Press Archive


MAHLE completes sale of industrial filtration activities to Filtration Group

Stuttgart/Germany, November 1, 2016 – The MAHLE Group completes the sale of its industrial filtration activities to U.S.-based Filtration Group. Both parties have agreed not to disclose the purchase price for the transaction, which was previously approved by the antitrust authorities.


MAHLE grows faster than the market

Hanover/Stuttgart, September 21, 2016 – The MAHLE Group has grown significantly faster than the global vehicle market during the first half of the year. With sales of around EUR 6.2 billion (+12 percent in comparison with the previous year), the solid growth trend of the previous years was maintained. At the IAA Commercial Vehicles in Hanover (September 22 to 29, Hall 12, Stand C23), the group is presenting a series of innovations that will help to increase efficiency, reliability, and driver comfort. Furthermore, some of the innovations are setting new standards in the commercial vehicle sector.


MAHLE plans expansion of North American powertrain operations

Farmington Hills, Michigan/USA – MAHLE Powertrain is opening new North American headquarters in Plymouth, Michigan/USA later this year as a part of a USD16 - million North American expansion that will create new jobs and accelerate a variety of advanced engine-development programs.


MAHLE Powertrain unveils state-of-the-art Vehicle Engineering Centre

MAHLE Powertrain has opened the doors to its new GBP 0.5m Vehicle Engineering Centre (VEC) in Northampton. The new facility is a strong statement of MAHLE Powertrain’s commitment to the European car industry, and allows the company to extend its range of services and facilities offered to global vehicle manufacturers.


MAHLE Powertrain is first with VCA approved routes for RDE

MAHLE Powertrain, the global leader in engine development and consultancy, is the first independent engineering service provider (ESP) to have its real driving emissions (RDE) test process and routes approved by the Vehicle Certification Agency (VCA).


MAHLE substantially strengthens its position in the automotive industry

Stuttgart, April 22, 2016 – The MAHLE Group increased its sales to around EUR 11.5 billion in the 2015 business year, which corresponds to a plus of roughly 16 percent. “MAHLE has thus entered a new dimension. In terms of variety and depth of range, our company is now more than ever one of the influential suppliers in the automotive industry,” explained Wolf-Henning Scheider, Chairman of the MAHLE Management Board and CEO, during the press conference on the Financial Statements in Stuttgart.


MAHLE Powertrain launches its new mobile friendly website

The new MAHLE Powertrain website is now easily accessible from all mobile devices


MAHLE honored with Volvo Supplier Award for Innovation and Fuel Efficiency


New powertrain technology demonstrators shown at Cenex LCV

MAHLE Powertrain unveiled two new low carbon technology demonstrator vehicles at the Cenex LCV event at Millbrook on 9th / 10th September.


MAHLE Press release IAA Frankfurt 2015

Stuttgart, September 16, 2015 - MAHLE press releases from IAA Passenger Cars in Frankfurt:


Through-the-Road Parallel Hybrid Demonstrator Vehicle

Northampton (UK), September 2015 – MAHLE Powertrain and Protean Electric have collaborated to construct and develop a plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) demonstrator to showcase the benefits of adopting in-wheel electric motors in a C-segment passenger car. The vehicle features Protean’s compact direct drive in-wheel motors with integrated inverters on the rear axle and retains the standard 1.4L gasoline engine, and manual transmission driving the front axle.


MAHLE surpasses own targets in first half of 2015

Stuttgart/Germany, September 7, 2015 — In the first half of 2015, the MAHLE Group achieved sales of EUR 5.53 billion and has thereby grown by 12.5 percent compared with the same period in the previous year. At EUR 324.5 million, earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) are also 17.2 percent above the previous year’s value. The EBIT margin rose to 5.9 percent.


PEMS testing service now available

MAHLE Powertrain has recently expanded its extensive vehicle emissions testing capability at its Northampton, UK headquarters to include Portable Emissions Measurement System (PEMS) testing. This new service further enhances the vehicle testing services which are available and allows the precise measurement of tailpipe emissions whilst the vehicle is being driven on normal roads.


