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Review of 2011 (part 1)

20 December 2011

Like any year in the auto industry, 2011 saw its fair share of company ups and downs, industrial comings and goings, and a fair old sprinkling of corporate drama. Added to the mix this year were devastating natural disasters. We covered it all on just-auto. Editor Dave Leggett sifts through the lot and picks out a few highlights from the year just gone, month by month. Part one covers the first half of the year.


THE WEEK THAT WAS: An uptick in partsville

7 May 2010

Back from two weeks' 'holiday at home' (not entirely my first choice; do not mention the words 'Iceland' or 'volcano') to a mixed week for the auto biz. It's nice to see a bit of uptick, at last, in the components sector with Magna back in the black in the first quarter on the back of increased OEM production in the USA (especially) and Europe and increased complete vehicle sales as new contracts like the Peugeot RCZ kicked in to replace the Chrysler minivan assembly withdrawn back to the US from the plant in Austria some time ago.


Review of roof systems

22 March 2010

Since Mercedes-Benz offered the first car sunroof in 1932, Matthew Beecham finds that the ways in which automakers have sought to let the sun shine into the cabin have become increasingly complex.


OEMs move faster to shift contracts to stable supp

24 November 2009

November is bringing more good news for suppliers. Now OEMs fear the sector’s expected consolidation will not happen, says SupplierBusiness

Latest interviews


Q&A with Inteva Products

11 October 2011

In this interview, Matthew Beecham talked with Thierry Pebre, Inteva’s chief engineer of motors and electronics, Inteva Products LLC about the company’s electric motors. In January 2011, Inteva Products acquired ArvinMeritor’s body systems business. The move enables Inteva to strengthen its position as a global supplier of door systems and access control systems while expanding its product expertise to include roof systems, motors and electronics.


Q&A with Inteva Products

27 September 2011

In this interview, Matthew Beecham talked with Everardo Hernandez, engineering manager for Inteva Products LLC about the company’s innovative roof systems. Earlier this year, Inteva Products acquired ArvinMeritor’s body systems business.


Q&A with Inteva Products

12 January 2011

Earlier this month, Inteva Products LLC acquired ArvinMeritor’s body systems business. The move enables Inteva to strengthen its position as a global supplier of interior systems, door systems and access control systems while expanding its product expertise to include roof systems, motors and electronics. In this interview, Matthew Beecham talked with Stefan Land, Vice President and Executive Director for the Roof Systems Product Line, Inteva Products. Stefan was previously Vice President and General Manager of ArvinMeritor’s Body Systems business group.


Q&A with ArvinMeritor’s Wheels Group

18 October 2007

ArvinMeritor is a major producer of steel wheels for the light vehicle OEM market, principally in North and South America. Continuing just-auto’s series of Q&As with automotive component manufacturers, Matthew Beecham talked to Edson Yamashita, Director, Quality, Engineering & Technology, ArvinMeritor Inc and Nelson Gosser, Director, Sales & Marketing, Wheels, ArvinMeritor Inc about how the company’s wheels business is shaping-up.

Latest news


just-auto Plus only Meritor Q3 2018 sales up 23% to US$1,129m

6 August 2018

Meritor reported financial results for its third fiscal quarter ended 30 June 2018. Third-Quarter Highlights Sales of US$1,129m Net income attributable to the company of $64m and net income from continuing operations attributable to the company of...


just-auto Plus only Meritor names new chief technology officer

25 June 2018

Meritor, announced that it has named John Bennett to the newly created role of vice president and chief technology officer. This appointment is effective immediately. In this new position, Bennett will be responsible for establishing the company’s...


just-auto Plus only Wabco to open its new Americas HQ in Michigan

18 April 2018

Wabco Holdings, a leading global supplier of technologies that improve the safety, efficiency and connectivity of commercial vehicles, announced it will locate its new Americas headquarters to Auburn Hills, Michigan. The facility is currently under...


just-auto Plus only Daimler trucks get collision mitigation system

6 March 2018

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) announced that the Detroit Assurance 4.0 collision mitigation system and Meritor EX+ L air disc brakes are standard on all new Freightliner Cascadia truck models. DTNA’s products and innovations will be on view at the...


