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New Research May Provide Solutions to Manufacture Energy Saving Auto Structures

New Research May Provide Solutions to Manufacture Energy Saving Auto Structures

A team of researchers from Wayne State University recently received a $350,000 award from the National Science Foundation for the project, "Failure Prediction and Reliability Analysis of Ultra-High Strength Steel Autobody Manufacturing Systems by Utilizing Material Microstructure Properties." [More]
BASF Automotive Refinish to Exhibit at 2014 NACE / CARS Expo

BASF Automotive Refinish to Exhibit at 2014 NACE / CARS Expo

BASF Automotive Refinish will exhibit and present its latest products and processes at the 2014 International Autobody Congress and Exposition Expo & Conference (NACE / CARS) – the largest North American conference and exhibition dedicated to the auto collision and service repair industries – from July 30 through August 2 at Cobo Center in Detroit. [More]
ABB Announce a Partnership with Volvo to Co-Develop Electric and Hybrid Buses

ABB Announce a Partnership with Volvo to Co-Develop Electric and Hybrid Buses

Global agreement combines Volvo electric and electric hybrid buses with ABB fast-charging solutions, paving the way for rapid deployment of zero emission urban e-mobility. [More]
PPG to Sell Mt. Zion Glass Manufacturing Facility to Fuyao

PPG to Sell Mt. Zion Glass Manufacturing Facility to Fuyao

PPG Industries today announced that it has reached a definitive agreement to sell substantially all the assets of its Mt. Zion, Illinois, glass manufacturing facility to automotive glass manufacturer Fuyao Glass America Inc. [More]
New Webinar on Direct Metal Printing

New Webinar on Direct Metal Printing

3D Systems announced today a new webinar titled: Metal Technology, Inc. and English Racing Push the Envelope with Direct Metal Printing from 3D Systems. Scheduled for Tuesday July 22, 2014, at 11:00 am Eastern Daylight Time, the webinar will reveal how technicians from English Racing and engineers from Metal Technology (MTI) rapidly transformed an idea into reality. [More]
BYD to Build Electric Bus and Battery Assembly Plant Near City of Campinas in Brazil

BYD to Build Electric Bus and Battery Assembly Plant Near City of Campinas in Brazil

The city of Campinas (in the São Paulo region of Brazil) has been selected as the home to the BYD’s newest factory creating ~450 new local jobs. Executives from Campinas City Hall and BYD Company Ltd. this week announced the opening of the company’s first South American manufacturing facility. [More]
Forecast Report on Global Advanced Functional Materials Market

Forecast Report on Global Advanced Functional Materials Market

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Advanced Functional Materials Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. [More]
Pirelli to Introduce New 18-Inch Tyre Design Concept

Pirelli to Introduce New 18-Inch Tyre Design Concept

Pirelli is introducing a new 18-inch tyre design concept to showcase the way that Formula One could look in the near future. But rather than an abstract design, this is a fully functional tyre, capable of completing demonstration runs around Silverstone during the forthcoming in-season test from next Tuesday to next Wednesday (8-9 July). [More]
ThyssenKrupp Opens New Factory for Chassis Technology in Shanghai

ThyssenKrupp Opens New Factory for Chassis Technology in Shanghai

Opening of a new factory for chassis technology More than 400 million euros invested in new production sites in China in the past three years Further growth in components business in China planned [More]
More Sustainable Clearcoat for Vehicle Refinishing from AkzoNobel

More Sustainable Clearcoat for Vehicle Refinishing from AkzoNobel

AkzoNobel has introduced a more sustainable clearcoat for the vehicle refinish market which represents a significant leap forward in terms of performance and customer benefits. [More]