ZF steps up activities in China

ZF is stepping up its activities in China with several additional plants, and the extension of development capacities. The Group has had its own production sites there since 1994; currently, there are 32. ZF already offers customers in China high-tech solutions for e-mobility and autonomous driving and is increasingly enlarging its customer base with Chinese […]

Continental opens Turbocharger plant in China

Continental has opened its first non-European turbocharger plant at the Continental site in Jiading near Shanghai, China. The new facility will produce the cutting-edge RAAX turbocharger, developed by Continental for the Volkswagen Group’s EA888 Gen.3B engine platform and in production in Europe since 2016, in the Audi A3. In the Chinese market, this 2.0-liter turbocharged […]

Bosch to set up Asia Pacific’s first iBooster plant in Nanjing, China

The Bosch Group is further extending its manufacturing capacity in China. It will build a new plant in the south-eastern Chinese city of Nanjing, investing around 100 million euros, to manufacture Bosch’s iBooster for customers in Asia Pacific. The ground-breaking ceremony for the plant was held recently. This will be Bosch’s first such plant in […]

Jaguar Land Rover opens engine plant in China

Jaguar Land Rover has opened its Chinese engine plant as part of its RMB10.9 billion joint venture with Chery Automobile Limited. The state-of-the-art facility will manufacture the all-new Ingenium 2.0-litre four-cylinder petrol engine for future Chery Jaguar Land Rover vehicles. “China continues to be an important market for Jaguar Land Rover. Our sales have increased […]

Iveco, SAIC Recast JVs In China

Iveco, a brand of CNH Industrial N.V, and SAIC, have jointly announced that they will restructure their Joint Ventures in China based on mutual understanding and trust in order to address the rapid evolution of China’s commercial vehicle market, and to meet the evolving demands of customers. Naveco, a 50:50 joint venture between Iveco and […]

IAC China Programme To Be Tried In Other Countries

By Sharad Matade International Automotive Components (IAC), a global interior systems and components supplier, is running a training programme for its hourly operators to sharpen their skills in various areas – product knowledge, equipment and tools, manufacturing and operating process and quality control – at its Changshu plant in China. The training programme was introduced […]

Customer-Centric Solutions Fuel Desma’s Growth

By APA Bureau Kloeckner Desma Machinery Pvt Ltd (KDMPL), popularly known as Desma India, is an outstanding manufacturer of rubber injection molding machines in the country. The company was founded in 1995 by the Mahendra Patel family of the Mamata Group in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India as a majority-owned joint venture with Kloeckner Desma Elastomer technik […]

China Automotive Systems Enters into Fiat Chrysler EPS System Procurement Program

China Automotive Systems, Inc., a leading power steering components and systems supplier in China, today announced it has begun commercial production of steering gears to supply to Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’  electric power steering (EPS) systems for a new C-SUV model set to launch in 2017. The Company has begun shipping these newly designed steering gears from its […]

Benecke-Kaliko opens second plant in China

Following a year of construction, surface specialist Benecke-Kaliko has officially opened a new plant in Changzhou, China to manufacture the environment-friendly, low-emission and non-allergenic automotive interior materials Acella Eco und Acella Eco green. Series production has been running since the end of 2015 with an approx. 100-strong workforce; 50 more jobs are to be added […]