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.
Chris Urmson, director of self-driving cars at Google, has told an industry conference that Google has started talks with car companies and assembled a team of global suppliers to speed its push to bring self-driving cars to market.
ZF Friedrichshafen has appointed Franz Kleiner and Peter Lake, members of ZF's Board of Management.
ZF says that it has been delivering Just-in-Time and Just-in-Sequence complete axle systems to automotive manufacturers' production lines for 20 years.
ZF Friedrichshafen and TRW say they welcome the decision by stockholders of the US supplier to approve the acquisition of the Michigan-headquarted company by its German counterpart.
TRW has reported third quarter net earnings of US$189m, down 4%, with sales of US$4.2bn, a decrease of 1% compared to the prior year period.
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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