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EU fines seatbelt, airbag suppliers over price fixing

Five suppliers of automotive occupant safety systems – Tokai Rika, Takata, Autoliv, Toyoda Gosei and Marutaka – have been given fines totalling €34m for breaching EU anti-trust rules relating to price fixing in the sector.

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E-Leather partners with DB Idea Train

E-Leather has been announced as an official partner of the Deutsche Bahn Idea Train launched in Nuremberg, Germany, last month.

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Automotive seating prototyping and testing facility in India

Automotive seating supplier Adient has started construction of an automotive seating prototyping and testing facility in Pune, India.

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Bawtry Investments acquires Axon Automotive

Axon Automotive, a UK-based supplier of carbon composite structural products and engineering services, has been acquired by Bawtry Investments, which has purchased the controlling interest from Far-UK.

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Recycling carbon fibre products from America’s Cup campaign

ELG Carbon Fibre and Land Rover BAR (Ben Ainslie Racing) are working together to ensure the carbon fibre process waste and end-of-use components from the team are recycled as far as possible.

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