Supplier News in Apr. 2014

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American News

2014.04.29 Magna breaks ground on new powertrain facility in Mexico
2014.04.28 TS Tech to establish trim cover production subsidiary in Brazil
2014.04.28 Yokohama Rubber to establish development centers in Thailand and the U.S.
2014.04.24 Nidec Tosok to establish control valve plant in Mexico
2014.04.23 Modine to close manufacturing facility in Illinois, USA
2014.04.23 Aisin group to expand production in Brazil
2014.04.21 Magna supplies thermoplastic liftgate module for Nissan Rogue
2014.04.16 Osram's LED front lighting technology featured on Ford F-150
2014.04.16 Faurecia supplying various components for Volkswagen Golf
2014.04.15 Bosch's mySPIN smartphone integration solution featured on Jaguar Land Rover vehicles
2014.04.15 Dow produces first XPS foam material in Europe
2014.04.15 Magna supplying thermoplastic liftgate module for Nissan Rogue
2014.04.15 Johnson Controls develops new coating for automotive seat covers
2014.04.14 Schaeffler wins 2014 PACE Award for torque converter
2014.04.09 Bosch receives 2014 PACE Award
2014.04.09 TRW Automotive starts to supply roof airbags for Citroen C4 Cactus
2014.04.08 Magna receives PACE Awards for laser-welded technology
2014.04.08 GKN Driveline to expand facility in North Carolina, USA
2014.04.08 Dow Automotive Systems wins PACE Award for structural adhesive
2014.04.08 Delphi wins PACE Award for Mechanical Assist System
2014.04.08 BorgWarner wins Automotive News PACE Award
2014.04.08 Federal-Mogul receives Automotive News PACE Award
2014.04.08 Autoliv wins Automotive News PACE Award for airbag inflator
2014.04.07 Magna expands electronic systems plant in Canada
2014.04.04 Musashi Seimitsu to produce unit parts in Mexico
2014.04.03 TRW starts producing roof air bag technology for Citroen C4 Cactus
2014.04.03 G-TEKT to increase capital of Mexican subsidiary
2014.04.02 Visteon opens new Innovation Center at headquarters in Michigan, USA
2014.04.01 Keihin to start manufacturing A/C heat exchangers

European News

2014.04.30 Continental to acquire remaining 50% stake in Emitec
2014.04.30 Toyo Rubber to spin off German sales subsidiary to expand sales in Europe
2014.04.28 Knorr-Bremse constructing test and development center in Munich, Germany
2014.04.24 Alpine and Pioneer to release CarPlay-compatible aftermarket products in Europe and U.S.
2014.04.23 Nifco to acquire German plastic parts supplier KTW
2014.04.22 Bosch develops new NissanConnect multimedia system for Nissan
2014.04.22 Faurecia provides interior components for Audi A3
2014.04.22 Advics establishes first European production base in Czech
2014.04.18 SL to supply MT shift levers for Ford Fiesta
2014.04.10 Eberspaecher and Calsonic Kansei selected as core suppliers by Renault-Nissan
2014.04.10 Webasto produces over 15 million heaters at facility in Germany
2014.04.09 Michelin's tires fitted on Volvo S60 and V60 Polestar
2014.04.09 SKF supplying bearings for Volkswagen e-up!
2014.04.09 Continental receives Automotive News PACE Award for pedestrian protection system
2014.04.08 Kongsberg acquires full ownership of ePower joint venture
2014.04.08 ZF's 9-speed automatic transmission receives PACE Award
2014.04.08 Hella's LED lighting receives Automotive News PACE Award
2014.04.08 Valeo wins Automotive News PACE Award
2014.04.07 Novelis breaks ground on new automotive sheet finishing line at German facility
2014.04.04 Schaeffler develops compact 48V electric drive module
2014.04.04 SKF wins GM Supplier of the Year
2014.04.03 EcoPlastic supplying side sill moldings for Hyundai i40
2014.04.03 KSS to launch production in Macedonia
2014.04.03 Continental converts Zytek Automotive into wholly-owned subsidiary
2014.04.02 Inalfa to construct new headquarters in Venray, Netherlands
2014.04.02 SKF wins Excellent Quality Supplier award from Hino Motors
2014.04.01 Magneti Marelli's LED low-beam module approved by European Commission as eco-friendly product
2014.04.01 Hella develops combination rear lamp prototype using OLEDs
2014.04.01 GKN acquires Williams Hybrid Power
2014.04.01 BorgWarner completes acquisition of Gustav Wahler

