Cummins showcases results of ATLAS 2.8-litre diesel engine program

Cummins Inc. is showcasing the results of a four-year joint program with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) at the Mid-America Trucking Show. The Advanced Technology Light Automotive Systems (ATLAS) program was initiated to develop a commercially viable diesel engine for the half-ton pickup truck market that is capable of meeting future Tier 2 Bin […]

Mitsubishi Electric invests $33 million increase alternator production

Mitsubishi Electric Corporation has announced that it will invest approximately four billion yen, or approximately 33 million USD, in its subsidiary Mitsubishi Electric Automotive America, Inc. (MEAA) to expand and newly construct facilities for the increased production of high-efficiency alternators. The move is the latest step in an ongoing expansion of MEAA’s North American market. […]

BorgWarner Expands facility, plans to make Eco-Friendly Emissions Technologies

BorgWarner expanded its manufacturing facility at its campus in Ramos-Arizpe, Mexico, to meet increasing demand for emissions technologies in North America. The facility will produce exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) modules, ignition coils and coolant control valves for gasoline- and diesel-powered passenger cars, minivans and light-duty trucks. The expansion will increase capacity for current products as […]

Leoni acquires site in Roth near Nuremberg for its “Factory of the Future”

Leoni, the leading European provider of cables and cable systems to the automotive sector and other industries, has acquired a site in the industrial area of Roth near Nuremberg. This is another important step towards realising the Factory of the Future. The cables specialist plans to leave its current site in the centre of Roth […]

BorgWarner’s Optimized Turbocharger boosts Volvo Gasoline Engine

BorgWarner’s optimized turbocharging technology powers all new four-cylinder gasoline engines from Volvo. The backbone of Volvo’s gasoline Drive-E powertrain family, the fuel-efficient engines are available for nearly all models in four different variants and achieve a power output of 152 HP (112 kW) to 320 HP (236 kW). While delivering a maximum torque of 250 […]

Bosch reveals basics of transmission control units

It is interesting to know how a dual-clutch automatic functions and how much processing power is necessary for modern transmission control. Bosch provides information on the transmission basics. Customer benefit: Compared to manual transmissions, modern automatic transmissions enhance driving comfort and also save on fuel, which is because they independently determine the point at which […]

Cummins demonstrates customer-led innovation across Canada and the US

Cummins Inc. has announced that its plans for a mobile showcase of products and technologies available for customers in the North American truck market. The Cummins Redefining Tour will feature a fleet of Cummins ISX15-powered heavy-duty trucks, and will visit dozens of cities across the United States and Canada beginning this summer. During the tour, […]