Supplier News in Oct. 2014

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American News

2014.10.29 Hitachi Metals revises financial targets upward on expected sales increase from acquisition of Waupaca
2014.10.28 Magna inaugurates exteriors facility in Michigan, USA
2014.10.27 TRW's electrically powered steering systems featured on two major platforms
2014.10.23 Alcoa to sell Mt. Holly aluminum smelter in South Carolina, USA
2014.10.22 Harman expanding lineup of noise management solutions
2014.10.21 Bridgestone to sell Firestone tires worldwide
2014.10.20 Keihin starts supplying condensers for car air conditioners to Ford
2014.10.16 Brose opens new plant in Michigan, USA
2014.10.16 Novelis to close aluminum smelter in Brazil
2014.10.15 DuPont's polyamide resins chosen from two automotive parts suppliers
2014.10.15 Magna wins Supplier Quality Excellence Award from GM
2014.10.14 Huf's new paint facility becomes operational in Tennessee, USA
2014.10.10 Hankook Tire breaks ground for Tennessee plant
2014.10.09 TE Connectivity completes acquisition of Measurement Specialties
2014.10.09 Federal-Mogul opens new piston ring plant in Mexico
2014.10.09 Mitsubishi Electric starts operations at auto parts production and sales subsidiary in Mexico
2014.10.08 Hankook Tire to supply tires for Ford Lincoln Navigator
2014.10.08 MANN+HUMMEL USA opens new South Campus facility
2014.10.06 Detroit Diesel to launch new medium duty engines
2014.10.04 Bridgestone celebrates grand opening of guayule process research center in Arizona, U.S.
2014.10.03 Panasonic sets up new company to produce lithium-ion batteries for Tesla in USA
2014.10.01 Yachiyo Industry sells U.S. subsidiary's sheet metal parts business to Unipres

European News

2014.10.29 Johnson Matthey to acquire battery material business from Clariant
2014.10.29 SKF supplying wheel hub bearing units for Mercedes-Benz GLA
2014.10.29 Schaeffler receives first order for centrifugal pendulum dampers for ATs from Toyota
2014.10.29 Continental develops new in-vehicle terminal that enables wireless connection with smartphone
2014.10.23 Osram develops new LED chip to control 256 pixels
2014.10.23 BorgWarner supplying two-stage turbocharger for Volvo's new powertrain
2014.10.22 Leoni develops illuminated charging cable for EVs
2014.10.22 Kongsberg opens new technical center in Mullsjo, Sweden
2014.10.21 Magna starts producing composite liftgate assemblies for BMW i3
2014.10.21 Kongsberg receives Supplier Quality Excellence Award from GM
2014.10.17 Pirelli, Rosneft to find new partner for synthetic rubber development in Russia
2014.10.16 Kongsberg to streamline production at Rollag Plant in Norway
2014.10.14 Osram develops new LED for car headlights
2014.10.13 Schaeffler opens its first plant in Russia
2014.10.10 ZF supplying 8-speed automatic transmissions for Iveco Daily
2014.10.09 Otto Fuchs wins Volkswagen Group Award
2014.10.09 SKF wins contract to supply wheel bearings and valve stem seals from Scania
2014.10.08 IAC opens European headquarters in Germany
2014.10.07 GKN develops disconnect all-wheel drive system
2014.10.07 Panasonic Europe sets up new company to integrate automotive and industrial companies in Europe
2014.10.06 Sogefi's suspension springs featured on Peugeot concept car
2014.10.02 Harman infotainment systems installed on various models at Paris Motor Show
2014.10.02 Faurecia to unveil "one touch" technology to automatically fold down rear seats
2014.10.02 Delphi's technologies featured on Volvo XC90
2014.10.01 Brembo's caliper featured on Ferrari 458 Speciale A

