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Briefing: Innovative emission technologies

21 August 2015

The main forces driving automotive emission technology are, of course, the ever increasing stringent emissions regulations worldwide. These in turn are triggering a raft of innovation in developing fuel efficient engines such as diesel or lean burn gasoline engines with high demands in particulate emissions reduction and NOx reduction technology. Alternatives fuels are another viable way to reduce CO2. For this second part of our management briefing, we talked with executives of Aeristech, Zircotec and Federal-Mogul about trends in after-treatment, exhaust coatings and 'upstream' factors influencing emissions as part of a move towards higher energy ignition systems.


Supplier industry M&A and IPO briefing

28 November 2014

This month's managament briefing reviews the financial position of the global supplier automotive supplier industry. Part 2 highlights recent developments in industry structure, including M&A and IPO activity and corporate restructuring.


Briefing: Supplier industry financial review

25 November 2014

Part 1 of this briefing reviews the recent financial results of a sample of major global auto suppliers; Part 2 highlights recent developments in industry structure, including M&A and IPO activity and corporate restructuring.


THE WEEK THAT WAS: Interesting, interesting...

24 October 2014

If I had to think of one adjective to describe this week's autobiz news, 'interesting' is as good a fit as any. Bit of this, bit of that.

Latest interviews


Federal-Mogul Motorparts on brake system trends

21 March 2017

Continuing just-auto’s series of interviews with tier one automotive component suppliers, we spoke to Silvano Veglia, Product Marketing Director Braking for Federal-Mogul Motorparts EMEA.


Engine downsizing has peaked say Federal Mogul

4 July 2016

In a wide-ranging interview, as part of Federal Mogul Powertrain’s recent Technology Briefing days held in Augsburg, Germany just-auto’s Calum MacRae interviewed the division’s Chief Technology Office, Gian Maria Olivetti. Mr Olivetti has been with Federal Mogul since 2007. Before Federal Mogul he enjoyed stints at Fiat Powertrain Technologies and Iveco. 


Champion on trends in the wiper blade aftermarket

6 June 2016

In theory, the wiper blade is a service replacement item. In reality, some of us prolong the moment until the squeaks and juddering of a worn out wiper blade force a pit stop. It has been suggested that the European wiper blade aftermarket could double if motorists appreciated what a safety-critical component it is. While some believe that wiper blade manufacturers have a way to go to change consumer habits and achieve market growth, Champion reports that its latest marketing efforts have shown "great promise for future growth." Continuing just-auto’s series of interviews with tier one suppliers, Matthew Beecham spoke to Jerry Banks, Federal-Mogul Motorparts senior product manager, wipers about trends in the automotive wiper blade aftermarket.


Federal-Mogul on trends in the plug market - Q&A

3 May 2016

Continuing just-auto’s series of interviews with tier one suppliers, Matthew Beecham spoke to Bert De Haes, Group Product Manager Ignition EMEA at Federal-Mogul Motorparts about trends in the automotive spark and glow plug market.

Latest news


Tenneco completes acquisition of Federal-Mogul

2 October 2018

Tenneco has announced that it has completed its acquisition of Federal-Mogul, a leading global supplier to original equipment manufacturers and the aftermarket.


Tenneco shareholders approve Federal-Mogul buy

14 September 2018

Tenneco has secured approval from its shareholders to acquire Federal-Mogul.


Federal-Mogul develops new impact resistant sleeve

12 July 2018

Federal-Mogul Powertrain has launched new textile sleeving for crash protection and impact resistance which it said was "in testing with several global OEMs".


Federal-Mogul develops new piston ring technology

1 June 2018

Federal-Mogul Powertrain has developed a new piston ring for use in commercial vehicle diesel engines that enhances gas sealing capability by stabilising ring dynamic motion and homogenising oil film.


Wagner expands brake line up

25 April 2018

Federal-Mogul Motorparts' Wagner brand, says during 2017 and the first quarter of 2018, it introduced 462 new products, including brake pads, hydraulics, rotors and drums for North American, Asian and European vehicles.


