Tenneco to supply high performance suspension to Ford’s new Focus and C-MAX

Tenneco Inc. has announced that Ford has chosen Tenneco’s high-performance damper technology for its new Ford Focus and Ford C-MAX, both of which are built on Ford’s C-Car global platform. According to Ford, these latest launches introduce a number of advanced new technologies focused on enhanced comfort, safety and ride quality. Tenneco’s Multi-Tuned Valve (MTV) […]

BorgWarner offers Variable Cam & Engine Timing Technologies to JLR

BorgWarner provides its state-of-the-art variable cam timing (VCT) and engine timing systems for the new I4 engine family from Jaguar Land Rover (JLR). Based on a configurable and flexible architecture to improve manufacturing efficiency and calibration strategies, the engines deliver high performance, reduced emissions and improved fuel economy. For reliable variable cam timing, BorgWarner’s compact […]

Magna to sell Interiors division to Grupo Antolin

Magna International Inc. has announced that it has signed an agreement to sell substantially all of its interiors operations to Grupo Antolin, a leading global supplier of automotive interior systems.  The purchase price for the operations, excluding certain assets, is approximately $525 million, subject to customary closing adjustments for the value of net working capital and net […]

AutoPoint Wins 2015 Technology Leadership Award

AutoPoint, a Solera company and leading provider of revenue and retention solutions for automotive dealership service departments, announced that it has received the  2015 Technology Leadership Award for Service Marketing. A twelve member DealerKnows’ Vendor Review Panel selected a total of nine award recipients across various categories.  AutoPoint was recognized in the category of Service […]

DENSO Expands R&D in North America

In an effort to help grow DENSO’s global heavy duty business, the company is expanding its North American research and development capabilities to include heavy duty and commercial vehicles. DENSO established a cross-functional team of market research, product engineering, and researchers that will focus on bringing-to-market products that improve fuel efficiency, expand connectivity and safety, […]

ContiTech Maintains Growth

The industrial and automotive supplier ContiTech, part of the Continental Corporation, increased its sales by around €50 million to €3.9 billion in 2014. This equates to growth of 1.3%. The operating result (EBIT) reached €433 million (previous year: €462 million), the return on sales 11.0% (previous year: 11.9%). “We are thoroughly satisfied with this result […]