Improvements to Radici's nylon line takes it into more applications

March 27, 2015 9:00 am ET

Radici Group, the Italian-headquartered materials firm, outlined the benefits of its Radilon and Radistrong nylon products at NPE 2015.


DuPont exec: Still lots of lightweighting needed in the auto industry

March 23, 2015 6:00 am ET

In that role, Jeffrey Sternberg is responsible for bringing the breadth of DuPont advanced materials — as well as renewably sourced materials and fuels — to the auto industry as it continues to develop low emission, fuel efficient...


How Faurecia made over a relic

March 23, 2015 6:00 am ET

Everything about Faurecia SA's interior trim plant in Saline, Mich., is big.


Magna investing $135 million for new exteriors plant in Mexico

March 18, 2015 5:04 pm ET

Magna International Inc has started construction of a $135 million automotive exteriors manufacturing facility in Querétaro, in central Mexico.


Auto supplier Visteon seeking new CEO

March 17, 2015 10:04 am ET

Visteon Corp. said Monday CEO Tim Leuliette will step down by the end of the year.


Rosenberger expands in Hungary

March 17, 2015 9:57 am ET

Technical components producer Rosenberger Hochfrequenztechnik GmbH & Co. KG has unveiled the results of a 9 million euro ($9.5 million) upgrade and expansion at its high frequency and fiber connectors plant at Jászárokszállás, Hungary.


Röchling to expand Czech car parts plant

March 16, 2015 11:35 am ET

German plastic car parts maker Röchling Group will expand its production facility in Kopřivnice, the Czech Republic. The move will allow the firm to increase the factory's output capacity and take on new workers, reports local news site Autofox....


ARaymond wins Arburg energy award

March 13, 2015 9:32 am ET

ARaymond, a French supplier of plastic clip fasters for the auto industry, has received the annual Arburg Energy Efficiency Award.


SAE may change, but auto technology marches on

March 13, 2015 12:24 pm ET

At the risk of sounding like one of those TV columnists/curmudgeons going on about the old days, remember when the Society of Automotive Engineers' annual World Congress in Detroit was a big deal?


Exide closing battery recycling plant, paying millions for cleanup

March 12, 2015 6:13 pm ET

Exide Technologies is immediately closing its lead-acid battery recycling facility in Vernon, Calif., admitting felony violations and agreeing to pay millions of dollars to tear down the site and clean neighboring land.

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