Supplier News in Aug. 2014

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American News

2014.08.28 Webasto-Edscha's soft top featured on Chevrolet Corvette Stingray
2014.08.28 Visteon supplies wireless charging system to GM
2014.08.27 Lear to acquire Eagle Ottawa automotive leather supplier
2014.08.26 Kongsberg wins contract for automatic transmission shifters from North American OEM
2014.08.25 Bosch starts expanding Technical Center in Michigan, USA
2014.08.22 Exide unveils new Start-Stop batteries
2014.08.22 Denso fined CAD 2.45 million for violation of Canadian Competition Act
2014.08.21 Federal-Mogul develops Steel-Elastomer head gasket
2014.08.21 Delphi sells one million electronically scanning radars
2014.08.21 Detroit Diesel's vehicle diagnostic system achieves 100,000th installation
2014.08.19 BorgWarner supplying solenoid technology for GM's 6-speed automatic transmissions
2014.08.18 Continental to set up new ITS business unit in California, USA
2014.08.15 Cummins 6.7L Turbo Diesel meets LEV III standards
2014.08.14 BorgWarner to expand Dixon plant in Illinois, USA
2014.08.13 Halla Visteon opens its first South American plant in Brazil
2014.08.12 S&T Motiv to establish shock absorber plant in Ohio, U.S.A.
2014.08.12 Johnson Controls opens new crash test facility in USA
2014.08.11 SKF to construct Global Technical Center in USA
2014.08.07 Harman secures USD 1.3 billion orders in July 2014
2014.08.05 Unipres to conclude asset purchase agreement for acquisition of Yachiyo Industry's sheet metal business
2014.08.04 Shiloh develops lightest aluminum door blanks in the industry
2014.08.04 Metaldyne completes merger with Grede and HHI Group
2014.08.04 Panasonic and Tesla sign agreement for building large-scale battery plant in U.S.
2014.08.02 Nidec Tosok makes entry into Mexico to produce control valves for automatic transmissions
2014.08.01 Inzi Controls to establish second U.S. plant in Michigan
2014.08.01 Halla Visteon completes acquisition of thermal and emissions product line of Cooper-Standard
2014.08.01 Stoneridge completes sale of wiring business to Motherson Sumi Systems
2014.08.01 GKN Driveline Mexico receives Q1 award from Ford

European News

Asian News

2014.08.29 Aisin Seiki develops next-generation See-through mirror
2014.08.29 Sumitomo Rubber Industries supplies SPORT MAXX tires for all-new Subaru WRX
2014.08.28 NTN aims for operating profit of over 5% in automotive business in FY2017
2014.08.28 Denso acquires stake of Chinese manufacturer to expand aftermarket compressor business
2014.08.27 Taiho Kogyo to foster its vacuum pumps and EGR valves as second core products after  bearing
2014.08.27 Toyoda Gosei begins production of lightweight, complex water pipes made of plastic
2014.08.25 Shenyang Behr Thermal System begins production
2014.08.25 T.RAD to increase sales of EGR coolers and oil coolers to achieve JPY 200 billion sales by FY 2021
2014.08.22 China Auto Electronics designated supplier to GAC Gonow Automobile
2014.08.22 Chengdu FAW Faway Yanfeng Plastic Omnium Automotive Exterior Systems to expand plant
2014.08.22 Ashimori Industry to boost sales of its interior business to JPY 20 billion in FY2018
2014.08.21 SeAH, Posco in talks to merge specialty steel businesses
2014.08.21 Hitachi Metals to acquire Waupaca Foundry
2014.08.21 Nihon Plast launches global cost reduction program
2014.08.20 Wuxi Weifu Leader Catalytic Converter spends three years to construct new production lines
2014.08.20 Ningbo Huaxiang Electronic to acquire 75 percent of Germany-based Alterprodia
2014.08.20 Anqing Huanxin, Samsung SDI jointly constructing automotive battery plant in Xian
2014.08.20 NSK fined JPY 2.9 billion by China in anti-monopoly case
2014.08.20 Bridgestone's first exhibits at Moscow International Automobile Salon
2014.08.20 Aisin AW aiming to sell 10 million automatic transmissions worldwide by FY 2020
2014.08.19 Hyundai WIA to absorb Hyundai Metia and Hyundai Wisco
2014.08.19 Univance to postpone production discontinuance at Hamamatsu Plant
2014.08.18 Yorozu to raise approximately JPY 8 billion
2014.08.18 Yutong buses with Shaanxi Fast transmissions delivered to Zhengzhou Traffic and Transportation
2014.08.14 WABCO wins new contract to supply brake actuators to European automaker
2014.08.14 Keihin establishes new sub-subsidiary in China to produce HVAC units for automobiles
2014.08.13 Mahle Filter Systems (Hubei) in Wuhan begins operating
2014.08.11 Zhejiang Asia-Pacific Mechanical & Electronic to develop ESCs for Dongfeng Motor's M19
2014.08.11 China Automotive Systems to acquire remaining shares in two joint ventures with Jingzhou Jiulong Machinery and Electronic Manufacturing
2014.08.09 Sumitomo Rubber to start discussion to dissolve alliance with Goodyear in autumn
2014.08.09 Yokohama Rubber to acquire tire beads plant from Fuji Seiko
2014.08.08 Hyundai Hysco announces year-on-year increases in sales and profit for first half 2014
2014.08.08 Clarion's cloud-based Smart Access platform chosen for Subaru's new standard infotainment system in North America
2014.08.08 Riken to establish joint venture for producing cast iron camshafts in India
2014.08.07 Faltec to dissolve joint venture in Indonesia
2014.08.06 Aisin Seiki to set up two development centers in Japan
2014.08.06 Denso opens design and development office for automotive semiconductor circuits in Tokyo
2014.08.06 Riken to set up joint venture in India
2014.08.06 Yanfeng Automotive Trim Systems indicates intention to sell its stake in Yanfeng Visteon Automotive Electronics
2014.08.06 Fawer Automotive Parts and Zhejiang VIE Science & Technology agree to establish joint venture company
2014.08.06 Tokai Rika supplies Japan's first touchpad control system for Lexus NX
2014.08.05 Bridgestone tires featured on Lexus NX
2014.08.05 Yizheng Shuanghuan Piston Ring passes PPAP testing conducted by Jiangling Motors
2014.08.05 Alpine to increase engineers fivefold to jointly develop Android-based software platform with Fujitsu Ten
2014.08.05 TRW supplying latest Electric Park Brakes to Japanese automakers
2014.08.05 Alps Electric develops new TACT Switch with enhanced quietness and heavy operating feel
2014.08.04 APM Automotive acquires Australian seat manufacturer
2014.08.04 KSM Qinghuangdao Auto Parts Manufacturing, subsidiary of CITIC Dicastal, produces first lot of cylinder head prototypes
2014.08.01 Yanfeng USA Automotive Trim to expand its Harrison Plant in Michigan
2014.08.01 Mando to supply brakes and suspensions to Geely Automobile
2014.08.01 Yokohama Rubber tires selected for Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class
2014.08.01 Akebono Brake Industry fully owns Sanyo Manufacturing, aiming to strengthen drum brake competitiveness