Schaeffler Group (INA-Holding Schaeffler KG)


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Brands related to this company: FAG, INA, LuK

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THE WEEK THAT WAS: Ups and downs

6 November 2015

Continuing just-auto's series of interviews with tier one suppliers, this week Matthew Beecham talked with Detlef Jürss, group vice president and general manager Seating Components, Johnson Controls Automotive Seating. Well worth a look if you haven't enjoyed yet. He's also talked to Schaeffler about smarter repairs.


New suppliers enter turbocharger market

5 October 2010

These days, turbochargers are seen as an integral and essential part of the automotive industry’s portfolio of technologies deployed to reduce vehicle emissions and improve the industry’s environmental performance and credentials. It's a growth sector and that's encouraging new entrants, just one of the findings in new research from just-auto that details developments and trends in the turbocharger market.


Conti/Schaeffler analysis

26 May 2009

The mooted reversal of roles between Continental and Schaeffler in Germany last week takes the two companies a big step closer towards resolving the huge debt overhang (totally €23bn) of the two suppliers. SupplierBusiness reports.


DCT feature

25 September 2008

Europe may have long resisted the automatic gearbox, but it remains a fact that using a manual in stop-start city conditions is no longer a sensible option. Dual-clutch transmissions offer an increasingly popular way forward for the European driver, writes Matthew Beecham.

Latest interviews


Q&A: Schaeffler Aftermarket on smarter repairs

2 November 2015

Continuing just-auto's series of interviews at the 2015 Equip Auto show, Matthew Beecham caught up with Dr Robert Felger, Senior Vice President Product & Marketing, Schaeffler Automotive Aftermarket and Stefan Knaack, Vice President Western Europe, Schaeffler Automotive Aftermarket Market / Distribution. Schaeffler Automotive Aftermarket is a specialist supplier of components and services around the drive train in passenger cars and commercial vehicles: from the engine over the accessory drive and the transmission to the chassis. The worldwide automotive aftermarket sales business of the LuK, INA and FAG product brands and dealer brand Ruville is run by Schaeffler Automotive Aftermarket based in Langen, Germany.


Q&A: Udo Schwerdel, Head of Continental Turbo

8 January 2015

Ian Henry spoke recently with Udo Schwerdel about Continental’s recent entrance into the turbocharger market.


Q&A with JATCO Ltd

14 October 2014

Calum MacRae talked to JATCO's Yuko Fujita. JATCO holds 49% of the world CVT market. JATCO, 75% held by Nissan Motor Company, was exhibiting at the Paris Motor Show for the first time.


Q&A with Continental

9 September 2008

Schaeffler's recent interest in acquiring control of Continental AG was partly motivated by Conti's considerable electronics expertise - especially following its acquisition of Siemens VDO last year. Driver Assistance Systems are a rapidly growing application of that expertise and in an exclusive interview with just-auto, Continental's Amrei Drechsler talks about Conti's driver assistance strategy.

Latest news


just-auto Plus only Schaeffler/Fraunhofer enhances its collaboration

24 July 2017

Schaeffler AG has been successfully collaborating with various Fraunhofer institutes for many years. Now, Schaeffler AG and Fraunhofer have entered into a strategic partnership with the aim of further enhancing this collaboration. What do the factories and...


just-auto Plus only Schaeffler revenue up 3.8% to EUR7bn in H1 2017

18 July 2017

The global automotive and industrial supplier Schaeffler on 18 July 2017 published preliminary data for the first half of 2017 as announced in the ad-hoc notice from 26 June 2017. The company increased its revenue by 3.8% to approximately EUR7bn at constant...


just-auto Plus only Schaeffler appoints new head of Investor Relations

18 July 2017

Renata Casaro joins the Schaeffler Group from Henkel, a leading DAX company in adhesive technologies that is active in the automotive, aerospace, industrial and electronics sectors, among others. From 2011, she worked as head of Investor Relations at Henkel,...


just-auto Plus only Schaeffler appoints new directors to its board

18 July 2017

At its meeting on 17 July 2017, the Supervisory Board of Schaeffler AG appointed Dietmar Heinrich (53) to the board of managing directors. On 1 August 2017, Mr. Heinrich will take up his role as chief financial officer of Schaeffler AG, replacing Dr. Ulrich...


