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Review of DC electric motors

16 June 2010

The importance of DC electric motors in the automotive industry continues to grow, writes Matthew Beecham. The driving force behind market growth is motorists’ insatiable demand for safety, comfort, economy, a clean environment and overall quality of driving.


Electric motors feature

6 January 2009

They can adjust your seat and headlights, power side window and mirrors, assist braking and steering and are found in anything that has an electrical movement or solenoid function. With as many as 120 electric motors stuffed into a luxury car, Matthew Beecham reports on some promising market applications.


Review of door modules

10 September 2007

It may not look like it but the door is one of the most complex systems on a vehicle. It must look good, incorporate crash stability and, above all, be fit for the purpose, typically opening and closing more than 50,000 times during the vehicle’s life, writes Matthew Beecham.


Electric motor applications soar

26 July 2007

The number of electric motors in automotive applications is soaring and set to grow further according to research undertaken by auto industry website, just-auto.com.

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just-auto Plus only Brose presents new 48V booster drive for HVs

14 September 2017

Brose has systematically aligned its electric motors and drives to advances in vehicle electrification and showcased its new modular motor and electronics system, among other things, at the International Motor Show. Standardised components enable the...


just-auto Plus only Brose presents multifunctional interior at IAA

14 September 2017

Autonomous driving is changing car users’ demands on vehicle interiors. At the International Motor Show Brose displays how the complete interior can be individually adapted to changing driving situations to enable drivers and passengers to work or relax...


just-auto Plus only Brose develops vehicle access comfortable

14 September 2017

Comfortable, individual and connected – Brose showcases the intelligent interaction between its door and seat functions in a near-series concept car at the International Motor Show. The car recognises the driver, the door opens automatically and the side...


Brose shows 'Competence in Mechatronics' at IAA

22 August 2017

Brose will showcase its new products at next month's IAA using a 'Competence in Mechatronics' theme for interiors and vehicle access.


Brose opens new headquarters in Shanghai

26 April 2017

The Brose Group has opened a new headquarters with an adjacent plant in Shanghai/China. Around 600 employees control the 12 Chinese locations and provide support to six production sites and sales offices in Japan, Korea and Thailand from the new office building.


Brose UK installing GBP10m paint shop

13 December 2016

Brose UK has announced "a post-Brexit vote boost to UK industry": a GBP10m paint shop that can e-coat 3.5m seats a year.


just-auto Plus only Brose appoints new vice president human resources

10 October 2016

Jorg Schwitalla took over the newly created group function human resources Brose Group effective 1 October 2016. He is responsible for the international development and implementation of HR measures. The 55-year-old business administrator is in charge of 450...


just-auto Plus only Brose Changchun facility completes 10 years

20 September 2016

Brose Changchun celebrated its 10th anniversary in the presence of the company’s management board as well as guests from government and industry. "2016 also marks the 20th year since our company started its operation in China. As the first 100%...


just-auto Plus only Brose breaks ground for Queretaro, Mexico plant

22 August 2016

Brose North America, a technological leader in mechatronics - the integration of mechanics, electrics and electronics - recently held a ceremony to lay the foundation stone for its new 56,000 square-metre manufacturing facility in Querétaro, Mexico. The...


Brose leases Spartanburg manufacturing facility

11 August 2016

Brose North America has signed a lease for a 77,000 square-foot manufacturing facility in Spartanburg, South Carolina.


just-auto Plus only Brose FY 2015 global revenue up 17%

13 July 2016

The Brose Group generated turnover of EUR6.1bn (US$6.7508bn) in 2015, once again exceeding the prior-year figure by 17%. However, half of this increase is attributable to currency translation. From a regional perspective, North America posted the strongest...


just-auto Plus only Brose to further invest in Bamberg and Hallstadt

1 July 2016

The new Brose company building on Berliner Ring in Bamberg are complete. Around 600 employees control the corporate group's global purchasing, development, electronics and IT activities from inside the modern office complex. Including the staff at...


Brose wins prestigious procurement award

15 June 2016

The Brose Group has won the ‘’World Procurement Award" in the "Best Procurement Team" category and says the recognition reflects its cross-functional and collaborative approach to its purchasing operations.


Brose hits 5m seat structure milestone

31 May 2016

Brose says it has manufactured the five millionth front seat structure since the start of production in 2012 for a joint project between Daimler and BMW.


