Honeywell opens $300 million automotive refrigerant plantMay 19
Bosch, Mahle to bail out of turbochargers JVJan. 23
Mahle and Robert Bosch plan to sell their turbocharger partnership, citing a failure to achieve economies of scale despite strong sales growth. Their joint venture, Bosch Mahle Turbo Systems, has two plants in Austria and China and employs 1,400 workers.
Honeywell sees e-chargers, e-turbos on the horizonApril 25, 2016
Almost half of all vehicles produced in the world will be turbocharged by the end of this decade, forecasts Honeywell Transportation Systems CEO Terrence Hahn. Honeywell is banking on what comes next -- electric boosters to eliminate turbo lag and electric turbochargers that help recharge batteries.
21 innovative suppliers named PACE Award finalistsOct. 19, 2015
The technologies -- ranging from advanced mirrors to charging technology for electric vehicles to a new approach to all-wheel drive -- underscore the auto industry's advance toward lightweight, fuel-efficient and electrified vehicles.
Audi's move to e-charger could boost Valeo, Honeywell, BorgWarnerMay 15, 2015
Audi will be the first automaker to use electrically boosted turbocharging in a mass-production model. The trend toward electrifying turbos is expected to benefit suppliers Valeo, Honeywell and BorgWarner.
Valeo says Audi will use its supercharger to reduce lag and save fuelApril 13, 2015
Valeo says other automakers likely will follow Audi in using its electric supercharger that boosts an engine's acceleration while also saving fuel. The supplier said Audi will launch a production car with the supercharger next year.