Supplier News in Feb. 2016

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American News

2016.02.29 Grupo Antolin opens new plant in Tlaxcala, Mexico
2016.02.28 Meritor introduces new light-weight 13X drive axle
2016.02.28 Meritor develops new light-weight front-steer axle
2016.02.26 Bridgestone to expand tire plant in Quebec, Canada
2016.02.23 SKF supplies components for FCA's Jeep Renegade
2016.02.22 Linamar and GF Automotive to set up aluminum die casting plant in North Carolina, the U.S.
2016.02.17 KSPG receives follow-up order for engine pistons from U.S. automaker
2016.02.17 TI Automotive acquires U.S.-based powertrain supplier Millennium Industries
2016.02.16 Sumitomo Rubber to expand business in Europe and U.S.
2016.02.16 Toyo Rubber to boost capacity in U.S.
2016.02.15 Aisin Takaoka sets up new subsidiary to manufacture cast iron parts in Mexico
2016.02.15 Meiwa Industry to make additional investment in Mexican subsidiary
2016.02.13 Yokohama Rubber to establish development structure in North America to meet local needs
2016.02.12 Exide receives Diamond Supplier Award from Navistar
2016.02.11 Schaeffler produces one millionth UniAir valve control system at Cheraw facility in U.S.
2016.02.09 Continental selects site for new tire plant in Mississippi, U.S.
2016.02.08 Tenneco supplying emission control systems for Lexus RX
2016.02.08 TPR to strengthen cylinder liner business in the U.S.
2016.02.04 CITIC Dicastal's Michigan plant begins operations
2016.02.03 Ningbo Joyson to acquire KSS for USD 920 million
2016.02.02 Autoneum's joint venture sells business in Chicago Heights, Illinois, U.S.

European News

2016.02.29 Bosch develops advanced car navigation software
2016.02.26 Sumitomo Riko establishes new automotive hose manufacturing company in Poland
2016.02.25 Mahle receives 2016 Volvo Group Purchasing Supplier Award
2016.02.24 Federal-Mogul receives Volvo Group Purchasing Supplier Award
2016.02.23 thyssenkrupp to open new automotive components plant in Hungary
2016.02.22 KS HUAYU AluTech acquires business from German aluminum machining parts supplier
2016.02.17 Hydro to build aluminum pilot plant in Karmoy, Norway
2016.02.16 Linamar's reopened tender offer for Montupet completed successfully
2016.02.16 Hankook Tire to supply OE tires for new Audi models
2016.02.15 thyssenkrupp's certain damper business moving to new office in Bochum, Germany
2016.02.12 Bosch develops new active gas pedal to improve fuel efficiency and safety
2016.02.11 Novelis develops aluminum alloy with high recycled content for Jaguar Land Rover models
2016.02.10 Schaeffler to invest over 25% of R&D expenses in electrification by 2018
2016.02.10 Autoliv becomes Core Partner of Swedish industry initiative Vehicle ICT Arena
2016.02.10 Kongsberg receives order for AMT for commercial vehicles
2016.02.09 Kongsberg wins order for panel heating from European automaker
2016.02.08 Faurecia produces composite spare wheel trays for Renault Megane
2016.02.08 Bosch Group's 2015 sales post 10% increase y/y
2016.02.05 ArcelorMittal sells 35% share of Gestamp
2016.02.05 Johnson Electric to acquire AML, France-based automotive lamp system supplier
2016.02.04 Osram's laser modules featured on BMW 7 Series
2016.02.03 Ningbo Joyson to acquire TechniSat Digital's automotive business for EUR 180 million
2016.02.01 Kongsberg receives contract for seat comfort systems from European automaker

