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THE WEEK THAT WAS: China rules

22 November 2013

Despite the obvious attractions in Tokyo (our coverage wrapped here), Los Angeles and, for that matter Guangzhou, events in China attracted many just-auto.com readers this week.


Exhausts feature

3 August 2011

Exhaust sound used to be simply a by-product of engine and vehicle development, but for today's sports and luxury cars, it is a carefully-manipulated 'product' that must fit in with the car's character and the brand's image, writes Matthew Beecham.


Russia briefing on manufacturing

27 June 2011

In this month's management briefing, Mark Bursa reviews developments in Russia's automotive market and industry. In this second part, he looks at vehicle production developments and components issues.


Review of exhaust systems

25 February 2011

As each new emissions regulation swings into force, more and more content is added to the exhaust in order to comply. Matthew Beecham talks with executives from Katcon Global, Tenneco Automotive, Bosal and BASF Catalysts about the ways in which they are meeting each regulation.

Latest interviews


Q&A with Bosal

2 February 2011

Headquartered in Lummen, Belgium, Bosal develops and manufactures complete exhaust systems for passenger cars, trucks and industrial applications and catalytic converters. In this interview, Matthew Beecham talked with Dr. Ing. Jean-Paul Janssens, Director Advanced Research, Bosal Research nv about technical trends in exhaust systems


Interview with Bosal's CEO

23 July 2007

Privately owned Bosal is one of the industry’s leading manufacturers of car exhaust systems and is growing. The firm has also taken over Oris to become Europe’s number one towbar producer and maintain momentum. There’s also plenty of investment in emerging markets. Dave Leggett recently spoke with Karel Bos, CEO of Bosal.


Ch 11 ‘grossly unfair’ – Bosal CEO

23 July 2007

Bosal CEO Karel Bos has strongly criticised US bankruptcy procedures that allow bankrupt companies to restructure and continue their US operations under Chapter 11 before emerging as new debt-free entities. Speaking exclusively to just-auto he said that he felt Chapter 11 arrangements ‘falsified competition’ and were ‘grossly unfair’.

Latest news


Russian safety key to trigger supply process-Bosal

6 April 2017

Bosal says the key ingredient when it comes to assessing Russian suppliers is the safety aspect of components, from which flow all other considerations when appointing a component manufacturer in the country .


just-auto Plus only GAZ to supply components for Wabco brake systems

28 February 2017

GAZ Group one of the largest diversified industrial groups in Russia, was nominated as supplier of components for Wabco brake systems. The components will be delivered to the Russian factory of Wabco, a global manufacturer of brake systems for medium-duty and...


Bosal seeks new CEE suppliers for tough criteria

18 October 2016

Bosal says despite undoubted labour challenges in Eastern Europe, it regards the region as crucial to its future development and has outlined some of its supplier selection strategy.


just-auto Plus only RUSSIA: Bosal wins ‘Best Market Strategy’ award at MIMS 2015

4 September 2015

During the Moscow International Motor Show 2015 (MIMS) in August Bosal has been awarded with the Groupauto company award 'Best Market Strategy' in Russia. Groupauto is a leading European AM buying group with more than 25 member companies in Russia. Igor...


GAZ looks to Tier 3 and beyond in supplier focus

25 June 2015

Russian producer, GAZ Group says it has "supplier visibility" down to Tier 3 level and even further as it looks to leverage the possibly short-lived advantage of a rouble under pressure.


GAZ looks to drive RUB5bn cost savings this year

19 June 2015

GAZ Group says it aims to achieve RUB5bn (US$93m) in cost savings this year as it prepares to launch its new full metal van based on the Gazelle Next chassis.


GAZ components welcomes rouble rate "absolutely"

18 June 2015

GAZ Group's supply division is welcoming the rouble depreciation as a genuine business opportunity but noted it had to submit its tender to manufacture for its parent in just the same way as any other competitor.


