Although the auto industry in Finland isn’t exactly large, Valmet Automotive has long been a specialty manufacturer hired by companies including the former-Fisker to build the Karma and the still-existing Mercedes to build the A-Class.
Gary S. Vasilash
Editor-in-Chief, AutoBeat Group
A Finish supplier of software used to create digital displays for vehicles predicts the proportion of new cars using such screens will surge to 70% by 2023 from 30% today.
Daimler AG’s Mercedes-Benz Cars unit tells Bloomberg News it will manage capacity expansion with a three-option system that includes working with joint ventures, hiring contract assemblers and adding its own facilities when necessary.
A new interactive warning system developed in Finland can detect and alert drivers when they encounter "black ice" conditions and report the danger to approaching vehicles.