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World’s top maker of battery cells for EVs to open German plant in 2021

23 January 2019 - 23:28
China’s Contemporary Amperex Technology (CATL) plans to produce 60 gigawatt hours (GWh) beginning in 2026 from its battery factory in Germany, its first production site in Europe and the grounds of car giants BMW, Volkswagen and Daimler AG.

Vibratory or Belt? Conveyors for Every Angle

22 January 2019 - 14:34
A major player in the aluminum automotive components industry was frustrated by the capabilities of an integral part of their die casting process: the use of belt conveyors. Although extremely common to handle scrap material in die casting facilities, this type of conveyor in this environment is renowned for causing production shutdown and maintenance issues.

Electric Motorcycle Made in Gilan

20 January 2019 - 15:57
An electric motorcycle has been produced locally by the Khodadadi Technical Institute in Bander Anzali in Gilan Province.

Fives supports Daimler in the production of its new Mercedes-Benz compact electric vehicle in Hambach, France

19 January 2019 - 17:18
As part of its project to increase the production of electric vehicles in Europe, the car manufacturer Mercedes-Benz Cars has awarded Fives a contract to supply fluid filling machines at its Hambach plant in France.

Iran-Syria Joint Auto-Maker to Resume Production

14 January 2019 - 18:48
SIAMCO, a joint auto manufacturing company of Iran and Syria, will resume its production of mostly Iranian makes of cars, following the gradual restoration of peace in the Arab country.

Iran Gov’t Support for Startups in Automotive Sector

9 January 2019 - 06:40
Knowledge-based companies and startups active in the automotive sector will get a boost following an agreement signed between the Vice Presidential Office for Science and Technology, and local carmaker Iran Khodro.

Canada's Cobalt 27 goes after lithium with royalty acquisition

8 January 2019 - 15:03
Canada’s Cobalt 27 Capital (TSXV: KBLT)(OTCQX: CBLLF)(FRA: 27O) is tapping into the lithium sector by acquiring a royalty of 1.5% of gross revenues and A$2 per tonne of ore mined at the Mount Marion lithium project in Western Australia, the latest in a series of major deals the company has announced in less than a year.

Tehran Auto Show Opens

8 January 2019 - 06:30
Tehran Auto Show 2019 opened its doors to journalists for a preview on Monday. The public can visit the Jan. 8-11 event being held in Shahr Aftab (Sun City) Exhibition Center in south Tehran.

Global copper market under supplied, demand on the rise — report

7 January 2019 - 14:35
Global refined copper consumption will register steady growth over the coming years, driven by demand from the power industry, rising electric vehicle (EV) production and a positive global economic growth outlook, a new copper supply and demand outlook by Fitch Solutions shows.

Chinese Car-Makers, Iranian Traders Meets in Shanghai

29 December 2018 - 16:53
A host of Iranian businessmen and merchants participated in the conference of “Automobile Industry in China” on Saturday to discuss the industry, and exchange views on promoting cooperation.
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