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Novelis helps make the Jaguar XE lean and green

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 27, 2015

Novelis plays a key role in the new Jaguar XE's aluminum-intensive monocoque structure. The XE also is the first Jaguar to use an electric power steering system from Robert Bosch Automotive Steering.... Read More »

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Faurecia helps cut CO2 in new Renault Twingo

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 3, 2015

Faurecia's emissions control systems helps the third-generation Renault Twingo reduce fuel consumption by 26 percent to 4.2 liters per 100km and cuts CO2 emissions by 35 grams per kilometer to 95g/km in variants with the 1.0-liter gasoline engine equipped with stop-start technology.... Read More »

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ZF provides Maserati Quattroporte with leaner, smarter transmission

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 9, 2015

ZF supplies the new-generation Maserati Quattroporte's eight-speed automatic transmission, which is 4kg lighter than the six-speed transmission used in the car's predecessor.... Read More »

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BWI Group gives Lamborghini Huracan added stability

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 12, 2014

BWI Group provides added stability to the new Lamborghini Huracan with its optional magneto-rheologic suspension damper control system. Harman supplies the supercar's infotainment and navigation system.... Read More »

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Magna, Haartz team up on Opel Cascada roof

5:26 am U.S. ET | Nov. 26, 2014

Magna International and Haartz Corp. teamed up to supply the new Opel Cascada's folding softtop roof. Haartz supplies an acoustically enhanced three-ply composite that offers enhanced sound deadening and insulation.... Read More »

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Marelli helps optimize Alfa 4C's transmission

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 11, 2014

Magneti Marelli supplies the Alfa Romeo 4C roadster with the technology that helps optimize the performance of its six-speed dual-clutch transmission.... Read More »

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BorgWarner helps boost power in BMW 2 series

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 28, 2014

BorgWarner-sourced turbochargers for the new BMW 2 series help boost power by as much as 13 hp to 184 hp in gasoline-powered variants of the 220i compared with the previous generation of the car.... Read More »

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Jaguar F-Type relies on Stadco's aluminum skin

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 1, 2014

Stadco supplies the vast majority of the aluminum outer structure for the new Jaguar F-Type, including the door and hood assemblies and front and rear fenders.... Read More »

Suppliers to the 2015 BMW X4

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 22, 2014

Suppliers to the 2015 BMW X4 include BorgWarner, Gustav Wahler, BorgWarner, Gustav Wahler, Montaplast, Angell-Demmel, Harman, Benecke-Kaliko, Haartz, APAG Elektronik, P&R Fasteners, Shiloh Industries, Fraenkische, FTE Automotive, Filtran, GKN Driveline, HELLA, KSPG Automotive, Nemak and Preh.... Read More »

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Magna Powertrain helps Mercedes GLA stay on track

5:02 am U.S. ET | Sept. 18, 2014

Magna Powertrain supplies the all-wheel-drive system for the new Mercedes-Benz GLA. The supplier eliminated seal rings and bearings in the system to reduce drag by about 14 percent and decrease weight by more than 2kg.... Read More »

Suppliers to the 2015 Acura TLX

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 6, 2014

Suppliers to the 2015 Acura TLX includes American Mitsuba, AGC Automotive, Gentex, AGC Automotive, Stabilus, UGN, Tigerpoly, Sika, Shiloh Industries, Koyo, Fleetwood, FAIST ChemTec, F&P Manufacturing, Haartz and IAC.... Read More »

Suppliers to the 2015 Nissan Murano

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 6, 2014

Suppliers to the 2015 Nissan Murano includes HellermannTyton, UGN, ABC Group, SMR Automotive, Magna, SRG Global, North American Lighting, Edscha, Kongsberg, New Mather Metals, P&R Fasteners, American Mitsuba, Oiles America, ThyssenKrupp, TrelleborgVibracoustic, Miniature Precision Components, KSPG Automotive, Mahle and Kolbenschmidt Pierburg.... Read More »

Suppliers to the 2015 Mercedes-Benz C class

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 5, 2014

Suppliers to the 2015 Mercedes-Benz C class includes Eagle Ottawa, Huf Huelsbeck & Fuerst, Harman, Grammer, Takata, Stabilus, Carcoustics, LuK, KSPG Automotive, FAIST ChemTec, Profil, Filtran, ZF Lenksysteme, WABCO, APAG Elektronik, Shiloh Industries, TI Automotive, FAG, ITT Italia, Cultraro and AGC Automotive.... Read More »

Suppliers to the 2015 BMW X4

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 5, 2014

Suppliers to the 2015 BMW X4 include BorgWarner, Gustav Wahler, Montaplast, Angell-Demmel, Grammer, Nippon Seiki, Benecke- Kaliko, Guelph Tool, Sika, APAG Elektronik, Toyoda Gosei, P&R Fasteners, Flexitech, Shiloh Industries, TI Automotive, FTE Automotive, ZF Friedrichshafen, Teklas, ElringKlinger and Mahle.... Read More »

