Archive for June, 2016

BASF, China City in Strategic Cooperation Agreement

By on June 29, 2016 in SUPPLY CHAINS
BASF, China City in Strategic Cooperation Agreement

BASF and the municipal government of Jilin City, the second largest city in Jilin Province, China, entered into a strategic cooperation framework agreement today. The agreement outlines the joint collaboration between the two parties in promoting sustainable city and industry development in Jilin City. BASF will offer its value-added solutions and innovation know-how to help […]

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Brexit: the UK Automotive Industry Reacts

Brexit: the UK Automotive Industry Reacts

Britain has voted to leave the European Union, a decision that could have a particular impact on the automotive industry: of the 1,682,156 vehicles produced here in 2015, 77.3% were exported and 57.5% went to Europe.

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Lightweight Hydrogen Cars to be Tested on UK Roads

By on June 20, 2016 in BREAKING NEWS

A Welsh startup has been given permission to test its hydrogen-powered cars on public roads in the UK. Riversimple is set to roll out a fleet of 20 “hand-built” hydrogen cell cars for trials in Monmouthshire, south Wales, in 2016/17.

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Sapa R&D Lab Targets Extruded Aluminum Solutions

Sapa R&D Lab Targets Extruded Aluminum Solutions

Sapa Technology Americas is the first facility of its kind in North America dedicated to the research and development of extruded aluminum solutions for the automotive industry.

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A Startup Tries to Crack the Code to Lighter, Stronger Steel for Cars

A Startup Tries to Crack the Code to Lighter, Stronger Steel for Cars

If the material—which is made using nanotechnology, or the practice of engineering materials at a tiny scale—works as advertised it could enable a large car company like GM to reduce the weight of its vehicles, creating lighter but still sturdy cars that are more fuel efficient.

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