The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company and VI-grade announced a state-of-the-art DiM250 DYNAMIC Driving Simulator will be installed at Goodyear's Innovation Center in Colmar-Berg, Luxembourg. In addition to strengthening Goodyear's product development at the European site, the new driving simulator also enhances technical collaboration with its headquarters in Akron, Ohio, USA, where another DiM250 was recently put into operation. In addition, both of Goodyear's innovati

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ZF confirms its position as a provider of technology and systems for electromobility with a new order for series production. The latest in ZF brake control solutions will be standard on Volkswagen ID.3 and ID.4 models, as well as on the MEB platform of the modular electronic transmission system that the Volkswagen Group markets globally. With its new brake control, ZF can help meet high requirements for safety and comfort. In addition, it optimizes the recovery of braking energy, increasing t

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H.I.G. Capital, a leading global alternative investment firm with $43 billion of equity capital under management, is pleased to announce that one of its affiliates has completed the acquisition of Continental Battery Holding Corp. (“Continental Batteries,” “Continental,” or the “Company”). Headquartered in Dallas, TX, Continental is a leading distributor of aftermarket batteries to the electric utility vehicle (EUV), automotive, commercial, marine

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Shin-Etsu Chemical Co., Ltd. has developed innovative silicone thermal interface materials for applications in electric vehicles (EVs) and hybrid electric vehicles (HEV). With the electrification of automobiles, the demand for heat dissipation measures for lithium-ion batteries and for other electronic control systems is becoming more sophisticated and diversified. With the accelerated growth of vehicle electrification worldwide, the number of thermal interface materials in automoti

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NI and Konrad Technologies announced they have entered into a strategic agreement to develop test systems and solutions for autonomous driving software and hardware validation. Together, the companies plan to deliver new technologies to help automotive Tier 1 suppliers and OEMs leverage real-world road data and simulation, to help improve vehicle and passenger safety and bring the promise of autonomousdriving (AD) to the roads faster. AD requires a complex mix of rapidly evolving te

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Motorcar Parts of America, Inc. announced its wholly owned subsidiary D&V Electronics, based in Woodbridge, Ontario, has established a non-exclusive strategic distribution partnership with Singapore-based TME Systems Pte Ltd. Terms were not disclosed. “The partnership enhances our presence within Southeast Asia and leverages D&V’s reputation for leading-edge testing and diagnostic equipment utilized in the development and production of electric vehicles,” s

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Velodyne Lidar, Inc announced a strategic partnership with Beijing Trunk Technology Co., Ltd. (Trunk.Tech). The companies will collaborate on the development of state-of-the-art autonomous heavy trucks and to accelerate the commercialization of driverless trucks in the Chinese logistics market. Velodyne and Trunk.Tech will cooperate with lidar-enabled products that meet the demanding requirements of high-speed transportation logistics. These solutions will strengthen the awareness o

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PACCAR and Aurora have signed a global, strategic agreement to develop, test and commercialize autonomous Peterbilt and Kenworth trucks. This collaboration will integrate PACCAR’s autonomous vehicle platform with the Aurora Driver to enhance the safety and operational efficiency of PACCAR’s customers. In the strategic partnership, PACCAR provides autonomous-enabled vehicles with industry-leading quality, durability and reliability resulting from decades of engineering ex

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