Meritor invests in TransPower EV solutions

11 December 2017

Meritor has unveiled an undisclosed investment in TransPower, an electrification technology company for large commercial vehicles.


just-auto Plus only Meritor appoints new director to its board

10 November 2017

The Board of Directors of Meritor announced that it has appointed Rodger Boehm to the Board of Directors as a Class III director with a term expiring at the 2018 annual meeting of shareholders. His appointment is effective as of 1 December 2017. Boehm has...


just-auto Plus only Meritor launches new drive axle for transit buses

10 October 2017

Meritor announced the launch of its next generation 79000 single-reduction drive axle for transit buses with a lifespan three times longer than previous offerings. It is available to OEMs in early 2018. “Our new 79000 axle was specifically developed...


Wabco acquires Meritor’s stake in JV

4 October 2017

Wabco Holdings has completed the transaction to purchase Meritor's stake in the Meritor Wabco joint venture and take full ownership of the enterprise.


Wabco to buy out Meritor joint venture

18 September 2017

Wabco Holdings said it would take full ownership of the Meritor Wabco joint venture and has signed an agreement to purchase its partyner's stakefor US$250m.


Meritor records Q3 net income up 17% to US$48m

4 August 2017

Meritor has posted third-quarter net income attributable to the company up 17% to US$48m, with sales of US$920m, mainly driven by increased production in North America, Europe, China and new business wins.


just-auto Plus only Meritor appoints new VP and chief strategy officer

20 July 2017

Meritor announced that Cheri Lantz has joined the company as vice president and chief strategy officer, effective immediately. "Cheri's extensive background as a results-focused executive in the commercial vehicle and industrial sectors will...


just-auto Plus only Meritor Q2 2017 sales down 2% at US$806m

8 May 2017

Meritor reported financial results for its second fiscal quarter ended 31 March 2017. Second-Quarter highlights Sales of US$806m Net income attributable to the company and net income from continuing operations attributable to the company of...


just-auto Plus only Meritor supplies EX+ air disc brakes for LT Series

2 March 2017

Meritor announced that EX+L air disc brakes will be available on International LT Series tractors beginning in February. "Demand for air disc brakes is growing among North America fleets that are increasingly concerned about safety and reliability, and...


UQM/Meritor to jointly develop E-axles systems

3 February 2017

UQM Technologies has inked an agreement with Meritor, with the latter company developing integrated axle components for E-axle technology.


just-auto Plus only Meritor Q4 2016 sales down 15%

17 November 2016

Meritor on 16 November 2016 reported financial results for its fourth quarter and full fiscal year ended 30 September 2016. Fourth-Quarter Highlights Sales were US$728m Net income attributable to Meritor and net income from continuing operations...


just-auto Plus only Meritor launches new global brand identity

4 October 2016

Meritor on 3 October 2016, announced the launch of its new brand identity “Run With The Bull,” which reinforces the company’s increased emphasis on sustainable growth. “As we begin our M2019 strategic business plan, our new brand...


just-auto Plus only Meritor recalls 71000 Series drum/disc brake axles

3 October 2016

NHTSA campaign number: 16E075000  Component(s): Power train Potential number of units affected: 238 Manufacturer: Meritor Summary: Meritor is recalling certain 71000 Series drum axles, 71000 Series disc brake axles, and 79000 Series disc brake...


just-auto Plus only Meritor appoints senior vice president legal

16 August 2016

Meritor on 15 August 2016, announced that April Miller Boise has joined the company as senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary, effective immediately. “April’s impressive background in corporate law will be a great asset...


just-auto Plus only Meritor Q3 2016 sales down 7%

4 August 2016

Meritor on 3 August 2016, reported financial results for its third fiscal quarter ended 30 June 2016. Third-quarter highlights Sales of $841m Net income attributable to Meritor of $41m Diluted earnings per share from continuing operations of...


