Schaeffler Group (INA-Holding Schaeffler KG)


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Brands related to this company: FAG, INA, LuK

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THE WEEK THAT WAS: Ups and downs

6 November 2015

Continuing just-auto's series of interviews with tier one suppliers, this week Matthew Beecham talked with Detlef Jürss, group vice president and general manager Seating Components, Johnson Controls Automotive Seating. Well worth a look if you haven't enjoyed yet. He's also talked to Schaeffler about smarter repairs.


New suppliers enter turbocharger market

5 October 2010

These days, turbochargers are seen as an integral and essential part of the automotive industry’s portfolio of technologies deployed to reduce vehicle emissions and improve the industry’s environmental performance and credentials. It's a growth sector and that's encouraging new entrants, just one of the findings in new research from just-auto that details developments and trends in the turbocharger market.


Conti/Schaeffler analysis

26 May 2009

The mooted reversal of roles between Continental and Schaeffler in Germany last week takes the two companies a big step closer towards resolving the huge debt overhang (totally €23bn) of the two suppliers. SupplierBusiness reports.


DCT feature

25 September 2008

Europe may have long resisted the automatic gearbox, but it remains a fact that using a manual in stop-start city conditions is no longer a sensible option. Dual-clutch transmissions offer an increasingly popular way forward for the European driver, writes Matthew Beecham.

Latest interviews


Q&A: Schaeffler Aftermarket on smarter repairs

2 November 2015

Continuing just-auto's series of interviews at the 2015 Equip Auto show, Matthew Beecham caught up with Dr Robert Felger, Senior Vice President Product & Marketing, Schaeffler Automotive Aftermarket and Stefan Knaack, Vice President Western Europe, Schaeffler Automotive Aftermarket Market / Distribution. Schaeffler Automotive Aftermarket is a specialist supplier of components and services around the drive train in passenger cars and commercial vehicles: from the engine over the accessory drive and the transmission to the chassis. The worldwide automotive aftermarket sales business of the LuK, INA and FAG product brands and dealer brand Ruville is run by Schaeffler Automotive Aftermarket based in Langen, Germany.


Q&A: Udo Schwerdel, Head of Continental Turbo

8 January 2015

Ian Henry spoke recently with Udo Schwerdel about Continental’s recent entrance into the turbocharger market.


Q&A with JATCO Ltd

14 October 2014

Calum MacRae talked to JATCO's Yuko Fujita. JATCO holds 49% of the world CVT market. JATCO, 75% held by Nissan Motor Company, was exhibiting at the Paris Motor Show for the first time.


Q&A with Continental

9 September 2008

Schaeffler's recent interest in acquiring control of Continental AG was partly motivated by Conti's considerable electronics expertise - especially following its acquisition of Siemens VDO last year. Driver Assistance Systems are a rapidly growing application of that expertise and in an exclusive interview with just-auto, Continental's Amrei Drechsler talks about Conti's driver assistance strategy.

Latest news


Schaeffler net income up 45% to EUR859m

9 March 2017

Schaeffler has posted 2016 net income up 45 % to EUR859m (US$909m) with revenue rising 3.4% at constant currency to EUR13.3bn.


just-auto Plus only Schaeffler/Diehl Metall to combine their expertise

9 March 2017

Synchronisation systems will continue to be important elements in transmission manufacture. With Diehl Metall and Schaeffler, two companies have now combined their expertise - their extended portfolio with the Eco System and Short System now comprises...


just-auto Plus only Schaeffler integrates Compact Dynamics

17 February 2017

The integration of Compact Dynamics is a further important step for Schaeffler as it expands its electric mobility activities. By doing so, the company is strengthening its development expertise, complementing its range of services, and expanding added value...


just-auto Plus only Schaeffler expands its rolling bearing business

10 February 2017

Schaeffler significantly expands its standard rolling bearing business with high investments in production capacities for FAG Generation C deep groove ball bearings. Improved product characteristics, a new logistics concept, and optimum value for money make...


