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Continental plans new Hungarian plant in Debrecen

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The technology company Continental announced the construction of a new manufacturing plant in Hungary to expand its automotive electronics production footprint. Continental currently has six plants and a tire sales and logistic center in Hungary. By choosing Debrecen as the seventh Hungarian location, Continental is increasing the production of electronic ...

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AW Monthly February 2018 published by Automotive World

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AW Monthly is Automotive World’s exclusive emagazine, featuring the top content from AutomotiveWorld.com. Each issue features Automotive World’s usual mix of analysis and comment, as well as exclusive interviews with senior executives from the passenger car and commercial vehicle sectors. ‘AW Monthly February 2018’ (https://www.automotiveworld.com/monthly-emagazine/aw-monthly-february-2018/) is available to download now from the ...

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Covestro at the VDI Congress “Plastics in Automotive Engineering” in Mannheim


Driven by new technologies, mobility is changing worldwide. Trends such as autonomous driving, connectivity and electrification require completely new vehicle concepts and technologies. Functional plastic solutions play a vital role in ensuring economic, safe and individual integration. “The value chains face enormous challenges,” explains Dr. Eckhard Wenz in a lecture ...

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Punch Powertrain opens new manufacturing site in Ningbo, China

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On February 7th, the inauguration of a new Chinese factory by Punch Powertrain takes place. This 100.000m2 factory was completed in January after a record construction period of only 8 months. The factory is the second by Punch Powertrain in China and will house the production lines of the high ...

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Gestamp appoints a new Finance Director

Gestamp, the multinational company specialized in the design, development and manufacture of highly engineered metal components for the automotive industry, has agreed to appoint Miguel Escrig as its Finance Director. With this decision, the Group strengthens the organization to continue to accomplish its future growth plans. Miguel Escrig holds a ...

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Novelis to acquire leased Sierre operating facilities, manufacturing assets

Novelis Inc., the world leader in aluminum rolling and recycling, today announced it signed a binding agreement to acquire operating facilities and manufacturing assets at its Sierre plant that have historically been leased. By doing this, Novelis will gain additional flexibility to continue serving the growing automotive aluminum sheet market ...

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SSAB gears up for fossil-free steel production


SSAB is gearing up to transition the business to fossil-free steel production, and today the company published a plan that involves a drastic cut in CO2 emissions even before a solution for fossil-free steel has been found. The goal is to be totally fossil-free by 2045. The transition in SSAB’s ...

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