Schaeffler Group opens a new manufacturing plant in Irapuato, Mexico, that is expected to initially employ 400 workers and produce rolling bearings and engine and chassis components. The facility’s production area spans 245,000 sq.-ft. (22,800 sq.-m), while the entire Schaeffler site in Irapuato covers about 850,000 sq.-ft. (79,000 sq.-m). Separately, Schaeffler reportedly may sell a stake in Continental AG to another investor as the financial crisis and slump in the auto industry are ...

Premium Content (PAID Subscription Required)

"Printer-friendly" is part of the paid WardsAuto Premium content. You must log in with Premium credentials in order to access this article. Premium paid subscribers also gain access to:

All of WardsAuto's reliable, in-depth industry reporting and analysis
Hundreds of downloadable data tables including:
• Global sales and production data by country
• U.S. model-line inventory data
• Engine and equipment installation rates
• WardsAuto's North America Plant by Platform forecast
• Product Cycle chart
• Interrelationships among major OEMs
•Medium- andheavy-duty truck volumes
•Historical data and much more!

For pricing and subscription information please contact
Amber McLincha by email: or phone: (248) 799-2622

Current subscribers, please login or CLICK for support information.

Already registered? here.