Asian News

2014.04.28 Rane TRW expands to offer TRW airbags and seat belt systems
2014.04.28 Kunming Yunnei Power to acquire 100 percent share in Chengdu Yunnei Power
2014.04.28 Harbin Dongan Auto Engine to assist with development of engines and transmissions for Hebei Zhongxing Automobile’s new vehicle
2014.04.28 Nissin Kogyo aims to increase sales to JPY 253 billion by FY 2016
2014.04.26 Pacific Industrial to produce hybrid battery cases in China
2014.04.26 Pacific Industrial to produce TPMS parts in China in 2016
2014.04.26 Tokai Rubber to produce interior and sound-insulating parts at new plant in Tianjin, China
2014.04.25 Fuji Oozx to largely increase hollow engine valve production to 20 million units in FY 2016
2014.04.25 Kinugawa Rubber to triple sales in China by FY 2015
2014.04.25 Hitachi Chemical develops new lead battery for start-stop system
2014.04.24 Harman to establish Global Development Center in Suzhou
2014.04.24 Xiangyang Automobile Bearing breaks ground for new facilities
2014.04.24 Visteon sells Duckyang shares
2014.04.23 Bosch’s China sales reach CNY 41.2 billion in 2013
2014.04.23 Huanghai Automobile announces three new models at Auto China 2014
2014.04.23 Aisin group to set up new plants in Indonesia
2014.04.23 Advics to enter South African market in FY 2016
2014.04.22 Ningbo Joyson Electronic to acquire 74.9 percent shares in Preh from the Ningbo Joyson Group
2014.04.22 TRW to supply belt-driven EPS for Great Wall Motor’s new mid-size SUV
2014.04.22 Denso Group (China) to acquire 34 percent in Hefei dyne Automotive Air Conditioning
2014.04.22 Harbin Dongan Auto Engine starts supplying D20VVT engines to Chang'an Automobile’s Beijing Plant
2014.04.22 Nittan Valve to increase production capacity in Vietnam for motorcycle engine valves
2014.04.21 Hyundai Hysco, Plug Power agree to form fuel-cell joint-venture
2014.04.21 Harman wins contracts to supply infotainment systems for Geely and Changan
2014.04.21 Harman's Clari-Fi technology featured on Lexus NX
2014.04.21 Tianjin AW Automatic Transmission to expand transmission components capacity
2014.04.21 Fuyao Glass to invest USD 15.3 million Michigan facility
2014.04.21 Aisin AW to establish technical center in Suzhou
2014.04.21 Fuji Oozx to produce engine valves in Indonesia
2014.04.20 FAW Jiefang Automotive Co., Ltd. Wuxi Diesel Engine Works develops high-performance CA6SM2 natural gas engine
2014.04.19 Keihin starts producing automotive ECUs in Indonesia
2014.04.18 SL Corporation to supply wireless charging systems to Kia Motors
2014.04.18 Ningbo Joyson Electronic to obtain subsidy for green vehicle development
2014.04.18 Yuchai Machinery awarded natural gas engine program from Russia
2014.04.18 Tachi-S to make Thai and American JVs 100% subsidiaries
2014.04.17 Schaeffler opens new transmission parts plant in China
2014.04.17 GS Yuasa to increase production of lead-acid batteries in Thailand to 5 million by FY 2018
2014.04.16 NGK Spark Plug completes new insulator plant in Japan
2014.04.16 JTEKT introduces series of new products to revive machine tool business
2014.04.16 Imasen Electric to establish sales company in Indonesia
2014.04.15 Motonic to construct plant in Seongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do
2014.04.15 Changzhou Xingyu Automotive Lighting to construct plant in Changchun
2014.04.15 Camel Group to acquire Yangzhou Apollo Battery
2014.04.15 Taiho Kogyo to double plastic-coated bearing capacity by FY 2015
2014.04.14 NOK-Freudenberg Group China wins GAC Motor’s supplier award
2014.04.14 NOK-Freudenberg Group China wins supplier award from Zhejiang Geely Transmission
2014.04.12 Stanley Electric to relocate and expand subsidiary in Miyagi Prefecture
2014.04.10 NSK to release linear guides with higher load capacity and longer service lives in July
2014.04.10 Calsonic Kansei installs Workplace Charging System for EVs
2014.04.09 Topre targeting sales of JPY 2 billion at new plant near Honda's Suzuka factory
2014.04.09 Nissin Kogyo focuses on China and Mexico in new mid-term management plan
2014.04.08 Wanxiang Qianchao acquires Fisker Automotive
2014.04.07 Mando to establish holding company
2014.04.05 Wanxiang Qianchao becomes A-class supplier to Shanghai Automobile
2014.04.05 Robert Bosch launches full-scale operations of second plant in Thailand
2014.04.04 Hyundai Kefico's ECUs used on Kia Soul EV
2014.04.04 Zhejiang Asia-Pacific Mechanical & Electronic to supply rear drum brakes to Shanghai GM
2014.04.04 KSM Castings reports sales of EUR 426 million for 2013
2014.04.04 Topre to quadruple body frame parts sales in Thailand
2014.04.04 Denso develops new monitor to detect driver's conditions based on face images
2014.04.03 Fawer Automotive Parts Limited Company to transfer all shares in Tianjin Chuhatsu Fawer Spring
2014.04.03 Fuyao Glass wins General Motors' Excellent Supplier Award 2013
2014.04.03 Tianjin AW Automatic Transmission accelerating expansion project
2014.04.02 Seojin Automotive to supply clutches and friction materials to Aisin Seiki
2014.04.02 KB AutoTech Group to establish new plant in China
2014.04.02 Schaeffler wins Supplier Quality Award from GKN's Chinese subsidiary
2014.04.02 Bosch, Hunan Jianglu & Rongda Vehicle Transmission announce new CVT
2014.04.01 SJM to liquidate subsidiary in South Africa
2014.04.01 Hankook Tire to supply tires for BMW 4-Series Coupe
2014.04.01 Shandong Binzhou Bohai Piston wins Excellent Quality Award from Liuzhou Wuling Automobile
2014.04.01 Fuyao Glass constructing new plant in Wuhan