U.S. Auto Parts Increases Credit Facility with Chase to $30 Million at Lower Interest Rate

U.S. Auto Parts Network, Inc., one of the largest online providers of aftermarket automotive parts and accessories, has amended its credit agreement with Chase Commercial Banking, which governs its revolving credit facility, to include more favorable terms. As a result of U.S. Auto Parts’ improved operating performance in recent quarters, U.S. Auto Parts and Chase […]

Daimler recalls approximately 840,000 vehicles in the United States

The US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has notified Daimler AG that it has been informed that certain airbag models from the manufacturer Takata, which are also installed in Mercedes-Benz cars and Daimler vans, are potentially defective. On the basis of available information on the components, Daimler AG has decided to recall approximately 705,000 […]

Two FCA US Indiana Facilities Celebrate One Millionth Nine-Speed Produced

Just two months after producing the one millionth TorqueFlite eight-speed automatic transmission, FCA US facilities in Indiana celebrated another milestone – production of the one millionth 948TE nine-speed automatic – and officially welcomed it into the TorqueFlite transmission family. FCA North America Vice President of Manufacturing Brian Harlow, joined by the Company’s Vice President of […]

FCA US celebrates one million eight-speed transmissions assembled at its Kokomo Transmission Plant

The one millionth TorqueFlite 845RE eight-speed automatic transmission produced at the FCA US LLC Kokomo Transmission Plant (Ind.) rolled off the assembly line today. The occasion was marked with a celebratory town hall to recognize the nearly 3,000 hourly employees whose commitment made the milestone possible. “This is a significant accomplishment and one that every […]

FCA US Sterling Heights, ZF Axle Drives Marysville Receive LEED Certification

Two Michigan manufacturing facilities stand among an elite group of automotive facilities as recipients of the prestigious LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Gold Green Building System certification. For meeting the highest environmental standards, LEED designations were given to the FCA US Sterling Heights Assembly Plant (SHAP) body shop and the ZF Axle Drives […]

New GKN Automotive HQ helps lead advanced driveline innovation

GKN Automotive, the world leader in conventional and electrified driveline systems, is developing the intelligent, advanced driveline technology of the future for a new generation of vehicles, as all-wheel drive (AWD) and hybrid electric vehicle production is forecast to soar on the back of growing consumer demand. Despite competition from emerging automotive markets, North America […]

FCA US honours Johnson Controls with two awards

FCA US LLC has awarded Johnson Controls two Qualitas Awards: the Diversity Supplier Development Supplier of the Year; and Technical Cost Reduction (TCR) Supplier of the Year. FCA US recognized Johnson Controls and other top-performing suppliers for showing extraordinary commitment in key areas such as quality, innovation, continuous improvement, diversity and FCA Foundational Principles. “Johnson […]