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ZF Hai Phong Vietnam

ZF begins chassis technology supply from new Vietnam plant

2019-11-11T18:10:00+00:00By Gareth Price

ZF’s new €25 million plant in Hai Phong, Vietnam is up and running, set to supply chassis modules to neighbouring Vinfast car and e-scooter facility


Destination Europe


Gareth Price visits HMMC, Hyundai’s fully integrated production operation at the centre of Europe

Skoda Karoq Kvasiny

Breaching the Wall, building the lines

2019-11-11T11:20:00+00:00By Gareth Price

This weekend marked the 30th anniversary of a major turning point in world history - the fall of the Berlin Wall. Despite the political upheaval that followed and even new borders being drawn, the Central and Eastern Europe region has seen its strong engineering and industrial heritage re-established with automotive manufacturing underpinning much of the economic progress…


Bloodhound’s additive challenge

2019-11-08T13:20:00+00:00By Chris Pickering

Advances in additive manufacturing are being put to the most stringent of tests as the Bloodhound Land Speed Record project makes its first high-speed runs. Chris Pickering speaks to the engineers behind the project and the contribution made by 3D-printed components, one of the key production technologies helping to make the attempt possible

High Voltage_Electric Machine continental

Suppliers will charge the change: opportunities in the EV value chain

2019-11-07T05:30:00+00:00By Daniel Harrison

While much focus is put on OEM plans to launch more electric vehicles, a great deal of the technology, value, production and services will come from both existing and emerging suppliers across the value chain. We expect many new opportunities for these companies over the next decade.