Supplier News in Mar. 2015

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American News

2015.03.30 Takata sued in Canada over airbag failures
2015.03.27 BorgWarner wins Regional Contribution Award from Toyota
2015.03.26 TRW develops new lighter and smaller seat belt buckle
2015.03.26 Mitsubishi Electric to increase production capacity of high-efficiency alternators in the U.S.
2015.03.25 PKC wins new contracts worth EUR 30 million
2015.03.25 WABCO to construct new plant for air disc brakes in South Carolina, USA
2015.03.25 WABCO signs agreement with Hendrickson to supply air disc brake systems
2015.03.25 WABCO opens new development and testing facility in Michigan, USA
2015.03.25 BorgWarner expands Mexican plant
2015.03.24 Tenneco expands ride performance operations in Mexico
2015.03.24 Nifco's fourth plant in U.S. to begin operations in 2017
2015.03.20 Ontario to offer JPY 100 million subsidy to Toyota Boshoku Canada
2015.03.19 BorgWarner develops 2-speed fan drive for vocational and off-highway trucks
2015.03.18 Magna begins construction of new exteriors plant in Mexico
2015.03.17 Alcoa to cut 443,000 metric tons of alumina refining capacity in Suriname
2015.03.17 Metaldyne wins GM Supplier of the Year
2015.03.17 TRW to supply first electric park brakes for use in light-duty trucks
2015.03.14 Delphi to launch coast-to-coast automated drive
2015.03.12 Exide to close battery recycling facility in Vernon, California, USA
2015.03.12 BorgWarner starts producing engine timing chains in Brazil
2015.03.12 Yachiyo Industry to start producing plastic fuel tanks with new method in 2015
2015.03.11 Johnson Controls wins two supplier awards from GM
2015.03.06 Alcoa considers curtailing more aluminum smelting and refining capacity
2015.03.05 Novelis, Henkel collaborate on aluminum bonding technology
2015.03.04 Remy completes acquisition of Maval Manufacturing
2015.03.04 TRW to introduce electric park brake in light truck market
2015.03.03 Allison's hybrid system paired with Cummins' diesel engine certified by California Air Resources Board

European News

2015.03.28 Sumitomo Rubber supplies Falken brand tires to VW Passat as original equipment
2015.03.24 BorgWarner's turbochargers power four-cylinder gasoline engines from Volvo
2015.03.24 Leoni acquires site for "Factory of the Future" in Germany
2015.03.19 SKF supplying bearing units for Citroen C4 Cactus and Peugeot 2008
2015.03.17 ZF produces one millionth AS Tronic automatic transmission
2015.03.16 Bosch's Jet Wiper featured on Volvo XC90
2015.03.16 Yorozu to set up new office in Europe to expand suspension parts sales
2015.03.12 TRW starts producing dual stage oil pumps
2015.03.11 Valeo and Mobileye to collaborate on driving assistance technologies
2015.03.11 Continental aiming to boost sales to over EUR 50 billion by 2020
2015.03.11 Continental introduces tires for hybrid and electric vehicles in German aftermarket
2015.03.10 GKN Driveline demonstrates AWD systems at proving ground in Sweden
2015.03.10 BorgWarner supplying all-wheel drive coupling for BMW 2 Series Active Tourer
2015.03.09 Plastic Omnium develops new front floor jointly with PSA Peugeot Citroen
2015.03.09 Plastic Omnium develops new front impact beam for Hyundai
2015.03.06 Magneti Marelli technologies featured on 5 of 7 finalists of the "Car of the Year 2015" award
2015.03.05 NHK Spring to establish new company in Hungary for producing suspension springs
2015.03.04 Brembo supplying new breaking system for Ferrari 488 GTB
2015.03.03 Harman technologies featured on vehicles at Geneva Motor Show
2015.03.03 Kiekert's new door opening concept featured on Rinspeed Budii
2015.03.03 Faurecia's instrument panel featured on Volkswagen Passat
2015.03.03 BorgWarner wins Best Powertrain EMEA Supplier Award from FCA
2015.03.03 Valeo teams up with peiker to broaden range of mobile connectivity solutions
2015.03.02 Harman launches Road Noise Cancellation technology in Europe
2015.03.02 Harman to present Individual Sound Zones technology at 2015 Geneva Motor Show
2015.03.02 Valeo to start supplying world's first electric supercharger in Europe in early 2016

