Traditional auto suppliers should start developing their strategy today or run the risk of quickly running out of options.
Managing Director, Paul Eichenberg Strategic Consulting
Switzerland-based Garrett Motion Inc., which was spun off from Honeywell International Inc. last year, plans to launch an electric turbocharger in production vehicles in 2021.
Lear Corp. has appointed Carl Esposito, who most recently lead the electronics arm of Honeywell International Inc.’s aerospace business, as president of Lear’s E-Systems division, effective Sept. 3.
Denso Corp. has opened an Innovation Lab in Seattle, Wash., that will develop advanced mobility technologies and services.
Denso Corp. is working with Honeywell International Inc. to develop hybrid-electric and fully electric propulsion systems for future flying cars and air taxis.
Daimler AG has agreed with European regulators that it must recall 127,800 of its 2013 model cars to replace their outlawed air-conditioning system refrigerant.
Ford heads to England to find a V6 diesel suitable for the all-American F-150.
Christopher A. Sawyer
Honeywell International Inc. will rename its turbocharger business as Garrett when it spins off the unit later this year.
Honeywell International Inc. plans to spin off its turbocharger business as part of a major restructuring aimed at streamlining the company’s operations, Reuters reports.
Honeywell International Inc. has begun commercial operations at a facility in Geismar, La., to make HFO-1234yf, an ultra-clean refrigerant for automotive air conditioning systems.
The winners of this year’s PACE Awards (Premier Automotive Suppliers’ Contribution to Excellence) for product and process innovations related to production vehicles include 12 companies from five countries.
Robert Bosch GmbH and the Mahle GmbH are putting their joint venture, Bosch Mahle Turbo Systems, up for sale.
Tesla Motors Inc. confirms that its two top production executives are leaving the company.
A key concern for both potential riders and system providers in and of autonomous vehicles is hacking: for the former, who hasn’t seen a movie during which the locks on the door engage and the vehicle takes off endangering the hero; for the latter, when there are recalls because of faulty latches, can you imagine the ramifications of a hacked vehicle?
Gary S. Vasilash
Editor-in-Chief, Automotive Design & Production
Three carmakers—Honda, Nissan and Toyota—and seven predominately automotive suppliers were included in this year’s Thomson Reuters' list of the top 100 global innovators.
Although the auto industry in Finland isn’t exactly large, Valmet Automotive has long been a specialty manufacturer hired by companies including the former-Fisker to build the Karma and the still-existing Mercedes to build the A-Class.
Daimler AG has agreed to switch to a new air-conditioner refrigerant after claiming for more than two years that the mandated material was a fire hazard.
Automotive News has announced the list of finalists for the 2016 PACE Awards (Premier Automotive Suppliers' Contribution to Excellence). The group includes 28 technologies from 21 different suppliers in seven countries.
The turbochargers Honeywell International Inc.'s Turbo Technologies unit supplies to the Scuderia Ferrari Formula One race team are fast approaching the sophistication, efficiency and performance of its aerospace and commercial vehicle systems, according to the company.
GM gives its mid-size pickup customers what they’ve been clamoring for, a clean and quiet, high-torque, fuel-efficient diesel.
Christopher A. Sawyer
The partnership between Honeywell and DuPont that developed and is supplying a new air-conditioning refrigerant now used in most new European vehicles may be anti-competitive, according to the European Commission.
Honeywell International Inc.'s Turbo Technologies unit predicts the automotive turbocharger market will grow 14% annually over the next five years, reaching $12 billion and 49 million units annually by 2019.
Fiat SpA is adding two 120-hp engines a gasoline and diesel unit for its 500L stretched minicar.
The automotive refrigerant HFO-1234yf has a lower global warming potential (GWP) than carbon dioxide, which has a baseline value of 1.
Tata Motors Ltd. says it will use its new "Revotron" engine technology to create a family of 3- and 4-cylinder gasoline engines that power its future passenger vehicles.
According to a survey conducted for Honeywell Turbo Technologies, while a majority of Americans—70%--have never driven a diesel-powered car or truck: 59% say that using diesel fuel is more fuel efficient that using gasoline 65% say that diesel engines can output more power than gasoline engines And what is even more fascinating is that when Millennnials (under 35 years old) were asked about how they determine whether a car is “fun to drive,” fuel economy (23%) trumps both speed (16%) and horsepower (8%). Presumably “fun to drive” has a different connotation for those of us who are older than 35.