Asian News

2016.02.29 Fengfan to invest CNY 50 million in new subsidiary
2016.02.29 Corun Hybrid System begins plant construction
2016.02.27 Aisin Seiki reorganizes to six business groups
2016.02.26 Tachi-S to sell 4.4 million car seats worldwide in FY 2016, focus on China and Mexico
2016.02.26 Sumitomo Riko develops 40% lighter plastic filler pipe
2016.02.26 Calsonic Kansei holds opening ceremony for Material Test Centre in Chennai, India
2016.02.26 KSS acquires majority stake in Korea-based ImageNext
2016.02.26 Daewon Kangup, Posco sign MOU on strategic partnership
2016.02.24 Toyota Industries' newly developed plastic windows featured on TOYOTA 86GRMN
2016.02.24 LG Chem to supply EV battery to FCA for Chrysler Pacifica PHV
2016.02.24 Ichikoh Industries develops electric monitor rear-view display
2016.02.24 NSK develops new creep-free bearing for HVs and Evs
2016.02.24 Panasonic AIS commercializes PBT molding compound with high laser transmittance
2016.02.23 Denso to collaborate with NTT Docomo on developing ADAS and autonomous driving technologies
2016.02.23 Pioneer to bolster driving space sensor development by increasing staff
2016.02.23 Shandong Binzhou Bohai Piston receives Outstanding Contribution Award from Beijing Hainachuan
2016.02.22 Futaba Industrial to test organizational frameworks for development and supply
2016.02.22 Hitachi Automotive Systems reveals test car for autonomous driving
2016.02.22 Shanghai Huizhong receives supplier awards from SAIC Motor Group
2016.02.20 Japanese suppliers accelerating development of autonomous car technologies
2016.02.20 Mazda and Mitsubishi Motors recall more vehicles over Takata airbags
2016.02.20 Sumitomo Rubber's Enasave tires selected for new Ignis
2016.02.20 Clarion's new in-vehicle FDS system achieves 90% satisfaction in listening testing
2016.02.19 SK Innovation chosen as battery cell supplier for Daimler
2016.02.19 Sumitomo Riko aiming to top global automotive hose market share in 2020
2016.02.19 Kunming Yunnei to invest in Corun Hybrid System
2016.02.19 Hankook Tire to establish tire R&D center in Taean
2016.02.19 Bosch Group awarded by FAW Haima Motor, Haima Car
2016.02.19 Bosch Group awarded by BYD
2016.02.19 Hyundai WIA to establish engine plant in Seosan
2016.02.18 Ogura Clutch starts producing electromagnetic clutches in India
2016.02.18 G-TEKT to add lines for mass production of hot-stamped components
2016.02.18 Clarion system sends alerts by vibrating seats
2016.02.17 Bridgestone supplies tires for Toyota's 86 GT Aero Package FT
2016.02.17 AGC celebrates enhancements to Indonesian plant
2016.02.17 TPR develops steel seal rings for superchargers: supply to IHI begins this summer
2016.02.16 TS Tech to double production capacity at new Bangladesh plant in three to five years
2016.02.16 Yokohama Rubber to expand large tire production capacity at Shinshiro Plant by 20%
2016.02.16 United Automotive Electronic Systems receives SAIC Passenger Vehicle's Best Innovation Award
2016.02.16 United Automotive Electronic Systems receives SAIC GM's Quality Systems Basics
2016.02.16 Harbin Dongan Auto Engine successfully starts its direct-injection turbo engine
2016.02.12 Mitsubishi Electric develops indoor positioning system utilizing wireless LAN communication and acoustic ranging
2016.02.12 Valeo Japan sets up testing area for autonomous driving technologies
2016.02.12 Clarion receives order for some components of automated parking system
2016.02.10 Hitachi Automotive Systems to run first autonomous driving test on public roads
2016.02.09 Magna's Chinese plant receives Excellent Supplier Award from Honda
2016.02.09 Aisin Seiki to suspend production at 6 plants on Feb. 12
2016.02.09 AGC aims to double profit distribution ratio of strategic businesses; focus on mobility sectors
2016.02.08 Novelis receives FAW-VW Excellent Supplier Award
2016.02.08 Panasonic establishes JV to produce automotive batteries in China
2016.02.08 Magna International establishes new seating engineering center in Shanghai
2016.02.06 Wanli Tire to stop production in Panyu, Guangzhou
2016.02.06 Zhejiang Asia-Pacific to deregister Wuhan Branch
2016.02.06 Zhejiang Asia-Pacific to establish wholly owned subsidiary in Wuhan
2016.02.05 Toyota to halt production at unit plants on February 8
2016.02.05 New hybrid system in Honda's Odyssey Hybrid features reduced size and weight
2016.02.05 H-One to reduce Kameyama Factory space by half and optimize production
2016.02.05 Shandong Binzhou Bohai Piston to invest CNY 2.3 billion to expand business
2016.02.04 Federal-Mogul's engine components help Indian manufacturers meet BS VI regulations
2016.02.04 ZF TRW to start producing Electric Park Brake systems in India
2016.02.04 Aichi Steel to rebuild supply system in one week; net profit takes a hit
2016.02.04 Chuo Spring to turn Chinese subsidiary into joint venture for sales of automotive springs
2016.02.04 Weichai Power opens test center for internal combustion engines
2016.02.03 KSPG receives new order for EGR systems from Indian manufacturer
2016.02.02 Cooper-Standard opens two new facilities in China
2016.02.02 Bosch introduces connected vehicle technologies in Indian market
2016.02.02 Toyota to suspend domestic car output; Daihatsu and Hino affected as well
2016.02.02 Explosion at Aichi Steel causes delivery delays; replacement production also falls behind
2016.02.02 Calsonic Kansei receives order for instrument panels from Daihatsu