Supplier News in Jun. 2015

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American News

European News

2015.06.29 ZF to acquire development department of HDLE to strengthen expertise in semi-autonomous driving
2015.06.24 Akebono Brake holds opening ceremony for new plant in Slovakia
2015.06.24 ZF completes expansion of R&D center in Czech Republic
2015.06.23 Faurecia receives Supplier Award from PSA Peugeot-Citroen
2015.06.19 ThyssenKrupp and Maxion Wheels collaborate on new aluminum and carbon fiber hybrid wheels
2015.06.19 Plastic Omnium starts producing SCR systems for VW's MLBevo platform
2015.06.18 Valeo acquires 10.5 percent share in LED manufacturer Aledia
2015.06.18 U.K. affiliate of Yachiyo and H-One transfers entire business to local parts supplier
2015.06.18 Yokohama Rubber to increase local procurement ratio to 70% for tire production in Russia
2015.06.17 Schaeffler receives Ford World Excellence Award
2015.06.12 Osram to spin off lamp business
2015.06.11 Autoliv's new vacuum braking system reduces braking distance by up to 40 percent
2015.06.11 Webasto expands plant for sunroofs and panorama roofs in Romania
2015.06.10 GS Yuasa to acquire 50 percent share in Turkish battery manufacturer
2015.06.10 Continental develops Haptic Feedback Display: mass production slated to start in 2017
2015.06.09 Bosch and Daimler start joint project for automated parking
2015.06.09 Bosch to sell or seek partner for Starter Motors and Generators division
2015.06.09 ThyssenKrupp wins order for column assist EPSs for Renault-Nissan's next-gen compact car
2015.06.04 Autoliv receives Supplier of the Year from Ford
2015.06.04 Hankook Tire to supply OE tires for Mercedes-Benz ACTROS heavy-duty trucks
2015.06.02 Hydro to invest total of EUR 230 million in manufacturing operations in Germany

