Dana to supply its Disconnecting AWD system for Ford Edge Programme

Dana to supply its Disconnecting AWD system for Ford Edge Programme

Dana Incorporated announced that it has been selected by Ford Motor Company to supply Spicer SmartConnect disconnecting all-wheel-drive (AWD) systems for the global Ford Edge Programme.

Cooper Standard sells its Anti-Vibration Systems Business to Continental

Cooper Standard sells its Anti-Vibration Systems Business to Continental

Continental has reached an agreement with Cooper Standard, based in Novi, Michigan, on the purchase of its anti-vibration systems business. With this acquisition, Continental is expanding its global presence for anti-vibration and noise reduction technology, particularly in North America.

Continental’s EcoContact 6 summer tyre goes into volume production

Continental’s EcoContact 6 summer tyre goes into volume production

With the new EcoContact 6, Continental has launched a high technology summer tyre that delivers substantial improvements in terms of rolling resistance, mileage, steering precision and braking distances.

Novelis to open Customer Solution Centres to better serve automotive customers

Novelis to open Customer Solution Centres to better serve automotive customers

Novelis Inc. announced its plans to establish a global network of Customer Solution Centres (CSCs) to accelerate collaborative innovation between Novelis and automakers for the next generation of vehicle design.

Denso announces full acquisition of Ease Simulation

Denso announces full acquisition of Ease Simulation

Denso announced that it has acquired Ease Simulation Inc., a company that specialises in automotive diagnostics technology. The company will merge with Denso Products and Services Americas, Inc., based in Long Beach, Calif., and continue to provide aftermarket products, services and technology.

Rheinmetall wins major orders from an international automaker

Rheinmetall wins major orders from an international automaker

An internationally operating automobile group has awarded Düsseldorf-based Rheinmetall Group large-scale orders for its CWA 400 electrically powered pump. The orders, placed with Pierburg Pump Technology GmbH (Rheinmetall Automotive) represent a volume totalling €215 million ($243 million).

BorgWarner to supply integrated EGR solution for reduced NOx emissions

BorgWarner to supply integrated EGR solution for reduced NOx emissions

BorgWarner, a provider of clean and efficient solutions for combustion, hybrid and electric vehicles, will supply a major global automaker across different regions of the world with its best-in-class EGR system.

Toyoda Gosei invests in Chinese parts manufacturer Hubei Rock

Toyoda Gosei invests in Chinese parts manufacturer Hubei Rock

Toyoda Gosei Co., Ltd., through its regional headquarters in China, purchased a majority stake in Hubei Rock Rubber and Seal Technology Co., Ltd. to strengthen its automotive parts business in China, the world’s largest automobile market.

Continental acquires Automotive Division of Kathrein

Continental acquires Automotive Division of Kathrein

Continental has acquired Kathrein Automotive GmbH (a subsidiary of Kathrein SE), one of the leading specialists in and manufacturers of vehicle antennas. The company announced that the purchase agreement has been signed and that, following antitrust approval, Kathrein Automotive and its entire workforce are expected to become part of Continental in the first quarter of 2019.

Faurecia to acquire 100% shares of Clarion

Faurecia to acquire 100% shares of Clarion

Faurecia announced that it had reached binding agreements with Clarion and Hitachi, the controlling shareholder owning 63.8% of Clarion, for a tender offer to acquire 100% of the shares of Clarion.