Auto ancillaries
Bosch sets up ‘Agile Project House’, plans 10,000 Indian hires
08 February 2018
Exide launches 'Epiq’ battery with 6-year warranty
06 January 2018
Suzuki starts work on India’s first lithium-ion battery unit
15 September 2017
Parts makers sceptical about supposed electric car boom
19 August 2017
Robert Bosch to sell starters and generators subsidiary to Chinese consortium for $595 mn
03 May 2017
Suzuki, Toshiba and Denso in JV to manufacture lithium-ion batteries in India
15 April 2017
Isro to share lithium-ion battery technology for electric vehicles
10 April 2017
Motherson Sumi acquires Finland’s PKC Group for €571 mn
27 March 2017
Panasonic to become majority owner of Spanish auto parts maker Ficosa
22 March 2017
Exploding airbags: Takata pleads guilty ahead of $1-bn deal
28 February 2017
Subros starts supplying a/c parts to Suzuki’s Gujarat plant
13 February 2017
Motherson Sumi to acquire Finnish truckwire maker PKC Group
20 January 2017
Bosch completes acquisition of ITK Engineering AG
12 January 2017
Bosch to pay over $300 mn in VW emissions-related case
20 December 2016
German auto supplier ZF Friedrichshafen seeks buyers for Body Control Systems unit
08 December 2016
Delphi Automotive Plc and Mobieye NV to use Intel chips in self-driving vehicles
29 November 2016
Ashok Leyland completes acquisition of Nissan’s stake in three joint-ventures
25 November 2016
KKR to buy Japanese automotive components manufacturer Calsonic for $4.5 bn
23 November 2016
Troubled airbag maker Takata close to bankruptcy filing: report
04 November 2016
US auto-parts maker AAM to buy Metaldyne Performance Group for $1.6 bn
03 November 2016
Maruti Suzuki launches customisation kits for Vitara Brezza: report
24 October 2016
Germany’s Continental AG buys auto interior specialist Hornschuch
17 October 2016
Robert Bosch’s starter motor division attracts interest from PE firms and Chinese groups
14 October 2016
Ashok Leyland to merge Hinduja Foundries
15 September 2016
Mahindra CIE set to acquire Bill Forge for Rs1,300 cr: report
12 September 2016
Icahn Enterprises to buy remaining 18% of Federal-Mogul Holdings for $9.25 per share
07 September 2016
Tata AutoComp to acquire auto cooling systems firm TitanX
16 August 2016
Samsung Electronics in talks to buy Italian auto-parts maker Magneti Marelli from Fiat Chrysler
05 August 2016
SAF-Holland tables unsolicited $491-mn bid for Swedish brake systems group Haldex
15 July 2016
Greaves Cotton enters multi-brand spares business
12 July 2016
Amtek Auto close to selling German unit for $700 mn: report
13 June 2016
Auto parts sector to grow faster than auto industry: Icra
04 June 2016
French car parts supplier Valeo to buy German clutch maker FTE Automotive for $914 mn
03 June 2016
Fire at Subros plant in Manesar; Maruti output may be hit
30 May 2016
Dangerous Takata airbags in biggest-ever US recall
05 May 2016
ICRA expects auto component industry to register 8-10% growth in FY2017
31 March 2016
Tata Motors to cut suppliers, revamp processes: Guenter Butschek
18 March 2016
Bosch building own cloud service based in Germany
11 March 2016
Carl Icahn to buy rest of auto parts maker Federal-Mogul Holdings for about $213 mn
01 March 2016
Researchers identify cause of Takata Corp airbag failure
25 February 2016
Bosch India ready to make BS-VI compliant components: report
20 February 2016
Bosch showcases intelligent transport system `iTraMS’ at Delhi expo
04 February 2016
Johnson Controls in advanced talks to buy Tyco International for around $20 bn
25 January 2016
ARAI teams up with VSSC to develop cheaper, more efficient car batteries
05 January 2016
Icahn wins bidding war for US auto parts retailer Pep Boys after Bridgestone backs off
31 December 2015
Pep Boys moves to terminate Bridgestone deal, as Icahn raises bid to $1 bn
29 December 2015
Bosch under probe in US over Volkswagen cheating scandal: report
21 November 2015
US regulators impose record $200-mn fine on Japanese airbag maker Takata
05 November 2015
Amtrek Auto appoints Morgan Stanley to help pare debt
03 November 2015
Electric car maker Tesla eyes India for ‘gigafactory’
28 October 2015
Japan's Bridgestone to buy US auto parts retailer Pep Boys for $835 mn
26 October 2015
Debt-laden Amtrek ‘close to solution’ with JPMorgan
20 October 2015
Canada's autoparts maker Linamar to buy French rival Montupet for C$1.16 bn
