OEM News

  • Forty years since it introduced electronic fuel injection, Bosch continues to upgrade the technology as it supplies automobile manufacturers and the aftermarket around the world with the most advanced fuel injection systems available. Bosch provides
  • Motor Age: Since gas prices have dropped recently, have you seen more people bring their vehicles in for maintenance? Have you done anything to encourage people to keep up on maintenance?
  • The Engine Manufacturers Association's (EMA) members are on schedule and ready to meet EPA's stringent 2010 emission standards for heavy-duty engines. Engine manufacturers have invested heavily in engineering technological solutions and design change
  • Growth in the world natural gas vehicles (NGVs) market stems from rising concern for the environment, public health, sky rocketing fossil fuel prices and the need to attain national self-sufficiency in meeting energy requirements, according to a new
  • Motor Age: Do you do anything to promote preventive winter maintenance? If so, what do you do?
  • Chery Automotive Company says it will release five new models next year including a hybrid. The new models include a sedan and four hatchbacks.
  • 3M said yesterday that it would acquire automotive parts maker Bondo Corporation to complement the Minnesota company's own automotive-related business. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
  • According to the latest Kelley Blue Book Marketing Research Study, new vehicle shoppers plan to adjust their shopping habits due to high gasoline prices. They plan to spend less money on themselves so they can give to others during this holiday seaso
  • And the drum roll please. The 2008 North American Car and Truck of the Year, selected by a jury of 48 automotive journalists based in North America and judging on criteria such as design, safety, fuel economy, handling, performance, comfort, quality,
  • The 2009 Kia Borrego has achieved a five-star crash safety rating, the highest rating possible, for all seating positions in the latest frontal and side impact crash tests conducted by the U.S. Department of Transportation's National Highway Traffic
  • Air Products' new hydrogen fueling station at its Allentown, Pa. headquarters recently filled the hydrogen fuel cell vehicles of several automakers making their way across the country as part of a tour designed to demonstrate that hydrogen vehicle an
  • When our VAT40 died at the Ford/Jeep dealer, the shop foreman and service manager opted for what appeared to be a suitable succedaneum. The new tester came off the MAC tool truck for a cash exchange of about $1,700.
  • Cooper Tire and Resilient Technologies have established a joint development agreement to produce a new non-pneumatic prototype military tire for use under hostile battlefield conditions.
  • Continental Tire executives say the company is on the move, noting how just a few years ago the brand was largely unheard-of in the U.S. market ? except for those consumers whose high-end sedans or sports cars came from the factory with its tires. Co
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  • Automotive Information Systems Inc., (AIS) a provider of OEM incentive and rebate information, has teamed up with Chrome Systems Inc. to supply rebate and incentive information. This relationship allows Chrome to integrate incentive data with the pro
  • Hyundai Motor America has entered an agreement with WALKAWAY USA, LLC to offer consumers unique financial protection in this uncertain economic environment called the "Hyundai Assurance Program."
  • When approaching treacherous turns at speeds roaring close to 185 mph, even the gutsiest NASCAR drivers grip their steering wheels a little tighter when tires begin to squeal and the rubber starts to burn.
  • HUGHES Telematics is opening its newest office in Tokyo. A presence in Japan allows HUGHES Telematics to be immediately accessible to Japanese automobile manufacturers in support of their telematics planning and execution activities.
  • The second generation Audi A6 was introduced in 1998 with a 2.8L engine that was "punched out" to three liters for 2003. Although the models with more powerful engines were critically acclaimed, the base 3.0L front wheel drive model has been the comp
  • Chrysler LLC's Hybrid Electric Vehicles (HEVs) began rolling off the assembly line this week at its Newark (Delaware) Assembly Plant. Chrysler is offering the two-mode hybrid powertrain on both vehicles built at the plant, Dodge Durango and Chrysler