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Briefing: developments in powertrain batteries

Battery technologies for powertrain applications have become a focus of attention as OEMs seek to improve performance and reduce the costs o...

BRIC markets review – India

In the BRIC market review series this month, we take a look at the latest developments in India....

COMMENT: Nylon 12 explosion causes global ripples?

Simon Warburton | 26 Apr 2012

There seems to be a massive supplier storm brewing as the full impact of last month's huge explosion at Evonik's Nylon 12 resin plant in Germany starts to be felt.

Companies compete to create faster EV chargers editorial team | 23 Nov 2010

As governments wake up to the need of establishing an infrastructure of charging points for electric vehicles (EVs), commercial players are offering anything from the expertise to set up the network down to the individual chargers.

Latest Interviews

Interview with Andreas Renschler, Daimler Trucks

Oliver Dixon | 17 Nov 2011

Daimler's Trucks Division has been a strong performer through 2011, helped by a recovery in global heavy truck markets and a lower cost base following restructuring. Andreas Renschler has been with Daimler since 1988 (including a spell as head of the Mercedes' smart brand) and has headed Daimler Trucks since 2004. Oliver Dixon recently caught up with him on behalf of just-auto to discuss prospects.

Q&A with A123 Systems

Matthew Beecham | 14 Jan 2011

A123 Systems Inc develops and manufactures advanced lithium ion batteries and battery systems for the transportation, electric grid services and commercial markets. Headquartered in Massachusetts and founded in 2001, A123 Systems' proprietary nanoscale electrode technology is built on initial developments from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. In this interview, Matthew Beecham talked with Jeff Kessen, director of automotive marketing, Automotive Solutions Group, A123 Systems.

Latest News

Eaton Q3 operating earnings up 15% to US$616m

Simon Warburton | 30 Oct 2014

Eaton says operating earnings for the third quarter, excluding pre-tax charges of US$19m to integrate recent acquisitions, were US$616m, an increase of 15%.

Eaton appoints Ken Semelsberger as SVP

Simon Warburton | 17 Sep 2013

Power management company, Eaton, says Ken Semelsberger has been appointed senior vice president and controller, effective 1 November.

UK: 150bhp power rise for next Vauxhall VXR8

Glenn Brooks | 30 May 2013

General Motors Europe's Vauxhall brand is to launch the next VXR8 GTS in December, its version of Holden's just-announced HSV GEN-F GTS. Both are powered by the 576bhp supercharged V8 from the new Chevrolet Camaro ZL1.

Lotus Australia supply pipeline flowing again

Graeme Roberts | 10 Sep 2012

Following the change of ownership of British sports car company Lotus, and consequent production delays, deliveries of the Elise S have now started in Australia, ahead of full supply of the entire range plus new models over the coming months.

Eaton invests

Dave Leggett | 23 Jul 2012

Eaton is developing technology for the home refuelling of natural gas powered vehicles.

Eaton inks supercharger deal with Cosworth

Simon Warburton | 15 Jun 2012

Eaton Corporation today has signed a distributor agreement with the Cosworth Group in the UK, to supply TVS supercharger (Twin Vortices Series) and other roots-type Superchargers to the European automotive market.

DOE awards US$8.4m for engine technology research

Simon Warburton | 28 Sep 2011

US suppliers and vehicle manufacturers have been awarded US$8.4m by the Department of Energy (DOE) to develop and demonstrate technologies that increase the efficiency of engines and powertrains.

Eaton sees INdia sales trebling by 2015 editorial team | 4 Apr 2011

Eaton expects its India sales to treble to US$500m by 2015, aided by a strong domestic market and steady economic growth, its chief executive has said.

Changan Auto and LG Chem ink li-ion deal editorial team | 11 Jan 2011

Chongqing Changan Automobile has signed a strategic agreement with LG Chem to jointly develop lithium-ion batteries for new energy vehicles,, citing Chongqing Commercial Daily, reported.

Eaton posts net income gain of 39% editorial team | 21 Oct 2010

Eaton has announced that its sales in the third quarter were USD3.6bn, 18% above the same period in 2009. Net income was USD268m, an increase of 39% on the same quarter of last year. The results included improved performance in the Truck and Automotive divisions.

US charging sector to grow to US$3bn by 2017 editorial team | 22 Sep 2010

Verify Markets has released a market research report on the North American Electric Vehicle (EV) charging industry indicating the sector is predicted to grow rapidly during the next five to seven years, reaching US$3.09 billion by 2017.

LG Chem to supply Volvo lithium-ion battery editorial team | 26 Apr 2010

South Korean chemical manufacturer LG Chem has been selected to supply Volvo's lithium-ion battery pack according to press reports.

Eaton expanding Chinese engine valve production editorial team | 13 Apr 2010

Eaton Corporation is to expand its vehicle operations in China with a new engine valve production facility in Jining City, Shandong Province.

Eaton invests in new engine valve facility editorial team | 29 Mar 2010

Eaton has announced that it will expand its vehicle operations in China by investing in a new engine valve production facility in Jining City, Shandong Province.

LG Chem to supply Eaton hybrid batteries editorial team | 6 Jan 2010

LG Chem is to supply lithium ion batteries for commercial hybrid electric vehicles to Eaton for four years starting next November.

Company research

Eaton Corporation plc (ETN) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Eaton Corporation plc (ETN) - Financial and Strategic SWOT A

Eaton Corporation plc (Eaton) is a diversified power management company. The company provides electrical components and systems for power quality, distribution and control to its customers in more tha...

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Global Automotive Automatic Transmission Market 2014-2018

Global Automotive Automatic Transmission Market 2014-2018

Automatic transmission has many benefits associated with it apart from performing the basic function of transferring engine's power to the wheels. The main benefit is that it is easy to use and reduce...

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Global Off-Highway Hybrid Commercial Vehicle Components Market 2014-2018

Global Off-Highway Hybrid Commercial Vehicle Components Mark

The use of hybrid technology was prominent in passenger cars earlier; however, advances in technology have ensured its widespread adoption in vehicles other than passenger cars. Also, rise in fuel pri...

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