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Škoda Auto achieves best February result in its history

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ŠKODA AUTO delivered 92,800 vehicles to customers worldwide in February, an increase of 14.3% compared to the same period of the previous year (February 2017: 81,200 vehicles), and the best February result in its 123-year history. The Czech carmaker posted particularly strong growth in China (+30.6%), Germany (+17.6%), Russia (+38.6%) ...

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Already over 100,000 orders for Opel Crossland X

Just one year after the order books opened and already a bestseller: 100,000 customers across Europe have chosen the Opel Crossland X. Extremely crisp on the outside, really spacious and extra variable on the inside, with a cool two-colour finish and a casual SUV look: the Crossland X hits the ...

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Pathway to digital workshop: MAN Truck & Bus and Solera enter partnership

MAN Truck & Bus AG and Solera Holdings Inc. have formed a partnership aimed at the digitization of after-sales processes in the commercial vehicle business. In the future, MAN will use Solera’s Digital Garage platform to further advance connectivity in the after-sales area. Digital Garage was developed to connect drivers, ...

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HUBER+SUHNER remains on a path of growth


In the 2017 financial year, all technology segments reported growth in both order intake and net sales. Year-on-year, overall order intake increased by 10.7 % to CHF 826.3 million. Low Frequency experienced a growth spurt (+29.9 %), driven by significant increase in demand from both the railway and automotive markets, ...

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Sale concluded: New owner and new name for BMTS


The sale to FountainVest Partners of Bosch Mahle Turbo Systems, the former joint venture between the Bosch Group and the MAHLE Group, has been successfully concluded as planned. All necessary antitrust and other approvals have been granted. The company will operate under the new name BMTS Technology going forward. FountainVest ...

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Scania to deliver 250 buses for public transport in Lagos

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Scania, in collaboration with the Brazilian bus and coach bodybuilder Marcopolo, will deliver 250 buses to the Nigerian city of Lagos. The buses will be delivered during the first half of 2018 and have been ordered by the company Transport Services Ltd (TSL), which will also be responsible for service ...

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Harman announces strategic association with Samsung SmartThings

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HARMAN International, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., focused on connected technologies for automotive, consumer and enterprise markets, today announced its engineering partnership with Samsung SmartThings, the industry leader for consumer IoT technology and the easiest way for people to turn a traditional home into a smart home with ...

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Nexteer reports strong performance in 2017 financial results

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Nexteer Automotive, today reported financial results for its fiscal year ended December 31, 2017, with revenue reaching U.S. $3.878 billion, an increase of 1% when compared with 2016; operating profit of U.S. $428 million, an increase of 3.1% when compared with 2016; and net profit of U.S. $352 million, an ...

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New air blower reduces gasoline engine emissions

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For years now, secondary air systems have established themselves as robust and effective in reducing gasoline engine emissions. They accelerate catalytic converter heat-up while consuming little electric energy in the process. And, their effectiveness is not contingent on the quality of the gasoline. Pierburg GmbH has now further developed the ...

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