Asian News

2014.10.30 Schaeffler of Germany to expand R&D base and add staff to reinforce development for Japanese automakers
2014.10.29 Toyoda Gosei develops lacquer black plating used on radiator grilles of Lexus RC F
2014.10.29 Zhejiang Asia-Pacific Mechanical & Electronic to produce prototype EPB for Dongfeng Xiaokang Automobile
2014.10.28 KYB fully automates assembly of CVT oil pumps
2014.10.28 Lingyun Industrial, GNS Solitech to establish joint venture in Changchun, China
2014.10.27 Modine receives contract to supply cooling modules to JAC
2014.10.27 Saint-Gobain opens new flat glass plant in India
2014.10.27 Shanghai Sandmann Foundry breaks ground for Haian Plant
2014.10.25 CVTEC establishes new plant in Sasebo to secure stable supply
2014.10.25 Stanley Electric to introduce new laser headlamp in 2017
2014.10.25 Zhejiang Asia-Pacific Mechanical & Electronic expecting to supply 70,000 units of ABS products to CIVC
2014.10.25 Ningbo Huaxiang Electronic to establish new joint-venture in Singapore
2014.10.25 Ningbo Huaxiang Electronic to add investment in Shenyang Huaxiang Auto Parts
2014.10.24 Gestamp opens its eighth Chinese plant
2014.10.23 Federal-Mogul Powertrain opens new plant in Jiangsu, China
2014.10.23 MLIT orders automakers detailed survey and report on recalls of Takata airbags
2014.10.23 Shenyang Valeo Auto Lighting produces 1 millionth automotive lamp
2014.10.23 Central and Daegu City agree on new plant project in Daegu
2014.10.22 ZF to open development base in Japan
2014.10.22 Showa to develop integrated control system for steering and shock absorbers
2014.10.22 Motonic develops CNG injection system
2014.10.22 Mando develops active brake calipers
2014.10.21 NOK aiming to boost sales of sealing products in China by 40 percent by FY 2016
2014.10.21 China Automotive Systems wins another multi-year contract from Chrysler
2014.10.21 FAW Jiefang Automotive Co., Ltd. Wuxi Diesel Engine Works to supply China IV diesel engines to FAW-Hongta, Jianghuai
2014.10.21 Zhejiang Asia-Pacific Mechanical & Electronic to supply electric parking brakes for FAW Besturn
2014.10.20 Novelis opens its first aluminum automotive sheet plant in China
2014.10.20 Sumitomo Electric to enhance production system for aluminum wires in Thailand
2014.10.20 Tata AutoComp to set up joint venture to produce exhaust systems in India
2014.10.17 Shanghai TRW Automotive Safety Systems to add capacity
2014.10.17 Yuchai Machinery opens prototype production center
2014.10.17 Continental opens second plant in Wuhu, China
2014.10.17 KYB to introduce compact production lines at Gifu North Plant to improve efficiency for small-lot production
2014.10.17 Denso commercializes SiC power device for high-grade audio power amplifiers
2014.10.17 ZF forms chassis JV in Beijing, with initial production capacity of 200,000 units in 2015
2014.10.17 Hankook Tire chosen as sole tire supplier to BMW Driving Center in Korea
2014.10.16 IAC opens two new plants in Changshu, China
2014.10.16 Denso to boost number of engineers in emerging markets
2014.10.16 Hitachi Automotive Systems develops next-generation advanced driver assistance system using cameras only
2014.10.16 NGK Spark Plug develops world's first intake oxygen sensor which achieves optimum EGR environment
2014.10.15 Denso to open new global training center in Japan in 2016
2014.10.15 NSK develops new grease which substantially improves durability of grease-lubricated bearings
2014.10.13 Getrag to jointly develop dual clutch transmission with Chinese joint venture
2014.10.13 Fast Auto Drive (Thailand) begins production
2014.10.13 Kumho develops low-noise tires
2014.10.11 Anqing TP Goetze Liner breaks ground for technical center
2014.10.10 Stanley Electric's ADB wins semi-grand prix at CEATEC AWARD 2014
2014.10.10 Sumitomo Rubber Industries to increase daily tire production capacity to 14,500 units at plant in South Africa in 2017
2014.10.09 Chongqing Xugang Electronic to supply in-vehicle display units to Changan Automobile
2014.10.09 ZF and BAIC set up joint venture in China
2014.10.09 NHK Spring wins order for motor cores for use in hybrid vehicles
2014.10.09 Stanley Electric to launch power-saving head-up display in 2017
2014.10.08 TrelleborgVibracoustic to open new plant in Thailand
2014.10.08 Fuyao Group Tongliao's new float glass manufacturing line begins operating
2014.10.08 GKN expands powder metallurgy business in China
2014.10.08 Denso to mass-produce active safety system packages
2014.10.08 Daesung Electric aims to increase sales to KRW 1.5 trillion by 2020
2014.10.07 Toyoda Gosei, Osram extend patent usage agreement for LED
2014.10.07 Johnson Matthey acquires cathode materials plant in China from A123 Systems
2014.10.07 Panasonic sets up new battery manufacturing company for Tesla's EVs
2014.10.07 Stanley Electric develops new headlamp that changes light pattern of high beam by LED on-off control
2014.10.07 Clarion's all-around view camera chosen by Porsche AG
2014.10.04 Bridgestone cerebrates opening of new plant in China
2014.10.04 Calsonic Kansei begins producing compressors for automotive air-conditioners in India
2014.10.03 Continental AG to start testing autonomous driving on public roads in Japan
2014.10.03 H-ONE receives first orders for parts made from 1180 MPa-class ultra high-tensile steel sheets
2014.10.02 Central to establish plant in Changwon, Gyeongsangnam-do
2014.10.02 Unick developing high-performance hydraulic control systems for dual clutch transmissions
2014.10.01 Denso accelerating introduction of compact 1/N production equipment globally
2014.10.01 Alps Electric and Freescale develop new connectivity modules which integrates various communication systems
2014.10.01 Mitsubishi Electric, Intel to develop factory automation system with predictive maintenance function
2014.10.01 NSK develops new ball screw with reduced low-frequency noise
2014.10.01 SeAH Besteel, Hanil Forging agree on long-term partnership