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South Korea sees EV, hydrogen fleet at 200,000 in 2020

10 January 2020 - 18:52
South Korea's government forecasts the country having more than 200,000 electric and hydrogen vehicles on its roads by the end of this year amid increased public incentives.

European cobalt prices start 2020 on the rise

10 January 2020 - 18:36
European cobalt metal prices have increased since the start of the year, as the market anticipates higher demand and the electric vehicle (EV) market takes off in Europe.

ThinTech® Aluminum casting technology succours General Motor to win Award

9 January 2020 - 17:56
Shiloh Industries, known for an environmentally focused global supplier of lightweight, noise and vibration solutions and proud supplier for the redesigned Corvette Stingray congratulates General Motors on the car being named the 2020 Free Press Car of the Year.

Aluminium roof rails and sporty face, the new appeal of KIA Stonic

6 January 2020 - 17:24
A car which is designed solely for the European market is surprisingly put on sale in its country of origin due to public demand and that says a lot about its appeal.

China launches NEV battery recycling regulations

6 January 2020 - 17:18
China's ministry of industry and information technology has announced new regulations for the recycling of used new energy vehicle (NEV) power batteries.

China's production of qualified passenger NEVs grew in November by 24% M-o-M, but dropped by 42% Y-o-Y

30 December 2019 - 17:06
According to the data from the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT), China in November produced about 89,000 units of qualified new energy passenger vehicles, up 23.96 per cent from October, backed by the outstanding performance of the pure electronic vehicles market. But yearly basis, the output recorded a decline for the fifth consecutive month by almost 42 per cent.

Viewpoint: Primary aluminium faces grim 2020

24 December 2019 - 17:56
The primary aluminium market will begin 2020 the same way that it began this year — with big questions over the health of the automotive industry as government regulations, political disputes, and more fundamental market developments conspire to cast dark clouds across the once-shining beacon of Europe's manufacturing industry.

MAGMA Indonesia User Group Meeting 2019

17 December 2019 - 17:57
The MAGMA Indonesia User Group Meeting 2019 organized in collaboration with Makmur Meta, successfully drew in over 100 participants from various industries – automotive, engineering, education, manufacturing and jewellery. The event was held at Jakarta, Aston Imperial Bekasi Hotel on 12 November 2019.

5700t Closing Force - Italpresse Gauss builds Giant Die Casting Machine for premium Carmaker

12 December 2019 - 21:21
Italpresse Gauss, the Italian leader in fully automated, digitally enabled die casting technology, is set to deliver the first toggle-free two-platen die casting machine with a closing force of 5700t.

EU approves €3.2bn in state aid for battery project

10 December 2019 - 18:22
The European Commission has approved €3.2bn ($3.54bn) in state aid for battery makers as part of a project to develop large-scale battery manufacturing in the EU.
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