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Manufacturing and Engineering

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  • ZF moves to buy TRW in surprise acquisition bid

     
    Filed under: Plants/Manufacturing There was a big shakeup in the automotive supplier market late last week, as Germany's ZF, a company well regarded around these parts for its gearboxes, submitted a surprise preliminary offer to purchase Michigan-based...
  • Deltawing takes out second ad targeting Nissan amidst design lawsuit

     
    Filed under: Motorsports, Coupe, Government/Legal, Marketing/Advertising, Nissan, Racing Don Panoz isn't a guy to shy away from a fight. Since December, Panoz's Deltawing Technologies has been in a lawsuit with Nissan over alleged intellectual property...
  • Supplier testing 3-cylinder engines with cylinder deactivation

     
    Filed under: Technology While cylinder deactivation is hardly commonplace in modern engines, it's certainly not unheard of, especially from automakers hoping to eek out a little better fuel economy from larger displacement mills. It's not just for...
  • Nissan's Ghosn wary of Japan PM Abe target of 30 percent women in top jobs

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Nissan Motor Co Chief Executive Carlos Ghosn raised doubts over Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's call to appoint women to 30 percent of top jobs by 2020, saying rushing to meet such a target could set the firm and its staff up for...
  • Nissan to sponsor City Football Group in five-year deal

    YOKOHAMA Japan (Reuters) - Nissan Motor Co is to sponsor City Football Group, whose football clubs include English champions Manchester City, as it aims to boost brand exposure in Europe, Asia and the United States through sports deals. Nissan declined...
  • Recalled Jeeps can be made safer by March, rather than by 2018: Chrysler

    DETROIT (Reuters) - Chrysler Group LLC told U.S. safety regulators it could add trailer hitches to recalled Jeep SUVs by March, much sooner than the several years estimated by regulators who had urged the automaker to quicken its pace for fixing the...
  • Jay Leno could do more good with his cars than just collecting them

    Jay Leno could do more good with his cars than just collecting them
    To the editor: Perhaps Jay Leno could take some of his passion and love for cars and begin to share his treasures with the public, as Bruce Meyer has done at the Petersen Automotive Museum or as has Peter W. Mullin at the Mullin Automotive Museum in...
  • Attackers killed after firing on Kabul airport

    Taliban insurgents attacked the Kabul international airport Thursday by firing grenades from a nearby building, prompting a response by Afghan and international security forces in which all the assailants were killed, officials said. No civilians were...
  • Fiat Chrysler denies report of merger talks with VW

    By Andreas Cremer and Agnieszka Flak BERLIN/MILAN (Reuters) - Fiat Chrysler has denied a magazine report saying it's in merger talks with Volkswagen , while the German carmaker said it had no takeovers on its agenda. Germany's Manager Magazin said on...
  • Delphi CEO says the bad ignition switch was GM's responsibility

    (Reuters) - The chief executive of Delphi Automotive , the auto supplier that supplied the defective switch to General Motors Co that has been linked to at least 13 deaths, said on Thursday that the automaker was responsible for approving the faulty...
  • Next Toyota Prius may get optional all-wheel drive

     
    Filed under: EV/Plug-in, Hybrid, Toyota We've been hearing rumors about the next generation of the Toyota Prius for the last couple of years on a pretty regular basis. From the expectation of lithium-ion battery packs with more capacity for electric-...