MAHLE launched the Incubator innovation program last year and encouraged all employees across Germany to submit their ideas. These were ideas that came to them during a chat in the canteen, on the way home in the car, or at work on the production line itself. Two teams succeeded in convincing both the internal jury and their first customers with their solutions. chargeBIG and COM4KIDS. Earlier in 2018 Mahle opened a new Testing and certification center in Northampton/UK. We attended the big opening.