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Spark Minda in ASEAN – A Daring Step and Dazzling Results

Spark Minda in ASEAN – A Daring Step and Dazzling Results

By T Murrali A strategic and daring decision by Spark Minda of the Ashok Minda Group to set up a green field manufacturing facility in Indonesia a decade ago has produced amzing results. This state-of-the art facility is its manufacturing hub for the fast expanding ASEAN market. Now the Spark Minda Group has emerged as

Knorr-Bremse voted “Best Brand” in the commercial vehicle industry

For the tenth time in succession, Knorr-Bremse has won the title “Best Brand in the Commercial Vehicle Industry” in the “brakes” category. Before an audience of prominent representatives of the German commercial vehicle industry, Bernd Spies, Chairman of the Executive Board of Knorr-Bremse’s Commercial Vehicle Systems division, Knorr-Bremse Systeme für Nutzfahrzeuge GmbH, stepped up to

Alfa Romeo Giulia Unveiled

The all-new Alfa Romeo Giulia has been unveiled to the international media on the 105th anniversary of the founding of A.L.F.A. (Anonima Lombarda Fabbrica Automobili) at a special event in the newly-refurbished Alfa Romeo Museum – “La macchina del tempo” – in Arese, Italy, in the presence of some of the most significant cars in

Faurecia recognised best supplier at the 2015 PSA supplier awards

PSA paid tribute to the strategic importance of suppliers like Faurecia at its 11th annual best supplier awards on 16 June. FECT was nominated for its performance in program management, in particular for its quality, on-time delivery, project and cost management, successful launches and technical expertise. Linda Jackson, CEO of the Citroen Brand, also extended

SKF receives PSA Best Plant 2015 awards

SKF has received two ‘Best Plant’ awards for outstanding performance in quality and logistics in manufacturing excellence for its factories in St Cyr, France and Tudela, Spain. The awards were giving during the PSA Group Best Supplier Awards ceremony June 16th in Poissy, France. Aldo Cedrone, Director Bearing Manufacturing, Automotive Market, SKF says, “We are

ZF expands R&D Center in Pilsen

Roughly a year after construction began, ZF Friedrichshafen AG has opened its extended R&D Center in Plzeň. The location in the west of the Czech Republic has a workforce of around 250 employees responsible for development services for the ZF Group and its divisions. “Strong research and development is fundamental to ZF as a technology

PSA presents Best Plant Award to Dayco

Dayco, a leading engine products and drive systems supplier for the automotive, industrial and aftermarket industries, today announced it received the Best Plant Award from the PSA Group, the French manufacturer of automobiles sold and marketed under the Peugeot, Citroën and DS brands. The award, presented during PSA’s 11thannual Best Supplier Awards, recognizes the Dayco

Schaeffler’s LuK brand celebrates its 50th anniversary

Schaeffler celebrated the 50th birthday of its LuK brand at its location in Bühl. The exhibition “The LuK Story. 50 years. Quality. Technology. Innovation” was opened during a special ceremony on June 20, 2015 with around 100 invited guests, including the state of Baden-Württemberg’s Chief Minister Winfried Kretschmann. Schaeffler shareholder Maria-Elisabeth Schaeffler-Thumann remem-bered the entrepreneurial

BorgWarner Boosts Ford’s New High-Performance Diesel Engine With Regulated Two-Stage Turbocharging Technology

BorgWarner’s regulated two-stage (R2S®) turbocharging technology improves the performance and fuel economy of Ford’s new powerful 2.0-liter diesel engine, the first Ford engine for passenger cars equipped with a two-stage turbocharging system. The high-performance engine achieves an output of 155 kW (210 HP) and a maximum torque of 450 Nm. Engineered to provide outstanding performance

Allison Transmission works with EPA, NHTSA on fuel efficiency and emissions

Allison Transmission Holdings Inc. has announced that it has been working with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) as they consider revisions to the ‘Phase I’ Model Year 2014-2018 rule regarding fuel efficiency and greenhouse gas emission (GHG) standards for medium and heavy-duty vehicles. The revisions would potentially