GAZ owner sees market easing, incentives still key

18 June 2015

GAZ Group's parent estimates the bottom may have been reached of plummeting passenger and light commercial vehicle sales in Russia but concedes the government will likely have to keep stepping in with incentive programmes.


just-auto Plus only BRAZIL: Bosal receives two Suppliers Awards from Honda Cars

14 May 2014

Bosal of Brazil has won its 6th consecutive annual Supplier Award from Honda Cars of Brazil. The 2012 Award was for Bosal's performance relating to quality, costs, delivery and development. The Award was given to just 14 out of Honda's 140 suppliers. In the...


Bosal opens components and emission controls plant

20 November 2013

Bosal Group has opened its first factory for automotive emission control systems in Chongqing, China's third largest centre for motor vehicle production.


GAZ and MW sign MoU on wheel disc production

12 September 2013

GAZ Group and MW (the wheels division of Italian Group CLN) signed an MOU to establish a wheel disc manufacturing joint venture at Nizhny Novgorod.


just-auto Plus only US: Bosal selects Infor LN automotive to standardise business processes

22 July 2013

Infor announced that Bosal has selected Infor LN automotive. The company plans to standardise all business processes in the new Bosal Global Operating Model on a single ERP system, improving business processes, efficiency and transparency. The manufacturer...


just-auto Plus only BRAZIL: Bosal gets supplier awards from Honda Cars and Toyota

20 May 2013

Bosal of Brazil has won its sixth consecutive annual supplier award from Honda Cars of Brazil. The 2012 award was for Bosal's performance relating to quality, costs, delivery and development. The award was given to just 14 out of Honda's 140 suppliers. In...


just-auto Plus only US: Bosal opens new aftermarket headquarters and warehouse facility in Budd Lake

12 December 2012

Bosal US has opened a new aftermarket headquarters and warehouse facility in Budd Lake, NJ. The new facility is substantially larger than the company's former Whippany, NJ location and incorporates over 100,000 sq. ft. It will house the company's...


just-auto Plus only US: Bosal introduces innovative tow hitch programme

6 December 2012

The ACPS (automotive carriers and protection systems) division of Bosal North America has announced the introduction of their innovative tow hitch programme for the North American vehicle market. The new Bosal hitch has a very unique design that allows the...


just-auto Plus only RUSSIA: GAZ Group and Bosal open emission control systems

1 June 2012

Today GAZ Group and Bosal, one of the leading international manufacturers of emission control systems, started serial production at Gorky Automobile Plant facilities. The total investments of the parties in the joint venture with manufacturing capacity of over...


just-auto Plus only US: Bosal opens aftermarket headquarters, warehouse facility in Budd Lake

4 May 2012

Bosal USA has opened a new aftermarket headquarters and warehouse facility in Budd Lake, NJ which will function as one of the company's key distribution points in the US. The new facility incorporates over 100,000 sq. ft and will house the company's...


just-auto Plus only RUSSIA: GAZ Group reports 2011 results

21 February 2012

In 2011 GAZ Group reached sales growth in all segments and retained leadership in the domestic commercial vehicle market. GAZ Group remained the undisputed leader in the light commercial vehicle segment with a share of over 50%, more than 40% - in the segment...


just-auto Plus only RUSSIA: GAZ signs automotive cluster development agreement with Nizhny Novgorod Region

7 October 2011

Nizhny Novgorod Region Government, GAZ Group and its controlling shareholder Russian Machines entered into an agreement on a comprehensive development of the automotive cluster in Nizhny Novgorod Region. Russian Machines and GAZ Group are planning to invest...


just-auto Plus only GERMANY: Bosal unveils emission control system at Frankfurt

15 September 2011

Bosal will present emission control systems that are already supplied to major OEM's - and will be giving an insight into the technologies of the future at the IAA Auto in Frankfurt that will be held from 15 to 25 September. Bosal is a developer and...


just-auto Plus only BELGIIUM: Bosal launches replacement Diesel particle filters

4 July 2011

In line with its strategy to facilitate the reduction of air pollution by road traffic, Bosal Emission Control Systems N.V. has launched a new range of replacement Diesel particulate filters for passenger cars.The products are new replacements parts for OEM...


just-auto Plus only US: Bosal manifold catalytic converter line offers expanded coverage.

