It has been another busy year for us on just-auto. We have covered the global automotive industry news, brought you interviews with key peop...
On the whole, I think I'll bill the seven days just passed (TGIF) as largely good news week....
The global transmissions market has changed rapidly in the recent past. The requirement for greater fuel efficiency in particular has broug...
After selling over a million of the sedan versions alone worldwide since launch in 2010, BMW has updated the sixth-generation 5 series, the...
Richard Tucker is responsible for the technology development for Shell's commercial and industrial lubricants and fuels. Prior to 2006, when he was appointed to the role, Richard held a number of marketing roles for Shell in the automotive and auto components industry. He talked to Simon Warburton at Shell's recent Energy and Technology Forum near Paris.
There have been some advances made to shock absorbers (dampers) which may be referred to as trends. To improve ride comfort without adding to cost, manufacturers are creating a longer shock absorber movement. Another clear trend in the shocks sector is integrating more electronics. Here, Matthew Beecham talked with executives of ZF about the challenges of developing vehicle suspensions for emerging markets, NVH improved dampers and adoption of electronic suspension technologies.
ZF Friedrichshafen has appointed Rudi von Meister, 56, to the newly-created role of president of Asia-Pacific with headquarters in Shanghai.
The joint venture between ZF Friedrichshafen and Kamaz, Russia’s largest commercial vehicle manufacturer, has officially opened its new production facility in Naberezhnye Chelny to assemble the Ecomid and Ecosplit commercial vehicle transmissions.
Shanghai-listed Zhuzhou Times New Material Technology (TMT) has signed an agreement with ZF Friedrichshafen to acquire its rubber & plastics business unit which will be carved out and transferred into a new company.
ZF Friedrichshafen will end 2013 with a 10% increase in sales to an anticipated EUR17bn (US$23bn), driven by new plants in the US and China, high demand for car driveline and chassis technology and a healthy upswing in commercial vehicles, the company said.
Tier One component maker ZF has opened a new factory producing passenger car axle sets in Kulim, Malaysia, supplying the nearby BMW and Mini assembly plant.
My first Society of Automotive Analysts (SAA) Outlook Conference yesterday (12 January) afternoon in the renovated Cobo Center in downtown Detroit and a pretty impressive 150 delegates made the sessions lively and entertaining.
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