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How flat wires boost EV efficiency, ACG product development
28/07/2022 - EXTON, Pa.—For electric vehicles to meet their full potential, they have to make the right connections. Efficient connections. Powerful connections.And as the EV evolution continues,...
Datwyler advances thermal management of BEVs
27/07/2022 - ALTDORF, Switzerland—Swiss group Datwyler Holding Inc. is highlighting its latest progress with the development of thermally conductive materials (TIMs) to enhance the safety and performance...
Achieving Composite-Metal Bonds Three Times Stronger than Structural Adhesives
- For bonding metal to polypropylene, PowderBond is more than three times stronger than structural adhesives, and quicker and cleaner.The Automotive Lightweight Design Group...
Taiga begins deliveries of its Orca electric personal watercraft
- “This is a significant moment for the Taiga team because not only are we kicking off summer with Orca deliveries, but we are proudly marking the milestone of the first-ever mass-produced...
Nearly 900 German jobs threatened at ContiTech plastics unit / Focus on products for electric vehicles
14/07/2022 - Nearly 900 German jobs threatened at ContiTech plastics unit / Focus on products for electric vehiclesDiscontinued model: Line production in Waltershausen, Germany, will probably not remain unscathed...
Smithers' webinar to focus on wire harness, electrical connector testing
14/07/2022 - AKRON—Two of the most in-demand items for electric vehicles are
SPE ACCE 2022 calls for papers, extends abstract due date to July 15
04/07/2022 - The Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) Automotive Composites Conference & Expo...
Datwyler ups LSR game in Mexico, shifts toward e-mobility
30/06/2022 - As the mobility industry continues its march toward hybrid and fully electric vehicles, Swiss firm
Ascend Showcases Its Engineered Plastics Portfolio at InterPlas Thailand
24/06/2022 - Ascend Performance Materials will showcase its broad portfolio of engineered materials and growing manufacturing footprint at this year’s InterPlas Thailand.High-performance...
Kickstart: Rougher roads ahead
23/06/2022 - Auto suppliers have always walked a tightrope when it comes to getting enough profit to support their growth, but not so much that automakers abandon them in favor of cheaper...
OCSiAl expands its graphene nanotube production capacities to Europe
- The graphene nanotube synthesis facility in Serbia will leverage OCSiAl’s unique production technology. The company’s technology is protected by more than 80 patents and patent applications,...
Frewer Engineering Discuss Composites Component Structural Optimisation, Composite Repair and High-Pressure Hydrogen Tank Design
- It has been a busy month for the team at Frewer Engineering.Composite Component Structural OptimisationFrewer Engineering’s composites specialists are able to...
Teknor Apex Develops PVC Elastomer for Various Wire and Cable Applications
20/06/2022 - Teknor Apex has developed Flexalloy® PVC elastomers for a variety of insulation and jackets in applications from electric vehicle charging stations to industrial automation to portable...
Hutchinson supplies antivibration technology for Ford EVs
20/06/2022 - PARIS—Ford Motor Co. is employing a new Hutchinson S.A. vibration isolation technology on its electric vehicles, the French rubber and plastics components maker has announced.The...
Rubber News named Ohio's 'Best Trade Publication'
14/06/2022 - CLEVELAND—The editorial staff of Rubber News was named Best Trade Publication in Ohio during an...
LANXESS’ Thermally Conductive PA-6 Finds Use in Electric Sports Car’s Cooling Element
13/06/2022 - LANXESS’ Durethan® BTC965FM30, a thermally conductive Polyamide 6 is being used for cooling element of the charge controller for the electric sports car. Preventing Thermal...
Buick to go all electric by 2030, halt new ICE vehicle launches after 2024
01/06/2022 - Buick plans to stop selling gasoline-powered vehicles in North America by the end of the decade after rolling out a full lineup of electric vehicles that will revive the Electra name from its...
Sailun takes aggresive approach to U.S. market with R&D investment
24/05/2022 - HOMESTEAD, Fla.—Value tire maker Sailun Group Co. Ltd. has taken an aggressive approach to U.S. growth—buoyed by a partnership with tire distributor TBC Corp.—by investing in...
Stellantis' reputation tumbles among supplier base
23/05/2022 - Stellantis, the owner of the Chrysler and Jeep brands, has seen relations with suppliers sour in the merged company's first year of existence, plunging further below the rest of the industry...
Kickstart: Vinyl lobbying, a beer bottle shortage at K and blending with the family (firm)
19/05/2022 - Vinyl industry leaders returned to an annual tradition this week — flying to Washington to lobby for their political priorities.This year, a lot of attention was put on PVC's role in...