m. EDT Disclosure via this webpage Investor Relations Release ...

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Mercedes-Benz Procurement scouts for suppliers in Korea

Mercedes-Benz Purchasing and Supplier Quality at the Korean Electronics Show 2017

As first OEM with own presence at the fair Korea Electronics Show (KES), supplier scouts were establishing direct contact with trendsetters in consumer electronics. The four-day electronics and IT show is as important for Korea as the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is for the US. Six scouts informed themselves about ...

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Toyota unveils FC bus concept “Sora”

Toyota Sora FC bus concept

Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) announces the launch of the “Sora1,” a Toyota fuel cell bus (FC bus) concept. Toyota plans to launch sales of a commercial model based on the concept vehicle in 2018 and expects to introduce over 100 Sora, mainly within the Tokyo metropolitan area, ahead of the ...

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Toyota launches “Fine-Comfort Ride” concept vehicle

Toyota Fine-Comfort Ride concept vehicle

Concept demonstrates further possibilities for fuel cell vehicles Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) has launched the “Fine-Comfort Ride,” a fuel cell vehicle (FCV) that envisions mobility in a low-carbon society with advanced utilization of hydrogen and renewable energy. The Fine-Comfort Ride proposes “a new form of the premium saloon” by employing ...

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Mitsubishi Electric to exhibit at 45th Tokyo Motor Show 2017

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Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (TOKYO: 6503) announced today that it will exhibit a range of cutting-edge technologies and products, including its EMIRAI4 driving-assistance concept car for clean, comfortable, accident-free and personalized smart mobility, at 45th Tokyo Motor Show 2017, which will take place at the Tokyo Big Sight exhibition complex from ...

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