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INTERVIEW: Magna Powertrain president Jake Hirsch

18 February 2014

Jake Hirsch has worked in the automotive supply industry for 30 years, including as president and CEO of Teksid Aluminium, CEO of Textron Fastening Systems; managing director of TRW Occupant Restraints and COO at Magna Europe where he was also a member of the Board of Directors. He talked to Simon Warburton in Detroit about some of the challenges and opportunities in the business.

Latest news


Kautex Textron opens new China fuel tank factory

29 March 2017

Kautex Textron has held an opening ceremony for its newest factory in China, in the Wuhan Economic and Technological Development Zone (WEDZ) in Hubei Province.


just-auto Plus only US: Textron’s net sales down 7.3% to US$3.18bn in Q3/2015

28 October 2015

Textron's net sales for the third quarter ended 27 September 2015 was down 7.3% to US$3.18bn compared with $3.43bn in the same period year ago. Income from continuing operations before income taxes were up 9.1% to $252m compared with $231m. Net income was up...


just-auto Plus only US: Textron’s total revenue up 16.8% to US$4.09bn in Q4/2014

29 January 2015

Textron's total revenue for the fourth quarter ended 3 January 2015 was up 16.8% to US$4.09bn compared with $3.50bn in the same period in 2013. Income from continuing operations before income taxes was up 28.7% to $287m compared with $223m. Net income of the...


just-auto Plus only US: Textron’s total revenue up 18.1% to US$3.43bn in Q3/2014

22 October 2014

Textron's total revenue for the three months ended 27 September 2014 was up 18.1% to US$3.43bn compared with $2.90bn in the same period a year ago. Income from continuing operations was up 63.3% to $160m compared with $98m. Net income was up 60.6% to $159m...


just-auto Plus only US: Textron’s total revenue up 23.5% to US$3.50bn in Q2/2014

17 July 2014

Textron's total revenue for second quarter ended 28 June 2014 was up 23.5% to US$3.50bn compared with $2.83bn in the same period a year ago. Income from continuing operations before income taxes were up 28.8% to $210m compared with $163m. Net income was up...


just-auto Plus only US: Textron net sales down 0.3% to US$2.84bn in Q1/2014

2 May 2014

Textron net sales for the first quarter ended 31 March 2014 were down 0.3% to US$2.84bn compared with $2.85bn in the same period of 2013. Income from continuing operations before income taxes were also down 12.6% to $125m compared with $143m in the year 2013....


just-auto Plus only US: Textron’s Q2 net income drops 34.3% to US$113m

18 July 2013

Textron has reported second quarter 2013 income from continuing operations of US$0.40 per share, compared to income of $0.58 per share in the second quarter of 2012. Total revenues in the quarter were $2.8bn, down 6% from the second quarter of 2012. Segment...


just-auto Plus only US: Textron’s Q1 net income rises slightly to US$119m

18 April 2013

Textron has reported first quarter 2013 income from continuing operations of US$0.40 per share, compared to $0.41 per share in the first quarter of 2012. Total revenues in the quarter were $2.86bn, approximately flat with the first quarter of 2012. Segment...


just-auto Plus only US: Dana using technologies with military

10 October 2011

Dana Holding Corporation is enhancing the efficiency and flexibility of U.S. military vehicles through its advanced driveline and mobility technologies.   All tactical wheeled U.S. military vehicles currently used in warfare operations benefit from...


CHINA: Textron announces new fasteners plant

26 March 2003

Textron Fastening Systems (TFS), a business unit of Textron Inc, will open its first Chinese manufacturing factory and customer application centre at the end of this month.


FRANCE: Valeo and Textron Automotive Company: Global Alliance to Create World Leader in Cockpit Modules

4 August 2000

Valeo and Textron Automotive Company (TAC) today announced the signature of a memorandum of understanding to create a unique partnership that leverages the strengths of both companies cost-effectively. The alliance of the two automotive suppliers will create a global powerhouse in cockpit modules through the setting up of a 50/50 joint venture. The joint venture will be in operation within the next few months.


USA: Textron Fastening Systems Consolidates Groups; Barker Named Group Leader

28 July 2000

Textron Fastening Systems announced today the consolidation of their Commercial and Supply Chain Groups. They have also named a new group president to direct the unit. William Barker, 50, will head up Textron Fastening Systems - Commercial Solutions, one of the company's three market-focused business groups. With major operations in five continents, the group's revenues exceed $900 million.


USA: Textron and Cambridge Technology Partners Partner to Bring an Old-World Industry Into the New Economy

25 July 2000

Textron Seeks E-business Leadership in Automotive, Aircraft, Finance and Industrial Markets Cambridge Technology Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ: CATP - news; Cambridge), a global e-integration services provider, today announced details of its partnership with Textron Inc. which is helping transform the $11.6 billion global conglomerate into an e-leader across major industrial sectors. Textron's key businesses include aircraft, automotive, industrial and finance, with familiar brand names that range from Bell Helicopter and Cessna Aircraft to E-Z-GO golf carts. Textron is #154 in the Fortune 500, with 68,000 employees worldwide.


USA: General Motors Selects Textron Automotive As Winner of 1999 Supplier of the Year Award

23 May 2000

'Best of the best' Among 30,000 Automotive Suppliers Worldwide Textron Automotive Company (TAC) - Trim Division has been selected as one of General Motors' Supplier of the Year Award winners for the second consecutive year. Aside from Delphi Automotive Systems, TAC-Trim is the largest independent supplier of instrument panels to General Motors Corporation North America including such vehicle lines as the Pontiac Grand Am, Montana, Sunfire; Chevrolet Corvette, Monte Carlo, Impala, Venture; Cadillac Eldorado, Seville, Deville; and Oldsmobile Intrigue, Silhouette.

Kautex Textron GmbH & Co KG news

Kautex Textron opens new China fuel tank factory

29 March 2017

Kautex Textron has held an opening ceremony for its newest factory in China, in the Wuhan Economi...


just-auto Plus only US: Textron’s net sales down 7.3% to US$3.18bn in Q3/2015

28 October 2015

Textron's net sales for the third quarter ended 27 September 2015 was down 7.3% to US$3.18bn comp...


just-auto Plus only US: Textron’s total revenue up 16.8% to US$4.09bn in Q4/2014

29 January 2015

Textron's total revenue for the fourth quarter ended 3 January 2015 was up 16.8% to US$4.09bn com...


just-auto Plus only US: Textron’s total revenue up 18.1% to US$3.43bn in Q3/2014

22 October 2014

Textron's total revenue for the three months ended 27 September 2014 was up 18.1% to US$3.43bn co...


just-auto Plus only US: Textron’s total revenue up 23.5% to US$3.50bn in Q2/2014

17 July 2014

Textron's total revenue for second quarter ended 28 June 2014 was up 23.5% to US$3.50bn compared...


just-auto Plus only US: Textron net sales down 0.3% to US$2.84bn in Q1/2014

2 May 2014

Textron net sales for the first quarter ended 31 March 2014 were down 0.3% to US$2.84bn compared...



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