Automotive Testing Expo North America 2016 Off To A Flying Start

“What a fantastic first day!” exclaimed Graham Johnson, managing director of UKIP Media & Events, organizer of Automotive Testing Expo in Novi, Michigan, USA. “We’ve seen more than 2,000 attendees, all searching for the latest and next-generation vehicle and component validation and testing solutions. We’ve never seen registration so busy. With more than 300 exhibitors, […]

Schaeffler Honored as Transaxle Manufacturing of America “Partner-level Supplier”

Transaxle Manufacturing of America (TMA), a Rock Hill, S.C.-based manufacturer of custom-designed transaxles for vehicles used in a wide range of applications in the compact utility tractor and recreational markets, presented Schaeffler with a supplier recognition award for achieving Partner-level status in 2015. Schaeffler was selected for the honor in recognition of its outstanding service, […]

Henkel Corporation, North America, Acquires Magna-Tech Manufacturing

Henkel Corporation, the U.S. subsidiary of Henkel AG & Co. KGaA of Germany, today announced the acquisition of Magna-Tech Manufacturing, headquartered inMuncie, Indiana. Magna-Tech Manufacturing is the North American market leader in vacuum impregnation services, with a focus on process center capabilities. Magna-Tech will function as a subsidiary of Henkel Corporation, operating as part of […]

Daimler opens new bus plant in Colombia

Daimler now manufactures Mercedes-Benz bus chassis in the new bus plant in Funza (Bogotá metro area) for Colombia future exports to neighbouring countries are planned Installed capacity will be 4,000 units per year Daimler is preparing for demand for bus rapid transit mobility solutions and regular buses in the region With five production sites, Daimler […]

Navistar Names Jeff Sass To Lead North America Truck Sales And Marketing

Navistar International Corporation has announced it has appointed Jeff Sass as senior vice president, North America Truck Sales and Marketing. Sass, 47, joins Navistar following a 20-year career at PACCAR, Inc. in various roles of increasing responsibility in marketing, dealer development, customer service and sales for PACCAR Leasing, PACCAR Parts, Kenworth Truck Company and Peterbilt […]

Honda North America announces $1 million Workforce-development initiative

Honda EPIC initiative seeks to inspire and prepare next generation workforce Video game, “Techie Camps,” mobile labs and scholarships highlight program Honda North America, Inc., has announced an innovative $1 million Ohio-based workforce development initiative to create interest in manufacturing careers and provide educational and training opportunities to prepare the next generation workforce for high-tech […]

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. […]