SYLVANIA Automotive Expands ZEVO® Product Suite with Debut of LED Fog Bulbs at AAPEX 2016 in Las Vegas

SYLVANIA Automotive, the leader in automotive lighting solutions for the automotive aftermarket and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), will debut its latest additions to the ZEVO® LED Lighting product suite at the Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX), Nov. 1 – Nov. 3 in Las Vegas. The latest additions to the ZEVO LED Lighting line include the […]

Cooper Standard Expands China Footprint

Cooper-Standard Holdings Inc., the parent Company of Cooper-Standard Automotive Inc. (“Cooper Standard“), today announced the official opening of two facilities in China. The new facilities – one in the Huai’an, Jiangsu province and the other in Chongqing – further demonstrate Cooper Standard’s commitment to the strategic importance of China and its automotive market. The Chongqing […]

Allison Transmission expands Torqmatic® transmission range

In response to increased global demand for automatic transmission solutions for bus and coach applications, Allison Transmission has realigned its Torqmatic® product portfolio to include three new transmission models, each reflecting the hardware and software developments that offer fleets increased fuel efficiency. Allison’s new T1000, T2100 and T2200 fully automatic transmission models replace existing 1000, […]

TomTom expands map footprint globally

TomTom has announced the addition of navigable maps for thirteen new countries. TomTom’s global map database now covers over 45.6 million kilometers and 4.3 billion people worldwide, and features full navigable coverage for 134 countries. “The addition of nearly 3 million kilometers of roads in one year demonstrates TomTom’s commitment to geo-expansion,” said Charles Cautley, Managing Director […]

Federal-Mogul Motorparts ‘Tech First’ Initiative Expands to Asia With New Shanghai Technical Support Center

Federal-Mogul Motorparts has expanded its “Tech First” aftermarket technical education initiative to Asia with the recent grand opening of a Technical Support Center (TSC) in Shanghai. Tech First was established to help the company, a division of Federal-Mogul Holdings Corporation, build a stronger connection with vehicle repair providers through industry-leading technical education and other support. […]

Fiat Chrysler Invests in Indian JV, Expands Jeep Production

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. has announced on 1 July, its intent to invest approximately $280 million in its manufacturing joint venture, Fiat India Automobiles Private Limited, with Tata Motors Limited.  The investment in the manufacturing facility in Ranjangaon, India, will support the production of a new Jeep vehicle and is expected to begin production in the second quarter 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 […]

Webasto Expands Plant in Romania

Webasto, the world market leader for roof systems, is developing its site in the Romanian city of Arad into the largest plant for sunroofs and panorama roofs in Europe. With this, the automotive supplier continues to consolidate its presence in Eastern Europe. The inauguration of the third building phase, covering approximately 10,000 meters, took place […]