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Briefing: developments in powertrain batteries

31 March 2015

Battery technologies for powertrain applications have become a focus of attention as OEMs seek to improve performance and reduce the costs of electrified vehicles - both hybrids and pure EVs. Matthew Beecham talks to industry participants to gauge the bigger picture and efforts to cut costs in this summary article from just-auto/QUBE.


COMMENT: Nylon 12 explosion causes global ripples?

26 April 2012

There seems to be a massive supplier storm brewing as the full impact of last month's huge explosion at Evonik's Nylon 12 resin plant in Germany starts to be felt.


BRIC markets review – India

6 June 2011

In the BRIC market review series this month, we take a look at the latest developments in India.


Companies compete to create faster EV chargers

23 November 2010

As governments wake up to the need of establishing an infrastructure of charging points for electric vehicles (EVs), commercial players are offering anything from the expertise to set up the network down to the individual chargers.

Latest interviews


Interview with Andreas Renschler, Daimler Trucks

17 November 2011

Daimler's Trucks Division has been a strong performer through 2011, helped by a recovery in global heavy truck markets and a lower cost base following restructuring. Andreas Renschler has been with Daimler since 1988 (including a spell as head of the Mercedes' smart brand) and has headed Daimler Trucks since 2004. Oliver Dixon recently caught up with him on behalf of just-auto to discuss prospects.


Q&A with A123 Systems

14 January 2011

A123 Systems Inc develops and manufactures advanced lithium ion batteries and battery systems for the transportation, electric grid services and commercial markets. Headquartered in Massachusetts and founded in 2001, A123 Systems' proprietary nanoscale electrode technology is built on initial developments from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. In this interview, Matthew Beecham talked with Jeff Kessen, director of automotive marketing, Automotive Solutions Group, A123 Systems.

Latest news


Eaton sets up new eMobility business

26 June 2018

Power management supplier Eaton said it was focusing on increasing demand for high-voltage electrified vehicle technology with the creation of its new eMobility business.


Eaton joins CLEPA research group

29 May 2018

Eaton has joined the Research and Innovation Group of the European Association of Automotive Suppliers (CLEPA) to further its research into energy innovation, including electrified and traditional internal combustion vehicles.


just-auto Plus only Eaton announces top leadership changes

22 May 2018

Power management company Eaton announced that Brian Brickhouse has been named president, Electrical Systems and Services Group, effective 1 July. Brickhouse will succeed Bill VanLandingham, who is retiring after 33 years of exceptional service. Brickhouse...


just-auto Plus only International offers Endurant ATs on LT & LoneStar

16 May 2018

International Truck announced that the new Eaton Cummins Endurant 12-speed automated transmission, a light and efficient 1,850 lb-ft capable heavy-duty transmission, is now available on International LT Series and LoneStar trucks. "Offering the...


Eaton and Shaanxi Fast Gear announce JV

10 May 2018

Eaton and Shaanxi Fast Gear have announced they have signed a joint venture agreement to manufacture manual transmissions for light-duty commercial vehicles.


Eaton reports US$488m income in Q1

2 May 2018

Power management company Eaton Corporation announced that earnings per share were US$1.10 for the first quarter of 2018, an increase of 15% over the first quarter of 2017. Net income was $488m, up 12% over the first quarter of 2017.


just-auto Plus only DHL building Eaton's new distribution centre

22 March 2018

DHL Supply Chain, the contract logistics specialist within Deutsche Post DHL Group, broke ground for the construction of a new distribution centre for its customer Eaton, the global specialist in power management. With the new building project in Rheinbach...


just-auto Plus only Eaton develops new 3.0-volt XT supercapacitor

6 March 2018

Power management company Eaton announced its new 3.0-volt XT supercapacitor that offers 15% higher energy density and 20% higher power density at a lower cost per watt-hour versus currently available supercapacitors. The new supercapacitor allows a reduced...


Eaton Cummins introduces new transmission

17 November 2017

Eaton Cummins Automated Transmission Technologies has introduced a new fuel economy-focused calibration specifically designed to meet and exceed the distinctive demands of the Mexican commercial trucking industry.


just-auto Plus only Eaton Q3 2017 sales up 4.5% at US $5.21bn

1 November 2017

Power management company Eaton Corporation announced that net income and operating earnings per share were US$3.14 for the third quarter of 2017. Net income and operating earnings per share, adjusted for the gain from the formation of the Eaton Cummins...


Eaton opens its new Innovation Centre in India

6 October 2017

Power management company Eaton announced the inauguration of its India Innovation Centre at Magarpatta City in Pune. The new Eaton India Innovation Centre (EIIC) is a strategic program that is focused on enhancing organisational capabilities by leveraging high-end engineering talent and best-in-class infrastructure. Eaton’s chairman and CEO, Craig Arnold and Ram Ramakrishnan, executive vice president and chief technology officer, Eaton, were present during the inauguration. 


Eaton Cummins introduces automated transmission

25 September 2017

Eaton Cummins Automated Transmission Technologies has introduced its new Endurant 12-speed automated transmission for heavy-duty applications.


just-auto Plus only Eaton Q2 2017 sales up 1% at US$5.1bn

2 August 2017

Power management company Eaton Corporation announced that net income and operating earnings per share were US$1.15 for the second quarter of 2017. Net income per share in the second quarter of 2017 was up 7% over the second quarter of 2016. Operating earnings...


just-auto Plus only Eaton Q1 2017 sales up 1% at US$4.8bn

3 May 2017

Power management company Eaton Corporation announced that net income and operating earnings per share were $0.96 for the first quarter of 2017. Net income per share in the first quarter of 2017 was up 9% over the first quarter of 2016. Operating earnings per...


just-auto Plus only Eaton joins CMU to advance its cybersecurity tech

27 April 2017

Power management company Eaton announced it has become an Industrial Affiliate Member of the Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) CyLab Security and Privacy Institute. The CMU CyLab was founded in 2003 and is one of the largest university-based cybersecurity...


just-auto Plus only Eaton/Cummins establish automated transmission JV

11 April 2017

Power management company Eaton and global power leader Cummins on 10 April 2017 announced an agreement to form a joint venture for automated transmissions for heavy-duty and medium-duty commercial vehicles. The joint venture will be named Eaton Cummins...


