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BMW patent powers HNF Heisenberg’s e-bike German automotive giant BMW has extended its patent for a drive unit swing arm to HNF Heisenberg’s e-bike ‘XF1’ that eliminates the need for belt tensioner and pedal recoil. Technology > Automobile Technology > News
GM and SAIC team up to design small cars By ABR Staff Writer
US automotive giant General Motors (GM) will join forces with its Chinese partner Shanghai Automotive Industry (SAIC) to develop a line of Chevrolet vehicles to cater to fast-growing emerging markets, pumping in $5bn over the next several years.
Green Technology > Green Vehicles > News FCA braces for billions of dollars unrepaired vehicles buyback By ABR Staff Writer
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) may have to cough up billions of dollars to buy back trucks hit by snags under a settlement pact with National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).
Design & Production > Automobile Manufacturing > News Power Stop launches new track-tested brake kit By ABR Staff Writer
US-based brakes systems firm Power Stop has launched Track Day Brakes, claimed to be both track-tested and platform-specific and fitted with high carbon rotors to ensure better braking stability.
Mechanical Parts > Brake Parts and Assemblies > News
Mitsubishi to shut down US car unit, look for buyer By ABR Staff Writer
Japanese automobile manufacturer Mitsubishi Motors will cease output at its manufacturing unit in Normal, Illinois, in the US by November-end, while scouting for a potential buyer.
Green Technology > Green Vehicles > News JLR likely to set up new plant in Poland By ABR Staff Writer
UK-based automotive giant Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) is betting big on Poland for setting up a plant with an installed capacity of 200,000 cars a year, as the east European country has offered “huge” incentives.
Green Technology > Green Vehicles > News BMW patent powers HNF Heisenberg’s e-bike By ABR Staff Writer
German automotive giant BMW has extended its patent for a drive unit swing arm to HNF Heisenberg’s e-bike ‘XF1’ that eliminates the need for belt tensioner and pedal recoil.
Technology > Automobile Technology > News

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FCA braces for billions of dollars unrepaired vehicles buyback
By ABR Staff Writer
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) may have to cough up billions of dollars to buy back trucks hit by snags under a settlement pact with National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).
Design & Production > Automobile Manufacturing > News
Daimler to start testing self-driving trucks in Germany
By ABR Staff Writer
Automaker Daimler is planning to test self-driving trucks as early as this year beginning in its home state Baden-Wuerttemberg in Germany, according to a top company official.
Green Technology > Green Powertrain > News

Auto Components

CSP’s composite material makes Chevrolet Corvette lighter
By ABR Staff Writer
Lightweight composite materials firm Continental Structural Plastics (CSP) has claimed that TCA Ultra Lite, currently in production for General Motors’ (GM) 2016 Chevrolet Corvette, has pared down 20lb (9kg) from the Stingray Coupe model.
Auto Components > Paints & Materials > News
R&P and Hop Zenith to form JV for Chinese compounding unit
By ABR Staff Writer
R&P and Shanghai Hop Zenith Chemical Trading have inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for floating a joint venture to set up a unit in China for production and distribution of Thermoplastic PolyOlefin (TPO) compounds for the automotive sector across the Asia-Pacific.
Auto Components > Paints & Materials > News

Technology

BMW patent powers HNF Heisenberg’s e-bike
By ABR Staff Writer
German automotive giant BMW has extended its patent for a drive unit swing arm to HNF Heisenberg’s e-bike ‘XF1’ that eliminates the need for belt tensioner and pedal recoil.
Technology > Automobile Technology > News
Opoli teams up with BYD for electric car in San Diego
By ABR Staff Writer
Ride sharing firm Opoli Technologies has joined hands with BYD Motors, a Chinese automobile, IT and new energy firm, for deploying 50 zero-emission e6 electric vehicles for its fleet in San Diego, US.
Technology > Automobile Technology > News

Leasing & Insurance

Solera to invest $5m for facility to back China's insurance and repair sector
By ABR Staff Writer
Solera Holdings has announced it will invest $5m to advance the rapidly growing Chinese automobile insurance market with the creation of the country's first Solera Technology Center (STC) research facility.
Leasing & Insurance > News
Ford brings car-sharing experiment to London
By ABR Staff Writer
Ford Motor Company will begin making its London-based GoDrive car-sharing service available to the public, offering flexible, practical and affordable access to a fleet of cars for one-way journeys with easy parking throughout the city.
Leasing & Insurance > News

Supply Chain

Mazda Australia makes CEVA its sole Australian transport provider
By ABR Staff Writer
CEVA Logistics, a supply chain firm, has been awarded two new contracts by Mazda in Australia that will make CEVA Mazda Australia’s sole national provider of transport services.
Supply Chain > Fleet Management > News
Geotab and O2 offer commercial telematics system in UK
By ABR Staff Writer
Geotab, a global positioning system fleet management and vehicle tracking firm, has introduced its OBD fleet management system in association with mobile telecommunications provider O2 in the UK.
Supply Chain > Fleet Management > News

Green Technology

GM and SAIC team up to design small cars
By ABR Staff Writer
US automotive giant General Motors (GM) will join forces with its Chinese partner Shanghai Automotive Industry (SAIC) to develop a line of Chevrolet vehicles to cater to fast-growing emerging markets, pumping in $5bn over the next several years.
Green Technology > Green Vehicles > News
FCA braces for billions of dollars unrepaired vehicles buyback
By ABR Staff Writer
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) may have to cough up billions of dollars to buy back trucks hit by snags under a settlement pact with National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).
Design & Production > Automobile Manufacturing > News

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