Asian News

2015.03.31 Yachiyo Industry enables efficient low-volume production of Honda S660 by partially modifying existing production lines
2015.03.30 PKC to set up joint venture to produce electrical distribution systems in China
2015.03.30 Furukawa Electric holds inauguration ceremony for new plant to produce copper strip materials in Japan
2015.03.30 Weichai Power to own 38.25 percent of Kion shares
2015.03.30 Shandong Binzhou Bohai Piston to supply pistons for Kunming Yunnei Power's China V engines
2015.03.28 Denso exempted from surcharges for bid rigging in Korea
2015.03.27 Yorozu to expand stamping capacity in China and Mexico to handle ultra-high-tensile steel
2015.03.27 Pioneer to install common SCM system to all plants in Japan and abroad by March 2018
2015.03.27 GS Yuasa to start producing lead storage batteries for motorcycles in India
2015.03.27 Yanfeng Automotive Trim Systems to acquire additional shares in Yanfeng Visteon Jinqiao Automotive Trim Systems
2015.03.26 Goodyear opens its first Chinese development center
2015.03.26 NSK to create database to identify appropriate prices for parts procurement
2015.03.26 Asahi Glass to increase PVC production by 50% to meet demand in Vietnam
2015.03.26 Daido Metal to construct new plant for processing bearing materials in Japan
2015.03.26 ASIMCO, Frits Winter to form joint venture in Langfang
2015.03.25 JTEKT develops world-first EPS system with dual control systems
2015.03.25 Keihin to introduce efficient production facilities developed in-house to enhance cost competitiveness
2015.03.24 Hitachi Metals' two new soft ferrite core materials offer outstanding high-frequency performance
2015.03.24 Shin-Kobe Electric Machinery to be absorbed by Hitachi Chemical
2015.03.23 GKN Driveline boosts production capacity at Chongqing plant
2015.03.23 Nifco to dissolve Chinese subsidiary
2015.03.20 Aisin Seiki to set up electronic system development center in Kitakyushu: increasing staff to 100 in FY2020
2015.03.20 TRW to develop ECU software in Japan
2015.03.19 Musashi Seimitsu aims to boost global differential sales to 10 million units by FY 2019
2015.03.19 Camel Group to establish joint venture in Jiyuan, Henan
2015.03.18 Aisin Seiki, Chiba Institute of Technology jointly develop compact electric mobility featuring advanced safety systems
2015.03.18 Joyson Electronic to invest CNY 500 million, establish Joyson Intelligent Car Networking
2015.03.18 Zhuzhou Torch Spark Plug receives supplier awards from Haima Car, Dongfeng Nanchong Automobile
2015.03.17 Nihon Plast to use urethane waste recycling technology for steering wheel materials
2015.03.17 Bridgestone's Potenza RE050A tires fitted on new Suzuki Alto Turbo RS
2015.03.17 Daido Steel receives order for vacuum carburizing furnace from Univance
2015.03.16 Tokai Rika develops next-generation automatic shift lever based on TNGA concept
2015.03.16 IJT Technology to add investment in Indonesian subsidiary
2015.03.16 Autoliv's China sales reach USD 1.52 billion in 2014
2015.03.16 Jiefang releases J6 trucks powered by 11-liter Aowei engine
2015.03.14 TPR to increase automotive engine parts sales ratio to 50% or more of total engine parts sales in Southeast Asia
2015.03.12 Autoliv receives Global Contribution Award from Toyota
2015.03.12 Bridgestone to supply run-flat tires for BMW Brilliance 530Le PHV
2015.03.12 Central celebrates completion of new plant in Changwon
2015.03.12 BorgWarner celebrates completion of new plant in Korea
2015.03.11 Halla Visteon Climate Control starts operations at new plant in India
2015.03.11 Shiroki wins first orders for seat components from Mazda and Honda
2015.03.11 Panasonic and Infineon agree to jointly develop next-generation semiconductors
2015.03.10 Anand and Federal-Mogul to establish two new joint ventures in India
2015.03.10 Ichikoh Industries to establish automotive door mirror development base in China, eying 40% sales increase in 2018
2015.03.10 Bridgestone tires chosen for Toyota Mark X GRMN
2015.03.09 Halla Visteon Climate Control develops new heat pump system for electric vehicles
2015.03.08 Shanghai Sanden Behr Automotive Air Conditioning wins Shanghai GM's Best Supplier Award
2015.03.07 Alpine to pass on launch of CarPlay-compatible display audio system
2015.03.07 Aichi Machine Industry to triple capital investment for FY 2015
2015.03.06 Chengdu Behr Thermal System begins production
2015.03.05 BorgWarner adding EGR valve production line to Ningbo Plant in China
2015.03.05 NHK Spring to set up new seat cover sawing company in Cambodia
2015.03.05 NTN develops new grease lubrication type high speed deep groove ball bearing for EVs and HVs
2015.03.04 Johnson Controls awarded for promoting Toyota New Global Architecture initiatives
2015.03.04 Takata to double production of replacement inflators to speed up recall processes
2015.03.04 Fujitsu Ten adds see-through view function to surround view system
2015.03.05 Shaanxi Fast Auto Drive wins supplier awards for 2014
2015.03.03 Bridgestone's Ecopia tires fitted on new Suzuki Every minivans
2015.03.03 Plastic Omnium investing heavily in China
2015.03.02 Toyo Tire & Rubber supplying tires for Mazda CX-3
2015.03.02 Sumitomo Rubber's tires featured on Mazda CX-3
2015.03.02 Plastic Omnium wins Superior Quality Performance Award from Toyota
2015.03.02 NGK Spark Plug to acquire Nihon Ceratec