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New plant in Guangde opened
Rheinmetall Automotive to supply electric vehicle components in China
Rheinmetall Automotive has, together with its Chinese joint venture partner HUAYU Automotive Systems (HASCO), opened yet another production location. Around 16,000 square meters, the new plant of HASCO KSPG (Guangde) Nonferrous Components Co. Ltd. is situated in Guangde in the Chinese province of Anhui, northwest of Shanghai.
KS Gleitlager
New polymer bearings for commercial vehicle engines
As a longstanding expert in plain bearings, KS Gleitlager GmbH offers a complete product folio for commercial vehicle engines. The range of materials has now been extended to include a particularly robust polymer-coated material for crankshaft main bearings, one that is specifically suited for hybrid power units with their numerous start/stop cycles and low-viscosity oils.
Rheinmetall Automotive
Partner to the Chinese auto industry
China, the world's biggest commercial vehicle market, will introduce the NS 6 emission standards, which match Europe's EU 6 and thus not only impose tighter limits but also bring about a change in the engine technology used until now. A longstanding expert in state-of-the-art steel pistons for commercial vehicle engines, piston-manufacturer KS Kolbenschmidt GmbH will participate in this technological change through its Chinese licensee ZNKS (ZYNP Group).
3Q/2018 figures
Rheinmetall Automotive raises sales and operating earnings
The 3Q/2018 sales of Rheinmetall Automotive again outpaced market performance. In the period January through September, the Company generated sales of €2,199 million, a growth of 2.3 or, currency adjusted, 4.5 percent over the prior-year period. Once more, all the divisions shared in the growth which compares with the distinctly weaker 1.2-percent gain in global production of Light Vehicles.
New thermo module for compact refrigerant circuit
Worldwide, the auto industry is faced with the challenge of finding technical solutions for significantly reducing fuel consumption and developing energy-efficient drivelines. In order, where possible, to eliminate harmful emissions, especially in conurbations, the industry is pushing ahead with the electrification of cars as well as commercial vehicles. Pierburg GmbH has now come up with a compact, completely preassembled and pre-charged standardized refrigerant system (thermo module).
HASCO KSPG Nonferrous components
Innovation Technology award for E-motor housing in China
The 11th International Automotive Congress 2018 held in Shanghai, which is focused on the industry hot topics as new energy vehicles, autonomous driving, intelligent and connected vehicles, and lightweight, supporting the development of the Chinese automotive industry.
A successful concept keeps on growing
Promotors mean greater proximity to customers
At Motorservice, Rheinmetall Automotive’s spare parts specialist, special promotors form an additional interface to customers. These technically versed employees are active in various countries, interacting directly with wholesalers and auto repair shops. They provide quick, competent advice and defined service support, acting as a direct communication link between wholesalers and their local branches as well to auto repair shop customers.