Asian News

2015.06.30 NSK to increase R&D spending on EPS by 30%; to focus on rack- and pinion-assisted EPS systems
2015.06.30 Stanley Electric to set up first unit for automotive lighting design and development in China
2015.06.29 Riken's Tsurugi Plant in Niigata introduces compact line to meet small-scale orders
2015.06.29 Ogura Clutch develops permanent magnet clutches for car air conditioners
2015.06.29 Sungwoo Hitech constructing plant in Cangzhou, China
2015.06.29 Changchun Yidong Clutch to extend joint-venture contract with Shenyang Friction Sealing Materials
2015.06.26 Toyota, Nissan and Mitsubishi file additional recalls on faulty Takata airbags
2015.06.26 DY Auto Corporation forms subsidiary in Jiangsu, China
2015.06.25 Furukawa Electric resumes production of superconductive products at Nikko Works
2015.06.25 Yokohama Rubber's new passenger-car winter tires offer high performance on icy roads and cut vehicles' fuel consumption
2015.06.24 Japanese piston ring suppliers looking overseas
2015.06.23 Toyota Industries starts producing new diesel engine at Higashichita Plant
2015.06.23 Bosch achieves 9% sales increase in 2014
2015.06.23 Hyundai Mobis to construct plant in Chongqing, China
2015.06.23 Zhejiang Asia-Pacific to invest in Tima Network Technology
2015.06.23 Yuchai Machinery supplies engines for school buses shipped to Saudi Arabia
2015.06.22 Jatco to expand CVT production for midsize and large vehicles
2015.06.22 Riken to triple piston ring sales from non-Japanese carmakers
2015.06.22 Hitachi Metals to form joint venture to produce neodymium-iron-boron magnets in China
2015.06.22 Mando's Autonomous Emergency Braking used on Hyundai Tucson SUVs
2015.06.20 Mahle Japan increases shareholding in Kokusan Denki to 90.12 percent
2015.06.20 Hitachi Automotive Systems to establish chassis-based product plant in Chongqing, China; production to begin in 2018
2015.06.19 Mitsubishi Motors selects new-generation CVT for new Outlander
2015.06.19 KSS receives excellent supplier award from SAIC
2015.06.19 Kumho Tire applies RFID system to semi-finished tires
2015.06.18 JTEKT's mid-term business plan aims to raise operating profit and capital investment by FY 2019
2015.06.18 Furukawa Electric develops carbon nanotube cable with world's top-level conductivity
2015.06.18 Beijing Hainachuan passes Daimler VDA6.3 audit
2015.06.18 Ningbo Joyson to establish new joint venture
2015.06.17 Mahle Japan raises voting share of Kokusan Denki to 90.12 percent
2015.06.17 Calsonic Kansei to develop new EGR cooler for diesel cars
2015.06.17 Hwashin, Beijing Hainachuan form joint venture in Cangzhou, China
2015.06.16 Suzuki to use common column type EPS for mini and compact cars
2015.06.15 KSPG announces new electronic control throttle body
2015.06.15 A123 Systems to double global battery production capacity
2015.06.15 Sungwoo Hitech breaks ground for plant in Cangzhou, China
2015.06.13 Sumitomo Rubber’s SUV tires fitted on Nissan X-Trail Hybrid
2015.06.13 Bridgestone, Sumitomo Rubber supplying tires for Suzuki Alto Lapin
2015.06.13 TPR's new business plan aims for JPY 193.3 billion sales in FY 2017, expanding in North America and emerging countries
2015.06.12 Hitachi Automotive Systems aims at increasing sales by 28% to JPY 1.2 trillion in FY
2015.06.12 Panasonic AIS eyes JPY 2.1 trillion revenue from in-vehicle systems for FY 2018
2015.06.12 Piolax develop new medium-term business plan, aiming for sales of JPY 68.5 billion for FY 2017
2015.06.12 Yuchai Machinery obtains 10 patents for inventions
2015.06.11 Asahi Tec completes transfer of iron and aluminum casting operations to India-based Amtek Auto
2015.06.11 Continental to start producing sensors for ADASs in Southeast Asia in 2016
2015.06.10 Denso adds development function to Tokyo Office; to focus on safety fields and new businesses
2015.06.10 Kunming Yunnei Power to establish joint venture for automotive powertrain systems
2015.06.10 Hankook Tire acquires Halla Visteon Climate Control shares
2015.06.09 F-Tech to outsource suspension parts production to local supplier in India
2015.06.09 Bridgestone China to release Driveguard run-flat tires in July
2015.06.09 Schaeffler’s Nanjing Plant to begin producing truck wheel bearings
2015.06.09 Visteon sells Halla Visteon Climate Control
2015.06.08 Nippon Piston Ring's mid-term business plan aims for substantial improvement in profit ratio in FY 2017
2015.06.08 Takata's former president to step down from board
2015.06.08 Honeywell's Solstice HFO refrigerants certified as non-CFC products in Japan
2015.06.08 Furukawa Electric to merge precious metal plating business to subsidiary
2015.06.08 A123 System and Jianghuai Automobile to jointly develop automotive 48V power systems
2015.06.08 Halla Visteon to transfer Indian subsidiary's electronics product division to Visteon
2015.06.05 Mazda recalls additional 76,000 vehicles with faulty Takata airbags
2015.06.05 Sumitomo Rubber and Goodyear announce dissolution of alliance
2015.06.05 Panasonic's "nanoe" devices installed on Suzuki Lapin and Spacia
2015.06.04 Aichi Steel to double production capacity of gold-plated products in Japan
2015.06.04 Valeo completes second phase of Shenzhen plant project
2015.06.03 Sanoh Industrial to boost production of fuel injection rails for direct-injection engines
2015.06.03 Topy Industries celebrates opening of new steel plant in Aichi
2015.06.03 Continental to expand tire plant in Hefei, China
2015.06.02 Furukawa Electric develops new heat pipe with increased capillary force
2015.06.02 Hitachi Automotive Systems supplies lithium-ion battery packs for Nissan X-Trail
2015.06.02 CITIC Dicastal to construct aluminum wheel plant in Michigan, U.S.
2015.06.02 KCW to sign investment contract with Daegu City for JV project with Bosch Electrical Drives
2015.06.01 GS Yuasa to acquire controlling interest in Malaysian joint venture
2015.06.01 Yokohama Rubber's ADVAN tires to be standard on Mazda all-new Roadster
2015.06.01 Hyundai Dymos to set up two new plants in China: Cangzhou, Chonqing