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Schaeffler’s revenue up by 8 percent

Schaeffler’s revenue up by 8 percent

The Schaeffler Group has continued along its successful course in 2014. For the first time, it has generated over EUR 12.1 bn in revenue, representing growth of 8.2% from the prior year. Excluding the adverse impact of currency translation, the growth rate was 9.0%. The company’s EBIT has increased to EUR 1,523 m (prior year:

Dana’s Driveline solutions to up fuel economy

At the 2015 Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS) this week, Dana Holding Corporation will exhibit a comprehensive lineup of driveline technologies optimized for engine downspeeding, along with additional innovations engineered to increase efficiency and fuel economy. “With an industry-wide focus on improved fuel economy and more stringent government regulations driving an aggressive trend toward reduced emissions,

Delphi launches first automated drive between California and New York

Delphi’s vehicle will travel from California to New York making it the longest automated drive in North America Delphi Automotive PLC will demonstrate the full capabilities of its active safety technologies with the longest automated drive ever attempted in North America.  The coast-to-coast trip was launched near the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco on March 22 and

Goodyear’s Kramer hopeful about Tyre Industry Future

Richard J. Kramer, chairman and chief executive officer of The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, called the tire industry “a great industry to be in, both now and in the future” in his keynote speech at the World Rubber Summit 2015 here today. Kramer told attendees he is optimistic about the future of the global

Bosch to hire 12,000 people

In 2015, Bosch plans to recruit 12,000 trained graduates worldwide. In addition to a number of prospects for mechanical and electrical engineers, the chances for graduates with an IT background are especially favorable. “We are increasing the number associates hired for software design and development. As connectivity expands in every business sector, from Mobility Solutions

BorgWarner offers Innovative All-Wheel Drive Technology

BorgWarner supplies its GenV all-wheel drive (AWD) coupling for the BMW Group’s all-new 2 Series Active Tourer. The electro-hydraulically actuated AWD coupling automatically distributes power between the front and rear wheels of BMW brand’s first-ever front-wheel drive vehicle. In addition to optimizing traction and vehicle dynamics under almost all conditions, the GenV AWD technology enhances

VDO TIS-Web gets tyre data in real time

TIS-Web, the fleet management software offered by automotive supplier Continental, is now able to display and analyze tire data. Fleet managers can obtain information on tire position, pressure and temperature, allowing them to take quick action when they see signs of incipient damage or low pressure, which can cause increased fuel consumption. VDO has put

Bosch gears up to dominate presence in global motorcycle markets

Broad product portfolio for all classes Bosch intends to reposition itself in the rapidly expanding global motorcycle market. The technology and services company is about to pool its motorcycle activities from the areas of riding safety systems, powertrain technology, and display instruments into one business unit, the newly formed “Two-Wheeler and Powersports.” The objective is


ZF’s `TraXon’ to substitute AS Tronic automatic transmission

Coinciding with the production milestone of crossing one million units of the  AS Tronic automatic transmission, ZF is  planning to produce TraXon, the modular automatic transmission system. It will be produced at the ZF location in Friedrichshafen and will gradually replace t AS Tronic over the next few years, a company release has said. The

Halla Visteon commences production at Sanand

HVCC brings world-class thermal management technology to India and extends its reach to auto hubs throughout the country Halla Visteon Climate Control Corp. a full-line supplier of automotive thermal management solutions, has announced the start of production at its new facility in Sanand, in Gujarat, India. The Gujarat facility will support the company’s growing business