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Briefing: developments in powertrain batteries

31 March 2015

Battery technologies for powertrain applications have become a focus of attention as OEMs seek to improve performance and reduce the costs of electrified vehicles - both hybrids and pure EVs. Matthew Beecham talks to industry participants to gauge the bigger picture and efforts to cut costs in this summary article from just-auto/QUBE.


COMMENT: Nylon 12 explosion causes global ripples?

26 April 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.


BRIC markets review – India

6 June 2011

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


Companies compete to create faster EV chargers

23 November 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

17 November 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

14 January 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


just-auto Plus only Eaton develops new air brake/fuel tubing for CVs

27 September 2016

Power management company Eaton has launched its new Synflex DIN/ISO air brake and fuel tubing made from material which withstands elevated pressure, high flexibility and wider temperature, and is ideal for truck, bus and trailer air brake and fuel...


Eaton shows 2-speed transmission for electric CVs

23 September 2016

Eaton, once a supplier of two-speed rear differentials for trucks, has developed a two-speed transmission for heavy- and medium-duty electric commercial vehicle applications to meet growing demand in Europe and other markets. The product will be in full production this autumn.


just-auto Plus only Eaton develops polymer air conditioning lines

23 September 2016

Power management company Eaton has developed new Polymer Air Conditioning Conveyance System (PACCS) lines, a cost effective and lightweight alternative to the aluminium tubing and rubber components used in traditional lines. The PACCS lines are up to 50%...


just-auto Plus only Eaton presents ADAS dock assist feature at IAA

22 September 2016

Power management company Eaton has developed an autonomous driving system for commercial vehicles that will initially allow for self-docking of a commercial truck. The announcement was made on 21 September, 2016, at the 66th IAA Commercial Vehicles...


just-auto Plus only Eaton launches high-temperature hoses

19 September 2016

Power management company Eaton, announced the launch of the GH100 and GH101 hoses for high-percentage biodiesel blend and high-temperature oil applications. Unlike standard fuel hoses that only last 1-2 years, Eaton’s GH100 and GH101 solutions are...


just-auto Plus only Eaton introduces new 3-volt supercapacitors

14 September 2016

Power management company Eaton, on 13 September, 2016, announced its new TV supercapacitors with 3-volt (V) cells that help increase stored energy capacity and power by 20% compared to 2.7 V cells. Working either in conjunction with or as standalone...


just-auto Plus only Eaton expands its PDFB portfolio

9 September 2016

Power management company Eaton on 8 September 2016 announced the expansion of its Bussmann series power distribution fuse block (PDFB) portfolio. Combining a fuse block and power distribution block into one component, this patented, innovative design requires...


just-auto Plus only Eaton introduces new Everflex Teflon hose/fittings

7 September 2016

Power management company Eaton is introducing its new Everflex Teflon PTFE hoses and fittings in EMEA markets for applications where high and low temperature, chemical resistance, low coefficient of friction, flexibility, and non-aging characteristics are...


just-auto Plus only Eaton launches new Bussmann series EV fuses

31 August 2016

Power management company Eaton on 30 August 2016, announced the release of its new Bussmann series electric vehicle (EV) fuses designed to provide superior circuit protection while incorporating innovative technologies that promote a vehicle with higher...


just-auto Plus only AIAG appoints Eaton quality director to its board

26 August 2016

The Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG) announced the appointment of Cesar D. Pucci, director, corporate quality, Eaton Corporation, to its board of directors. More than 20 executives from the automotive and transportation OEM and supplier community...


just-auto Plus only Kenworth introduces T680 Advantage Day Cab

18 August 2016

Kenworth Truck Company, on 15 August, 2016, announced the introduction of the fuel-efficient Kenworth T680 Advantage Day Cab for pickup and delivery, and regional haul operators. The new Kenworth T680 Advantage Day Cab features an optimized powertrain that...


just-auto Plus only Eaton Q2 2016 sales down 5% at US$5.1bn

3 August 2016

Power management company Eaton on 2 August 2016, announced that net income and operating earnings per share were US$1.07 for the second quarter of 2016. Operating earnings exclude acquisition integration charges, which were negligible in the second quarter of...


just-auto Plus only Eaton appoints new director to its board

27 July 2016

Power management company Eaton on 26 July 2016, announced that Dorothy C. Thompson has been appointed to the company’s board of directors, effective 29 July 2016. Thompson is group chief executive and a director of Drax Group, a UK-based power...


UQM teams for full electric drivetrain system

21 June 2016

 UQM Technologies says it has started a development and production programme with Eaton’s Vehicle Group and Pi Innovo, both located in Michigan for a 2-speed EV transmission.


