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MEMA: R&D Fix Vital for US Competitiveness 

MEMA and member companies sign a coalition letter in support of fixing the R&D tax credit.

BASF Opens New Laboratory In Germany

The facility will focus on automotive refinish coatings and innovations beyond paint.

ZC Rubber Establishing Europe Technical Center In Germany

Also named Martin Wells (right) as VP, Global OE; Jörn Tietjens (left) Key Account Manager OE and automotive engineer.

DuPont Named Finalist For 2 R&D 100 Awards

BETAMATE 2090 crash-resistant adhesive and Delrin Renewable Attributed POM named finalists in the mechanical/materials category.

Ford Accelerates Battery R&D

Automaker announces new dedicated team, new global battery center of excellence named Ford Ion Park.

Marelli Opens R&D Facility In Turin

The hub will be central to supporting Marelli Automotive Lighting activities across Lighting and Body Electronics.

FCA Automotive Research And Development Centre Houses Driving Simulator

With nine directions of movement and specific driver calibration, the new simulator closely duplicates the actual driving experience.

Continental Opens Research Lab In Germany For Dandelion Rubber

The first sample of a premium winter tire featuring a tread made from pure dandelion rubber was brought onto the road in 2014. The first truck tire with a tread made from Taraxagum then followed at IAA 2016.

New MAHLE Research And Development Center For Electronics Opened In Valencia

Approximately 250 employees will work on developing new products and solutions for sustainable mobility at this competence center for vehicle electronics. 

Yokohama Tire Opens New Development Center America in Cornelius, North Carolina

The company says it is reaffirming its commitment to the North American market with the opening of the new 25,000-square-foot R&D facility.

Global Auto Startup Borgward Opens US Headquarters In Silicon Valley, Launches New AI Safety Platform For Autonomous Vehicles

“Our U.S. R&D center provides a crucial gateway for the brand’s entry into the North American market in 2021,” said Jason Yang, president and CEO, Borgward Group (pictured).

DENSO Brings Advanced Automotive Technology R&D To Israel

DENSO’s satellite R&D activities in Israel build on the country’s surge in innovative technologies in fields spanning cybersecurity, telecommunications, AI, sensing and software.