EDITOR'S NOTE: This article has been corrected to note that Schaeffler's electromechanical active roll stabilizer was developed in Herzogenaurach, Germany, not Wooster, Ohio.
DETROIT -- Supplier breakthroughs on advanced electronics and lighter-weight parts proved a common theme here Monday night at the 2017 Automotive News PACE Awards.
A dozen international companies won recognition for breakthrough solutions for lighter-weight components and more efficient engineering, as well as for more advanced safety technologies and new approaches to manufacturing.
A total of 13 Automotive News PACE Awards went to 12 suppliers for their innovations. Schaeffler won two.
Three additional 2017 Innovation Partnership Awards recognized solutions developed in automaker-supplier partnerships at BMW AG, Ford Motor Co. and Volkswagen AG.
The 2017 awards covered a wide spectrum of vehicle components and technologies.