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Schaeffler accelerates transformation
The strategic direction and long-term growth perspectives, were presented and explained by global automotive and industrial supplier Schaeffler, at this year’s Capital Markets Day which took place in Bühl with some 40 analysts and investors in attendance. Starting point was the strategy ‘Mobility for tomorrow’ announced last year and the proven model of an integrated automotive and industrial supplier with strong manuf...
Schaeffler AG and Fraunhofer sign strategic partnership agreement
Schaeffler AG has been successfully collaborating with various Fraunhofer institutes for many years. Now, Schaeffler AG and Fraunhofer have entered into a strategic partnership with the aim of further enhancing this collaboration. What do the factories and workplaces of the future look like? How can emission-free, intelligent mobility for tomorrow be created in increasingly digitalised urban environments?
Schaeffler and Audi cooperate in powertrain development
During the German home round of Team ABT Schaeffler Audi Sport in Berlin on 10th-11th June, Schaeffler and Audi agreed on an extensive cooperation in the development of the powertrain for the next three generations of the Formula E race car. Schaeffler Chief Technology Officer Prof. Peter Gutzmer and Peter Mertens, Member of the Board of Management, Technical Development AUDI AG, signed a three-year agreement in Berlin-Tempelhof.
'Future Energy' takes the wheel at EXPO 2017
At the EXPO 2017, Schaeffler will be presenting two exhibits. This year's motto is 'Future Energy' and more than five million visitors are expected to attend the global exhibition, which is being held in Central Asia for the first time ever. Schaeffler is showcasing two exhibits at the EXPO 2017, the E-Wheel Drive wheel hub drive and a 1:11 scale Formula E model, as official partner of the working group insglück, gtp2 architekten, ...
Schaeffler makes $36.5m investment in South Carolina
In addition to improving infrastructure and the working environment, Schaeffler is expanding its American Fort Mill plant. Schaeffler is creating 105 new jobs at its location in South Carolina, investing $36.5m. At the same time, a new office building was opened which has been adapted to the new working environments of Schaeffler's 'New Work' initiative. Maria-Elisabeth Schaeffler-Thumann, family shareholder, attended the opening ceremony togethe...
Top quality for seven billion Schaeffler products
No matter which continent or which product: Customers value the consistently high quality of Schaeffler products around the globe. More and more awards by customers prove this and show: Schaeffler is getting even better. Schaeffler’s top quality products have convinced customers worldwide – and it is getting better all the time. This has been demonstrated by 43 quality awards presented by customers of this supplier to the automot...
Schaeffler increases production capacities
Schaeffler celebrated the opening of new factory halls in China and a new plant in Thailand in traditional local style. By increasing its production volume, Schaeffler is aligning itself ever closer to its Chinese and Asian customer base and also extending its product portfolio. The Schaeffler Group is continuing its course for growth in China and Asia. By extending its Schaeffler (Nanjing) Co.
Reliability of high speed trains sustained through gearbox bearings
More than 1,300 axlebox bearings and gearbox bearing sets have been successfully delivered to Hitachi Rail Europe’s flagship train maintenance centre in Ashford, by Schaeffler (UK). As part of an on-going bogie overhaul programme of Hitachi Rail Europe’s Class 395 ‘Javelin’ high speed trains further deliveries are planned this year.
Automated driving project to increase urban manoeuvrability
Automobiles increase the mobility of their users. However, their manoeuvrability is pushed to the limit by cramped inner city conditions. Those who need to park their vehicles frequently, such as delivery services and mobile care providers, lose a lot of working time searching for and then getting into parking spaces.
Schaeffler Showcases Torque Converter Innovations More Compact, Efficient and Versatile
The majority of all newly registered cars in North America feature automatic transmissions with torque converter. There isn’t anywhere else in the world where the proportion of this type of transmission comes even close. This makes automatic transmissions with torque converter “the” transmission in the North American market. Formerly ill-reputed as being inefficient, ongoing R&D activities have advanced these transmissions to offer exemplar...
Schaeffler Receives 2012 PACE Award for UniAir System
Schaeffler was named a 2012 Automotive News PACE (Premier Automotive Suppliers’ Contribution to Excellence) Award winner for its UniAir fully variable valve lift system during an award ceremony held April 23 in Detroit. Schaeffler was one of 16 companies honored with the prestigious award that recognizes automotive suppliers for superior innovation, technological advancement and business performance.