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 Group revenue up 3.9% in Q1 2018

9 May 2018

Global automotive and industrial supplier Schaeffler announced its quarterly results for the first three months of 2018. As a result of the organisational realignment initiated last year, this is the first time the company is also reporting on the performance...


Schaeffler opens Silicon Valley facility

19 March 2018

Schaeffler has announced the opening of a new Silicon Valley, California, office designed to forge relationships with potential high-tech partners and start-ups in the area.


just-auto Plus only Schaeffler board appoints new member

5 March 2018

The Supervisory Board of Schaeffler AG appointed Andreas Schick (47) to become member of the Board of Managing Directors of Schaeffler AG as of 1 April 2018. He will take over the role as chief operating officer of Schaeffler AG from Oliver Jung (56) who has...


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.


Schaeffler revenue up 5.9% to EUR14bn in 2017

2 February 2018

Global automotive and industrial supplier Schaeffler has announced preliminary financial figures for 2017.


just-auto Plus only Schaeffler appoints new e-mobility business head

17 January 2018

Dr Jochen Schröder (46) will assume leadership of the Schaeffler Group’s newly-established E-Mobility business division on 1 April 2018. In this function, he will report to Matthias Zink, CEO Automotive OEM. Dr Schröder is joining the...


German strike niggle continues over pay, hours

16 January 2018

Workers at German firms including car makers and suppliers have been striking today to support a key union's demands for a pay hike and cuts to working hours.


just-auto Plus only Schaeffler revenue up 5.9% to EUR14bn in 2017

16 January 2018

Global automotive and industrial supplier Schaeffler announced its preliminary revenue figures for 2017. The company increased its revenue to approximately EUR14bn (US$17bn) (prior year: approximately EUR13.3bn), growing by 5.9% at constant currency. Fourth...


Schaeffler acquires Compact Dynamics

13 December 2017

Schaeffler has acquired the remaining 49% stake in Compact Dynamics company from Semikron, one year after securing a majority stake.


Continental/Schaeffler hold Premium Supplier Day

28 November 2017

Continental and Schaeffler have staged their fourth joint Premium Supplier Day in Frankfurt.


just-auto Plus only Schaeffler breaks ground on new factory in China

28 November 2017

At the new production location in Xiangtan in the Chinese province of Hunan, Schaeffler is building its first ever “Factory for tomorrow”. With this 75th production location, the company is expanding its global network of plants and is responding...


New Schaeffler aftermarket centre creates 900 jobs

10 November 2017

Schaeffler is building a new EUR180m (US$210m) assembly and packaging centre in Halle, Germany, creating 900 jobs.


Schaeffler 9M 2017 earnings up 18%

10 November 2017

Schaeffler has turned in a positive revenue and earnings performance in the first nine months thanks to a 'solid third quarter of 2017'. Net income in the first nine months was up by 18%.


just-auto Plus only Schaeffler to build assembly and packaging centre

9 November 2017

The Board of Managing Directors of Schaeffler AG and its Supervisory Board have signed off on a EUR180m (US$209m) investment to build a new state-of-the-art assembly and packaging centre, called “Aftermarket Kitting Operation” (AKO), in the...


Schaeffler ploughs US$60m into US facility

2 November 2017

Schaeffler has commemorated its US facility in Wooster's 40th anniversary with a celebration and unveiling of the company's latest capital investment.


just-auto Plus only Schaeffler presents 48-volt hybrid concept vehicle

27 October 2017

There is no single solution for the mobility of tomorrow. Schaeffler is making a point of this at the Tokyo Motor Show. Looking at local vehicle emissions is not enough. The mobility of tomorrow can only be sustainable when the entire energy chain is...


Schaeffler opens Czech plant

23 October 2017

Schaeffler has opened a EUR100m (US$117m) facility in Svitavy, Czech Republic, creating 900 new jobs within the next three years and adding to its existing operations in the country.


Schaeffler begins global branding project

27 September 2017

Global automotive and industrial supplier Schaeffler has begun a rebranding process highlighting the corporate name.


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...

Schaeffler Group (INA-Holding Schaeffler KG) news

just-auto Plus only Schaeffler Group revenue up 3.9% in Q1 2018

9 May 2018

Global automotive and industrial supplier Schaeffler announced its quarterly results for the firs...


Schaeffler opens Silicon Valley facility

19 March 2018

Schaeffler has announced the opening of a new Silicon Valley, California, office designed to forg...


just-auto Plus only Schaeffler board appoints new member

5 March 2018

The Supervisory Board of Schaeffler AG appointed Andreas Schick (47) to become member of the Boar...


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 to...


Schaeffler revenue up 5.9% to EUR14bn in 2017

2 February 2018

Global automotive and industrial supplier Schaeffler has announced preliminary financial figures...


just-auto Plus only Schaeffler appoints new e-mobility business head

17 January 2018

Dr Jochen Schröder (46) will assume leadership of the Schaeffler Group’s newly-establi...



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