Hyundai Chairman meets Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Hyundai Motor Group’s Chairman Mong-Koo Chung met with India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi today to exchange ideas on Korea-India’s auto industry’s cooperation and mutual development.  India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi has promoted market-friendly policies to boost growth in India’s economy. India’s auto industry’s annual sales have increased 3.2 percent under Modi’s strong leadership, this year […]

Navistar Opens Proving Grounds In New Carlisle

Navistar, Inc. has announced the opening of the its proving grounds in New Carlisle, Indiana where the company will test its entire portfolio of products:  Class 5-8 commercial trucks, school buses and military vehicles. Recently purchased from Robert Bosch LLC, the 668-acre site includes a three-mile paved and banked oval with several additional testing capabilities: […]

Continental continues to expand Software and Systems Expertise

The Continental Corporation is building as advertised consistently its systems and software expertise for solutions in the automotive industry. The international automotive supplier buys the Elektrobit Automotive GmbH based in Erlangen. Elektrobit Automotive  is part of the Finnish Elektrobit Corporation, which is listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki.The company specializes in highly innovative software solutions […]

Lear Plans to Open Automotive Seat Cover Plant in Macedonia

Lear Corporation, a leading global supplier of automotive seating and electrical distribution systems has announced that its plans to open a new automotive plant to produce seat covers in Gostivar, Macedonia, in summer 2015.  Serving all major European automotive manufacturers, Lear’s new facility will initially employ approximately 300 people, with an emphasis on leather and fabric […]

UN Alliance of Civilisations and BMW Group launch ‘Search for Innovative Projects’

The United Nations Alliance of Civilisations (UNAOC) and BMW Group are pleased to announce the fourth edition of the Intercultural Innovation Award. Grassroots initiatives that are working to alleviate identity-based tensions and conflicts around the world using innovative methods are encouraged to apply online at interculturalinnovation.org. The deadline for applications is Wednesday, 30 September 2015 […]

Magna supplies all-wheel-drive Dynamax to new Kia Sorento

Magna International Inc., the largest independent 4WD/AWD supplier globally, announced today that the company is supplying its intelligent Dynamax all-wheel drive coupling on a global basis to power the all-wheel-drive (AWD) system of the all-new Kia Sorento. With Dynamax, the Sorento provides drivers with optimised handling, increased safety and improved fuel efficiency. “We are excited to […]

Firestone reminds truckers of their vehicle’s potential and workmanship

Bridgestone Americas is sending a message to drivers across the country with its new Firestone ad campaigns – that it’s time to acknowledge the artisans of vehicle maintenance, Firestone auto technicians, and that it’s time for truck owners to get out there and use their truck for what it’s built to do. The new campaigns for Firestone tires and […]