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McLaren Automotive appoints Jonathan Pollock as Regional Director for Europe

McLaren Automotive appoints Jonathan Pollock as Regional Director for Europe

McLaren Automotive has appointed Jonathan Pollock as Regional Director for the Europe reporting to Jolyon Nash, Executive Director – Global Sales and Marketing. This appointment comes as McLaren has unveiled three new models in 2015. The 675LT and track-only McLaren P1™ GTR were unveiled at the Geneva International Motor Show in March, followed by the

Tata Motors beams at Manila International Auto Show

Tata Motors has showcased a world tested line-up of light and heavy commercial vehicles, along with a diesel-powered range of passenger cars, at the 10th Manila International Auto Show, MIAS 2015. Fully-built for varied business applications, Tata Motors showcased six commercial vehicles, from its light and heavy range of PRIMA, XENON and ACE family of

Yokohama Tire and KaBOOM! to Build ‘Green’ Playground in San Juan Capistrano

On April 22, kids in San Juan Capistrano, California will get a new, eco-friendly playground, thanks to Yokohama Tire Corporation (YTC) and its cause marketing partner, KaBOOM!. YTC and KaBOOM! – a national non-profit organization dedicated to ensuring all children get the balanced and active play they need – will be joined by Orange County California community

Johnson Controls signs JV with SAIC’s Yanfeng Automotive Trim Systems

Johnson Controls, a global multi-industrial company, and Yanfeng Automotive Trim Systems Co., Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Huayu Automotive Systems Co., Ltd. (HASCO), the component group of Shanghai Automotive Industry Corporation (SAIC), has announced the signing of the agreement for a global automotive interiors joint venture. The new joint venture will be called Yanfeng

LoJack’s Solutions empower Fleet Owners

LoJack Corporation a provider of vehicle theft recovery and advanced fleet management solutions, announced the seamless integration of Intuit®QuickBase® with the LoJack® Fleet Management Powered by TomTom platform. The integration will provide LoJack customers with new capabilities that empower businesses to create customized applications and solutions to improve efficiencies and identify new areas for improvement. Customers will be able to automatically

SKF supplies Wheel-Hub Bearing to Koenigseggs’ New Regera

SKF is supplying Koenigseggs with front and rear wheel hub bearing units equipping their new car model Regera, launched at the Geneva Autoshow early March. Jean-Sylvain Migliore, Manager Racing, Automotive Market says, “Our development of components to fit the needs of motorsport and performance cars is really pushing SKF to the extremes. Designing the bearings

Toyota honours Bridgestone with Regional Supplier Overall Outstanding Performance Award

Bridgestone Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd. (BSCAP), represented by Mr Shinichi Hanashi, Chief Executive Officer of BSCAP, attended the Toyota Motors Asia Pacific Engineering and Manufacturing Annual Supplier Conference on 24 March 2015. Held at the Berkeley Hotel Pratunam in Bangkok, Thailand, the Conference was attended by top management from Toyota’s suppliers in the Asia Pacific

Hankook supplies ultra high-performance SUV tyres to Porsche Macan

Tyre maker Hankook is continuing its offensive in the premium segment of German automobile manufacturers and is now supplying ultra-high-performance (UHP) tyres as original equipment for the new Porsche Macan. This is the first time a model from the Stuttgart-based sports car manufacturer is being factory fitted with Hankook’s UHP- tyres. The pattern being used

DENSO Announces Executive Personnel Changes for North America

Global automotive supplier DENSO has announced changes to its North American executive management team. These changes support the company’s expansion and growth in the North American region. Stephen Milam was promoted to chief operating officer of DENSO Thermal Systems North American Center (TAC) Business Group, leading TAC in the region. Milam will also continue to