Automotive

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International Joint Venture Launches Construction of its First North American Facility for Light and Autonomous Vehicle Braking Systems

Breaking ground in Findlay in more ways than one
November 17, 2017

Autoliv-Nissin Brake Systems (ANBS), a joint venture between Autoliv and Nissin Kogyo, will establish a manufacturing facility in Findlay, its first in the United States. The company produces electronic brake systems and technology for autonomous and light vehicles. As mobility gets smarter, stronger, lighter and more eco-friendly, ANBS is also making it safer – from Ohio!

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Topre America Opens 174,000 Square-Foot Facility on Historic Site

174,000 Square-Foot facility will accommodate rise in automotive demand
November 7, 2017

Topre America, a tier one supplier to major automotive companies, opened the doors to its new stamping and high-strength steel production facility. The location is a revitalized, historic site in Springfield, Ohio that has been expanded to accommodate the rise in orders to meet the demand for lightweight vehicles.

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Schaeffler Group Celebrates 40 Years in Wooster with Plant Expansion

German automotive supplier establishes Wooster plant as its U.S. center for advanced e-mobility development
November 2, 2017

40 years after establishing its roots in the United States, Germany-based Schaeffler unveils its new, expanded facility. The high-tech facility will serve as the global center of competency for Schaeffler production.

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Dana Opens New High-Tech Light Axle Manufacturing Facility

Production begins anew at historic automotive site
October 27, 2017

Dana celebrates the grand opening of its new light axle manufacturing facility in Toledo. The 300,000-square-foot, high-tech facility initially will produce axles only for the Jeep Wrangler and eventually for other automotive customers.

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Smart Mobility Is In The Driver’s Seat In Central Ohio

$45 million state-of-the-art hub to provide connected and autonomous testing
January 26, 2017

The Transportation Research Center (TRC) will include a 540-acre Smart Mobility Advanced Research and Test (SMART) Center. The center will include testing of highly automated vehicles in a closed, safe and repeatable environment before being deployed into the real world.

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Self-Driving Truck Puts Ohio at the Forefront of Innovative Transportation Technology

Ohio’s assets make it an ideal location for autonomous vehicle technology
January 12, 2017

Autonomous vehicles are no longer a futuristic concept. Self-driving trucks undergo a trial test in central Ohio on Route 33. Over 300 companies advancing sensor technology helped Columbus win the U.S. Department of Transportation Smart City Challenge.