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Constellium to build second BiW line in the US

Constellium to build second BiW line in the US

Constellium NV has announced that it has decided to build a second Body-in-White (BiW) finishing line in North America to further support the growing demand for aluminium from the US automotive industry. The investment is expected to reach $160 million and is part of the previously announced $750 million strategic investment plan to increase Constellium’s BiW production capacity by 2022.

Volvo Car – Jebsen Automotive JV to make balance shafts for GEA3 Engine

Swedish carmaker Volvo Car Corporation and Mitec-Jebsen Automotive Systems (Dalian) have entered into a partnership to support the manufacture of the balance shaft for Volvo’s new GEA3 engine and the production will be started in 2016. Mitec-Jebsen, a joint venture of Jebsen Automotive Technik (JAT) and MITEC Automotive AG, will supply 220,000 balancer systems for

Mahindra commissions Zaheerabad facility

The Automotive Division of Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd., a part of the US $ 16.5 billion Mahindra Group, today announced the inauguration of its extended automotive manufacturing facility in Zaheerabad, Telangana. This facility will be used to manufacture Mahindra’s new small commercial vehicle code named P601, which is scheduled to be launched in the first

Dana, Audi Earn Automotive News PACE Innovation Partnership Award

Dana Holding Corporation announced today that it was honoured with a 2015 Automotive News PACE Innovation Partnership Award for its collaboration with Audi in developing Dana’s Victor Reinz® partially coated multi-layer steel (MLS) valve body transmission separator plates. The technology enhances sealing capabilities, durability, and performance in multi-speed, continuously variable, and dual-clutch transmissions. The Innovation Partnership Award is presented

ZF presents broad technology portfolio at Auto Shanghai 2015

At the 16th Shanghai International Automobile Industry Exhibition, ZF presents its broad technology portfolio for reduced fuel consumption, preservation of resources, and additional safety. The technology company supplies driveline, and chassis technology for passenger cars and commercial vehicles worldwide. ZF is setting the pace for the future, too – with electrified drivelines and automotive lightweight

Hyundai launches 2015 Elantra

Hyundai Motor India Ltd, the country’s leading premium car manufacturer and the largest passenger car exporter, has announced the launch of stylish, distinctive and premium 2015 Elantra.  First Introduced in the year 2004, the new Elantra aims to set a higher standard in the premium sedan segment. With the launch of new Elantra, Hyundai now

Boeing honours Michelin with ‘Supplier of the Year Award’

Michelin Group’s Aircraft Tire Division has been recognised as Supplier of the Year in the Electronics/Hydraulics/Mechanical category by The Boeing Company, the world’s largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial jetliners and defense, space and security systems. Michelin was one of 14 companies and one university honoured during a ceremony on April 15 in Chantilly, Va., for distinguished performance

DENSO to relocate Nippon Soken Inc

In an effort to improve its R&D organisation, DENSO Corp. will relocate Nippon Soken, a DENSO group company that conducts automotive product R&D. SOKEN, which is currently located in Nishio City in Aichi Prefecture, Japan, will be relocated to a new facility adjacent to its Research Laboratories in Nisshin City in Aichi Prefecture. The company

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