7 June 2011

Bosal USA, Inc., an industry leader in the design, development, and manufacture of automotive exhaust systems and related components offers wider coverage with its growing manifold catalytic converter line. Bosal can now provide replacement manifold converters...


Gaz Group teams up with Bosal

29 March 2011

Gaz Group has signed an agreement with Bosal to establish a joint venture at Gorky Automobile Plant, creating emission control systems.


just-auto Plus only RUSSIA: GAZ and BOSAL form emission control JV

23 March 2011

GAZ Group and BOSAL have signed an agreement to establish a joint venture at Gorky Automobile Plant. New production of emission control systems (exhaust pipe, muffler, catalytic converter) will start in the fourth quarter of 2011. At the first stage the joint...


just-auto Plus only RUSSIA: Gaz and Bosal ink joint-venture for Euro-3 and Euro-4 standard components

22 March 2011

GAZ Group and BOSAL have signed an agreement to establish a joint venture at Gorky Automobile Plant. Production of emission control systems (exhaust pipe, muffler, catalytic converter) will start in the fourth quarter of 2011. Initially the joint venture will...


just-auto Plus only BELGIUM: Bosal makes strategic appointments

17 March 2011

Johan van der Ven joined the company on March 1st to lead the Emission Control Systems Division. Johan has a very strong track record of bringing technical innovations to commercialisation, with years of experience in the electronics and semiconductor...


just-auto Plus only ROMANIA: Successful SUV fitted with Bosal exhausts

14 March 2011

The Dacia Duster is the first crossover SUV to be developed by the Romanian automaker Dacia Automobile. Already selling strongly in markets around the world, the Duster is fitted with an exhaust system designed and developed by Bosal. The system is derived...


just-auto Plus only US: Bosal ramps up production for GM's Delta II platform

9 March 2011

Bosal’s Plant 65 in Ypsilanti has ramped up production of exhaust systems for GM’s Delta II platform due to its worldwide success. Platform variants include the Opel Astra and Chevrolet Cruse. Kevin Hamann, Program Director for Bosal USA said:...


just-auto Plus only US: Bosal extends its catalytic converter range

18 January 2011

Bosal has announced it is offering a special line of catalytic converters which are designed to comply with the emission regulations in California. Bosal USA currently offers a wide variety of direct-fit units for select vehicles from model years 1995 to...


Bosal appoints new CEO

23 February 2010

Automotive exhausts specialist the Bosal Group has announced the appointment of Aad L. Goudriaan as the group's new Chief Executive Officer.

Bosal International N.V. news

Russian safety key to trigger supply process-Bosal

6 April 2017

Bosal says the key ingredient when it comes to assessing Russian suppliers is the safety aspect o...


just-auto Plus only GAZ to supply components for Wabco brake systems

28 February 2017

GAZ Group one of the largest diversified industrial groups in Russia, was nominated as supplier o...


Bosal seeks new CEE suppliers for tough criteria

18 October 2016

Bosal says despite undoubted labour challenges in Eastern Europe, it regards the region as crucia...


just-auto Plus only RUSSIA: Bosal wins ‘Best Market Strategy’ award at MIMS 2015

4 September 2015

During the Moscow International Motor Show 2015 (MIMS) in August Bosal has been awarded with the...


GAZ looks to Tier 3 and beyond in supplier focus

25 June 2015

Russian producer, GAZ Group says it has "supplier visibility" down to Tier 3 level and even furth...


GAZ looks to drive RUB5bn cost savings this year

19 June 2015

GAZ Group says it aims to achieve RUB5bn (US$93m) in cost savings this year as it prepares to lau...



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