First customer win for CPT

19 April 2018

Federal-Mogul Powertrain has announced the first commercial customer contract for its new product group Controlled Power Technologies (CPT). The long-term contract, worth around US$100m, covers the development and series production of advanced starter-generator systems for an OEM.


Tenneco to buy Federal-Mogul

10 April 2018

Billionaire Investor Carl Icahn's Icahn Enterprises is to sell Federal-Mogul to Tenneco for US$5.4bn.  


just-auto Plus only Federal-Mogul/DongFeng to produce pistons in China

27 March 2018

Federal-Mogul Powertrain and Dong Feng Motor Parts and Components Group, a subsidiary of Dong Feng Motor Corporation, announced an agreement to establish a new piston joint venture in Shiyan, China, with Federal-Mogul being the majority shareholder. The new...


Auto strikes grip Germany as union demands 6% rise

2 February 2018

A wave of strikes in the metalworking and electrical industries is continuing to sweep Germany today (2 February) as unions seek significantly improved wage increases and holiday benefits.


Federal-Mogul Powertrain acquires Controlled Power

16 November 2017

Federal-Mogul Powertrain has completed the acquisition of UK based clean tech development company, Controlled Power Technologies (CPT).


just-auto Plus only Federal-Mogul releases new wiper blades for LVs

14 November 2017

Federal-Mogul Motorparts' Anco brand has released a new series of conventional wiper blades for light vehicles. Known collectively as Anco's 97-Series wipers, these premium blades offer complete conventional coverage across 97% of vehicles in operation...


just-auto Plus only Federal-Mogul to launch new Rotocap valve rotator

23 August 2017

Federal-Mogul Powertrain will launch a new, smaller version of its proven Rotocap valve rotator, the first for 4-valve per cylinder light vehicle engines, at this year´s IAA in Frankfurt, Germany. The miniaturised design features an outer diameter in the...


just-auto Plus only MOOG launches Control Arm Bump Stop for GM trucks

23 May 2017

MOOG, the industry-leading steering and suspension brand from Federal-Mogul Motorparts, recently launched a new Control Arm Bump Stop (K201426) for GM trucks, in addition to expanding its coverage throughout the month of April. MOOG increased its number of...


just-auto Plus only Federal-Mogul announces top management changes

20 April 2017

Federal-Mogul Motorparts announced the following changes to its Chassis and Global Sealing, Engine and Underhood Service business units:   Bryon Osterland is appointed to the position of vice president, Global Chassis, Federal-Mogul Motorparts Craig...


just-auto Plus only Federal-Mogul posts 2016 sales of US$7.4bn

24 February 2017

Federal-Mogul Holdings LLC announced financial results for the fourth quarter ended 31 December 2016. Net sales for the fourth quarter were US$1,788m, compared to $1,798m in Q4 2015. Higher original equipment sales in both divisions, as well as incremental...


just-auto Plus only Federal-Mogul appoints new co-CEO

17 February 2017

The Board of Directors of Federal-Mogul Holdings LLC, a leading global original equipment and aftermarket automotive supplier, announced the appointment of Bradley S. Norton as co-chief executive officer of the company and chief executive officer of its...


Wagner expands its brake/rotor/hydraulic line up

7 February 2017

Federal-Mogul Motorparts braking division, Wagner, says it has "aggressively grown" its application coverage by 926 brake, rotor and hydraulic part numbers.


just-auto Plus only Federal-Mogul offers head gaskets for Ford engines

7 February 2017

Fel-Pro PermaTorque MLS multi-layered steel performance head gaskets – featuring the same race-winning technologies used in professional oval track and drag racing competition – are now available for Ford Modular V8 (4.6L and 5.4L) engines. Fel-Pro...


Icahn completes acquisition of Federal-Mogul

24 January 2017

Federal-Mogul Holdings Corporation and Icahn Enterprises have announced that Icahn Enterprises has closed its acquisition of Federal-Mogul in an all-cash transaction for $10.00 per share.


