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. […]

Cummins showcases results of ATLAS 2.8-litre diesel engine program

Cummins Inc. is showcasing the results of a four-year joint program with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) at the Mid-America Trucking Show. The Advanced Technology Light Automotive Systems (ATLAS) program was initiated to develop a commercially viable diesel engine for the half-ton pickup truck market that is capable of meeting future Tier 2 Bin […]

Mitsubishi Electric invests $33 million increase alternator production

Mitsubishi Electric Corporation has announced that it will invest approximately four billion yen, or approximately 33 million USD, in its subsidiary Mitsubishi Electric Automotive America, Inc. (MEAA) to expand and newly construct facilities for the increased production of high-efficiency alternators. The move is the latest step in an ongoing expansion of MEAA’s North American market. […]

BorgWarner Expands facility, plans to make Eco-Friendly Emissions Technologies

BorgWarner expanded its manufacturing facility at its campus in Ramos-Arizpe, Mexico, to meet increasing demand for emissions technologies in North America. The facility will produce exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) modules, ignition coils and coolant control valves for gasoline- and diesel-powered passenger cars, minivans and light-duty trucks. The expansion will increase capacity for current products as […]

Leoni acquires site in Roth near Nuremberg for its “Factory of the Future”

Leoni, the leading European provider of cables and cable systems to the automotive sector and other industries, has acquired a site in the industrial area of Roth near Nuremberg. This is another important step towards realising the Factory of the Future. The cables specialist plans to leave its current site in the centre of Roth […]

BorgWarner’s Optimized Turbocharger boosts Volvo Gasoline Engine

BorgWarner’s optimized turbocharging technology powers all new four-cylinder gasoline engines from Volvo. The backbone of Volvo’s gasoline Drive-E powertrain family, the fuel-efficient engines are available for nearly all models in four different variants and achieve a power output of 152 HP (112 kW) to 320 HP (236 kW). While delivering a maximum torque of 250 […]