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April News in Brief

01 April, 2011

♦  Bosch is teaming up with Daimler to produce motors for electric vehicles (EVs). The 50:50 joint venture, due to start operating next year, aims to accelerate advances in EV motors as well as cutting costs.

♦  WEG has formed a joint venture with the Spanish company M Torres Olvega Industrial to build and install wind turbines in which the blades are coupled directly to the generator, without needing a gearbox. The turbines will be made in Brazil with the first deliveries due later this year.

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