Recently, Ricardo has announced the launch of production of newly-designed transmission solutions for the ABB FIA Formula E Championship 2020. This statement manifests the start of the Ricardo’s 4-th season of providing its advanced car components to teams taking part in the most popular 100% electric street racing competitions.

MAHLE Powertrain’s site in Michigan has recently obtained accreditation from the California Air Resources Board (CARB) as a facility compliant with all necessary requirements for conducting emissions certification tests.

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Recently, several former and current Ford tech specialists have told the media that "everyone knew" about the faulty automatic transmissions in the Fiesta and Focus models. It is claimed that despite the fact that the issue was not a big secret before the cars hit the market, the company recommended its employees not to go public about this problem.

Thanks to significant investments in innovative gear-making machine tools, Ricardo has managed to boost its productivity. To be more precise, the acquisition of a Klingelnberg spiral bevel grinder, costing approximately £1.5m, allowed delivering of market-ready products – backing the company’s intention to meet even the most challenging requirements of its customers on transmission solutions.

ZF Friedrichshafen AG is making preparations to construct a 3-rd Chinese R&D center in Guangzhou. ZF officials and the local government have formalized this project and ZF is determined to put in approximately $99 mln in the new undertaking.

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