BorgWarner Launches Integrated Electric Drive Module

BorgWarner, a global leader in clean and efficient technology solutions for combustion, hybrid and electric vehicles, will launch its electric drive module (eDM) with integrated eGearDrive® transmission in two pure electric vehicles from a major Chinese automaker. Production is expected to begin in summer 2017. “BorgWarner’s new eDM combines our know-how in eGearDrive transmissions, first […]

SEMA Announces the Best New Products at the 2016 SEMA Show

The Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) announced the winners of the 2017 New Products Showcase Awards this morning at the 2016 SEMA Show. The awards are given to the most innovative and cutting-edge automotive aftermarket products that will be consumable in 2017. More than 3,000 products were entered into 16 different Showcase categories to be […]

Johnson Controls partners with BAIC to expand in Chinese automotive battery market

Johnson Controls has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Beijing Hainachuan Automotive Parts Co. Ltd. (BHAP), an auto parts subsidiary of Beijing Automotive Industry Group Co., Ltd. (BAIC Group), to set up automotive battery sales and manufacturing joint ventures in the world’s largest vehicle market. Under the MOU Johnson Controls and BHAP will partner […]

Navistar First To Market With Eaton Procision Dual-Clutch Transmissions

Navistar today announced that it will be first-to-market with the Eaton Procision line of dual-clutch transmissions for its International DuraStar medium-duty trucks and IC Bus CE series school buses, available in late 2015. Based on Eaton’s testing, the new 7-speed transmissions deliver a significant fuel economy advantage compared to a similarly equipped vehicle with a torque converter automatic transmission. […]

Automotive Lighting Market is to reach $33.7 Billion, Globally, by 2020

According to a new report by Allied Market Research titled, “Global Automotive Lighting Market – Technology, Vehicle Type, Applications, Size, Share, Industry Analysis, Trends, Opportunities, Growth and Forecast, 2014-2020”, the global automotive lighting market is expected to reach $33.7 billion by 2020, registering a CAGR of 6.7% during 2015-2020. Automotive lighting industry is witnessing a […]

Schaeffler Sets Out Strategy for the Chinese Truck Market

The Schaeffler Group, the world’s leading supplier of integrated automotive and industrial products, is making significant progress in the Chinese truck market. Yang Hanbing, President Automotive of Schaeffler Greater China, recently said: “The Schaeffler Group has leading products and solutions in the truck chassis, transmission and engine fields and can become a reliable partner to China’s […]

Brose expands presence in powertrain market

Production of first full electric oil pump (eOP) positions Brose as key player in transmission electrification Brose North America has announced a significant expansion of its presence in the North American powertrain market. Tightened government and industry regulations are requiring automakers to develop products that improve fuel efficiency and reduce CO2 emissions. As a result, […]