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Innovamat aims to synergize the capabilities of Rimsa and Quartz

Innovamat: Best of Both Quartz and Rimsa

MILAN, Italy – A true synergy of focus and people is the key to the success of Innovamat Srl, a joint venture undertaken last year between Italy’s Quartz Srl and Spain’s Rimsa, according to Mario Cotilli, co-CEO of the new…

Scheider, CEO, leaving ZF in early 2023

Scheider to leave ZF in Early 2023

Source: ZF announcement FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany — Wolf-Henning Scheider, Chairman of the Board of Management and CEO ZF Group, responsible for Research & Development, Sales, informed the Supervisory Board at its last meeting that he did not wish to extend his…

Boninfante produces eco-friendly brake pads

THE GREEN PRODUCTION OF BRAKE PADS

The following is excerpted from David J. Cross’s article posted by AZO Materials, an organization with the mission of educating and informing “a worldwide audience of researchers, engineers and scientists with the latest industry news, information and insights from the…

TMD Friction will increase the apprentices it hires

Apprentices to be Added at TMD Friction U.K.

Source: TMD Friction announcement HARTLEPOOL, U.K. — To mark National Apprenticeship Week, global automotive manufacturer TMD Friction has announced plans to recruit even more apprentices. Currently, the Hartlepool-based company employs 18 apprentices in a range of disciplines across the business,…

Top Employer Ingenieure Deutschland” the company received for the ninth consecutive year

Ninth Straight Engineering Employer for Knorr-Bremse

Source: Knorr-Bremse announcement MUNICH — Exceptional working conditions, targeted professional development options and above-average benefits are typical of what German employees of Knorr-Bremse can expect. Consequently, the company has been awarded the prestigious “Top Employer Ingenieure Deutschland” certificate for the…

Hyundai America Technical Center (HATCI) will add a new safety lab

Hyundai Will Build Safety Center at Michigan Facility

Source: Hyundai announcement CHICAGO – During a presentation at the Chicago Auto Show media program, Hyundai yesterday announced the establishment of a Safety Test and Investigation Laboratory (STIL) at its Michigan-based research and development center, Hyundai America Technical Center, Inc.…

Haldex reported strong results for Q2 2022

Positive Results for Haldex in 2021

LANDSKRONA, Sweden — Haldex released the following year-end report covering the company’s abilities to overcome a variety of challenges for a positive 2021. Strong organic growth and record operating cashflow, margin impacted by temporary challenges in the supply chain. FULL…

Bosch has already added 133 parts to its aftermarket range in 2022

2021 Results Ahead of Forecasts for Bosch

Source: Bosch Group announcement STUTTGART, Germany – The Bosch Group increased its sales and result significantly in 2021. According to preliminary figures, total sales rose 10 percent to €78.8 billion. After adjusting for exchange-rate effects, sales growth at the supplier…

AsiaBrake 2022 will be a three-part all-virtual event

AsiaBrake 2022: Three Virtual Sessions

BANGKOK – Due to continued concerns about Covid-19, AsiaBrake 2022 has been scheduled for an all-virtual program on three successive Thursdays in March. The following was the announcement produced by the organizers: COVID-19 is still the main issue in the…

ZF Aftermarket is ramping up its training program in 2022

Training Program Steps up by ZF Aftermarket

Source: ZF announcement FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany — ZF Aftermarket is driving into 2022 with an improved training program comprising of new content and a more user-friendly booking platform. ZF Aftermarket offers training on the topics of driveline, chassis, steering, active safety…

Mintex is supporting the Rallysport Engineering Academy

Mintex Supports Technician Education

Source: TMD Friction announcement HARTLEPOOL, U.K. — TMD Friction, through its Mintex braking brand, has teamed up with Rallysport Engineering Academy in Essex to support its young students with their motor vehicle studies. Rallysport Engineering specializes in supporting a wide…

UVeye will show new inspection systems at NADA 2022

Inspection Systems Keep Fleets Safe, on the Road

Source: UVeye announcement DETROIT — Automated vehicle-inspection-system pioneer UVeye is providing fleet operators in the U.S. with a fast, accurate way to detect costly vehicle problems that often are missed by drivers and service technicians. High-speed inspection systems can reduce…

Superpedestrian recently closed a $125-million funding round

Funding for Superpedestrian “Safer” Scooters

Source: Superpedestrian announcement Cambridge, Mass. — Superpedestrian, the pioneering transportation robotics company, announced its largest funding round, closing $125 million in debt and equity capital. The new funding will be used to expand the LINK shared e-scooter service, boost the…

The NHTSA will adaptive headlights to improve safety

NHTSA Estimates Deaths Up in First 9 Months of 2021

Source: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announcement WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) released its early estimate of traffic fatalities for the first nine months of 2021. NHTSA projects that an estimated…

EuroBrake 2022 announced it will be online for 2022

Online Program for EuroBrake 2022

STANSTED, U.K. — FISITA, organizers of EuroBrake, announced this year’s event will be online due to continuing concerns surrounding the global Covid-19 pandemic. The following announcement provides updated information about the annual program. As you would expect, FISITA and our…