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JTEKT expands hub bearing plant in South Carolina

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 11, 2012

JTEKT Corp. says it will spend $130 million to expand its Koyo ball bearing factory in Richland County, S.C.... Read More »

Kobe expands aluminum forge in Kentucky

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 11, 2012

Kobe Aluminum Automotive Products is expanding its aluminum forge in Bowling Green, the governor's office announced.... Read More »

Tenneco to supply diesel aftertreatment systems to Scania

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 11, 2012

Tenneco Inc. says it will supply diesel aftertreatment systems to Scania Group for use in heavy-duty trucks that must comply with Euro 6 regulations that will take effect next year. Tenneco will produce the systems at its factory in Edenkoben, Germany.... Read More »

Autoliv to build airbag component plant in Utah

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 11, 2012

Autoliv Inc. will spend $13 million build a plant in Promontory, Utah, to produce gas propellant for airbags. The company also is spending $5 million to build production lines in its plant in Tremonton, Utah, which produces airbag initiators. The new lines eventually will add up to 30 percent more production capacity.... Read More »

Delphi completes acquisition of connectors unit

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 13, 2012

Delphi Automotive has completed the $982 million acquisition of FCI Group’s Motorized Vehicles Division, which supplies connectors.... Read More »

Visteon opens design center in India

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 13, 2012

Visteon has opened a design center in Pune, India. The facility, part of a Visteon engineering center, will house experts in human-machine interface, plus engineers, program managers and market researchers.... Read More »

IAC dedicates interior parts plant in Romania

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 13, 2012

International Automotive Components Group has opened a plant in Romania to produce interior components.... Read More »

Goodyear to trim 200 jobs at N.C. tire plant

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 13, 2012

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. plans to eliminate 200 jobs at its tire plant in Fayetteville, N.C.... Read More »

TRW has contracts to produce electric parking brake

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 13, 2012

TRW Automotive Holdings Corp. says it has contracts to produce its electric parking brake and its electronic stability control system.... Read More »

Ford creates minority-owned JV with Valeo in Detroit area

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 13, 2012

In another minority supplier initiative created by Ford, V. Johnson Enterprises, an affiliate of former NBA star Vinnie Johnson's Piston Group, today said it was forming a joint venture with French supplier Valeo SA.... Read More »

Sterling Group to buy Dexter Axle for $360 million

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 9, 2012

An affiliate of Sterling Group of Houston has agreed to purchase Dexter Axle in a deal worth $360 million.... Read More »

Magna to produce sunroofs in Michigan

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 9, 2012

Magna International Inc. plans to invest $10.1 million to develop and sell sunroofs.... Read More »

Harman to open software center in Chicago

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 9, 2012

Harman International Industries says it will open a software center in suburban Chicago to provide engineering for infotainment.... Read More »

Hitachi to build suspension component factory in Mexico

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 9, 2012

Hitachi Automotive Systems Americas Inc. has started building a factory in Queretaro, Mexico. By 2016, Hitachi expects to spend $100 million on the plant.... Read More »

Prism builds new plant and headquarters in Detroit area

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 9, 2012

Prism Plastics has moved into its new factory and corporate headquarters in suburban Detroit, a $2.5 million complex in Chesterfield Township, Mich.... Read More »

Janesville Acoustics to build Mich. plant

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 11, 2012

Janesville Acoustics will spend $10 million to build a plant in Battle Creek, Mich., to produce felt insulation.... Read More »

JCI develops seats for Kia Cee’d

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 11, 2012

Johnson Controls Inc. has developed seats for the European Kia C’eed that are 12 pounds lighter than the previous seats, reports IHS Supplier Business.... Read More »

Bridgestone plans r&d center in Arizona

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 11, 2012

Bridgestone Corp. has acquired a 281-acre farm in Eloy, Ariz., to supply guayule, a shrub that’s a source of natural rubber, for a nearby research center that Bridgestone will build in Mesa.... Read More »

Ogihara to expand Michigan plant

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 11, 2012

Ogihara America Corp. plans a $35 million expansion of its stamping plant in Howell, Mich., according to the Livingston Daily Press & Argus.... Read More »

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