Eaton launches high current power inductors

28 March 2017

Eaton has launched its automotive grade HCM1A product line of high current power inductors designed to meet electronic system power and thermal handling requirements of transportation manufacturers.


just-auto Plus only Eaton appoints new Vehicle Group president

28 March 2017

Power management company Eaton on 27 March 2017 announced João V. Faria has been appointed president of Eaton’s Vehicle Group, effective 1 May. He succeeds Kenneth F. Davis, who has announced he will retire on 1 August. Faria will report to Uday...


just-auto Plus only Eaton increases HP/GVW ratings for transmissions

15 March 2017

Power management company Eaton has increased the horsepower and Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW) ratings for the company’s line of medium-duty Procision 7-speed transmissions. The new ratings were added to expand market coverage to a broader range of potential...


just-auto Plus only Allison’s FuelSense technology better fuel saver

23 February 2017

Allison Transmission on 22 February 2017 announced results of certified, third-party testing that proves its fully automatic Allison 2500 with FuelSense technology provides 5% better fuel economy than the Eaton Procision dual clutch transmission...


just-auto Plus only Eaton Q4 2016 sales down 4%

3 February 2017

Power management company Eaton Corporation on 2 February 2017 announced that net income and operating earnings per share were US$1.12 for the fourth quarter of 2016. Net income per share in the fourth quarter of 2016 was down 3% from the fourth quarter of...


just-auto Plus only Eaton upgrades its Advantage Series clutches

25 January 2017

Power management company Eaton has upgraded its line of Advantage Series heavy-duty clutches with a host of design enhancements to improve durability, reduce harmful vibrations and better enable smooth, effortless shifting across a wide range of torque ratings...


just-auto Plus only Eaton appoints new EVP and general counsel

6 December 2016

Power management company Eaton on 5 December 2016 announced that Heath Monesmith has been appointed executive vice president and general counsel effective 1 March 2017. He will succeed Mark McGuire who will retire at that time. Monesmith will report to Craig...


just-auto Plus only Nissan Europe hosts second Nissan Futures event

1 December 2016

Nissan, on 30 November, 2016, hosted its second Nissan Futures event with a focus on autonomous drive technologies, artificial intelligence and the future of the connected car. Complemented by a series of landmark announcements in electric vehicle battery...


just-auto Plus only Eaton Q3 2016 sales down 4%

2 November 2016

Power management company Eaton Corporation on 1 November 2016 announced that net income and operating earnings per share were US$1.15 for the third quarter of 2016. Net income per share in the third quarter of 2016 was up 20% over the third quarter of 2015....


just-auto Plus only Eaton develops new air brake/fuel tubing for CVs

27 September 2016

Power management company Eaton has launched its new Synflex DIN/ISO air brake and fuel tubing made from material which withstands elevated pressure, high flexibility and wider temperature, and is ideal for truck, bus and trailer air brake and fuel...


Eaton shows 2-speed transmission for electric CVs

23 September 2016

Eaton, once a supplier of two-speed rear differentials for trucks, has developed a two-speed transmission for heavy- and medium-duty electric commercial vehicle applications to meet growing demand in Europe and other markets. The product will be in full production this autumn.


just-auto Plus only Eaton develops polymer air conditioning lines

23 September 2016

Power management company Eaton has developed new Polymer Air Conditioning Conveyance System (PACCS) lines, a cost effective and lightweight alternative to the aluminium tubing and rubber components used in traditional lines. The PACCS lines are up to 50%...


just-auto Plus only Eaton presents ADAS dock assist feature at IAA

22 September 2016

Power management company Eaton has developed an autonomous driving system for commercial vehicles that will initially allow for self-docking of a commercial truck. The announcement was made on 21 September, 2016, at the 66th IAA Commercial Vehicles...


just-auto Plus only Eaton launches high-temperature hoses

19 September 2016

Power management company Eaton, announced the launch of the GH100 and GH101 hoses for high-percentage biodiesel blend and high-temperature oil applications. Unlike standard fuel hoses that only last 1-2 years, Eaton’s GH100 and GH101 solutions are...

Eaton news

Eaton sets up new eMobility business

26 June 2018

Power management supplier Eaton said it was focusing on increasing demand for high-voltage electr...


Eaton joins CLEPA research group

29 May 2018

Eaton has joined the Research and Innovation Group of the European Association of Automotive Supp...


just-auto Plus only Eaton announces top leadership changes

22 May 2018

Power management company Eaton announced that Brian Brickhouse has been named president, Electric...


just-auto Plus only International offers Endurant ATs on LT & LoneStar

16 May 2018

International Truck announced that the new Eaton Cummins Endurant 12-speed automated transmission...


Eaton and Shaanxi Fast Gear announce JV

10 May 2018

Eaton and Shaanxi Fast Gear have announced they have signed a joint venture agreement to manufact...


Eaton reports US$488m income in Q1

2 May 2018

Power management company Eaton Corporation announced that earnings per share were US$1.10 for the...



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