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ZF Honors 14 Top Suppliers

ZF Honors 14 Top Suppliers

ZF Friedrichshafen AG recognizes its outstanding suppliers with the “ZF Supplier Awards.” This year, the technology company handed out a total of 14 awards in different categories. This year’s eighth awards event was also a premiere: The first global Supplier Day, with ZF and ZF TRW jointly presenting the “Supplier Awards”. E. Winkemann GmbH emerged from a multi-stage process as[Read More…]

by December 19, 2015 Globescan, News
ContiTech Develops Elastic Multi-V Belts

ContiTech Develops Elastic Multi-V Belts

ContiTech’s Power Transmission Group has introduced its elastic Multi-V Belt that enables non-positive power transmission of torque in belt drives without a tensioning pulley. This belt from ContiTech is claimed to maintain tension throughout its lifetime, and can be used to drive components including the alternator, fan, water pump, air-conditioning compressor and power steering. These multi V belts meet the[Read More…]

by December 5, 2015 Globescan, News
Federal-Mogul introduces Unipiston clutch technology

Federal-Mogul introduces Unipiston clutch technology

Federal-Mogul Powertrain has introduced its Unipiston clutch piston with integrated springs that are suitable for clutch packs in dual clutch transmissions (DCTs), conventional automatic transmissions and limited slip differentials. Unipiston is claimed to enable improved clutch performance, reduce required package space and simplify assembly. Unipiston technology has been validated with one customer and is expected to enter series production in[Read More…]

by December 5, 2015 Globescan, News

Two FCA US Indiana facilities celebrate 1 millionth nine-speed produced

Just 2 months after producing the 1 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 Transmission Powertrain Jeffrey Lux, acknowledged the achievement[Read More…]

by October 24, 2015 Globescan

Schaeffler puts electromechanical active roll control into volume production

Schaeffler commences volume production of its electro-mechanical active roll control recently. This innovative system replaces the previous standard hydraulic stabilisers that minimise the rolling motion of the vehicle body when going around curves or during quick evasive maneuvers. This technology also makes it possible to effectively prevent any yawing of the vehicle. The design, now introduced by Schaeffler as an[Read More…]

by October 24, 2015 Globescan

Faurecia developes innovative light sculpted panel

Faurecia has developed an innovative light sculpted panel using Cover Carving Technology (CCT) for the front-seat backs of the new Renault Talisman Sedan and Estate. This Faurecia-patented CCT technology has enabled to offer three centimeters of extra knee room for rear passengers. In a world first in the D-segment, in series production for the front seat backs of Renault Talisman, the[Read More…]

by October 2, 2015 Globescan, News

LANXESS develops high elasticity, heat resistance synthetic rubber

LANXESS AG has developed a performance at comparable with natural rubber EPDM –Keltan 9565Q, and natural rubber than aging cKeltan 9565Q ultra-high molecular weight such that it has a similar natural rubber attributes like high strength and elasticity. Moreover, as a saturated polymer, this new product retains the EPDM heat resistance, weather resistance and ozone resistance. Accordingly, Keltan 9565Q is[Read More…]

by October 2, 2015 Globescan

Tenneco supplies lightweight suspension parts to new Jaguar XE sports

Tenneco Inc. has announced that Jaguar Land Rover has chosen its high-performance suspension technology for its all-new XE sports sedan. The vehicle’s lightweight, high-pressure gas monotube shock absorbers offer excellent vehicle stability and handling as a result of innovative valve technology. The special design provides more mounting options, higher potential damping levels and a better response compared with twin tube[Read More…]

by October 2, 2015 Globescan

Yazaki awarded Green Supplier of the Year to Leoni Cable

Leoni Cable Inc., a North American branch of Leoni Group, Europe’s leading provider of cables and cable systems to the automotive sector and other industries, has been awarded Green Supplier of the Year by Yazaki. The company was chosen in the “bulk and raw material commodity” category from Yazaki’s top 175 suppliers in North and Central America in recognition of[Read More…]

by October 2, 2015 Globescan
Borgwarner receives Volvo Cars Award of Excellence

Borgwarner receives Volvo Cars Award of Excellence

BorgWarner was honored by Volvo Cars with an Award of Excellence in the category “Cost Competitiveness” during a ceremony held recently at Volvo Cars in Gothenburg, Sweden. BorgWarner delivers a variety of leading turbocharging technologies to Volvo Cars, including regulated two-stage (R2S) systems for diesel engines and turbochargers with a modular design for gasoline engines. These leading technologies are engineered[Read More…]

by May 14, 2015 Globescan, Web Exclusive