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Automotive News Europe honors the winners of the 2021 Rising Stars awards. Through Oct. 11, the 25 winners will be featured. The Rising Star for Autonomous & Automated Driving is Syed Shahrukh Kazmi, who is customer chief engineer at Aptiv. For his full profile click here. The 2021 Rising Stars winners were honored on Sept.
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Intel will dedicate production at its plant in Ireland for the manufacture of chips for automakers as the company pushes into a growing market currently buffeted by shortages that have crippled vehicle production. The U.S.-based chipmaker has a facility in County Kildare in Ireland that has been used for manufacturing its mainstay computer processors. Intel
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MUNICH — Volkswagen Group CEO Herbert Diess is optimistic that there are sufficient funds, internal or external, to pull off its ambitious plan to build six large battery factories across Europe with partners by the end of the decade. “The required capital is available in the market. Northvolt has shown this,” Diess said on the
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The executives chosen as 2021 Automotive News Europe Eurostars set themselves apart by exceeding expectations in a very challenging year. Frank Klein, president of Magna Steyr, is this year’s Eurostar winner for Supplier Division Head. For his full profile please click here. Automotive News Europe and Capgemini Invent will honor a new winner each weekday
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MUNICH — Mercedes-Benz previewed its upcoming EQS large full-electric SUV with a concept for its ultraluxury Maybach brand. The Concept Mercedes-Maybach EQS was unveiled at the Munich auto show on Monday. It’s a physical concept with a virtual interior designed to recreates the “feel-good atmosphere of an elegant yacht,” Mercedes said in a statement. The
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The executives chosen as 2021 Automotive News Europe Eurostars set themselves apart by exceeding expectations in a very challenging year. Jean-Marc Chery, president and CEO of chipmaker STMicroelectronics, is this year’s Eurostar winner for Supplier CEO. For his full profile, please click here. Automotive News Europe and Capgemini Invent will honor a new winner each
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MUNICH — Soaring demand for semiconductors means the auto industry could struggle to source enough of them throughout next year and into 2023, though the shortage should be less severe by then, Daimler’s CEO said on Sunday. Automakers, forced by the COVID-19 pandemic to shut down plants last year, face stiff competition from the sprawling
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When automotive executives gather in Munich this upcoming week for Europe’s first major car show in two years, they will do more than just lift the veil on shiny sheet metal. These are occasions where big deals tend to get done. Consider one of the last times the auto world descended on a European city
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