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Edition of 01/04/2021

Marelli appoints four new directors

As part of its “Ambition 2024” plan, Marelli has appointed four new directors in strategic areas.

Movements

Free2Move eSolutions announces the composition of its board of directors

The joint venture between Stellantis and Engie EPS gives birth to Free2Move eSolutions, whose board of directors will be composed of six members, three representatives of the two companies.

Movements

Pirelli expects a clear upturn in its high-end business

(AFP) – The Italian tire giant Pirelli plans a clear recovery in its activity in 2021 and 2022, driven by the high-end segment, and plans to invest between 710 million and 730 million euros over this period.

Equipementiers

Total becomes the operator of the Belib ‘charging station network in Paris

On March 25, Total became the manager of Belib ‘, the public network of charging stations for electric vehicles in Paris. Its ambition, a network of more than 2,200 charging points from 2022 supplied with green electricity.

Services

Hydrogen: Stellantis launches a first offer of utility vehicles

(AFP) – The automotive group Stellantis announced on Wednesday that it was launching a range of Peugeot, Citroën and Opel utility vehicles running on hydrogen for professionals.

Builders

Michelin plans to cut 530 jobs for the first year of its plan

(AFP) – Michelin will cut 530 jobs and plans 670 retirements for the first year of its “simplification and competitiveness plan”, its management said on Wednesday.

Equipementiers

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Analysis

Short-term rental companies want help to continue promoting electricity

Short-term rental companies support 9 amendments in the Climate and Resilience bill, so that their role in promoting modal shift and electromobility is taken into account and supported.

Services

Manufacturers open to tougher standards if charging stations follow

(AFP) – CO2 emissions standards can be tightened, but only if they are linked to targets for the deployment of charging stations for electric vehicles, European automakers argued on Wednesday.

Builders

One month stay for the MBF Aluminum foundry

(AFP) – Commercial justice has granted a one-month reprieve to the automobile foundry MBF Aluminum in Saint-Claude (Jura) in receivership, we learned Wednesday from a union source.

Equipementiers

Renault improves starting conditions in the hope of motivating the undecided

The pace of departures in the first quarter under Renault’s collective contractual termination agreement (RCC) will not allow the target of 1,900 volunteers to be reached. To avoid coming to consider forced departures, Renault offers higher compensation and a longer hiring priority guarantee. More functions are eligible at the outset as part of a skills development process. Explanations.

Builders

Equipment Manufacturers Category

Taiwanese TSMC announces $ 100 billion investment in microchips

(AFP) – TSCM, the world’s largest semiconductor maker, announced Thursday that it will invest $ 100 billion over three years to increase production.

02/04/2021

One month stay for the MBF Aluminum foundry

(AFP) – Commercial justice has granted a one-month reprieve to the automobile foundry MBF Aluminum in Saint-Claude (Jura) in receivership, we learned Wednesday from a union source.

01/04/2021

Michelin plans to cut 530 jobs for the first year of its plan

(AFP) – Michelin will cut 530 jobs and plans 670 retirements for the first year of its “simplification and competitiveness plan”, its management said on Wednesday.

01/04/2021

Pirelli expects a clear upturn in its high-end business

(AFP) – The Italian tire giant Pirelli plans a clear recovery in its activity in 2021 and 2022, driven by the high-end segment, and plans to invest between 710 million and 730 million euros over this period.

01/04/2021

BP invests in electric vehicle charging alongside BMW and Daimler

(AFP) – British oil giant BP becomes the third-largest investor alongside German automakers BMW and Daimler in a joint venture specializing in electric vehicle charging in Europe, a statement said Tuesday.

31/03/2021

Covid-19: “more respirator problems in France today”, according to the CEO of Air Liquide

(AFP) – Producing “10,000 respirators in 50 days” during the first wave of Covid-19 was a “crazy bet and we succeeded”, welcomed Monday the CEO of Air Liquide, stressing that ” today, we no longer have problems with ventilators in France “.

30/03/2021

Semiconductors: Renesas fire comes at worst time for manufacturers

(AFP) – The recent fire that damaged the plant of Japanese semiconductor maker Renesas, which controls around 35% of the automotive market, could exacerbate the global shortage, analysts warn.

25/03/2021

Rubber: Côte d’Ivoire, 1st African producer, now 4th in the world

(AFP) – The rubber industry in Côte d’Ivoire, leader in Africa, produced in 2020 nearly a million tonnes of natural rubber, or 80% of the continent’s latex and now ranks 4th in the world, announced Tuesday in Abidjan its officials.

23/03/2021

Decazeville: new demonstration to defend industrial jobs

(AFP) – Some 3,200 demonstrators according to the organizers, 2,500 according to the police, came to support near Decazeville (Aveyron) industrial employees whose jobs are threatened in front of the Aveyron company of metallurgy (Sam) symbol of this struggle.

23/03/2021

Faurecia to consolidate activities on its Allenjoie site

Faurecia will combine the activities of its sites in Beaulieu-Mandeure (exhaust) and Montbéliard (car seats) on its new platform in Allenjoie (Doubs), the French equipment manufacturer confirmed on Friday.

22/03/2021

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