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SKF to supply transmission seals to China's Geely

March 25, 2014 11:45 CET
Swedish supplier SKF says it has signed a five-year deal to supply transmission seals to China's Zhejiang Geely Holding.... Read More »

 

Renault least vulnerable European automaker in Russian turmoil

March 24, 2014 13:52 CET
Russia's leading carmaker, Renault-Nissan-AvtoVAZ, is best placed to withstand the effects of a weakening ruble from the fallout of the country's annexation of Crimea, analysts say.... Read More »

 

Sogefi profit falls 25% in 2013 on restructuring costs

Feb. 26, 2014 13:42 CET
Italy's Sogefi reported a 25 percent drop in net profit last year as the supplier was hit by higher financial charges and restructuring costs.... Read More »

 

Italy's Sogefi opens two car-parts plants in China

Jan. 16, 2014 13:15 CET
Italian supplier Sogefi has opened two new plants in China to produce parts for carmakers including Fiat, Daimler and Ford.... Read More »

 

Continental predicts sales growth of 5% in 2014

Jan. 13, 2014 12:14 CET
Continental predicts sales this year will jump 5 percent, a fifth consecutive year of record sales, after revenue rose 2 percent in 2013.... Read More »

 

Bosch probed by EU antitrust authorities

Jan. 9, 2014 11:08 CET
Bosch says it is cooperating with European Union antitrust authorities as part of an investigation of suppliers in the region.... Read More »

 

Magneti Marelli plans new lighting JV in China

Oct. 22, 2013 12:43 CET
Italian supplier Magneti Marelli has formed a joint venture with a subsidiary of China South Industries Group Corp. to produce headlamps and taillights in a new plant in central China.... Read More »

 

Ford plans to reduce its suppliers by 40% in global car push

Oct. 22, 2013 06:01 CET
Ford Motor Co., which purchases about $100 billion worth of parts annually, plans to reduce its roster of suppliers by 40 percent to cut the cost of building its vehicles.... Read More »

 

EU offers to end tariffs on Japanese auto parts, report says

Oct. 21, 2013 11:47 CET
The European Union is ready to eliminate tariffs on Japanese auto parts in exchange for Japan ending import duties on a range of European food items, a report said.... Read More »

 

Opel will invest 130 million euros in German parts plant

Sept. 25, 2013 13:11 CET
Opel will invest 130 million euros in its German engine and parts plant in Kaiserslautern to buy new tooling and machinery, the automaker said today.... Read More »

 

BMW will fix supply-chain delays by month's end, execs say

Sept. 11, 2013 06:01 CET
BMW says it will resolve a supply chain problem that has delayed the global delivery of spare parts to some customers by the end of this month.... Read More »

 

Johnson Controls will receive state aid for Slovak headrest project

Aug. 29, 2013 06:01 CET
Johnson Controls will receive state aid from the Slovak government in exchange for creating jobs through a venture to manufacture headrests in the country.... Read More »

 

BMW owners vent anger at months-long wait for spare parts

Aug. 28, 2013 15:19 CET
BMW has angered some of its global customers because a new supply-management system is delaying the delivery of spare parts to fix their vehicles.... Read More »

 

Bosch opens chassis control system plant in China

Aug. 27, 2013 13:31 CET
German supplier Robert Bosch opened a second chassis control system plant this month in the Chinese city of Chengdu.... Read More »

 

BMW owners wait for repairs on supply chain breakdown

Aug. 21, 2013 06:01 CET
BMW is struggling to deliver spare parts on time because of a new supply-management system in Germany, which is forcing customers to wait for repairs.... Read More »

 

Faurecia sells stake in China exhaust control plant to supplier Huaxiang

June 5, 2013 06:01 CET
French supplier Faurecia has sold a 49 percent stake in its emission control component plant in the southwest China city of Chengdu to its Chinese peer, Ningbo Huaxiang Electronic Co.... Read More »

 

Faurecia, China's Changan form JV to make interior parts

May 1, 2013 13:28 CET
Faurecia has formed a joint venture with China's Changan Automobile Group that will build two factories to produce instrument panels, door panels, consoles and other interior components.... Read More »

 

Daimler said to plan transmission plant in Romania

April 23, 2013 09:21 CET
Daimler plans a large investment to build transmission components in Romania at the site of an existing joint venture, a German newspaper reported.... Read More »

 

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