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Magna’s new door latch offers quality doors and quieter car cabins

Magna’s new door latch offers quality doors and quieter car cabins

Magna has developed the Comfort+ door latch to provide quality doors and quieter car cabins. It has secured its first production contract to supply the new latch to a European automaker. Comfort+ turns sliding friction into rolling friction within the mechanics of the door latch, which significantly reduces the efforts required to open and close

Pricol wins National Award for Outstanding Industrial Relations in India

Automotive components manufacturer Pricol Limited has won the ‘National Award for Outstanding Industrial Relations’ for 2016 – 2017 by All India Organisation of Employers (AIOE). The award was handed over by Santosh Kumar Gangwar, Minister of State for Labour & Employment, Government of India and Gaurav Swarup – President of AIOE, in the presenceDagmar Walter, Director,

Dana expands in China

Dana has inaugurated a new facility to Support Automakers with Thermal-Management and New-Energy Solutions in Yancheng, China. The 8,000 square-meter plant, with an investment of $16.7 million, is the company’s 16th facility in China and the second in Yancheng. The new facility will manufacture thermal-acoustical protective shielding, including direct-insulation heat shields, as well as battery

NI develops FlexLogger for automotive validation test

  National Instruments (NI), the provider of a software-defined platform that helps accelerate the development and performance of the automated test and automated measurement systems, has developed FlexLogger configuration-based data-logging software for validation test. FlexLogger helps automotive test departments quickly capture accurate, well-documented data to verify system functionality in real-world conditions and comply with strict

ACMA Value Chain Summit begins in Ahmedabad, India

In a bid to create a robust supply chain and an independent ecosystem in Gujarat, ACMA – Automotive Component Manufacturers Association of India has organised Value Chain Summit in Ahmedabad. Despite Gujarat being home to India’s largest passenger carmaker – Maruti Suzuki,  the largest two-wheeler manufacturer – Hero MotoCorp, Tata Motors, Ford India and Honda

New cost-efficient 3D surround view system added to ADAS

Renesas Electronics Corporation and Magna aim to accelerate the mass adoption of advanced driving assistance system (ADAS) feature with a new cost-efficient 3D surround view system designed for entry and mid-range vehicles. The 3D surround view system adopts Renesas’ high- performance, low-power system-on-chip (SoC) optimized for the smart camera and surround view systems. By enabling

Precision Camshafts acquires Emoss Mobile Systems

Precision Camshafts Limited (PCL) has acquired 51 percent equity shares of Netherlands-based EMOSS Mobile Systems, a one-stop solution for electric powertrains. With this PCL forays into electric mobility. The acquisition paves the way to mature electrical mobility markets such as Europe, North America, and Australasia. Emoss promoters will continue to hold 49 percent and remain

Dana wins Ford award

Dana Incorporated has received two awards at the 20th annual Ford World Excellence Awards for the fourth consecutive year. Only 52 companies were selected as winners from thousands of Ford suppliers globally. Dana earned the Green Pillar Award, which is presented to top supplier parent companies that demonstrate excellence in the delivery of fuel-efficient technologies

Hanon Systems receives GM’s recognition

Global automotive supplier Hanon Systems was named a GM Supplier of the Year by General Motors during the 26th annual Supplier of the Year awards ceremony held in Orlando, Florida. GM recognised 132 of its best suppliers from 17 countries that have consistently exceeded GM’s expectations, created outstanding value or brought new innovations to the