As the automotive industry moves toward its high-tech future, consolidation is out and specialization is in as some of the industry’s largest suppliers including Delphi, Johnson Controls, Autoliv, Honeywell and Faurecia have sold or spun off entire…
In the wake of Uber’s fatal self-driving car crash, suppliers of core autonomous technology are struggling to address a cloud of doubt surrounding sensors and software that might have seemed ready for public introduction.
As GKN Driveline’s senior vice president for engineering, Ray Kuczera is at the forefront of the supplier’s electrification plans as the industry moves toward mainstream acceptance of the technology.
Berkshire eSupply, a tooling supplier acquired by Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway last year, is planning to build a $45 million headquarters in Michigan that could create 240 new jobs.
ZF said randd costs for electric- and autonomous-car technologies would remain high after it posted a 4.5 percent rise in earnings for 2017, boosted by transmission sales.
Dana will supply front and rear axles for next-generation Jaguar and Land Rover models under a contract worth more than $400 million.
Jaguar Land Rover and BlackBerry will work together to develop a new software architecture for the automaker’s next-generation vehicles.
New ZF CEO Wolf-Henning Scheider says plug-in hybrid will be a “great technology for the next 10 to 20 years.”
The battle for the UK supplier GKN intensified, with both Melrose and Dana sweetening their proposals, ahead of a March 29 takeover deadline.
Chassis Brakes, barred from the U.S. market by contract for three years, is now making up for lost time.