Supplier Spotlight

Video Exclusives

Mercedes-Benz unveils its revamped G-Class

gtr

The all-new G-Class makes its public debut at the Detroit auto show in G550 form. Completely redeveloped and fitted with a 4.0-liter V8 biturbo gasoline engine offering 427ps and 450 lb-ft of torque at 2,000rpm to 4,750rpm, despite near-identical looks to its predecessor plenty has changed for the Mercedes-Benz SUV.


Ford’s F150 pickup gets its first diesel motor

gtr

Developed by the powertrain team behind the 6.7-liter Power Stroke engine for super duty trucks, the all-new 3.0-liter V6 Power Stroke unit promises 250ps, 440 lb-ft of torque, and an anticipated 5175kg of towing capacity.


Click here/on image to watch video

In light of Fisker's solid-state battery breakthrough and claims of a one minute charge time, will this electric vehicle technology development kick-start mass BEV uptake? 

News

Thyssenkrupp to build new auto parts plant in Hungary

Thyssenkrupp is investing US$110m to build a new engine and steering components plant in Hungary.

It said the move was necessary to help facilitate the large orders it had won from global car makers in the past months, which the company said was worth more than US$4.9m.

Construction for the plant, based 70km east of Budapest in Jaszfenyszaru, will begin in the spring of 2016 and aims to create more than 500 jobs.

Karsten Kroos, chief executive of Thyssenkrupp, said, “This investment follows our strategy toward standardization and cost optimization in the automotive components business.

“For the first time in Europe we are localizing production of two different technologies at one site.

“We have already achieved success with this strategy in China and will also be employing it in other growth markets.”

Thyssenkrupp also said production of electronic power-assisted steering systems and cylinder head covers with integrated camshafts is planned to commence in 2018 to fulfill the growing demand.

The company already operates a software and development center for steering technology in Budapest where more than 400 software engineers are employed.

Kroos added that Hungary offers good conditions for growth plans and the central location with good infrastructure are the main reasons for expanding business activities in the country.

March 7, 2016

7 March 2016


RECEIVE THE
LATEST NEWS


Your email address:





Read Latest Issue
International Engine of the Year Awards
Read Latest Issue

Web Exclusive Articles

Hyundai 2019 Veloster N: The Knowledge
Designed specifically for the US market and officially unveiled at the 2018 Detroit auto show this month, Hyundai’s 2.0-liter turbocharged Veloster N has been developed to deliver driveability rather than outright performance statistics.
Read Now

Renault Trucks reveals how mixed reality can improve engine quality control
Renault Trucks, in collaboration with Immersion, is evaluating the potential of mixed reality to deliver a new, faster and more reliable quality control process at its Lyon engine manufacturing site.
Read Now

BAIC Motor on the industry’s fuel economy performance ambitions
BAIC has teamed up with Siemens to implement vehicle energy management and model-based systems engineering as the Chinese OEM works towards optimal fuel efficiency
Read Now

Read Latest Issue

Supplier Spotlight

Supplier SpotlightClick here for listings and information on leading suppliers covering all aspects of the engine technology industry. Want to see your company included? Contact aboobaker.tayub@ukimediaevents.com for more details.

Submit your industry opinion

Industry BlogDo you have an opinion you'd like to share with the engine technology community? We'd like to hear your views and opinions on the leading issues shaping the industry. Share your comments by sending up to 500 words to d.slavnich@ukimediaevents.com

Submit Your Recruitment Ad

Recruitment AdTo send us your recruitment advertising or to receive information on placing a banner please email aboobaker.tayub@ukimediaevents.com