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Asian Business Media launches AutoParts Asia

Asian Business Media launches AutoParts Asia

Asian Business Media LLP, the publishers of Rubber Asia (for 27 years) and Polymers & Tyre Asia (for 7 years) today launched its 3rd title  AutoParts Asia at a glittering ceremony on the sidelines of Automechanika Dubai 2015. The magazine was unveiled by Anurag Bhushan, Consul General of India for UAE in the presence of

Dana Earns Ford’s Gold World Excellence Award

Dana Holding Corporation announced today that it’s facility in Columbia, Mo., has earned Ford Motor Company’s Gold World Excellence Award. Ford’s 17th Annual World Excellence Awards recognize suppliers that exceed the company’s expectations and distinguish themselves from their peers by achieving the highest levels of global excellence in quality, cost, performance, and delivery. Dana’s Columbia

Voith bags CFRP components order from Audi

Audi AG has placed an order with Voith for the high-volume production of a CFRP component for a future Audi model. Voith and Audi will jointly prepare the manufacturing ramp-up for the CFRP component. The order is one more important step in developing the industrialization of composite production. Voith founded Voith Composites GmbH & Co.

Continental Presents Touch Display with Active Haptic Feedback

Operating touchscreens requires some complex hand-eye coordination, which may temporarily distract the driver. To find the desired operating element, select it, and ensure that the intended function has really been triggered, drivers must sometimes divert their attention away from the road for several seconds, and are thus “flying blind” during this time. With its new

GM Powertrain Europe creating additional jobs and bringing more high-tech equipment to Turin

Dan Ammann, General Motors President visits GMPT-E site, celebrating 10th anniversary To mark the 10th anniversary of the foundation of GM Powertrain Europe Turin, GM President Dan Ammann visited the engineering site and announced plans to strengthen the collaboration with the Politecnico di Torino, further expanding the engineering development center. The letter of intent signed

IAC’s expansion continues with the dedication of its new Arteaga, Mexico, operation

Leading automotive interiors supplier International Automotive Components (IAC) marked the continuation of its rapid global growth with the inauguration of its new Arteaga, Mexico, manufacturing operation today. IAC President and Chief Executive Officer James Kamsickas took part in the inauguration with a ribbon-cutting ceremony attended by employees, customers and local dignitaries. With the addition of

SKF strengthens relationship with Volkswagen

SKF delivers wheel hub and MacPherson suspension bearing units for the Golf VII SKF is supplying Volkswagen with wheel hub and MacPherson suspension bearing units for the automaker’s Golf VII production in Puebla, Mexico. Deliveries started during the first quarter of 2015. SKF is already supplying bearing units for the Golf VII across Europe and

FCA US honours Johnson Controls with two awards

FCA US LLC has awarded Johnson Controls two Qualitas Awards: the Diversity Supplier Development Supplier of the Year; and Technical Cost Reduction (TCR) Supplier of the Year. FCA US recognized Johnson Controls and other top-performing suppliers for showing extraordinary commitment in key areas such as quality, innovation, continuous improvement, diversity and FCA Foundational Principles. “Johnson

Hitachi Automotive Systems’ high-output lithium-ion battery for Nissan X-Trail Hybrid

Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd. today announced that the company is supplying Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. with the high-output lithium-ion battery pack used in the X-Trail Hybrid launched in May by Nissan. The lithium-ion battery pack used in the X-Trail Hybrid comprises a battery module that houses the cylindrical battery cells and a Battery Management System

Schaeffler Drives Development in Formula E

On its visit to Berlin, Formula E is turning onto the finish straight in its inaugural season. While the motorsports fans are watching the drivers’ battle for the title with bated breath Schaeffler is already working on the future of the world’s first racing series for fully electric open-wheel race cars behind the scenes. As