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COMMENT: FKG keeps ears on the track in Gothenburg

Last week saw Scandinavian automotive supplier body FKG's Annual Forum in Gothenburg, bringing together more than 400 component producers, p...

COMMENT: Sweden looks to warm up emerging markets

It's as if the Cold War never went away....

JCI successfully addresses KPIs for R&D

Measuring the effectiveness of a company's R&D and innovation processes can be as difficult as quantum mechanics, writes Calum MacRae....

THE WEEK THAT WAS: And so to Paris

The Paris show, of course, was the big event this week and just-auto was there in force....

Latest Interviews

Q&A with JATCO Ltd 14 Oct 2014

Calum MacRae

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 Allison Transmission 13 Oct 2014

Matthew Beecham

Allison, the automatic transmission specialists, is rolling out FuelSense, a fuel-saving solution that automatically adjusts shift schedules, selects neutral and manages vehicle acceleration to maximise transmission fuel economy. Last month, Kenworth became the third OEM to adopt the package. Manlio Alvaro, director of EMEA Marketing, tells just-auto that testing indicates FuelSense has the potential to reduce fuel consumption by up to 20 per cent when compared to the previous generation of Allison Electronic Controls without these fuel saving feature

Latest News

Novelis expands aluminium output in China 24 Oct 14

Tony Pugliese

US aluminium company Novelis is ramping up production at its new automotive aluminium sheet plant in Changzhou, in China’s Jiangsu province, to meet growing demand from the country’s automakers.


Gentex posts net income up 30% to US$72m 24 Oct 14

Simon Warburton

Gentex has posted net income for the third quarter of 2014 up 30% to US$72m, compared with net income of US$56m in the third quarter of 2013.3.


Dupont 'fights every step' against EC coolant move 23 Oct 14

Simon Warburton

Dupont says it will 'fight every step of the way' against European Commission (EC) moves that say it may have breached European Union (EU) anti-trust rules along with fellow-chemical producer, Honeywell.


Russian tension will not escalate: chief economist 23 Oct 14

Simon Warburton

A leading Swedish economist says he does not believe simmering tensions surrounding Russia's influence in Eastern Ukraine will escalate into anything more serious.


Dana reveals Q3 net income up 32% to US$90m 23 Oct 14

Simon Warburton

Dana has reported third quarter net income up 32% to US$90m, compared to US$68m in the same period last year.


Federal-Mogul posts US$18m Q3 net loss 23 Oct 14

Simon Warburton

Federal-Mogul has posted a third quarter loss of US$18m based on net sales of US$1.87bn, up 11% on a continuing operations basis.

Latest blogs

Delphi visit 14 Oct 14

Dave Leggett

I've been visiting powertrain people at Delphi today, hearing about some of the fascinating stuff going on there to yield engine efficiency savings.


The just-auto Readership Survey 2014 7 Oct 14

Dave Leggett

We have just launched our first readership survey in two years.

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