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Continental presents first test tires made from dandelion-rubber Taraxagum

Continental presents first test tires made from dandelion-rubber Taraxagum

The international tire manufacturer and automotive supplier Continental has reached an important milestone in its research project for the industrialization of dandelion rubber in tire production. During the International Motor Show (IAA) Commercial Vehicles in Hanover, Continental presented the first test tires made from the innovative material that the company is calling Taraxagum, derived from the botanical name for dandelion[Read More…]

Tenneco opens third Monroe Brand Store

Tenneco opens third Monroe Brand Store

Tenneco Automotive India Pvt Ltd. has announced the opening of its third Monroe Brand Store at Guwahati, Assam in partnership with Monroe Star distributor – Sanjay Auto Agency. Pankaj Kapoor Deputy Managing Director, Tenneco Automotive India Pvt Ltd. inaugurated the store in the presence of Sanjay Gupta and Ashok Gupta (Partners) of  Sanjay Auto Agency, leading Guwahati trade partners and[Read More…]

ZF on a roll

– Technology company has increased its year-on-year sales from January to August by 10 percent – ZF’s CEO Dr. Sommer: With the TRW acquisition, we are expanding our portfolio in highly attractive segments – ZF Innovation Truck combines new products and technologies   At the 65th IAA Commercial Vehicles, Dr. Stefan Sommer, CEO of ZF Friedrichshafen AG, presented a positive result of the[Read More…]

RSB Transmissions (I) Ltd receives Quality Excellence Award

RSB Transmissions (I) Ltd receives Quality Excellence Award

RSB Transmissions (I) Ltd received Quality Excellence Award for 2014 from Aditya Birla Group at 3rd Annual Manufacturing Today Conference & Awards  2014, at a function held in Pune.  The award was received by M Sankaranarayanan, President, on behalf of RSB Transmissions (I) Ltd. Speaking on the occasion, Sankaranarayanan said: “This award is richly deserved by all my colleagues across[Read More…]

by September 24, 2014 Events, News, Web Exclusive

New brands invest in Automechanika Shanghai

Michigan Economic Development Corporation confirms pavilion Automechanika Shanghai is attracting many new brands to its 2014 show which will take place 9 – 12 December 2014 at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre, China. So far, the show, which is the world’s second largest Automechanika trade fair for automotive parts, accessories, equipment and services, has sold nearly all of its[Read More…]

Federal-Mogul’s New Lead-Free Bearing Solution Delivers Improved Robustness in Heavy-Duty Engines

Federal-Mogul Powertrain, a division of  Federal-Mogul Holdings Corporation is applying its expertise in light vehicle engine bearings to provide robust, lead-free bearing solutions to the heavy-duty market. The company’s product offering, in which the upper and lower halves of a bearing shell pair are individually optimized, has pioneered the introduction of lead-free bearing materials that offer increased load capacity and[Read More…]

New Piston Ring Developments from Federal-Mogul Reduce Friction in Heavy-Duty Diesel Engines

Federal-Mogul Powertrain, a division of Federal-Mogul Holdings Corporation has significantly reduced the friction of heavy-duty diesel piston rings by a combination of technologies, materials and designs, enabling vehicle makers to achieve lower CO2 emissions and improved fuel economy. In a breakthrough for ring performance, while reducing friction, the company has simultaneously improved scuff resistance and durability. The focus on reduced ring[Read More…]

Canadian Auto Comp maker Magna to open two new facilities in Gujarat

Canadian Auto Comp maker Magna to open two new facilities in Gujarat

As part of its continued plan to expand its global engineering and manufacturing footprint, the Canadian auto components major Magna International Inc. has announced the establishment of two new facilities in the Sanand in Gujarat. While the new plants reflect business awards for vehicle programs built off global-platforms, they also help position Magna for further growth in India as vehicle production expands.[Read More…]

by September 24, 2014 Corporate, Finance, Globescan, News, Web Exclusive

Dana features Innovative technologies at IAA show

This week at IAA Commercial Vehicles 2014, Dana Holding Corporation (NYSE: DAN) will exhibit a comprehensive lineup of advanced technologies specifically engineered to help fleets get more pay out of their loads through better performance, increased fuel economy, and improved durability. Located in hall 17, stand A24, Dana will present a wide range of innovations, including: a new global family[Read More…]

by September 23, 2014 Events, Globescan, News, Web Exclusive

Delphi signs Definitive Agreement to acquire Antaya Technologies

Delphi Automotive PLC has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Antaya Technologies Corp. (“Antaya”), a leading provider of proprietary on-glass connectors, enhancing the company’s portfolio in the rapidly growing automotive electrical connectors business. Antaya is the largest manufacturer of on-glass connectors for the automotive glass industry in North America, with a growing customer base in China and Europe. Antaya also supplies lead-free[Read More…]

by September 23, 2014 Globescan, News, Web Exclusive