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Punch Powertrain acquires French Apojee
On January 22th, an agreement was reached regarding the strategic acquisition of the French company Apojee by Punch Powertrain. Apojee is an industry expert in the field of Power Electronics with customers in the German and French Automotive industry (both OEMs and Tier 1s), as well as in motorsports (inverters for Formula E and for Formula One). The company is located in Clermont-Ferrand (FR), with additional offices in Nice (FR) and Munich (DE), counting 50 employees in total.
Expanding R&D capacity and capability
With this acquisition Punch Powertrain is rapidly increasing its R&D capacity in the field of Power Electronics with expertise covering the entire chain from product conception to production support. This contributes to achieving the strategic objectives of Punch...
The U.S. automotive industry is in a critical period. U.S. light vehicle sales are plateauing at a high level that includes a rich mix of pickup trucks, SUVs, and CUVs. Sales of these high-priced and high-margin vehicles are producing record profits that companies are pouring into new products, processes, and technologies. Some technological developments—including automated driver assist systems (ADAS); connected and automated vehicle technologies (CAV); and advanced powertrains—have the potential to transform not only the vehicle but also the entire automobile industry. Alone or in combination, these technologies can enable new mobility paradigms and business and revenue models that could...
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