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Roger Stansfield

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ElringKlinger starts Bursa gasket plant

21 November 2016

ElringKlinger has unveiled a new facility in Bursa, Turkey, with the plant focusing primarily on production of thermal shielding systems and speciality gaskets.

Peter SchreyerHyundai-Kia design chief outlines car design philosophy - Interview

18 October 2016

There is a corner of the Korean auto industry which, if not forever German, is taking on an increasingly strong Teutonic influence. just-auto catches up with Hyundai-Kia design chief Peter Schreyer and his colleagues.

Nokian Tyres appoints Timo Tervolin as VP

19 May 2016

Nokian Tyres has appointed Timo Tervolin as VP president, Strategy and Corporate Development and a member of Nokian Tyres management team.

Haldex and VIE ink China CV brake joint venture

9 May 2016

Haldex and Zhejiang VIE Science and Technology have unveiled a joint venture to design, develop, produce, and sell electromechanical brake systems for commercial vehicles with an initial focus on the electric bus market in China.

Denso reveals year-end revenue up 5% to US$40.2bn

29 April 2016

Denso has posted year-end consolidated revenue up 5% to US$40.2bn, while consolidated operating profit fell 4.7% to US$2.8bn.

Diesel powertrains would be well suited to the Sorento which Kia produces in the US at its West Point, Georgia, manufacturing plant.Kia considers diesels for North America

19 April 2016

The Hyundai Group, of which Kia is a part, has recently upgraded the emissions cell facilities at its technical centre just outside Ann Arbor, Michigan, to include diesel testing.

Minda Industries buys Rinder Group lighting business

7 March 2016

Minda Industries has acquired the global lighting business of Spain-based Rinder Group, which manufactures head, tail and small lights for EUR20m (US$21.9m).

Kia Traffic Jam AssistKia eyes roadmap to automated driving

29 February 2016

As the auto industry embraces advanced technologies in connectivity and active safety, the prospect of automated driving is being brought closer. Roger Stansfield recently caught up with Kia for an update on their perspective of the road ahead.

DoE provides US$30m battery/fuel cells research grant

29 February 2016

America's Department of Energy’s (DoE) Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E), says up to US$30m will be available in funding for a new programme focused on creating components for the next generation of batteries, fuel cells and other electrochemical devices.

CES - Visteon displays Smartcore domain controller

8 January 2016

Visteon says it is preparing to launch what it describes as an "industry-first," automotive grade cockpit domain controller with an unnamed European automaker on a global vehicle programme next year.

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