Automotive News Supplier News Feed http://www.autonews.com News, blogs and commentary from the leader in North American automotive news en-us Wed, 30 Jul 2014 06:00:00 EST ZF in advanced talks to buy TRW for near $12 billion, report says http://www.autonews.comhttp://europe.autonews.com/article/20140730/COPY/307309906/zf-in-advanced-talks-to-buy-trw-for-near-12-billion-report-says Wed, 30 Jul 2014 13:22:37 EST ZF Friedrichshafen is in advanced talks to acquire TRW Automotive for nearly $12 billion, in a deal that would create an automotive supply powerhouse, Reuters reported.. Germany's ZF in advanced talks to buy TRW for near $12 billion, report says http://www.autonews.com/article/20140730/OEM10/140739986/germanys-zf-in-advanced-talks-to-buy-trw-for-near-12-billion-report Wed, 30 Jul 2014 13:22:37 EST Germany's ZF Friedrichshafen AG is in advanced talks to acquire TRW Automotive for nearly $12 billion, in a deal that would create an automotive supply powerhouse, people familiar with the matter told Reuters today. GM resumes pickup output at Indiana plant http://www.autonews.com/article/20140730/OEM01/140739987/gm-resumes-pickup-output-at-indiana-plant Wed, 30 Jul 2014 12:53:20 EST Production resumed today at one of GM's three pickup plants after being idled because of an interruption in sheetmetal supplies, the company said. TRW net income rises to $265 million in Q2 http://www.autonews.comhttp://europe.autonews.com/article/20140729/COPY/307299873/trw-net-income-rises-to-265-million-in-q2 Tue, 29 Jul 2014 07:08:02 EST TRW Automotive Holdings said its second-quarter net income rose 7 percent to $265 million. Total revenue during the quarter rose 2 percent to $4.6 billion. Ford switching employees to iPhones from BlackBerries http://www.autonews.com/article/20140729/OEM06/140729842/ford-switching-employees-to-iphones-from-blackberries Tue, 29 Jul 2014 13:27:39 EST Ford is deploying iPhones for corporate use to employees worldwide, scoring a win for Apple as it seeks to lure more corporate customers. TRW net income rises to $265 million in Q2 http://www.autonews.com/article/20140729/OEM10/140729855/trw-net-income-rises-to-265-million-in-q2 Tue, 29 Jul 2014 07:08:02 EST Automotive safety technology supplier TRW Automotive Holdings today said its second-quarter net income rose 7 percent to $265 million. Total revenue during the quarter rose 2 percent to $4.6 billion, the company said in a statement. Robotics suppliers post record business in North America http://www.autonews.com/article/20140729/OEM01/140729836/robotics-suppliers-post-record-business-in-north-america Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:29:41 EST Robotics suppliers, paced by automakers preparing for new-product launches, posted records for orders in North America during the second quarter and first half of the year, an industry trade group reported today. Faurecia increases earnings target http://www.autonews.comhttp://europe.autonews.com/article/20140729/ANE/140729856/faurecia-increases-earnings-target Tue, 29 Jul 2014 05:39:49 EST Faurecia raised its 2014 earnings forecast after first-half profit jumped 21 percent on strong demand in Asia and higher market share in its home region. GKN confident as auto-unit growth offsets currency hit http://www.autonews.comhttp://europe.autonews.com/article/20140729/ANE/140729852/gkn-confident-as-auto-unit-growth-offsets-currency-hit Tue, 29 Jul 2014 07:50:11 EST GKN says it is confident regarding the rest of 2014 after first-half profit at its car parts supply division rose 6 percent, helping to offset the effects of a currency hit. Tenneco's Q2 profit rises 29% on record revenue http://www.autonews.com/article/20140728/OEM10/140729861/tennecos-q2-profit-rises-29-on-record-revenue Mon, 28 Jul 2014 17:19:17 EST Tenneco, a ride-control and emission-control systems supplier, reported that its net income rose 29 percent in the second quarter from a year ago to $81 million on record revenue of $2.2 billion.