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Hybrid

A Flatter Take on EV Skateboards

Israeli startup integrates corner modules with chassis

Materials & Lightweighting

13 Suppliers Take Home PACE Innovation Awards

Lightweighting applications to advanced communications and improved visibility

The Age of Restructuring

As technology disruption drastically changes the automotive landscape over the course of the next decade, nearly all automotive-related businesses will face major restructuring.

Propulsion

Tenneco Powertrain Nabs 2 PACE Innovation Awards

The winners of this year’s PACE Awards (Premier Automotive Suppliers’ Contribution to Excellence) for innovation consisted of 13 suppliers from around the world.

Business

Tenneco/Federal-Mogul Spinoff to be Named “Driv”

The spinoff company resulting from Tenneco Inc.’s acquisition of Federal-Mogul Corp. last year will be called Driv Inc.

Autonomous Vehicles

What’s Behind the Auto Supplier Mega Mergers?

Intel and similar companies know they have the opportunity to claim a whole new level of relevance in the automotive market, as software and automation claims a greater share of the future automobile.

Production

Tenneco to Close 2 N. American Plants

Lake Forrest, Ill.-based Tenneco Inc. plans to close its manufacturing facilities Georgia and Ontario by the second quarter of 2020.

Delphi CEO Butterworth Departs

Liam Butterworth, who was appointed CEO of Delphi Technologies plc last December when the company was spun off from Delphi Automotive, is leaving the company.

Business

Tenneco Shareholders Approve Federal-Mogul Acquisition

Tenneco Inc.’s shareholders have approved by a margin of more than 90% the company’s $5.4 billion deal to acquire Federal Mogul LLC. The purchase was announced in April.

Propulsion

Tenneco Names CEOs for Spinoff Companies

Tenneco Inc. has named CEOs to lead the company’s powertrain unit and aftermarket and rider performance business when the two operations spin off as independent companies next year.

Business

OldCo. and NewCo.: Which Are You?

Traditional auto suppliers should start developing their strategy today or run the risk of quickly running out of options.

Business

Tenneco Buys Federal-Mogul in $5.4 Billion Deal

Auto parts supplier Tenneco Inc. has agreed to buy Southfield, Mich.-based Federal-Mogul Corp. in a purchase worth $5.4 billion.

Production

Tenneco Plans New Michigan Facility

Lake Forest, Ill.-based Tenneco Inc. plans to open a $23 million customer center in Northville Township, Mich.

Business

FCA Honors Top N. American Suppliers

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV gave “Supplier of the Year” awards to 16 North American suppliers at a ceremony this week in Detroit.

Labor

EU Drops Exhaust System Supplier Probe

The European Union has closed an investigation launched three years ago into possible price fixing among suppliers of vehicle exhaust systems.

Economics

Tenneco Posts Record Revenue, Earnings

Tenneco Inc. increased its net income to a record $63 million in the first quarter from $57 million in the same period last year.

Tenneco Names Kesseler as CEO

Brian Kesseler, Tenneco Inc.’s chief operating officer for the past two years, will take over as CEO on May 17.

Autonomous Vehicles

Driving Cleaner, Smoother & With No Hands

While there seems to be an inevitable drive toward powertrains that are powered by batteries or hydrogen, Tim Jackson is confident that the internal combustion engine has a long run ahead of it, and not just because the installed base is so massive.

Business

Eberspaecher’s Michigan Facility Wins New Exhaust System Business

Eberspaecher Group’s North American operations says it will add production of exhaust systems—including catalytic converters and mufflers—for 11 passenger cars and trucks over the next 18 months at its Wixom, Mich., facility.

Economics

Tenneco’s Net Income Jumps 24%

Tenneco Inc. reports its adjusted net income climbed to a record $67 million in the first quarter from $49 million in the same period last year.

Regulations

Particulate Protection

Although this probably doesn’t look like much for many OEMs it is going to be absolutely critical for them by round about September 1, 2017, in Europe to meet the Euro 6c emissions regulations.

Economics

Exchange Rates Erode Tenneco’s Results

Tenneco Inc. reports its second-quarter revenue slipped 2% to $213 million, and net earnings fell 4% to $78 million.

New Jaguar XE Gets Stiffer Suspension

Tenneco Inc. is supplying high-pressure gas monotube shock absorbers for the all-new Jaguar XE sports sedan.