16 October 2015
Bosch working on super batteries for electromobility
12 October 2015
Air bag makers on drive to up Indian capacity
14 September 2015
Mann + Hummel to buy Affinia's auto filter unit for $1.33 bn including debt
18 August 2015
German car parts maker Mann + Hummel buying Affinia's auto filter unit for $1.4 bn
17 August 2015
Takata to depend on three key competitors for replacement parts supply
14 August 2015
Toyota to sell spares online
12 August 2015
US auto parts manufacturer Delphi to buy HellermannTyton for $1.7 bn
31 July 2015
Delphi Automotive to buy UK’s HellermannTyton Group
30 July 2015
Johnson Controls to spin off $22-bn automotive business within a year
25 July 2015
China's quality watchdog recalls over 2.4 million cars over Takata airbags
20 July 2015
Fiat Chrysler explores sale of auto parts unit Magneti Marelli for $3.3 bn
18 July 2015
Canada’s Magna International to buy German car parts maker Getrag for €1.75 bn
16 July 2015
German car-parts maker Getrag in talks for €1 bn stake sale
02 July 2015
Automotive electronics market to grow to $265 bn by 2018: study
01 July 2015
Takata chief apologises for airbag deaths
26 June 2015
Senate panel to hold hearing into Takata Corp recall of defective air bags on Tuesday
19 June 2015
Cox Automotive acquires Dealertrack for $4 bn
16 June 2015
Johnson Controls to spin off auto parts business
11 June 2015
US Rep Pallone calls on car makers to pay higher fines for defective parts
28 May 2015
Spectrum Brands to buy car care products maker Armored AutoGroup for $1.4 bn
29 April 2015
LG Chem to supply batteries for Daimler’s Smart EVs
30 March 2015
Auto airbags maker Takata fined $14,000 a day to force compliance
21 February 2015
Bosch Oct-Dec sales rise 6.2% to $55.5 billion; margins up at 6.1%
30 January 2015
Bharat Forge acquires French company Mecanique Generale Langroise for about Rs90 crore
02 January 2015
US auto parts maker Visteon to sell majority stake in Halla Visteon for $3.6 bn
18 December 2014
Motherson Sumi Systemsto buy Germany’s Scherer & Trier
16 December 2014
Visteon may sell controlling stake in S Korea's Halla Visteon to Hahn & Co for $3.6 bn
25 November 2014
Bosch Q3 net profit rises 31% to Rs306 crore
11 November 2014
Auto parts maker Takata ordered destruction of airbag test results in 2004: report
07 November 2014
Continental AG's acquisition of Veyance Technologies runs into US regulatory issues
06 November 2014
Bosch expands Africa operations with new offices in Angola and Mozambique
03 November 2014
Bosch chief sees strong business growth in India
31 October 2014
‘Make in India’: Panasonic joins Minda for lead acid battery venture
01 October 2014
Japanese auto parts makers slapped largest anti-trust fines in China
20 August 2014
TRW Automotive receives takeover offer from unidentified buyer
11 July 2014
Robert Bosch leads German research project for smart factories
06 June 2014
Motherson Sumi Systems acquires Stoneridge’s wiring harness business
27 May 2014
Johnson Controls, Yanfeng team up to form largest auto interiors company
20 May 2014
Bosch opens new plant in Cluj, Romania
10 May 2014
Bosch and IBM create platform for intelligent automotive components
10 May 2014
Bosch enters two-wheeler market with customised powertrain systems
08 May 2014
European regulator fines auto-parts cartel $1.32 bn
20 March 2014
Cloud-based exchange to help transform Indian automotive industry: IBM
06 March 2014
Auto sector study points to industry trends over next decade
27 February 2014
Bosch expands into eastern Africa with regional subsidiary in Kenya
07 February 2014
Bosch to invest Rs1,350 cr for India expansion
04 February 2014
PE firm plans to sell German car parts maker Hilite International
04 February 2014
US auto ancillary giant Dana sets up new technology centre in Pune, India
28 January 2014
Amtek India to buy major stake in Germany’s Kuepper Group
26 December 2013
Advance Auto Parts to buy rival General Parts International for $2 bn
17 October 2013
US auto parts supplier Visteon sells Chinese JV stake to partner for $1.2 bln
14 August 2013
Johnson Controls explores sale of automotive electronics business
07 March 2013
Kobe Steel to manufacture cast aluminum bars in the US
21 November 2012
Germany’s Bosch sells entire stake in Japan’s Denso for $1.40 bn
09 November 2012
Advance Auto Parts hires Blackstone Advisory to explore sale