just-auto Plus only Schaeffler Industrial appoints new sales head

27 January 2017

On 1 January 2017, Boris Baumann (50) assumed management of Sales Germany for the Industrial division at Schaeffler Technologies AG & Co. KG. In his new function, he is responsible for business with direct customers and sales partners, which is managed by...


just-auto Plus only Schaeffler revenue up 3.4% in 2016

25 January 2017

The global automotive and industrial supplier Schaeffler announced its preliminary key figures for the financial year 2016 on 24 January 2017. The company increased its revenue at constant currency by 3.4% to around EUR13.3bn (prior year: approximately...


just-auto Plus only Schaeffler presents innovative solutions at NAIAS

11 January 2017

Reducing fuel consumption and emissions, increasing comfort and driving dynamics: hybrid drives play a significant role in these development goals. Mild hybrid drives with 48 V technology meet these demands at a comparatively low cost. The best example is the...


Schaeffler appoints new CEO Automotive

10 January 2017

Schaeffler has appointed Matthias Zink as co-CEO Automotive, responsible for Transmission Systems, Automotive Aftermarket and Research and Development, succeeding Norbert Indlekofer, who left the company last December at his own request.


just-auto Plus only Schaeffler US to develop hybrid solutions for SUVs

10 January 2017

Schaeffler is electrifying sport utility vehicles (SUVs), crossovers and pick-ups (light duty vehicles), which are extremely popular in the US automobile market, with innovative hybrid solutions. The combination of internal combustion engines and electric...


CES 2017 - list of world debuts

6 January 2017

The 2017 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, open to the public between 5 and 8 January, hosted multiple car, concept and automotive technology world premieres.


Weber Group to acquire Schaeffler Motorenelemente

23 December 2016

Schaeffler is to sell its Magdeburg-based subsidiary, Schaeffler Motorenelemente to the family-run Weber Group, with the contract for sale was signed this week (21 December).


Schaeffler acquires Compact Dynamics

21 December 2016

Schaeffler has concluded a purchase contract with Semikron International GmbH for the acquisition of 51% of the shares of Compact Dynamics GmbH, a manufacturer of high-performance electric motors.


Schaeffler to show mini EV and digitalised bearing

13 December 2016

"Automotive to mobility supplier" Schaeffler said it would put "solutions for Mobility for Tomorrow and change" at the centre of its exhibition at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2017 in Las Vegas next month.


Schaeffler Moscow move shows faith in market

8 December 2016

Schaeffler is expanding its activities in Russia and has moved into a new office in Haus der Deutschen Wirtschaft in Moscow.


just-auto Plus only Ford EcoBoost to feature cylinder deactivation

30 November 2016

Ford on 29 November 2016 announced that the multi-award-winning 1.0-litre EcoBoost petrol engine is to be offered with innovative cylinder deactivation technology for further reduced CO2 emissions and improved fuel efficiency. Ford’s compact and...


Schaeffler sells blanking side to Güntensperger

22 November 2016

Schaeffler Schweiz, a subsidiary of Schaeffler headquartered in Romanshorn, is to sell its fine blanking activities to the Swiss owner-managed Güntensperger Group.


Schaeffler revenue net income up 29%

10 November 2016

Schaeffler says its revenue for the first nine months of 2016 grew to approximately EUR10.0bn. At constant currency, this represents a growth rate of 2.7%. The company’s EBIT margin improved by 0.2 percentage points to 12.8% (prior year: 12.6%), while net income was up 29% at EUR672m (prior year: EUR521m)


Schaeffler expanding its footprint in Asia/Pacific

27 October 2016

Schaeffler says it has opened new factory halls in China and a new plant in Thailand.


just-auto Plus only Schaeffler Nanjing opens new production facility

19 October 2016

Schaeffler (Nanjing), held an inauguration ceremony on 14 October, 2016, to celebrate the official opening of Hall 3, its new production facility. For Schaeffler (Nanjing), the opening of the new production hall is a step closer towards becoming a...