Schaeffler presents EV technologies at VDI Congres

6 July 2017

Schaeffler is presenting its technology portfolio and selected products for electrified drive trains suitable for volume production at the 17th International VDI Congress, 'Drivetrain for Vehicles.'


Schaeffler Russia appoints new CEO

15 June 2017

Schaeffler has appointed Maxim Shakhov as Russia CEO based in Moscow and who will report to Central & Eastern Europe, Middle East & Africa, CEO, Rainer Lindner.


Schaeffler expanding US Fort Mill plant

8 June 2017

Schaeffler Group has expanded its Fort Mill plant in South Carolina and opened a new office building. The supplier said it had created 100 new jobs.


Schaeffler Bavaria explosion not auto-related

17 May 2017

Schaeffler says the explosion at its Bavaria rolling components plant which saw four people seriously injured on Monday (15 May), was not automotive-related.


Schaeffler Bavaria site 90% working after blast

15 May 2017

Schaeffler says 90% of its production lines are operating again following this morning's (15 May) explosion at its bearings factory in Eltmann, Bavaria, which saw four staff seriously injured according to Police.


Update - Explosion at Schaeffler Bavaria plant

15 May 2017

Bavarian Police confirm there were 13 people taken to hospital following this morning's (15 May) explosion at Schaeffler's Eltmann plant in Germany, with four casualties seriously hurt.


just-auto Plus only Schaeffler appoints new Chassis Systems head

12 May 2017

Dr. Dirk Kesselgruber (43) will join Schaeffler Group on 1 October 2017, where he will assume the position of head of the Chassis Systems Business Division in Automotive. In his new function, he will report to Prof. Dr. Pleus (62), Co-CEO Automotive, who has...


just-auto Plus only Schaeffler Q1 2017 revenue up 6.9% to EUR3.6bn

11 May 2017

Global automotive and industrial supplier Schaeffler has had a good start in 2017. Its revenue for the first three months of 2017 increased by 6.9% to EUR3.6bn (US$3.91bn). At constant currency, growth amounted to 5.4% over the prior year. The Automotive...


just-auto Plus only Schaeffler enhances its UniAir technology

2 May 2017

In 2009, Schaeffler set new standards with the start of volume production of UniAir – the world’s first fully-variable electrohydraulic valve control system. In doing so, it set standards in environmentally friendly and dynamic engine technology,...


just-auto Plus only Schaeffler appoints VP of Corporate Communications

11 April 2017

Thorsten Möllmann (49) took over as vice president of Corporate Communications at the Schaeffler Group on 1 April 2017. He will additionally serve as the Schaeffler Group’s press spokesman and will report to Christoph Beumelburg, senior vice...


Schaeffler Industrial Europe appoints president

10 April 2017

Marcus Eisenhuth has started as Schaeffler president Industrial Europe, responsible for direct customer and sales in the region, which also includes India as well as the Middle East and Africa.


Schaeffler signs strategic partnership with CPS

3 April 2017

A strategic partnership has been signed by Oliver Jung, chief operating officer of Schaeffler AG, and Qian Gang, CEO of the steel manufacturer CPS. The two companies want to strengthen their business relationship both economically and technologically.


Schaeffler net income up 45% to EUR859m

9 March 2017

Schaeffler has posted 2016 net income up 45 % to EUR859m (US$909m) with revenue rising 3.4% at constant currency to EUR13.3bn.


just-auto Plus only Schaeffler/Diehl Metall to combine their expertise

9 March 2017

Synchronisation systems will continue to be important elements in transmission manufacture. With Diehl Metall and Schaeffler, two companies have now combined their expertise - their extended portfolio with the Eco System and Short System now comprises...


just-auto Plus only Schaeffler integrates Compact Dynamics

17 February 2017

The integration of Compact Dynamics is a further important step for Schaeffler as it expands its electric mobility activities. By doing so, the company is strengthening its development expertise, complementing its range of services, and expanding added value...


