Electronics

Delphi now plans to spin-off its automated driving division
Delphi Automotive PLC today announced that Aptiv and Delphi Technologies will be the names of the two highly-focused, publicly-traded companies that will result from the company’s previously announced spin-off of its Powertrain Systems segment.  The company made the announcement during its Inves...
Delphi taps three firms to enhance its connected cars, self-driving businesses
Delphi announced today a strategic investment, a strategic agreement and a commercial partnership, each one with different companies aimed to develop systems for new cars that can process and transmit data faster in order to enhance its connected cars and self-driving businesses. Valens The tier-o...
Delphi teams up with Innoviz to expand self-driving technologies
Delphi Automotive PLC announced it has signed a commercial partnership agreement with Innoviz Technologies, a leading Israeli-based company developing LiDAR technology for the mass commercialization of autonomous vehicles. LiDAR, which stands for Light Detection and Ranging, is a remote sensing meth...
Delphi would rely on automation to increase U.S. footprint
Delphi Automotive said that if trade policies from U.S. President Donald Trump's administration push to bring manufacturing into the U.S. from Mexico, it is likely to be automated work, with fewer jobs attached to it.  Joe Massaro, Delphi chief financial officer, told Reuters that 90 percent of th...
Delphi, Mobileye to reveal their self-driving-car technology at CES 2017
Advancements in self-driving-car technology developed by Mobileye and Delphi Automotive will be revealed at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas next month. Mobileye, a developer of advanced driver-assistance technology, joined efforts with auto supplier Delphi in August after it parted ways ...
DENSO in talks to manage all of Toyota’s electronic component operations
Toyota Motor Corporation and DENSO Corporation announced that they have agreed to begin talks toward consolidating the core electronic component operations of both companies within the DENSO electronics business unit. Currently, advanced development and mass-production development for Toyota’s el...
DENSO launches major reorganization focused on electrification, self-driving tech
Japanese automotive supplier DENSO Corporation announced that it will change its organization and executive responsibility starting January 1, 2019, in order to boost its competitiveness in car electrification and self-driving technology. “The auto industry has been undergoing a once-in-a-century...
Denso, Ibiden to jointly develop next-gen exhaust systems
Global automotive supplier Denso Corporation and electronics and ceramics company Ibiden Co have formed a capital and business alliance to jointly develop the next-generation vehicle exhaust system.  As international regulations on vehicle exhaust emissions become more strict, internal combustion ...
Digital OnUs to invest US$10 million in Guadalajara
GUADALAJARA — With salaries that amount to US$2,500, the Digital OnUs company is officially opening its new offices in Guadalajara. Before the end of 2020, the company plans to invest US$10 million and hire 200 engineers, said Viridiana de la Garza, head of operations in Mexico. "We are very foc...
Diversenergy to invest US$20 million in Nuevo Leon
NUEVO LEON – Diversenergy announced that it is to invest US$20 million in Nuevo Leon for the construction of its liquefied natural gas (LNG) production plant. Lee Kellough, founder and CEO of the company, stated that this is part of the construction projects of 5 or 6 plants that are plaining to...
Dräxlmaier to open US$ 13 million plant in Guanajuato
Germany-based auto parts manufacturer, Dräxlmaier, confirmed it's close to open a US$ 13.1 million plant in the municipality of Valle de Santiago, Guanajuato. Although no other details were officially disclosed, it has been reported by local authorities that the company will open 1,200 job positio...
Driven by automotive sector, InnovMetric acquires its distribution partner in Mexico
InnovMetric Software Inc., a Canadian provider of universal 3D metrology software solutions, today announced the acquisition of Prefixa Vision Systems, its PolyWorks Master distributor in Mexico, following five years of successful cooperation. The financial terms of the deal were not undisclosed. "...
Driven by US-China trade war, Taiwan-based Inventec expands production capacity in Juarez
Inventec Corp., a Taiwan-based manufacturer of computers, servers and mobile devices with operations in Ciudad Juarez, said it plans to shift its labor-intensive module assembling business from China to Taiwan, Malaysia and Mexico in order to cope with the intensifying trade war between China and th...
Eaton moves two production lines from Mississippi to Juarez, Chihuahua
Power management solutions manufacturer Eaton announced is moving two production lines from Vicksburg, Mississippi to Juarez, Mexico. “We will be moving two production lines for some of our outdoor lighting products to our lighting production facility in Juarez, Mexico, in the third and fourth qu...
Eaton to close LED lights plant in Houston, will move some production to Mexico
Eaton Corp. announced it plans to shut down a facility in Houston which manufactures explosion-resistant lights, laying off 52 workers, the Houston Chronicle reported. The production work will be moved to facilities in Virginia, Mexico and China, said the paper citing a company’s spokesperson. Th...
Eaton to expand two facilities in Juarez
Electric components manufacturer Eaton will expand operations in two of its three plants located in Juarez, Chihuahua, during late 2016 and early 2017, to produce fuses and transformers. Peter Lugo, Vice President and General Manager of Cooper Bussmann division, announced that regarding fuses, a ne...
Electronic components manufacturer Asteelflash Group expands capacity at Tijuana plant
In response to strong demand from North American customers, particularly “a double-digit growth” in the electrified vehicles segment, Asteelflash Group, a French electronics contract manufacturing company, announced it has invested an undisclosed amount in additional output capacity at its Tijua...
Electronic Industry to generate 10,000 jobs in Jalisco
The electronic industry requires qualified staff, and companies such as Jabil, Sanmina and Flextronics, are currently hiring, informed Cesar Castro, President of the Chamber of the Electronics, Telecommunications and Information Technologies Industry (CNIETI). He said that during 2017, the expectati...
Electronic manufacturer Ikor Mexico achieves medical certification
Spain-based Ikor Mexico has adapted its processes for the design and development of new products and their manufacturing processes in accordance with the ISO 13485 standard, the company revealed in a press release. The ISO 13485 standard specifies the requirements for a quality management system fo...
Electronic manufacturing services provider Key Tronic announces quarterly results
Electronic manufacturing services (EMS) provider Key Tronic Corporation announced its results for the quarter ended October 1, 2016. For the first quarter of fiscal year 2017, Key Tronic reported total revenue of US$ 117.1 million, compared to US $126.2 million in the same period of fiscal year 2...

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