Schaeffler starts Thai clutch parts production

18 October 2016

Germany’s Schaeffler Group has officially started commercial production at its newly-built automotive components plant in Chonburi, east of Thailand’s capital city Bangkok.


just-auto Plus only Schaeffler reveals 48 Volt concept vehicle

11 October 2016

As part of the 25th Aachen Symposium, Schaeffler is presenting an exclusive on its "Schaeffler High Performance 48 Volt" concept vehicle. With a permanent, purely electric 20kW performance, the concept provides an economical and efficient 48 Volt...


Schaeffler, IBM, develop digitalisation strategy

10 October 2016

Supplier Schaeffler said it was working with IBM to create a digital platform for processing large amounts of data, "generating valuable insight to transform" operations.


Schaeffler/IBM partner over digital transformation

4 October 2016

Schaeffler says it has signed a multi-year strategic partnership agreement with IBM to accelerate the digital transformation of its entire operations and customer solutions using Watson's cognitive intelligence and insight from billions of sensors that make up the Internet of Things (IoT).


just-auto Plus only Schaeffler China appoints new president and CTO

23 September 2016

The managing board of directors of the Schaeffler Group has appointed Dr. Chen Yu as the new president automotive of Schaeffler Greater China considering the strong growth momentum of the automotive business in the Greater China region. Dr. Chen is jointly...


just-auto Plus only Schaeffler develops innovative torque converters

8 September 2016

Automatic systems are gaining ground worldwide The popularity of automatic transmissions is on the rise, a trend boosted by the increasing demand for technologies that reduce fuel consumption and emissions, since user-friendly automatic transmissions are now...


just-auto Plus only Schaeffler Germany reduces debt

7 September 2016

Following the announced EUR 3.3bn equivalent refinancing of existing indebtedness of IHO Holding, a group of holding companies indirectly owned by the Schaeffler family, Schaeffler intends to further deliver by fully redeeming its US$850m 4.75% senior secured...


just-auto Plus only IHO Holding refinancing its existing indebtedness

7 September 2016

IHO Holding, a group of holding companies indirectly owned by the Schaeffler family, on 7 September 2016 announced, a EUR 3.3bn (US$3.7bn) equivalent refinancing of existing indebtedness. The objective of the refinancing is to refinance all EUR1.7bn equivalent...


Every fourth Audi to be electric within a decade

2 September 2016

Every fourth Audi on the road should be electric within 10 years, according to the Volkswagen Group premium brand’s technical development chief.


just-auto Plus only Schaeffler expanding production capacity in China

22 August 2016

The Schaeffler Group signed a cooperation agreement with a visiting delegation from the Hunan provincial government on 17 August 2016 at Anting, the headquarters of Schaeffler greater China. Under the agreement, Schaeffler will invest in a new production base...


Schaeffler H1 revenue up 2.9% at EUR6.7bn

11 August 2016

Schaeffler has published a set of financial results and says it continues to grow profitably. The privately held company generated EUR6.7bn (US$7.480bn) in revenue in the first six months of 2016

Schaeffler Group (INA-Holding Schaeffler KG) news

Schaeffler net income up 45% to EUR859m

9 March 2017

Schaeffler has posted 2016 net income up 45 % to EUR859m (US$909m) with revenue rising 3.4% at co...


just-auto Plus only Schaeffler/Diehl Metall to combine their expertise

9 March 2017

Synchronisation systems will continue to be important elements in transmission manufacture. With...


just-auto Plus only Schaeffler integrates Compact Dynamics

17 February 2017

The integration of Compact Dynamics is a further important step for Schaeffler as it expands its...


just-auto Plus only Schaeffler expands its rolling bearing business

10 February 2017

Schaeffler significantly expands its standard rolling bearing business with high investments in p...


just-auto Plus only Schaeffler Industrial appoints new sales head

27 January 2017

On 1 January 2017, Boris Baumann (50) assumed management of Sales Germany for the Industrial divi...


just-auto Plus only Schaeffler revenue up 3.4% in 2016

25 January 2017

The global automotive and industrial supplier Schaeffler announced its preliminary key figures fo...



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