just-auto Plus only Schaeffler expands its rolling bearing business

10 February 2017

Schaeffler significantly expands its standard rolling bearing business with high investments in production capacities for FAG Generation C deep groove ball bearings. Improved product characteristics, a new logistics concept, and optimum value for money make...


just-auto Plus only Schaeffler Industrial appoints new sales head

27 January 2017

On 1 January 2017, Boris Baumann (50) assumed management of Sales Germany for the Industrial division at Schaeffler Technologies AG & Co. KG. In his new function, he is responsible for business with direct customers and sales partners, which is managed by...


just-auto Plus only Schaeffler revenue up 3.4% in 2016

25 January 2017

The global automotive and industrial supplier Schaeffler announced its preliminary key figures for the financial year 2016 on 24 January 2017. The company increased its revenue at constant currency by 3.4% to around EUR13.3bn (prior year: approximately...


just-auto Plus only Schaeffler presents innovative solutions at NAIAS

11 January 2017

Reducing fuel consumption and emissions, increasing comfort and driving dynamics: hybrid drives play a significant role in these development goals. Mild hybrid drives with 48 V technology meet these demands at a comparatively low cost. The best example is the...


Schaeffler appoints new CEO Automotive

10 January 2017

Schaeffler has appointed Matthias Zink as co-CEO Automotive, responsible for Transmission Systems, Automotive Aftermarket and Research and Development, succeeding Norbert Indlekofer, who left the company last December at his own request.


just-auto Plus only Schaeffler US to develop hybrid solutions for SUVs

10 January 2017

Schaeffler is electrifying sport utility vehicles (SUVs), crossovers and pick-ups (light duty vehicles), which are extremely popular in the US automobile market, with innovative hybrid solutions. The combination of internal combustion engines and electric...


CES 2017 - list of world debuts

6 January 2017

The 2017 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, open to the public between 5 and 8 January, hosted multiple car, concept and automotive technology world premieres.


Weber Group to acquire Schaeffler Motorenelemente

23 December 2016

Schaeffler is to sell its Magdeburg-based subsidiary, Schaeffler Motorenelemente to the family-run Weber Group, with the contract for sale was signed this week (21 December).


Schaeffler acquires Compact Dynamics

21 December 2016

Schaeffler has concluded a purchase contract with Semikron International GmbH for the acquisition of 51% of the shares of Compact Dynamics GmbH, a manufacturer of high-performance electric motors.


Schaeffler to show mini EV and digitalised bearing

13 December 2016

"Automotive to mobility supplier" Schaeffler said it would put "solutions for Mobility for Tomorrow and change" at the centre of its exhibition at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2017 in Las Vegas next month.


Schaeffler Moscow move shows faith in market

8 December 2016

Schaeffler is expanding its activities in Russia and has moved into a new office in Haus der Deutschen Wirtschaft in Moscow.

Schaeffler Group (INA-Holding Schaeffler KG) news

just-auto Plus only Schaeffler/Fraunhofer enhances its collaboration

24 July 2017

Schaeffler AG has been successfully collaborating with various Fraunhofer institutes for many yea...


just-auto Plus only Schaeffler revenue up 3.8% to EUR7bn in H1 2017

18 July 2017

The global automotive and industrial supplier Schaeffler on 18 July 2017 published preliminary da...


just-auto Plus only Schaeffler appoints new head of Investor Relations

18 July 2017

Renata Casaro joins the Schaeffler Group from Henkel, a leading DAX company in adhesive technolog...


just-auto Plus only Schaeffler appoints new directors to its board

18 July 2017

At its meeting on 17 July 2017, the Supervisory Board of Schaeffler AG appointed Dietmar Heinrich...


Schaeffler presents EV technologies at VDI Congres

6 July 2017

Schaeffler is presenting its technology portfolio and selected products for electrified drive tra...


Schaeffler Russia appoints new CEO

15 June 2017

Schaeffler has appointed Maxim Shakhov as Russia CEO based in Moscow and who will report to Centr...



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