02 November 2012
Auto industry to showcase `Brand India’ in China
23 October 2012
Magna International to acquire Germany’s ixetic Verwaltungs for $396 mn
01 October 2012
Indian auto suppliers' profitability to moderate in H212: Fitch
01 August 2012
Tata Motors only Indian business in Gartner’s top 15 supply chain companies in Asia Pacific region
25 July 2012
Ford India expands diesel engine capacity at facility near Chennai
18 July 2012
Maruti Suzuki and Suzuki Power Train to merge
12 June 2012
Ford Motor to sell automotive lighting business to Flex-N-Gate
31 May 2012
Mexican conglomerate Alfa’s unit Nemak to buy J L French Automotive
13 April 2012
TVS Group buys auto parts supplier Universal Components of UK
27 March 2012
Chinese car parts maker Hebei Lingyun to buy German peer Kiekert
13 March 2012
Varroc Group to buy automotive lighting unit of Visteon for Rs457.7 crore
12 March 2012
Auto component suppliers to curtail capex by 35 %: CRISIL
02 February 2012
Japanese auto suppliers Yazaki, Denso fined $548 mn for price fixing
31 January 2012
PE firm Gores Group to acquire US auto parts chain Pep Boys for $791 mn
31 January 2012
Auto ancillaries to gain from rupee depreciation: Fitch
11 January 2012
Bosch to sell global foundation brakes business to KPS Capital Partners
11 January 2012
Bosch to invest Rs2,200 crore in India in two years
04 January 2012
PE firm Actis Advisors invests $71 mn in auto component maker Endurance
23 December 2011
Bosch workers end strike after state intervention
14 October 2011
Labour trouble at Bosch shows no sign of ending
12 October 2011
PE firms Bain Capital, Carlyle and Pamplona eye TI Automotive
30 September 2011
Bosch shuts down Bangalore plant following strike
30 September 2011
Strike at Suzuki units ends; car production to resume
16 September 2011
Auto parts sector's growth to halve in current fiscal
31 August 2011
Motherson Sumi to pay 141.5 million euros for Peguform buy
18 July 2011
Motherson Sumi to acquire 80-% stake in Germany’s Peguform
13 July 2011
Bosch India plans Rs2,500 crore capex between 2011 and 2013
02 June 2011
GKN Driveline setting up Rs130-crore auto component facility in Pune
31 May 2011
Pawan Kumar Ruia snaps up French auto sealing firm
18 May 2011
Ruia buys out two more European carpart makers
12 May 2011
Rolls-Daimler in bid to take over Daimler engine supplier, Tognum
07 April 2011
Delphi acquires GM’s stake for $3.8-bn
01 April 2011
Indian auto and auto-ancillary industry not to face immediate impact of Japan catastrophe: ICRA
28 March 2011
Vehicle production hit as Japanese parts makers shut shop
22 March 2011
Valeo to acquire Japanese auto supplier Niles
23 February 2011
Ruia Group acquires Germany’s automotive fasteners manufacturer Acument
22 February 2011
Auto ancillary sector expected to maintain growth momentum: ICRA
22 December 2010
Sumitomo unit to buy 5.88 per cent in Steel Strips Wheels
28 October 2010
Auto parts makers plan big capacity additions to meet demand
30 August 2010
Sundaram Clayton to buy out Sundaram Investment's stake
14 August 2010
JLR seeks more engines from Ford as sales spurt
11 August 2010
Strike hits two Toyota parts suppliers in China
18 June 2010
Volvo-Eicher to put Rs288 crore into new engine plant
12 June 2010
Bharat Forge and KPIT cummins to form a joint venture
05 June 2010
Mazda sells its valves division to Circor
02 June 2010
Amtek Auto buys 40.2 per cent in Amtek India in consolidation move
28 May 2010
Johnson Controls may hike its $1.25 billion bid for Visteon after due diligence
25 May 2010
Honeywell, DuPont in joint venture to make new auto refrigerant
20 May 2010
Mercedes' C 200 CGI makes its India debut with the new CGI technology
14 May 2010
Allison Transmission opens manufacturing facility at Chennai
13 May 2010
Bosch reaches settlement with union at Bangalore plant
25 March 2010
TRW Automotive in pact with Xi'an Dong Fang Group to set up new plant
20 March 2010
Bosch lifts lock-out at Naganathapura plant
13 March 2010
After Naganathapura, Bosch may declare lock-out at Bangalore plant
11 March 2010
Hyundai swings against counterfeiters in Delhi
09 March 2010
Bosch declares lock-out at Naganathapura plant
09 March 2010
ZF-Lemforder forms JV with Hero Motors, takes 50 per cent stake in Hero Chassis Systems
03 March 2010
Steel Strips Wheels to supply wheel rims to Renault
23 February 2010
