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  • Shanghai_View10_MY23_Charging_8K_Square

    Polestar invests in StoreDot’s fast charging battery technology


    This will be Polestar’s first financial investment in another company, and it will become a shareholder in Israel-based StoreDot

  • VinFast e35 and e36

    Vinfast’s rocky road to global electric brand


    As late as mid-November 2021, former Opel CEO Michael Lohscheller was on stage at the Vinfast stand at the Los Angeles Auto Show. By the end of the year, the Vietnamese automaker announced his departure after just four months on the job, citing “personal reasons.” By late February 2022, Lohscheller had taken the reins at fuel cell truck startup Nikola, a company that has faced its own challenges over the past year.

  • StoreDot_VinFast

    VinFast invests in StoreDot extreme fast charge battery cell development


    StoreDot’s Series D funding round will be up to $80m and the capital will be used for completion of R&D and mass production scale-up of silicon dominant extreme fast charging (XFC) battery cells by 2024

  • YASA P400_e-motor

    Your webinar questions answered: How tier 1 suppliers are responding to tough headwinds


    You asked, we answer. We return to the questions from our audience that we didn’t have time to answer in our live webinar, ranging from which parts of automotive tier 1 suppliers’ business models are at risk of commodification, to how tier suppliers are changing manufacturing processes

  • ZF Hai Phong Vietnam

    ZF begins chassis technology supply from new Vietnam plant


    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

  • VinFast Hai Phong plant

    VinFast deploys Siemens tech in new plant


    Vietnam - VinFast is using a suite of Siemens software at its new plant in Hai Phong

  • ABB Vinfast 5

    The future on two wheels


    Advanced robotics and digitisation technologies can ensure motorcycle companies meet the needs of the industry

  • Mazda Thailand

    Asia’s other powerhouse


    Already a dynamic and rapidly growing manufacturing hub, South-East Asia’s automotive industry is finding further opportunity in the growth of battery and hybrid vehicle production Two nations dominate South-East Asia vehicle production, namely Thailand (approximately 2m units per annum (upa)) and Indonesia (c1.1m upa). There is one mid-sized producer ...

  • Eisenmann BMW Leipzig

    Paint technology and investments


    We report on the new technology, techniques and investments in the world of paintshop being implemented by vehicle-makers around the world… Eisenmann’s E-Shuttle 200 pre-treatment/electrocoating system will be part of the Leipzig upgrade Expansion at BMW Leipzig Eisenmann says it has been given overall responsibility for expanding ...

  • Ian Henry

    Food for thought in Paris


    So many big names were absent from this year’s Paris motor show that the long-term future of these events must soon be called into question. Nissan, Volvo, Opel, Ford and Fiat in particular were notable no-shows. Audi and Skoda had a presence, but the Volkswagen brand was perhaps the biggest ...

  • Magna BAIC copy

    Magna works with BAIC on new EV


    China - The supplier has announced that it is helping BAIC create a new smart electric vehicle (EV) architecture. It will be designed specifically for the Chinese market, which is currently the leading market for electrified vehicles with around 700,000 sold in 2017."We are proud to develop the next generation ...

  • Magna partners with VinFast

    Magna signs agreement with VinFast


    Vietnam - The companies are working together on the development of two new VinFast models - an SUV and a sedan. Magna is providing complete engineering and development services for the Vietnamese OEM."This is a great example of how our experience with complete vehicles positions us to support new entrants ...