Schaeffler http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/72701/more en 2-Cyl. Limbo: How Low Can You Go? http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/2-cyl-limbo-how-low-can-you-go <div class="node-body article-body">Schaeffler says a 3-cyl. engine with cylinder deactivation would consume at least 3% less fuel than the same engine without it, and the technology is less expensive than a hybrid powertrain.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/2-cyl-limbo-how-low-can-you-go" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/2-cyl-limbo-how-low-can-you-go#comments Public Auto Makers Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America North America - Regional U.S. Germany Chrysler Ford General Motors Honda Schaeffler Emissions Engines Fuel Economy Gasoline Hybrid Vehicles Product Development Vehicles & Technology 1.0L 3-cyl. EcoBoost 3-cyl. engine cylinder deactivation direct injection lash adjuster roller finger follower rolling cylinder deactivation Turbocharging Ward's 10 Best Engines Thu, 10 Jul 2014 11:04:00 +0000 1055621 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Schaeffler wants to use roller finger followers for cylinder deactivation, even in 3-cyl. engines.</strong></p> Schaeffler Opening New Plant in Mexico http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/schaeffler-opening-new-plant-mexico <div class="field-deck"> 2014 North American International Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The supplier has a Puebla plant already supplying dry clutches for DCTs to Ford. The new facility will manufacture torque converters for North America. “It’s a good problem that we have to increase capacity,” an executive says.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/schaeffler-opening-new-plant-mexico" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/schaeffler-opening-new-plant-mexico#comments Public Auto Makers Plants & Production Suppliers North America North America - Regional Mexico U.S. Germany Schaeffler Automatic Component Dual Clutch (DCT) Transmission Bruce Warmbold dual-clutch transmission Ford Escape Mexico Norbert Indlekofer OH Porsche Cayenne Puebla torque converter Wooster Mon, 13 Jan 2014 16:56:00 +0000 929081 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Schaeffler technologies help Ford Escape achieve 15% fuel-economy gain.</strong></p> Rapid Growth Drives IAV in U.S. http://wardsauto.com/north-america/rapid-growth-drives-iav-us <div class="node-body article-body">After four years at its Michigan tech center, IAV’s four dynamometer test cells are fully occupied, and the supplier wants as many as four more. The facility can run every engine test cycle used in every region of the world. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/north-america/rapid-growth-drives-iav-us" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/north-america/rapid-growth-drives-iav-us#comments Public Auto Makers Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Germany Continental General Motors Schaeffler Volkswagen Capacity Utilization Diesel Electric Vehicles Gasoline Globalization Product Development Andy Ridgway contract engineering dynamometer Elio Motors engine development engineering services IAV Automotive Engineering Northville tech center Rob Till test cell Fri, 13 Dec 2013 11:14:00 +0000 895851 at http://wardsauto.com <p>IAV&rsquo;s Rob Till, Chris Middlemass and Chi Binh La in Northville engine test cell.</p> Engineer: EV Wheels Housing Motors Ready to Roll http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-amp-technology/engineer-ev-wheels-housing-motors-ready-roll <div class="node-body article-body">To reach series production, Schaeffler, Ford and other co-developers must lower the cost of each part, conduct functional safety and environmental testing and document the technology for potential customers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-amp-technology/engineer-ev-wheels-housing-motors-ready-roll" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-amp-technology/engineer-ev-wheels-housing-motors-ready-roll#comments Premium Auto Makers Politics Suppliers Europe Vehicles & Technology Germany Continental Ford Schaeffler Politics Electric Vehicles Electronics Future Products Wheels Ford Research Center MEHREN Michelin Motor Wheel Thomas Flebig Tue, 22 Oct 2013 09:19:00 +0000 869391 at http://wardsauto.com <p> <strong>Engineer points to stator component of motor contained within electric-vehicle wheel.</strong></p> Ford, Schaeffler Make Progress on eWheelDrive Project http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/ford-schaeffler-make-progress-ewheeldrive-project <div class="node-body article-body">The technology, being tested in a Fiesta B-car, could lead to the development of a 4-person vehicle that only occupies the space of a 2-person model.