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Michelin Expands SmartWay-Verified X One Tire And Retread Offering

Michelin Expands SmartWay-Verified X One Tire And Retread Offering

Michelin Americas Truck Tires, a division of Michelin North America, Inc., is launching the 455/55R22.5  X One Multi Energy T, a next generation wide-base single trailer tire for regional operations that is U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) SmartWay-verified.  Complementing the previously launched 445/50R22.5, this addition to the X One family delivers a significant reduction in irregular wear and

Continental’s Passive Keyless Entry System Powers XUV500

Continental Automotive Components India today announced that it has powered the Passive Keyless Entry (PKE) System in Mahindra’s New Age XUV 500. Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. (M&M Ltd.), India’s leading SUV manufacturer, is the first Indian car manufacturer to implement the PKE system in the country. The PKE system consists of an attractively designed key

Volvo Cars Buys 100 percent of Polestar

Volvo Cars, the premium car maker, has acquired 100 percent of Polestar, the Swedish high performance car company, including the Polestar brand. Polestar will now be used as the model name for special high performance Volvos. Polestar will also in future utilise Volvo’s twin engine electrification technology to develop next generation performance cars. Volvo is

Omron Automation showcases its solutions for automotive manufacturing and design at AES 2015

Omron, a global leader in industrial automation, displayed its key solutions in the factory automation and electronic components arena at the ongoing Automotive Engineering Show (AES) -2015. Themed ‘Transforming Industries through our solutions’, the Omron booth aims to fortify its prowess in contributing towards the automotive manufacturing sector to make it progressive and future-ready. Not

SME & MSME to be affected most with implementation of Quality Control Order on Steel Industry

Industry gains strength both nationally and internationally, it’s the SME and MSME sector that worry the most. The BIMA (Bombay Iron Merchant Association), FAM, and FII have recently galvanized their efforts to countermand the proposed quality control order, foreseeing the repercussions it would cause. The government states that this order is proposed primarily to control

BorgWarner Enters Into Agreement To Acquire Remy International

BorgWarner announced on July 13 that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Remy International, Inc. (Remy), a global market leading producer of rotating electrical components. With key technologies and operations in ten countries on five different continents, Remy is strongly positioned to benefit from global growth.  As of December 31, 2014 the

Aleris Board of Directors Appoints Sean Stack Chief Executive Officer

Aleris announced today that its board of directors has appointedSean Stack to the position of chief executive officer.  Stack most recently served as executive vice president and CEO, Aleris North America.   With his appointment, Stack was also elected to the Aleris Board of Directors. Scott Graves, Aleris director and managing director and Head of Credit Strategies

IAC Group Names Robert S. ‘Steve’ Miller President & CEO

  International Automotive Components (IAC) Group today announced Robert S. “Steve” Miller will join IAC on July 20, 2015 and assume the role of president, chief executive officer (CEO) and director, effective Aug. 7, 2015.  He succeeds James K. Kamsickas, who has resigned as president, CEO and director, effective August 6, 2015.  Kamsickas will become

Dana Names James Kamsickas New President & CEO

The board of directors of Dana Holding Corp. has named James K. Kamsickas to be president and chief executive officer of the company, effective Aug. 11, 2015.  Kamsickas has held the same position at global automotive supplier International Automotive Components (IAC) Group since 2012, after serving as CEO and President, North America and Asia, since 2007,