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Just back from what was my first ever Honda launch event to bring you news of the 2015 CR-V update for Europe, majoring, of course on a new...
When you already have a vehicle that is a major success (outselling all car models in the US in December) and one of the most popular models...
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Nexteer, the former GM Saginaw steering division, has flourished under the ownership of China-based Pacific Century Motors its owner since 2011. Calum MacRae caught up with Nexteer’s president and COO Laurent Bresson at the recent NAIAS.
Dr. Jens Sommer has worked as Senior Transmission Expert in Shell Global Solutions in Germany since 2010. Currently, he is based at Shell's new Technology Centre in Shanghai to support local OEMs. As Senior Transmission Expert, Dr. Sommer is in charge of manual transmission and dry dual clutch transmission fluid development activities, which covers passenger cars as well as heavy duty applications.
ZF has got the green light from EU competition authorities for its proposed takeover of TRW.
Former ZF Lenksysteme will now be known as Robert Bosch Automotive Steering.
ZF Friedrichshafen has posted 2014 sales growth of 9% to EUR18.4bn (US$19.8bn), with EBIT up 36% to EUR1.1bn.
ZF Friedrichshafen is set to receive conditional antitrust approval from the European Union for its proposed acquisition of TRW Automotive for US$13.5bn, people with knowledge of the matter said.
TRW has reported fourth quarter sales of $4.3bn (-3%) and record full year sales of $17.5bn, up 1% on last year.
We're digesting the news that TRW will be (subject to the usual approvals) acquired by ZF. Looks like ZF has paid top dollar.
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.
ZF Friedrichshafen AG - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review
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