Paccar launches new Paccar MX engine
28 January 2010
Eaton to develop next generation automated transmission for cummins SuperTruck programme
23 January 2010
Toyota to fund Australian lithium mining feasibility
21 January 2010
Cautious credit outlook despite demand recovery for auto ancillaries; Fitch
19 January 2010
Auto components maker Mahle to expand presence in India
07 January 2010
Continental to sell low-cost parts for economy cars
07 January 2010
Bosch to invest $400 million to expand operations in India
05 January 2010
Visteon's India and China centres collaborate on audio system for Nano
16 December 2009
Ruia takes over troubled German auto parts maker Henniges
15 December 2009
New plants to be outside Haryana, says stir-hit Rico
23 November 2009
Rico strike ends; component supplies to GM, Ford to resume
06 November 2009
‘Outside’ vested interests fuelling Haryana auto stir
22 October 2009
Gurgaon-Manesar strike hits auto makers hard
21 October 2009
Auto units to be hit as Gurgaon stir intensifies
20 October 2009
Bosch inaugurates 'On Track' event for engineering students
09 October 2009
Delphi emerges from 4-year bankruptcy
07 October 2009
Heavy industries ministry mulls special schemes for auto-component SMEs
04 September 2009
Fiat's component sourcing in India seen at $1 billion by 2010
03 September 2009
Auto sector grateful for small mercies
07 July 2009
LG Balakrishnan to buy MM Gears
03 July 2009
Bosch offers to acquire remaining stake in Pacifica amidst GM's bankruptcy
17 June 2009
Car-navigation devices maker to raise €430 million to pay debt
15 June 2009
India could emerge auto-components hub: Hyundai
07 May 2009
Hero Motors in $250-million joint venture with BRP-Powertrain
28 April 2009
Amtek may buy R H Dalmia’s OCL
23 April 2009
Car interior maker Johnson Controls to shut 10 factories, lay off 4,000 employees
28 March 2009
China's Geely buys bankrupt Australian parts maker
27 March 2009
Auto parts maker Valeo has a change at its helm
23 March 2009
Auto suppliers get $5-billion bailout
20 March 2009
Lear Corp buys time, but bankruptcy fears remain
19 March 2009
General Motors looking to buy Delphi steering unit
03 March 2009
Bankruptcy court lets Delphi Corp axe benefits
25 February 2009
GM contemplating taking over Delphi assets: Report
09 February 2009
$14.4-billion in debt, Schaeffler fails to get government succour
31 January 2009
Bharat Forge posts Rs.36.56 crore loss in Q3
23 January 2009
Auto parts manufacturer Johnson Controls reports $608 million quarterly loss
17 January 2009
Visteon to shed 800 workers
14 January 2009
Global slowdown in auto industry hits Bosch India
09 January 2009
Pune's auto parts units seek tax breaks as business slumps
31 December 2008
Cash-strapped General Motors sues bankrupt parts supplier Cadence
27 December 2008
Sirius XM Radio takes a $4.8 billion hit on new acquisition, blames sluggish auto sales
11 November 2008
Delphi begins construction of new electronics facility in Chennai
10 November 2008
North America’s No.1 auto parts maker Magna posts $215 million third-quarter loss
04 November 2008
Autoline acquires Italian design firms
25 September 2008
Ford's EcoBoost engine proves fuel efficient at higher altitudes
17 September 2008
U2 is Hyundai's new fuel efficient engine for compact vehicles
17 September 2008
China appeals on WTO ruling of auto parts tariffs
15 September 2008
Continental agrees to conditional sale to Schaeffler
22 August 2008
Amtek Auto forms JV with FormTech Industries LLC, Michigan
14 August 2008
2008 British International Motor Show: Black & Decker launches new automotive range
29 July 2008
Fujitsu Microelectronics introduces Autosar 2.1-compatible driver for automotive onboard microcontrollers
23 July 2008
Continental rejects Schaeffler's $17.8 billion takeover offer
16 July 2008
Continental sets up R&D, manufacturing base in India
15 July 2008
Ruia Group acquires UK’s second largest auto component firm Schlegel
11 July 2008
Amtek Auto may acquire Germany's KSM Castings
02 July 2008
Auto parts maker Delphi plans to hive off assets to recover from bankruptcy
28 June 2008
Mitsubishi Motors and Harbin China powertrain venture in technology licensing agreement
26 June 2008
Rane Brake's Trichy plant becomes operational
13 June 2008
Rane Engine Valve receives Volkswagen Group's top suppliers award
09 June 2008
