Delphi Corp.

GM ordered redesigned ignition switch from Delphi for Cadillac SRX

3:19 pm U.S. ET | April 16, 2014
Delphi redesigned the ignition switch for the Cadillac SRX crossover to increase its torque about two months before making similar changes to the Chevrolet Cobalt ignition switch at the center of General Motors' recall crisis.... Read More »

 

THE GM RECALL

Deadly GM ignition switches started with 2003 Saturn Ion

3:13 pm U.S. ET | April 11, 2014
The 2003 Saturn Ion was supposed to be a pivotal car for GM. Instead, it came to represent the compromises and corner cutting that almost destroyed GM and now find the company in a global recall of some of its most popular models. The Ion debuted two years before the Chevy Cobalt, the model most associated with the current recall of 2.6 million vehicles, and it was the first car with the defective ignition switch linked to at least 13 deaths, when engines turned off, disabling airbags.... Read More »

 

IDEA FACTORIES

Innovation is quirky, but suppliers coax ideas with well-tested methods

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 7, 2014
To mark the 20th anniversary of the competition, this story looks at the state of supplier innovation, and lessons learned over the years.... Read More »

 

GM’s new recall risk: replacement ignitions

4:30 pm U.S. ET | March 26, 2014
As General Motors recalls 1.6 million vehicles that have defective ignition switches linked to at least 12 deaths, it faces another potential risk -- this time in the spare parts market. Repair shop owners say it is still possible to purchase GM brand ignition switches manufactured by Delphi Automotive carrying the same parts number as the product at the center of the recall.... Read More »

 

GM ignition recall may haunt Delphi

8:50 am U.S. ET | March 24, 2014
A faulty part in as many as 1.6 million vehicles could ignite legal and financial calamity for Delphi Automotive plc if it is held responsible for the actions of its bankrupt predecessor.... Read More »

 

Delphi says it doubled net income in Q4

10:56 am U.S. ET | Feb. 4, 2014
Delphi Automotive said its net income in the fourth quarter more than doubled to $298 million compared with $136 million a year earlier.... Read More »

 

Delphi to showcase automated driving technology at CES

2:09 pm U.S. ET | Dec. 30, 2013
Technology and powertrain components supplier Delphi Automotive said it plans to demonstrate new automated driving technologies at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas in January.... Read More »

 

Suppliers shed struggling noncore units

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 16, 2013
This year Visteon CEO Tim Leuliette announced Visteon's electronics unit would be one of the company's two core operations, along with heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems.... Read More »

 

GM doesn't owe $450M in retiree medical benefits, judge rules

12:30 pm U.S. ET | Dec. 11, 2013
A federal judge said GM is not required to pay $450 million to cover medical benefits for retirees, in a defeat for the UAW that dates back to the automaker's Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization.... Read More »

 

UAW hall in Kokomo, Ind., destroyed by tornado

1:15 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 19, 2013
The UAW Local 685 hall in Kokomo, Ind., was in the cross hairs of a tornado that ripped through the area on Sunday.... Read More »

 

Delphi sees Europe stabilizing, but revises profit forecast

Nov. 5, 2013 15:47 CET
Delphi Automotive posted a stronger-than-expected quarterly profit and said although it was still cautious, it believed the European auto market was stabilizing.... Read More »

 

Delphi posts small gain in Q3 profits

1:32 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 5, 2013
Technology and powertrain components supplier Delphi Automotive, citing strong demand for its products in North America and Asia, said net income in the third quarter rose 1 percent to $271 million from $269 million in the year-earlier period.... Read More »

 

GM and TRW likely parting ways on $700 million brake contract

3:51 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 29, 2013
A dispute between TRW Automotive and General Motors may end a $700 million brake component contract, sources told Crain's Detroit Business. TRW last month disclosed that it terminated a brake component contract, representing $700 million in revenue, with an undisclosed customer.... Read More »

 

As autonomous vehicles gain traction, industry needs one standard, experts urge

6:21 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 25, 2013
With competition growing among automakers and suppliers to develop autonomous driving technology, the industry will be better served by adopting a single standard sooner rather than later, a group of experts said Wednesday.... Read More »

 

As autonomous vehicles gain traction, industry needs one standard, experts urge

Sept. 26, 2013 00:21 CET
With competition growing among automakers and suppliers to develop autonomous driving technology, the industry will be better served by adopting a single standard sooner rather than later, a group of experts said.... Read More »

 

GM rightly favored Delphi UAW pensions over salaried, Rattner says

10:13 am U.S. ET | Sept. 11, 2013
Steven Rattner, the former auto czar who led the government bailout of General Motors and Chrysler, says GM was right to boost pensions of hourly retirees at Delphi while cutting off salaried retirees because it had previously fully funded the salaried retirees' pensions and needed to avoid angering the UAW.... Read More »

 

GM appoints Delphi exec Steve Kiefer to head global powertrain

Aug. 20, 2013 06:01 CET
GM named Delphi executive Steve Kiefer head of global powertrain operations -- a post that has been vacant for more than two years. He will report to Mary Barra, GM's executive vice president of global product development.... Read More »

 

GM appoints Delphi exec Steve Kiefer to head global powertrain

3:25 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 19, 2013
GM named Delphi executive Steve Kiefer head of global powertrain operations -- a post that has been vacant for more than two years. He will report to Mary Barra, GM’s executive vice president of global product development.... Read More »

 

GM was urged by U.S. to improve Delphi hourly worker pensions, watchdog says

3:54 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 15, 2013
The United States government urged General Motors to improve pensions of some Delphi Automotive union retirees while cutting those of salaried workers to help ensure a speedy emergence from a GM bankruptcy, the watchdog of the Troubled Asset Relief Program said.... Read More »

 

Onboard device can help guard driver's safety

5:44 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 5, 2013
As far as infotainment is concerned, the next big thing may be electronic nannies. Andrew Brown Jr., Delphi Automotive's chief technologist, says it would be possible to design infotainment systems that could limit a motorist's activities if road conditions look dangerous.... Read More »

 

Delphi Q2 profit rises 11% to $367 million

10:49 am U.S. ET | July 31, 2013
Delphi Automotive posted a stronger-than-expected second-quarter profit but the auto parts supplier offered a weaker-than-anticipated forecast for the current quarter.... Read More »

 

For giant suppliers, future growth lies far from roots

12:34 pm U.S. ET | July 21, 2013
A new Korean plant built by Toyota affiliate Denso, which will supply Hyundai and its sister enterprises, underscores a shift in the auto parts industry, from suppliers linked closely to one automaker to a handful of global giants that assemble components for multiple automakers.... Read More »

 

Connected car, highway will require huge outlays, consumer acceptance, experts say

10:08 pm U.S. ET | July 9, 2013
The road to the connected highway -- where cars communicate with each other, some autonomously, to ease traffic congestion, improve safety, reduce pollution, among other things -- will require huge investments in infrastructure and a commitment from automakers and suppliers to equip vehicles with the technology, a panel of experts said Tuesday.... Read More »

 

Nexteer delays $325 million stock offering in Hong Kong, report says

10:04 am U.S. ET | June 26, 2013
Nexteer Automotive Group, the Michigan auto supplier controlled by China’s biggest aerospace company, postponed an initial public offering in Hong Kong, two people with knowledge of the matter told Bloomberg.... Read More »

 

JCI turns to private equity to sell auto electronics unit, report says

6:40 pm U.S. ET | June 17, 2013
Johnson Controls is speaking to private equity firms about selling its roughly $1 billion automotive electronics unit, after buyout interest from several rival auto parts suppliers faltered, according to several people familiar with the matter.... Read More »

 

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