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/ford-schaeffler-make-progress-ewheeldrive-project" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/ford-schaeffler-make-progress-ewheeldrive-project#comments Premium Limited Auto Makers Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Ford Schaeffler Batteries Electric Vehicles Future Products Fri, 14 Jun 2013 11:13:00 +0000 791121 at http://wardsauto.com <p> <strong>eWheelDrive houses all drive components in rear wheels.</strong></p> Fuel Efficiency Drives Schaeffler’s Growth http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/fuel-efficiency-drives-schaeffler-s-growth <div class="node-body article-body">A Schaeffler executive says the supplier is in advanced development of its electric axle for various customers, likely for production by 2014. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/fuel-efficiency-drives-schaeffler-s-growth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/fuel-efficiency-drives-schaeffler-s-growth#comments Public Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Schaeffler Detroit Auto Show (NAIAS) Dual Clutch (DCT) Engines Tue, 10 Jan 2012 15:30:00 +0000 428971 at http://wardsauto.com <p> <strong>Schaeffler dry dual-clutch module.</strong></p> Schaeffler sees higher year sales as H1 EBIT jumps http://wardsauto.com/schaeffler-sees-higher-year-sales-h1-ebit-jumps-0 <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">* Ups 2011 sales target to over 10 pct, from 8-10 pct * Net debt below holding level rises to 6.07 bln euros * No timetable for possible merger with Continental</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/schaeffler-sees-higher-year-sales-h1-ebit-jumps-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Premium Suppliers Newswire Schaeffler Sales Wed, 31 Aug 2011 11:00:14 +0000 363721 at http://wardsauto.com GM Touts Fuel Economy of eAssist, But Won’t Call It a Hybrid http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/gm-touts-fuel-economy-eassist-won-t-call-it-hybrid <div class="field-byline"> James M. Amend </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The auto maker thinks the approach also will help take the technology more mainstream. Just 2.5% of all vehicles on U.S. roadways today use stop/start systems.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/gm-touts-fuel-economy-eassist-won-t-call-it-hybrid" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/gm-touts-fuel-economy-eassist-won-t-call-it-hybrid#comments Premium Limited News & Analysis Auto Makers Plants & Production Politics Sales & Marketing Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America North America U.S. Auto Makers General Motors Schaeffler Plants & Production Politics Sales & Marketing Hybrid Vehicles Buick LaCrosse Buick Regal corporate average fuel economy eAssist General Motors hybrid U.S. Thu, 28 Jul 2011 17:27:00 +0000 275051 at http://wardsauto.com Schaeffler Improves Stop/Start for Auto Transmissions http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/schaeffler-improves-stopstart-auto-transmissions <div class="field-byline"> TOM MURPHY </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A SMALL PERCENTAGE OF AMERICAN drivers have become accustomed to stop/start systems by virtue of their placement on hybrid-electric vehicles, which now</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/schaeffler-improves-stopstart-auto-transmissions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/schaeffler-improves-stopstart-auto-transmissions#comments Public News & Analysis Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Schaeffler Engines engine Europe U.S Fri, 01 Jul 2011 16:00:00 +0000 275701 at http://wardsauto.com MultiAir Strategy Multi-Faceted http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/multiair-strategy-multi-faceted <div class="field-byline"> David E. Zoia </div> <div class="field-deck"> <p>Schaeffler expects other takers for valve-control system as it nears production in South Carolina.</p> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Schaeffler Group will launch U.S. production of the MultiAir valve-control system for Fiat Automobiles SpA in June, beginning what could be the start</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/multiair-strategy-multi-faceted" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/multiair-strategy-multi-faceted#comments Public News & Analysis Auto Makers Suppliers Chrysler Fiat Schaeffler Chrysler Fiat MultiAir Production Tue, 01 Feb 2011 17:00:00 +0000 49255 at http://wardsauto.com