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Toyoda Gosei agrees to pay USD59 million to settle class action suits in US
Toyoda Gosei has agreed to pay JPY6.6 billion (USD59 million) to settle the class action suits brought by automobile dealer plaintiffs and end-payor plaintiffs in the United States District Court, Eastern District of Michigan, the company announced in a press release on 19 September. The class actions were brought against Toyoda Gosei and its certain subsidiaries in the Un...
20-Sep-2018
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HERE opens new North America headquarters in Chicago
HERE Technologies has unveiled its new North American headquarters in Chicago, United States, says a company's press release. The new headquarters has more than 275,000 square feet of office space across eight floors of the Boeing building downtown Chicago. The new space can accommodate more than 1,400 employees; the company currently employs 1,200 workers in Chicago. ...
20-Sep-2018
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JTEKT breaks ground on new EPS plant in Morocco
On 17 September, Japanese supplier JTEKT broke ground on its new electric power steering (EPS) plant in Tangier, Morocco, The North Africa Post reported yesterday. The company is investing USD22 million in the new plant in initial phase. The 11,300-square meters plant, which is expected to commence production in 2020, will have an initial annual production capacity of 300,...
20-Sep-2018
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ITS World Congress 2018: Ficosa displays latest advanced communications solutions for vehicles
Ficosa is showcasing its latest advanced communications solutions for vehicles including antennas, smart connectivity modules, vehicle-to-everything (V2X) solutions, positioning systems and cloud services, at the 2018 ITS World Congress currently being held in Copenhagen, Denmark, according to a press release. Among the various solutions on display include CarCom platform,...
20-Sep-2018
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May Mobility to launch autonomous driving shuttle in US city Columbus
Autonomous vehicle startup May Mobility has been selected by the state of Ohio in the United States to roll out self-driving shuttles in Columbus, as part of an initiative with Smart Columbus and the Ohio Department of Transportation’s DriveOhio, The Detroit News reported on 19 September. A fleet of six-seat autonomous electric shuttles will start running without passeng...
20-Sep-2018
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The Impact of High Voltage Alternative Propulsion Systems on Power Electronics
Regional carbon dioxide (CO2) and emissions legislations are the major factors driving the global demand for EVs. Present internal combustion technology alone is not able to achieve such targets. Therefore, almost every vehicle manufacturer has started to include alternative propulsion derivatives in their respective product lineups to meet these goals. Of the different...
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Gentherm - Global Headquarters
Post acquiring W.E.T Systems, Gentherm has prospered in the products related to thermal applications including heated seats, heated and ventilated seats as well as heated and cooled seat systems. The product complements the company’s existing product portfolio and has helped it garner additional sales. Going forward, the company is looking to derive a major portion of sa...
20-Sep-2018
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IAC - Global Headquarters
IAC has been focusing on expanding its business internationally; the company opened its first plant South American plant in Itatiaia (Brazil) in June 2016.  Driven by strong growth in vehicle sales, several automakers have announced expansion plans in North America. To support this growth, IAC has made several expansions in the region. The company is also looking a...
19-Sep-2018
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Light Vehicle Four Year Transmission Forecasts - Q3 2018
Light Vehicle Four Year Transmission Forecast Q3 2018 - Europe*Light Vehicle Four Year Transmission Forecast Q3 2018 - China*Light Vehicle Four Year Transmission Forecast Q3 2018 - South Korea*Light Vehicle Four Year Transmission Forecast Q3 2018 - Japan*Light Vehicle Four Year Transmission Forecast Q3 2018 - South America*Light Vehicle Four Year Transmissions Forecast Q3 ...
12-Sep-2018
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Light Vehicle Four Year Engine Forecasts - Q3 2018
Light Vehicle Four Year Engine Forecast Q3 2018 Europe*Light Vehicle Four Year Engine Forecast Q3 2018 Greater China*Light Vehicle Four Year Engine Forecast Q3 2018 Japan*Light Vehicle Four Year Engine Forecast Q3 2018 Middle East Africa*Light Vehicle Four Year Engine Forecast Q3 2018 - North America*Light Vehicle Four Year Engine Forecast Q3 2018 South America*Light Vehic...
12-Sep-2018
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Powertrain Systems - Engine Contribution to Lightweighting
The powertrain system in a vehicle basically comprises the engine and transmission systems. The engine system is responsible for generating power and torque through the combustion of fuel while the transmission system uses the power/torque of the engine to move the vehicle at different desired speeds through a combination of gear and shafts. The powertrain system can weigh...
11-Sep-2018
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Instrument Cluster Display Systems Market and Technology Trends Report
This report provides a basic understanding of instrument cluster display (ICD) systems for cars, an in-depth demand outlook, and an overview of the main players and market drivers on a global and regional level. All research in this report is based on the IHS Markit production forecast for instrument clusters, which is in turn based on our global light vehicle production ...
10-Sep-2018
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