All joint venture articles

  • Bosch.Polaris.automotiveIT

    Bosch in Chinese eScooter motor JV


    Bosch wants to increase competence in wheel-hub motors for EVs (Photo: Bosch) Robert Bosch plans to enter into a joint venture with China's Ningbo Polaris Technology to jointly make motors for electric Scooters, a new business area for the German automotive supplier. Bosch will have a majority share of the ...

  • land rover evoque convertible.automotiveIT

    Jaguar Land Rover, Chery agree on China JV


    Land Rover showed a convertible version of its Evoque model at this month’s Geneva auto show (Photo: Land Rover) Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) and Chery Automobile confirmed they will jointly build JLR models and other cars in China, in a move to boost the presence of the British brands in ...

  • BMW PSA.automotiveIT

    BMW, PSA officially launch electrification JV


    BMW and PSA/Peugeot-Citroen Tuesday officially launched their joint venture to develop new electric powertrains and components for use in future models. The German and French car companies said in a statement that the cooperation, BMW Peugeot Electrification, aims to star building hybrid components from 2015. These will be used in ...

  • bmw-psa.automotiveIT

    BMW, PSA to invest 100 million euros in joint hybrid technologies


    BMW’s Reithofer (left) and PSA’s Varin held a joint press briefing on the eve of the Geneva auto show BMW and PSA/Peugeot-Citroen said they would invest 100 million euros in a joint venture to develop new hybrid technologies. The two carmakers also said in a press release that r&d for ...

  • bmw active hybrid x6 engine.automotiveIT

    BMW, PSA create hybrid technology joint venture


    The engine compartment of the BMW ActiveHybrid X6 BMW and PSA/Peugeot-Citroen have formed a 50-50 joint venture to develop hybrid technology. The move follows the signing of a memorandum of understanding signed in October to expand the existing hybrid cooperation between the two carmakers. BMW Peugeot Citroen Electrification will focus ...

  • ENER1 LOGO.automotiveIT

    Ener1, Wanxiang to jointly make batteries in China


    US battery maker Ener1 and China’s Wanxiang Electric Vehicle Co. signed an agreement to jointly manufacture lithium-ion cells and battery packs for the Chinese market. The two companies said their cooperation would combine US technology with Chinese manufacturing capability. The batteries will be used in products built by Wanxiang’s light- ...