Federal-Mogul Motorparts unveils EMEA braking team

8 December 2016

Federal-Mogul Motorparts has made several changes to its EMEA, Braking and Corporate Development leadership team.


just-auto Plus only Federal-Mogul reports US$1.8bn sales in Q3 2016

27 October 2016

Federal-Mogul Holdings Corporation on 26 October 2016 announced financial results for the third quarter ended 30 September 2016. Net sales for the third quarter were US$1.825bn compared to $1.824bn in Q3 2015. Higher OE sales in both divisions were offset by...


just-auto Plus only Federal-Mogul extends Beru deal with BorgWarner

15 September 2016

Federal-Mogul Motorparts, a division of Federal-Mogul Holdings Corporation, recently agreed to a five-year contract extension with BorgWarner Emissions Systems to continue the exclusive global independent aftermarket distribution of Beru ignition products....


Federal Mogul pistons/rings for BMW diesel engine

9 September 2016

Federal-Mogul Powertrain said it was supplying pistons, pins and ring packs for the quad-turbo diesel engine that will power the 2017 BMW 750d and 750Ld xDrive models.


Federal-Mogul goes private with Icahn merger

7 September 2016

Federal-Mogul has entered into an Agreement and Plan of Merger with a subsidiary of Icahn Enterprises, the supplier's majority shareholder.


Federal-Mogul improves diesel piston ring coating

17 August 2016

Federal-Mogul Powertrain has upgraded its Goetze Diamond Coating (GDC) for piston rings, a technology used ub heavy-duty diesel engine requirements for over 10 years. The new coating, GDC60, has higher diamond content to further reduce wear and has demonstrated lower friction and greater scuff resistance during testing.


just-auto Plus only Federal-Mogul Q2 2016 global sales down 2%

28 July 2016

Federal-Mogul Holdings on 27 July 2016, announced financial results for the second quarter ended 30 June 2016. Net sales for the second quarter were US$1,924m, compared to $1,962m in Q2 2015, a $38m, or 2%, decrease. Higher OE sales and sales from the acquired...


just-auto Plus only Federal-Mogul develops diesel engine piston cooling technology

13 July 2016

Federal-Mogul Powertrain, a division of Federal-Mogul Holdings Corporation, has developed a world-first in piston cooling technology by creating a sealed-for-life coolant chamber within the crown of its market-leading Monosteel heavy-duty diesel piston....


just-auto Plus only Federal-Mogul Powertrain wins a 2016 VW Group award

15 June 2016

Federal-Mogul Powertrain, a division of Federal-Mogul Holdings Corporation has achieved success at the 2016 Volkswagen Group Awards. The prestigious recognition has been earned by sustained supplier excellence, in particular as a development partner for the...


VW honours 21 best suppliers in Berlin awards

2 June 2016

Volkswagen Group has presented the 2016 Volkswagen Group Award to its best suppliers in Berlin.


just-auto Plus only Federal-Mogul US launches new steering solution for Dodge Ram pickups

24 May 2016

Federal-Mogul Motorparts, a division of Federal-Mogul Holdings Corporation, on 23 May, 2016, introduced an innovative new MOOG steering solution that will make repairs easier for automotive technicians and purchasing decisions easier for consumers. MOOG now...

Federal-Mogul news

Tenneco completes acquisition of Federal-Mogul

2 October 2018

Tenneco has announced that it has completed its acquisition of Federal-Mogul, a leading global su...


Tenneco shareholders approve Federal-Mogul buy

14 September 2018

Tenneco has secured approval from its shareholders to acquire Federal-Mogul. "We are very plea...


Federal-Mogul develops new impact resistant sleeve

12 July 2018

Federal-Mogul Powertrain has launched new textile sleeving for crash protection and impact resist...


Federal-Mogul develops new piston ring technology

1 June 2018

Federal-Mogul Powertrain has developed a new piston ring for use in commercial vehicle diesel eng...


Wagner expands brake line up

25 April 2018

Federal-Mogul Motorparts' Wagner brand introduced 462 new products during 2017 and the first...


First customer win for CPT

19 April 2018

Federal-Mogul Powertrain has announced the first commercial customer contract for its new product...



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