Brose manufactures five millionth seat structure

26 May 2016

Brose says it has manufactured the five millionth front seat structure since the start of production in 2012 for a joint project between Daimler and BMW.


just-auto Plus only Brose manufactures 5m lightweight seat structure for Daimler/BMW joint project

24 May 2016

The automotive supplier Brose manufactured the five millionth front seat structure since the start of production in 2012 for a joint project between Daimler and BMW. By 2026 the mechatronics specialist will produce around 32m structures. The premium...


just-auto Plus only Brose maintains facility expansion in Bamberg region

18 May 2016

The Brose Group has invested more than EUR300m (US$338.6m) in the Bamberg region since 1990. Now around 2,000 employees work at the addresses Max-Brose-Straße in Hallstadt and Berliner Ring in Bamberg. The location has been successively expanded and is...


Brose completes JLR seat supply factory in UK

1 December 2015

Construction has been completed on German owned Brose UK’s new GBP35m factory in Coventry, England, which will supply Jaguar Land Rover.


Brose breaks ground for second factory in Slovakia

5 October 2015

The foundation stone has been laid for Brose's second factory in Prievidza, Central Slovakia.


FRANKFURT: Brose to unveil pump and AC technology

22 September 2015

Brose is to unveil an electric oil pump and a newly developed air conditioning compressor at Frankfurt IAA 2015 for conventional drives as well as electric and hybrid vehicles.


just-auto Plus only GERMANY: Brose introduces innovative products at IAA

18 September 2015

Competence for Tomorrow's Mobility' is Brose's theme for the International Motor Show in Frankfurt. The supplier is showcasing developments and ideas that will make driving safer, more comfortable and more efficient in the future. With its electric oil pump,...


just-auto Plus only GERMANY: Brose to present ideas for safer driving at 2015 IAA

19 August 2015

'Competence for Tomorrow's Mobility' is Brose's theme for the IAA 2015. The supplier will present developments and ideas to make the future of driving safer, more comfortable and more efficient. The mechatronics specialist will reveal its vision for future...


VW nominates 44 suppliers for collaboration

10 August 2015

Volkswagen Group has nominated the first 44 suppliers who will be collaborating on a new common strategic level under the joint FAST (Future Automotive Supply Tracks) initiative.


just-auto Plus only GERMANY: Brose announces management changes

2 July 2015

Thomas Spangler becomes the head of Brose's newly created 'Technology' central division on 1 July. Spangler returned to Coburg after five years of service as the president of Brose Asia. In this role he is responsible for global production as well as control...


just-auto Plus only US: Brose appoints Mike Brosseau as president

9 June 2015

Brose Group has appointed Mike Brosseau as president, Brose North America. Brosseau has been with Brose for 16 years, most recently serving as global vice president of the Ford business unit. In his new role, he is responsible for the expansion of Brose's...


Brose develops full electric oil pump

18 May 2015

Brose North America has developed a full electric oil pump, with the company noting stop-start engine solutions are estimated to increase fuel economy by as much as 6%.


Brose to build new seat structures facility in UK

13 February 2015

Automotive supplier Brose is planning to build a new manufacturing facility in the English midlands. The new factory will supply lightweight seat structures directly to three OEMs in the UK.


just-auto Plus only GERMANY: Brose wins ‘Successful Practice’ award

23 December 2014

Brose has been recognised for its modular system management of seat systems as part of an industry-wide benchmarking survey conducted by an industrial consortium of leading enterprises. The mechatronics specialist received the 'Successful Practice' award...


just-auto Plus only GERMANY: Brose sales increase 10% to US$5.82bn in FY2014

23 December 2014

The Brose Group has managed to expand its market position even further in fiscal 2014: by increasing sales by 10% to EUR5.1bn (US$5.82bn), the company generated its highest turnover to date in the company's history. Impetus came from all three major automotive...


just-auto Plus only ITALY: Brose opens first production plant in Melfi

19 December 2014

Brose has officially opened its first Italian production plant in Melfi. The company decided to expand its production capacity when it received its first contract for door systems from Fiat. The mechatronics specialist will start by producing door systems for...

Brose news

just-auto Plus only Brose presents new 48V booster drive for HVs

14 September 2017

Brose has systematically aligned its electric motors and drives to advances in vehicle electrific...


just-auto Plus only Brose presents multifunctional interior at IAA

14 September 2017

Autonomous driving is changing car users’ demands on vehicle interiors. At the Internationa...


just-auto Plus only Brose develops vehicle access comfortable

14 September 2017

Comfortable, individual and connected – Brose showcases the intelligent interaction between...


Brose shows 'Competence in Mechatronics' at IAA

22 August 2017

Brose will showcase its new products at next month's IAA using a 'Competence in Mechatronics' the...


Brose opens new headquarters in Shanghai

26 April 2017

The Brose Group has opened a new headquarters with an adjacent plant in Shanghai/China. Around 60...


Brose UK installing GBP10m paint shop

13 December 2016

Brose UK has announced "a post-Brexit vote boost to UK industry": a GBP10m paint shop that can e-...



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