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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
BorgWarner provides innovative all-wheel drive technology for their first front-wheel drive vehicle

BorgWarner provides innovative all-wheel drive technology for their first front-wheel drive vehicle

BorgWarner supplies its GenV all-wheel drive (AWD) coupling for the BMW Group’s all-new 2 Series Active Tourer. The electro-hydraulically actuated AWD coupling automatically distributes power between the front and rear wheels of BMW brand’s first-ever front-wheel drive vehicle. In addition to optimizing traction and vehicle dynamics under almost all conditions, the GenV AWD technology enhances the vehicle’s driveline efficiency and[Read More…]

by March 25, 2015 Globescan, News
Bozankaya presents New Generation vehicle projects

Bozankaya presents New Generation vehicle projects

Acting as the innovative Turkish manufacturer of rail systems and commercial vehicles, Bozankaya presents its experiences in the field of transportation through new generation vehicle projects. Taking part in various rail system and public transportation projects across the world, Bozankaya is breaking many new grounds thanks to the domestically manufactured 100% low-base tramcar, trambus, underground and electrically-driven bus projects. Bozankaya[Read More…]

by February 24, 2015 Globescan, News, Web Exclusive

New special zones and tremendous market potential set CAPAS 2015

The Chengdu International Trade Fair for Automotive Parts and Aftermarket Services (CAPAS) – one of the leading trade platforms for the automotive sector in Southwest China – will return in 2015 following its successful launch. Taking place from 21 – 23 May, the show is set to surpass the success of the debut show in 2014, with 700 exhibitors from[Read More…]

by February 17, 2015 Events, Globescan, Web Exclusive