UK > France based TRIGO acquires 100% of the capital of the UK based Bridge Group

Trigo logo For ensuring its development platform on UK territory in the automotive, aerospace and heavy transportation industries, TRIGO has acquired 100% of the capital of Bridge Group from its founder Neil Endley. The acquisition will also augment TRIGO from the Bridge Group’s proven expertise in supplier turnaround management, training and technical resourcing to further enrich TRIGO’s global supply chain performance service More …

MOROCCO > USA based Varroc Lighting Systems is building a manufacturing facility and product development center in Tangier, Morocco

Varroc logo For producing headlamps and rear lamps for customers in Morocco and southern Europe, USA based Varroc Lighting Systems sets up a manufacturing facility in Tangier, Morocco. For producing and reinforcing its global capabilities as a premier developer and manufacturer of next- generation external lighting systems for the automotive industry, Varroc Lighting Systems has allocated the factory in located in “Tanger More …

CHINA > US based Henniges Automotive establishes a 79,500 (7,391 square-meter) square foot facility in Suzhou, China

Henniges logo A leading global supplier of highly engineered sealing and anti- vibration system company, Henniges Automotive has opened a 79, 500 square (7,391 square-meters) facility in China. Located in the Taicang Port Economic and Technological Development Zone, Henniges has the option to double its size to support future growth. According to Larry Williams, president of Henniges Automotive: “As the automotive industry More …

CHINA > Germany based Rolls- Royce Power Systems and China Railway Rolling Stock Corporation (CCRC) have signed an agreement in Friedrichshafen, Germany for continuation to consider MTU engines from Rolls-Royce for CCRC

rolls royce logo The already highly productive relationship between Rolls-Royce and CCRC, with CCRC ordering around 500 MTU Series 4000 engines for locomotives used in New Zealand, Argentina and South Africa, have deepened both of their commitment to continuation of MTU engines by signing an agreement in Friedrichshafen, Germany. Both the companies have also agreed to collaborate on future power delivery solutions including More …

USA > India based Mahindra Group has opened a new North American HQ and manufacturing in Southeast Michigan investing $230 million

Mahindra logo Mahindra Automotive North America (MANA), a subsidiary of Mahindra Group, has opened a new North American HQ and manufacturing operation in Southeast Michigan which is the first new OEM facility in over 25 years. The $230 million investment in Southeast Michigan includes a recently opened warehouse and logistics operations in Pontiac and an existing prototype operation in Troy. In the More …

SLOVAKIA > Canada based Magna Mirror relocated its existing manufacturing factory in Nove mesto nad Vahom to a larger facility investing additional $30 million

Magna logo Due to business growth, Magna Mirror has relocated to a larger facility investing $30 million and creating additional 150 new jobs. The new investment will go primarily to refurbish the building and install a new automated paint line. Almost twice the size of the existing facility, the new factory will be 27,820 square meters. Magna is already serving its customers More …

LITHUANIA> German based Continental is set to construct a manufacturing plant in Lithuania investing €95 million ($112 million)

Continental logo To expand its automotive electronics production footprint, automotive technology company Continental is set to construct a new manufacturing plant in Lithuania. Specially to increase the production of electronic components for European markets, the company has chosen the Kaunas region and is scheduled to open in the middle of 2018. The €95 million ($112 million) investment is scheduled for the next More …

GERMANY > China based Hawtai Motor, an independently owned automobile brand, focuses in international growth in support for the implementation of The Belt and Road (“B&R”) initiative.

Hawtai motor logo Hawtai Motor, an SUV pioneer in China, is mainly engaged in automobile manufacturing that has a strong financial backing and owes its success to core power technologies. Hawtai Motor has total assets exceeding 48 billion Yuan (approx. US$7.8 billion) and has its business build around traditional and electric vehicles segments, R&D and technology segment, finance segment and smart mobility segment. One of More …