SmartSens announced the launch of its SC133GS CMOS 130W pixel CMOS sensor with global shutter and fan-out package to further enhance performance in automotive settings. The solution delivers superior signal-to-noise ratio, ultra-high sensitivity, and excellent dynamic range to address growing demand for intelligent in-vehicle technology and smart car applications such as driver monitoring systems (DMS). DMS systems equipped with the SC133GS can monitor driver attentiveness by tracki

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In addition to the definitive entry into the extra-heavy segment, the production of the VW Meteor represents another milestone in the history of VW Trucks and Buses: the millionth vehicle produced by the automaker is a unit of the 29,520 model . Of this total, more than 850 thousand units were manufactured by the VWCO industrial complex in Resende (RJ), which celebrates 25 years since its first installations in the city and houses the brand's worldwide development center, in addition to t

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EV Charge Holding Ltd., an electric charging solutions company incorporated under the laws of the United Kingdom with its registered office at 20-22 Wenlock Road, London, England (N1 7GU), has announced that it has signed an agreement with GEM Global Yield LLC SCS ("GEM"), the Luxembourg- based non-traditional private investment group , which stipulates that the latter will have to invest up to 15 million euros in EV Charge over three years following the date of listing of the compa

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Inapal Plásticos, the Portuguese division of Continental Structural Plastics, will produce a series of lightweight, low-density composite components made by sheet molded compound (SMC) for the first SUV from a prestigious luxury car manufacturer. These 11 components, ranging from elements for the engine compartment to parts for the underbody and Class A components, will reduce the complexity of the parts and the overall weight of the vehicle. The molding of the complex radiat

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Nexteer Automotive launches High-Output Electric Power Steering (EPS) that delivers advanced safety and comfort features as well as enhanced fuel efficiency for heavy-duty (HD) trucks and light commercial vehicles (LCVs). Now with the ability to steer these vehicle types electrically, drivers of HD trucks and LCVs can benefit from savings at the gas pump and from advanced features such as lane keep assist, crosswind compensation, trailer assist and more.  High-Output

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General Motors Co. announced that its Spring Hill, Tennessee assembly plant will begin the transition to become the company's third vehicle manufacturing site to produce electric vehicles, joining Factory ZERO in Detroit and Hamtramck, Michigan, and Orion Assembly in Orion Township, Michigan. In addition, the company is confirming investments in five Michigan plants, including the Lansing Delta Township Assembly and Flint Assembly for future crossover and full-size pickup production.

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Senmiao Technology Limited, a provider of automobile transaction and related services targeting the online ride-hailing industry in China, announced the signing of a Framework Agreement with BYD Auto Sales Co., Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of BYD Company Limited ("BYD",(HK:1211)), for the sale of BYD manufactured electric vehicles ("EVs") to Senmiao and joint promotion of EV vehicles for utilization in China's ride-sharing or ride-hailing market. Under the

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Volvo Trucks North America was awarded $21.7 million in grants to deploy 70 VNR Electric trucks in Southern California for regional freight distribution and drayage. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Targeted Air Shed Grant Program is providing $20 million in funding, supplemented by $1.7 million from the South Coast Air Quality Management District (South Coast AQMD) for charging infrastructure, to improve air quality in the region.    Volvo Trucks w

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