Kongsberg appoints Henning Jensen as CEO

20 June 2016

Kongsberg Automotive has appointed current chairman, Henning Jensen as CEO of the company and will consequently resign from the board.


just-auto Plus only Eaton US provides custom Bussman fusible circuit protection solutions

26 May 2016

Power management company Eaton now provides custom order engineering to provide customers with Bussmann series fusible circuit protection solutions to unique or demanding applications. Eaton’s custom order engineering team, a dedicated group of design...


just-auto Plus only Eaton Q1 2016 global sales down 8%

3 May 2016

Power management company Eaton Corporation, on 29 April, 2016 announced that operating earnings per share were $0.88 for the first quarter of 2016, down 13% from the first quarter of 2015. Operating earnings exclude acquisition integration charges, which were...


just-auto Plus only Western Star to display its trucks at Work Truck Show

4 March 2016

The versatility of Western Star trucks will be on display at its “Get Tough” booth (No. 4959) at the NTEA Work Truck Show (1-4 March 2016). The Western Star booth will feature a number of its hand-built and body-builder friendly trucks solutions...


just-auto Plus only International Trucks announces two models with Cummins ISL9 engine

3 March 2016

International Truck announced today, 2 March 2016, the availability of the International DuraStar and WorkStar models powered by the Cummins ISL9 engine. "Adding the Cummins ISL9 to our line-up is a key part of our strategy to offer the most...


just-auto Plus only Eaton and Cummins adds new technology to enhance powertrain lineup

1 March 2016

Power management company Eaton and Cummins announced today, 28 February 2016, new features to their growing lineup of integrated powertrain offerings for the commercial trucking industry that will provide customers with additional downspeeding options. The...


just-auto Plus only Dana offers downspeeding technologies for SmartAdvantage powertrain

1 March 2016

Dana Holding Corporation announced today that it offers axle ratios compatible with all seven configurations of the newly enhanced SmartAdvantage powertrain, a joint collaboration between Eaton and Cummins. These configurations include the original small-step...


just-auto Plus only Eaton names Mary Kim Elkins Senior VP, taxes

9 February 2016

Power management company Eaton today announced that Mary Kim Elkins has been appointed Senior vice president, taxes, effective 1 March 2016. She succeeds John Mitchell, who will retire 29 February. Elkins will report to Richard Fearon, Vice chairman and Chief...


just-auto Plus only Eaton Ireland 2015 annual sales down 7.5%

8 February 2016

Power management company Eaton Corporation, today announced operating earnings per share for the fourth quarter of US$1.17, which exclude charges of $0.02 per share to integrate recent acquisitions, a decrease of 8% from the fourth quarter of 2014. Sales in...


just-auto Plus only Eaton's Fuller Advantage series enhanced for vocational applications

5 February 2016

Power management company Eaton has expanded coverage of the Fuller Advantage series automated overdrive models for use in vocational applications. Initially launched in other applications in 2013, Fuller Advantage transmissions offer many benefits compared to...


just-auto Plus only Eaton appoint new country manager for Russia and Kazakhstan

2 February 2016

Eaton announces new country sales manager for Russia and Kazakhstan Power management company Eaton announced that Tatiana Fantaeva has been appointed Country sales manager, Russia and Kazakhstan, effective 26 January, 2016. Fantaeva will be based in...


just-auto Plus only Eaton 430mm clutches will be available in the US shortly

28 January 2016

Power management company Eaton, North America’s leading supplier of medium and heavy duty commercial clutches, has expanded its extensive portfolio with the addition of a new aftermarket clutch for Volvo I-Shift automated transmissions. The Eaton 430mm...


just-auto Plus only Eaton US launches new hoses for CNG applications

25 January 2016

Power management company Eaton today announced the launch of the high pressure 35NG hose and low pressure NG-TW hose for compressed natural gas (CNG) applications. Tested by TUV Rheinland, the hoses are among the first to be certified to ANSI NGV 4.2 Class A...


just-auto Plus only Eaton’s Vehicle Group appoints new VP for Manufacturing

7 January 2016

Power management company Eaton announced that Stephen Noble has been named Vice president, Manufacturing, vehicle group, reporting to Ken Davis, President, vehicle group, effective 1 January, 2016. Noble most recently served as Vice president, operations, for...


just-auto Plus only Eaton launches new aftermarket self-adjusting clutches

5 January 2016

Power management company, Eaton, has added a new self-adjusting clutch to the company’s lineup of aftermarket products. The new EverTough by Eaton self-adjust clutch has been engineered specifically for EverTough by Eaton self-adjust clutch has been...


just-auto Plus only Eaton appoints new senior VP for Public & Community Affairs

14 December 2015

Power management company Eaton today announced Taras “Terry” Szmagala, Jr has been appointed senior vice president, Public & Community Affairs. He succeeds Barry Doggett who will retire December 31. Szmagala will report to Mark McGuire, Eaton...

Eaton news

just-auto Plus only Eaton develops new air brake/fuel tubing for CVs

27 September 2016

Power management company Eaton has launched its new Synflex DIN/ISO air brake and fuel tubing mad...


Eaton shows 2-speed transmission for electric CVs

23 September 2016

Eaton, once a supplier of two-speed rear differentials for trucks, has developed a two-speed tran...


just-auto Plus only Eaton develops polymer air conditioning lines

23 September 2016

Power management company Eaton has developed new Polymer Air Conditioning Conveyance System (PACC...


just-auto Plus only Eaton presents ADAS dock assist feature at IAA

22 September 2016

Power management company Eaton has developed an autonomous driving system for commercial vehicles...


just-auto Plus only Eaton launches high-temperature hoses

19 September 2016

Power management company Eaton, announced the launch of the GH100 and GH101 hoses for high-percen...


just-auto Plus only Eaton introduces new 3-volt supercapacitors

14 September 2016

Power management company Eaton, on 13 September, 2016, announced its new TV supercapacitors with...



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