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Continental acquires Zytek Automotive

Continental acquires Zytek Automotive

Automotive components major Continental has taken over full ownership of its former joint venture, Zytek Automotive, based in Fradley in the United Kingdom. This is effective from February 3, 2014. It previously had a 50 percent shareholding in Zytek Automotive. Both companies have agreed not to disclose the price for the acquisition. In future, Zytek Automotive will operate as a[Read More…]

by April 3, 2014 Globescan, News, Web Exclusive
Tenneco opens second Monroe outlet

Tenneco opens second Monroe outlet

Tenneco Automotive India Pvt Ltd. today announced the opening of its second Monroe stock shop in Ghaziabad, near Delhi. The outlet was inaugurated by Pankaj Kapoor Deputy Managing Director, Tenneco Automotive India in the presence of Uttam Gadia, Proprietor, Gadia Sales Corporation, the Tenneco aftermarket team and leading trade partners. This unique concept provides complete information and a single point[Read More…]

NIQR to organise 14th convention in June 2014

The National Institution for Quality and Reliability (NIQR) will organise its 14th convention on 20th and 21st June, 2014 at Hilton Chennai Hotel. NIQR organises National Convention once in two years, with themes that reflect the contemporary needs and aspirations of the country and provides a forum for captains of industry and service organisations and senior quality professionals to share[Read More…]

by April 3, 2014 Events, News, Web Exclusive
Meritor WABCO announces North America’s first fuel-saving electronic air processing technology

Meritor WABCO announces North America’s first fuel-saving electronic air processing technology

Meritor WABCO introduced fuel-saving electronic air processing technology to the North American truck market recently at the 2014 Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS) in Louisville, Ky. This breakthrough connectivity technology combines innovative System Saver™ 1200 Plus air dryer technology with electronic fuel-saving software stored in Meritor WABCO’s anti-lock braking system. Integration of these advanced technologies with the new connectivity solution reduces[Read More…]

by April 3, 2014 News, Web Exclusive
Visteon names Peter Ziparo Vice President and General Counsel

Visteon names Peter Ziparo Vice President and General Counsel

Visteon Corporation has named Peter Ziparo to the position of vice president and general counsel, with responsibility for the company’s global legal and compliance activities. He replaces Michael Sharnas, Visteon’s general counsel since September 2009, who has elected to relocate to southwestern Michigan and remains with the company in a revised role, focusing on strategic transactions.     Ziparo joined Visteon[Read More…]

by April 3, 2014 Globescan, News, Web Exclusive
Visteon unveils new Innovation Centre in Michigan

Visteon unveils new Innovation Centre in Michigan

Visteon Corporation has unveiled a new Innovation centre at the global automotive supplier’s corporate headquarters in Van Buren Township, Michigan. The state-of-the-art facility combines a technology showroom with a conferencing area, design studio, collaboration space and ‘experience lab’ – aimed at fostering creativity and teamwork in delivering new products and solutions for automakers. “The innovation centre is a reflection of[Read More…]

Mumbai leads in Nissan GT Academy driver discovery programme

Mumbai leads in Nissan GT Academy driver discovery programme

In the hunt for motor racing talent in India, Nissan PlayStation GT Academy has witnessed promising racing aspirants in both Delhi and Mumbai, with the latter topping the leaderboard thus far. The award-winning and internationally acclaimed driver discovery programme will complete qualifying rounds in Hyderabad, Bengaluru and Chennai by June 2014 before finalising the quickest 14 lap times that emerge[Read More…]

by April 2, 2014 Events, News, OEM, Web Exclusive
Daimler Trucks announces top management changes in its Asian operations

Daimler Trucks announces top management changes in its Asian operations

  Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC) and Daimler India Commercial Vehicles Pvt. Ltd. (DICV), today reported important personnel changes in their Board of Management, which will be effective June 01, 2014. These changes have been decided by the Board of Management, Daimler AG, but as a formality are still subject to the approval by the Shareholders’ meeting and[Read More…]

BorgWarner completes acquisition of Gustav Wahlet GmbH

BorgWarner completes acquisition of Gustav Wahlet GmbH

Global powertrain supplier BorgWarner finalised its acquisition of Gustav Wahler GmbH & Co. KG. The company will maintain the Wahler name as a product brand in the aftermarket. A producer of exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) valves and tubes as well as engine thermostats for both on- and off-road applications, Wahler’s customers include leading automotive manufacturers from around the world. “The[Read More…]

by April 2, 2014 Globescan, News, Web Exclusive
Continental enters CV radial tyre segment

Continental enters CV radial tyre segment

By J Srikant Continental, the fourth largest tyre manufacturer globally, today entered the fast growing radial tyre segment for the commercial vehicle in India by launching 4 tyres. It also announced that it would start distribution of radials for passenger car by the end of year 2014. “It was a strategic move in 2011 to come to India, and we[Read More…]