TRW Automotive unveils advanced automatic emergency braking systems
05 June 2008
Bosch to take 50.5 per cent in solar cell maker Ersol for $847 million
02 June 2008
TRW develops scalable low cost airbag electronic control units for emerging markets
26 May 2008
Ashok Leyland, Nissan in JV pacts for LCVs, powertrains and technology
26 May 2008
Swedish equity firm EQT buys unit of French auto parts maker Valeo
22 May 2008
GM plants to resume production as strike at American Axle ends
19 May 2008
UAW – American Axle deal could signal the end of strike
17 May 2008
Rane NSK opens new steering column plant at Haryana
15 May 2008
Power shift transmission cuts fuel consumption by 8 per cent in the Volvo cars, says Volvo R&D team
14 May 2008
Ford to introduce SYNC add-ons
03 May 2008
Former off-highways unit returns to Daimler fold
03 May 2008
Amco launches new ad campaign for its risk-free batteries
09 April 2008
Delphi rescue deal in dock as Appaloosa pulls out
05 April 2008
Hindujas talk to Valeo for possible $1.5 billion acquisition: Report
31 March 2008
Amtek Auto may lose up to $18 million due to global currency crises
28 March 2008
Bharat Forge to invest Rs350 crore in Maharashtra
27 March 2008
Yamaha to introduce forged piston in India
19 March 2008
Robert Bosch makes open offer for remaining 20 per cent in Indian unit
29 February 2008
Kalyani Group plans Rs6,500-crore investment in West Bengal
26 February 2008
Expectations from the Union Budget 2008: D&B
25 February 2008
Canada's Samco to supply parts for Tata Nano
23 February 2008
Rane Group setting up shop at Singur to supply parts for Tata Nano
19 February 2008
Robert Bosch in tie-up with Igarashi Motors
16 February 2008
Fenner India to enter automobile engine mounts
11 February 2008
Ennore Foundries to add capacity
06 February 2008
Brand consolidation for Bosch in India
02 February 2008
Nano can sell in seven digits, says Caparo chief Angad Paul
21 January 2008
Caparo Group setting up Rs120 crore components unit for Tata Nano
21 January 2008
Foreign firms vie for India's automobile sector pie
18 January 2008
ACMA-APMA seminar explores synergies between Indian and Canadian automotive industry
17 January 2008
9th Auto Expo 2008 attracts first-time participation from Malaysia
14 January 2008
Automotive sector window of opportunity for enhancing bilateral trade between India & Germany: AutoExpo
14 January 2008
Bosch showcases pioneering technologies at the Auto Expo
14 January 2008
Auto component manufacturers from India, Germany host first ever business meet at Delhi Auto Show
12 January 2008
Caparo Group to set up auto, aerospace component manufacturing park in Nellore
07 January 2008
Tata AutoComp GY Batteries to launch products for commercial vehicles, inverters
05 January 2008
Delphi to showcase latest technologies at 9th Auto Expo 2008
03 January 2008
Indian tyre industry to register a growth of 9-10 per cent in next 5 years: CARE
01 January 2008
Battery maker Tudor India to expand capacity
26 December 2007
Bosch to invest another Rs850 crore in India
07 December 2007
Amtek acquires UK-based rival, Triplex-Ketlon Group
17 November 2007
Amtek acquires UK-based rival, Triplex-Ketlon Group
08 November 2007
Maruti Suzuki- Magneti Marelli-Suzuki joint venture to make electronic controls for diesel engines
11 October 2007
Indian auto component industry upgrades productivity, quality through UNIDO partnership: PwC
25 September 2007
Kinetic Engineering to make gearboxes for the Rs1-lakh Tata car
12 September 2007
Delphi negotiates settlement with GM
07 September 2007
Valeo in talks for sale of wiring harness business to Leoni
05 September 2007
Blue River Capital acquires 10.22 per cent in Rane Holdings
03 September 2007
PACCAR and Eaton announce heavy-duty hybrid truck technology agreement
03 September 2007
Exit rights offering, Appaloosa tells Dana Corp
24 August 2007
PPG, iGlass working on car roofs with adjustable glass shade
07 August 2007
Dana Corp gets $750 million capital infusion after court clears deal with unions
01 August 2007
Valeo enters in to new auto ancillary JV in India with Minda
24 July 2007
Shareholders rebuff Icahn''s bid for Lear
17 July 2007
Autoline Industries steps out of deal with Belgian company
21 June 2007
Small carmakers making it big?
15 June 2007
Amtek Auto acquires UK company''s London assets
06 June 2007
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