Yokohama receives 2015 Environmental Warrior Award

The Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd., has announced that its US subsidiary Yokohama Tire Manufacturing Virginia LLC (YTMV), which manufactures passenger car and light truck tyres in Salem, Virginia, received the Environmental Warrior Award presented by the Virginia Water Environment Association (VWEA) as part of VWEA’s 2015 Industrial Waste and Pre-treatment Environmental Excellence Awards Program. The […]

Nexteer Automotive joins University of Michigan

Nexteer participates in research and development of automated and connected vehicles Nexteer Automotive, a global tier one automotive supplier committed exclusively to wheel-to-wheel advanced steering and driveline systems, today announced it has joined the Affiliates Program at University of Michigan’s Mobility Transformation Center (MTC). Nexteer Automotive is one of 27 companies from a wide range […]

Tenneco develops Gasoline Particulate Filter technology

Company to launch new gasoline particulate filter (GPF) technology ahead of Euro 6c emissions regulation Tenneco has announced that it is leveraging its expertise in diesel particular filter technology to develop gasoline particulate filters for 2017 model year light vehicles. These filters are designed for gasoline direct injection (GDI) engines to reduce particulate emissions in […]

Faurecia signs broad agreement with Dongfeng Motor Corporation

Faurecia, one of the world’s leading automotive equipment suppliers, and Dongfeng Hongtai, a majority-owned subsidiary of Dongfeng Motor Corporation, one of China’s largest automobile groups, have signed on March 27, 2015 a broad partnership agreement through the creation of a joint-venture. This joint venture will serve Dongfeng and its automotive partners for passenger and commercial […]

Honda Japan bestows BorgWarner with 2014 Supplier Quality Excellence Award

BorgWarner’s Facilities in Nabari and Aoyama, Japan, Recognized for Delivering Highest Levels of Quality BorgWarner’s manufacturing plants in Nabari and Aoyama, Japan, were presented with a Supplier Excellence Award from Honda Japan, recognizing best-in-class quality in 2014. This is the second consecutive year BorgWarner has received the award. “At BorgWarner, we passionately pursue excellence in […]

Toyota honours Tenneco with Supplier Award

Company’s Clean Air Division Recognized for Excellence in Supplier Diversity Tenneco, a global supplier of clean air and ride performance products and systems was recognized with an Excellence Award in Supplier Diversity for its Clean Air Division from Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc. (TEMA) at its Annual Supplier Business Meeting (ABM) on March 10. Held […]

Continental electronics plants under new management in Industry 4.0

One of the largest electronics manufacturing organizations in the automotive industry is under new management: Henner Cnyrim is passing on the responsibility for Continental’s electronics plants to Hans-Jürgen Braun. Cooperative robotics and big data: on the path to the production of tomorrow with Industry 4.0 With 27 plants and approximately 35,000 employees worldwide, Continental’s electronics […]

Schaeffler opens Technology Center in India

Schaeffler’s location in Vadodara, India has been awarded the Schaeffler Technology Center (STC) certificate and is now a part of the corporate Global Technology Network. This was preceded by a multilevel structured process to verify that the local engineers can demonstrate a defined performance spectrum and are able to implement it in their daily work. […]

Visteon begins CEO succession plan

Visteon Corporation has announced President and CEO Timothy D. Leuliette’s intention to transition out of the company by the end of 2015, upon the appointment of his successor. The board of directors has retained executive search firm Spencer Stuart to evaluate candidates to succeed Leuliette. From a collection of many businesses and legacy issues, over […]