Meritor Q2 2016 operating income shrinks a little

5 May 2016

Meritor announced second fiscal quarter (to 31 March 2016) sales of US$821m, down 5% year on year. Operating income was $33m versus $39m and adjusted EBITDA was $81m, compared to $87m. Adjusted EBITDA margin was 9.9% versus 10.1%.


just-auto Plus only Meritor US executive chairman Evans steps down

22 April 2016

Meritor, today, 21 April 2016, announced that Ivor J. "Ike" Evans has informed the company that he intends to step down from his position as Executive chairman of the board, effective immediately. Evans will continue to serve as a Director of the...


Meritor secures Navistar brakes and axles deal

4 April 2016

Meritor has unveiled a five-year agreement with Navistar for brakes and rear axles, as well as front axles for medium-duty and bus applications.


just-auto Plus only Wabco sells more than 100,000 OnGuard CMS in North America

1 April 2016

WABCO, a leading global supplier of technologies that improve the safety, efficiency and connectivity of commercial vehicles, marked a major milestone of more than 100,000 OnGuard collision mitigation systems (CMS) sold in North America through its Meritor...


just-auto Plus only Meritor US signs axle and brake supply contract with Navistar

1 April 2016

Meritor, today, 31 March 2016, announced a new five-year agreement with Navistar. Under the terms of the agreement, Meritor retains standard position for brakes and rear axles, as well as standard position for front axles in severe service, medium-duty and bus...


just-auto Plus only Meritor WABCO appoints new President and GM

18 March 2016

Meritor and Wabco, parent companies of the 50-50 joint venture Meritor Wabco, today, 17 March 2016, announced the appointment of Matthew Stevenson to President and General manager of Meritor Wabco, effective immediately. Meritor Wabco delivers advanced...


just-auto Plus only Meritor US launches new lightweight front steer axle

29 February 2016

Meritor announced at the Technology and Maintenance Council (TMC) 2016 annual meeting and Transportation Technology Exhibition the launch of a lighter-weight, front-steer axle with the recognised performance of the company's MFS series and that is easier...


just-auto Plus only Meritor US introduces new axle system for medium-duty applications

29 February 2016

Meritor is introducing a lighter weight, more efficient carrier platform designed for Class 6 and 7 applications at the Technology and Maintenance Council (TMC) 2016 annual meeting and Transportation Technology Exhibition. It will be available for OEM...


just-auto Plus only Meritor US appoints new VP, engineering, quality and product strategy

8 February 2016

Meritor, announced the appointment of Ernie DeVincent as Vice president, engineering, quality and product strategy, effective 1 February. In this role, DeVincent will have direct responsibility for Meritor's global research and development activities,...


just-auto Plus only Meritor US launches PlatinumShield III coating for new and rebuilt brake shoes

28 January 2016

Meritor announced today, 26 January 2016, at Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week 2016 (HDAW) that it launched PlatinumShield III coating for aftermarket customers purchasing new and remanufactured Meritor brake shoes. “PlatinumShield was a game-changer when it...


just-auto Plus only Meritor launches new line of AllFit clutches in the US

28 January 2016

Meritor announced today, 26 January 2016, at Heavy Dduty Aftermarket Week 2016 (HDAW) that it is launching a new line of Meritor AllFit clutches for original equipment and warehouse distributor customers. The new all-makes clutch line includes both...

Meritor news

just-auto Plus only Meritor Q3 2018 sales up 23% to US$1,129m

6 August 2018

Meritor reported financial results for its third fiscal quarter ended 30 June 2018. Third-Quar...


just-auto Plus only Meritor names new chief technology officer

25 June 2018

Meritor, announced that it has named John Bennett to the newly created role of vice president and...


just-auto Plus only Wabco to open its new Americas HQ in Michigan

18 April 2018

Wabco Holdings, a leading global supplier of technologies that improve the safety, efficiency and...


just-auto Plus only Daimler trucks get collision mitigation system

6 March 2018

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) announced that the Detroit Assurance 4.0 collision mitigation...


Meritor invests in TransPower EV solutions

11 December 2017

Meritor has unveiled an undisclosed investment in TransPower, an electrification technology compa...


just-auto Plus only Meritor appoints new director to its board

10 November 2017

The Board of Directors of Meritor announced that it has appointed Rodger Boehm to the Board of Di...



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