Valeo expanding wiper plant in Poland

July 11, 2014 10:16 am ET

French car parts manufacturer, Valeo SA, is planning to increase automotive wiper output at its production facility in Skawina, in Poland's southern Małopolskie region.


Auto supplier ZF in talks to acquire TRW

July 10, 2014 3:38 pm ET

German automotive supplier ZF Friedrichshafen AG is in talks to acquire Livonia, Mich.-based TRW Automotive Holdings Corp., Bloomberg reports.

Cytec building team to develop lower cost carbon fiber production

July 8, 2014 3:36 pm ET

Cytec Industries Inc. plans to team up with a German company to find lower-cost ways of creating carbon fiber.

Delphi Automotive at center of renewed fight on tax law

July 7, 2014 12:16 pm ET

Auto supplier Delphi Automotive plc is in the crosshairs of a battle between the U.S. Internal Revenue Service and many large American companies over the use of offshore tax shelters.


Lanxess launches nylon production at new Antwerp, Belgium, plant

July 7, 2014 11:18 am ET

Lanxess AG, a specialty chemicals company, has started operation at its new plant for nylon in Antwerp, Belgium.

Three auto PU foam suppliers fined in price fixing case

July 3, 2014 9:53 am ET

Three polyurethane automotive foam producers have been ordered to share a $6.1 million fine for price-fixing after entering guilty pleas at the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.


Audi bringing fiber-reinforced plastic springs to production models

July 1, 2014 3:20 pm ET

Audi AG is introducing suspension springs made of glass fiber-reinforced polymer for an upcoming upper-mid-size model.


Bianor expands to meet growing demand from European customers

July 1, 2014 10:21 am ET

Dutch-Polish industrial precision component molder Bianor Sp. z.o.o. is already expanding the production plant it opened in Ploiesti, Romania in May last year.


Cooper-Standard to sell thermal and emissions business

July 1, 2014 9:46 am ET

Cooper-Standard Automotive Inc. has agreed to sell its thermal and emissions product line to Visteon Corp. unit Halla Visteon Climate Control Corp. in a transaction valued at $46 million.


Minth becomes sole owner of PTI

June 30, 2014 5:25 pm ET

China’s Minth Group Ltd. has become the sole owner of Dayton, Ohio-based profile extruder and injection molder Plastic Trim International Inc.

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