Electric vehicle startup Fisker mulls prismatic cell battery manufacturing unit in partnership with major supplier in either US or Europe

In a statement Fisker Inc’s chairman and CEO Henrik Fisker said, the electric vehicle startup is weighing options to set up a battery cell manufacturing facility with a major supplier in either Europe or the United States. The move is aimed at securing components in its supply chain. Earlier Fisker had struggled with the recall…

Apple moves ahead with self-driving car project, targets production by 2024

According to sources familiar with the matter at hand, Apple Inc is moving ahead with plans on self-driving car technology and is targeting to produce a passenger vehicle by 2024. The self driving passenger vehicle could feature its breakthrough battery technology, said sources familiar with the matter at hand. Apple’s automotive efforts, known as Project…

Amazon.com expands footprint in Latin America, announces $100M logistics investment in Mexico

In a bid to offer faster deliveries, on Thursday, Amazon.com Inc stated, it has invested $100 million in opening new warehouses in Mexico, including its first shipping centers outside Mexico City. The new sites includes two fulfillment centers, with one located near the northern city of Monterrey and the other near the central city of Guadalajara,…

China unveils financial incentives to boost adoption of hydrogen fuel cell vehicles

On Monday, China finance ministry stated, it plans on rolling new policies to support hydrogen fuel cell vehicles in order to boost the industry’s supply chain and related technologies. China has emerged as the world’s biggest market for new energy vehicles (NEVs), which includes plug-in hybrids, battery electric vehicles as well as and hydrogen fuel…

Hyundai Mobis muscles into car parts market

With U.S. electric vehicle pioneer Tesla Inc accelerating the shift towards electric cars, Hyundai Motor suppliers have increasingly turned to “outsiders” for parts; but now Hyundai’s own supply company, Mobis, plans on plunging into this supply chain. Hyundai Mobis is negotiating with two global automakers to supply electrified parts, said the company’s executive with an…

Logitech reports 13.6% rise in sales during fourth quarter with work from home boosting demand

On Tuesday, Logitech International reported a rise of 13.6% in fourth-quarter sales. The development comes at a time when more people are working from home due to the coronavirus crisis. Logitech has rpeorted a fourth-quarter sales of $709.2 million, up from $624.3 million a year ago. Non-GAAP operating income rose 23.3% to $79 million in…

Trump Administration in talks with chipmakers on building semiconductor factories in the U.S.

May 10, 2020 – On Sunday, the Wall Street Journal reported, the Trump’s administration is holding talks with semiconductor companies on building chip factories in the United States. As per the WSJ report, which cites sources familiar with the matter at hand, the Trump administration is in talks with Intel Corp and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing…

China’s coronavirus outbreak threat to global antibiotics supply: EU Chamber of Commerce

On Tuesday, the head of a European business group in China warned that the world could face a shortage of antibiotics if the pharmaceutical industry’s supply problems posed by the outbreak of China’s coronavirus cannot soon be resolved. Joerg Wuttke, President of the EU Chamber of Commerce told a roundtable in Beijing that the synchronization…