Suppliers to the 2015 Chrysler 200

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 4, 2014

Suppliers to the 2015 Chrysler 200 includes Mitchell Plastics, MCI Mirror Controls, Guardian AutomotiveMagna, IEE, TRW Automotive, TE Connectivity, HP Pelzer, Delfingen, GT Technologies, Ideal Tridon, Sika, Filtran, Sanluis Rassini, BASF, AGM Automotive, Prince Metal Products, Janesville Acoustics, Canadian Electrocoating, Grupo Antolin and EFC International.... Read More »

Suppliers to the 2015 Ford F series

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 4, 2014

Suppliers to the 2015 Ford F series includes Avery Dennison, Auma-Bocar Group, HellermannTyton, Methode Electronics, Cequent Performance Products, Eagle Ottawa, Guardian, HellermannTyton, Gestamp, SRG Global, Leggett & Platt, Hitachi Cable America, ITT Friction Technologies, Inergy Automotive, Plastic Omnium, Ogura, Metaldyne, ThyssenKrupp, HELLA, Miniature Precision Components and Mahle.... Read More »

Osram provides BMW i8's laser lights

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 22, 2014

Osram provides the headlamps for the optional laser high beams on the BMW i8 plug-in hybrid supercar. BMW says the i8's laser lights use half the energy of light-emitting diode headlamps.... Read More »

Suppliers to the 2014 Toyota Highlander

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 14, 2014

Suppliers to the 2014 Toyota Highlander include GR Spring & Stamping, Leggett & Platt, TOA USA, Sika, INA, FAG, GKN Sinter Metals, SRG Global, Tigerpoly, Zanini Auto Group, BorgWarner, Automatic Spring Products, Kautex Textron, Midway Products and North American Lighting.... Read More »

Delphi helps reduce CO2, noise in new Peugeot 308

12:15 am U.S. ET | July 3, 2014

Delphi supplies the injectors to the new Peugeot 308's gasoline direct-injection engine, which produces a low of 107g/km of CO2 compared with 144g/km from the previous generation's most-efficient gasoline powerplant.... Read More »

Suppliers to the 2014 Cadillac CTS

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 23, 2014

Suppliers to the 2014 Cadillac CTS include M.A.P. of Easton, Eagle Ottawa, Magna, Coastal Automotive, AGM Automotive, EFC International, Keystone Powdered Metal, CWC Textron, Montaplast North America, BWI Group, Kyklos Bearing, Cooper-Standard, Narmco, Grand Rapids Controls, HellermannTyton, Angell-Demmel, Midway Products and Albar Alliance.... Read More »

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Roechling, Plastic Omnium help cut CO2 in new Nissan Qashqai

4:49 am U.S. ET | June 19, 2014

Roechling Automotive and Plastic Omnium help reduce the drag coefficient in the new Nissan Qashqai to 0.32 from 0.34 in the previous generation. This helps reduce the new car's CO2 emissions to a 99 grams per kilometer from 119g/km.... Read More »

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Brose, Behr, Conti keep Skoda Octavia's cabin cozy

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 14, 2014

Several suppliers contributed to the Octavia's HVAC system. The blowers are supplied by Brose; the climate control unit comes from Behr-Hella; and the air conditioning lines are supplied by both ContiTech and TI Automotive.... Read More »

Suppliers to the 2014 Ram ProMaster

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 5, 2014

Suppliers to the 2014 Ram ProMaster include HellermannTyton, Takata, A.E.C SrL Products, Oiles America, Cooper-Standard, HP Pelzer, Miniature Precision Components, ContiTech, General Bearing, GKN Driveline, Tecvox, NHK Narmco, Tesa Tape, Hitachi Cable America, Cooper-Standard and Autoliv.... Read More »

Suppliers to the 2014 Cadillac ELR

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 5, 2014

Suppliers to the 2014 Cadillac ELR include Plastomer, Burgess-Norton, Behr-Hella Thermocontrol, YH America, TRW, Coastal Automotive, Martinrea, Eagle Ottawa, Haartz, Grupo Antolin, HellermannTyton, Eberspaecher, Fisher Dynamics, ElringKlinger, GKN Driveline, General Bearing, Filtran, American Axle, ZF Lenksysteme and ContiTech.... Read More »

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TrelleborgVibracoustic helps cut CO2 in Porsche Macan

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 1, 2014

TrelleborgVibracoustic supplies the Porsche Macan's optional air springs that allow the crossover to sit 15mm lower to the ground. The lower ride helps reduces fuel consumption and CO2 emissions by 5 percent.... Read More »

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