Delphi Thermal is now part of the MAHLE Group

Stuttgart/Germany, July 1, 2015 – The antitrust authorities have given their approval: MAHLE has acquired the thermal business of U.K. automotive supplier Delphi Automotive PLC as of July 1, 2015. As a result, the Stuttgart-based group is expanding its strategically important Thermal Management business unit.


Press release on the business development of the MAHLE Group in 2014

Stuttgart/Germany, April 30, 2015 — In 2014, MAHLE generated sales of nearly EUR 10 billion. The growth of around 43 percent is largely due to the first-time full-year inclusion of the MAHLE Behr Group.


MAHLE acquires thermal management division of U.S. automotive supplier Delphi

MAHLE has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the wholly-owned thermal business of U.S. automotive supplier Delphi Automotive PLC (NYSE: DLPH). In 2014, the division and its approximately 7,600 employees achieved annual sales of around USD 1.2 billion (roughly EUR 1.0 billion). After approval by the relevant antitrust authorities, a closing of the deal is anticipated for the fall of 2015. Further, it is intended to acquire the joint venture of Delphi Thermal in China.


Change to senior management at MAHLE

Stuttgart, December 16, 2014 – The Supervisory Board of MAHLE GmbH has appointed Wolf-Henning Scheider as new Chairman of the MAHLE Management Board with effect from July 1, 2015. He will join the MAHLE Group on April 1, 2015, and will initially assume the role of Vice Chairman of the Management Board.


Range Extender optimisation presented at industry conference

MAHLE Powertrain presented a detailed study, on the influence of usage patterns on the most appropriate range extender drive-line configurations


New diesel exhaust technology project

MAHLE Powertrain has launched a new project to develop a next generation exhaust gas after-treatment system (EGATS) for diesel passenger cars and light commercial vehicles.


Range Extender takes up the Challenge

MAHLE Powertrain recently took part in the Bertha Benz Challenge, visiting several landmarks across southern Germany and culminating in demonstration laps at the Hockenheim race circuit.


MAHLE takes over majority share in Behr

MAHLE GmbH increases its holding in the Behr Group from 36.85 percent to approximately 51 percent with the acquisition of all shares in the BWK GmbH holding company.


Press release on the business development of the MAHLE Group in 2012

MAHLE benefits from its global presence. 53 percent of sales are now being generated outside of Europe.


New MAHLE Powertrain issue of Performance Magazine

A new, special edition of MAHLE Performance Magazine, featuring a range of latest technologies from MAHLE Powertrain


MAHLE expands Asian business

MAHLE Group, together with MAHLE Powertrain, has enlarged its facilities and services in China


New Range Extender vehicle launched

The new MAHLE Range Extender vehicle was successfully demonstrated to industry specialists at the recent Aachen Colloquium


Positive response at LCV event

The Cenex Low Carbon Vehicle event took place at Millbrook,


Press release on the business development in the 1st half of 2012 and outlook

With sales of around EUR 3.21 billion in the first half of 2012, MAHLE exceeds the previous year's value by 7.8 percent.


MAHLE Powertrain at key industry events

MAHLE Powertrain will attend a series of key industry events in the coming months, displaying our latest technologies and company capabilities to international customers and exhibition visitors.


MAHLE Range Extender on the road

Stuttgart, June 2012 – To provide a possible solution to battery-electric vehicles without range restriction


Successful representation at events and fairs worldwide

Recently, MAHLE Powertrain successfully contributed to important industry events in Europe, Asia and America.


Press release on the business development of the MAHLE Group in 2011

With more than six billion euros, MAHLE reaches a sales record again.


SAE World Congress

Senior engineers and technical specialists from MAHLE Powertrain's UK and US facilities will be presenting no less than 13 different technical papers


Turbulent Jet Ignition presentation in Vienna

A new technology for ultra lean, low NOx combustion will be presented by Dr Bernd Mahr (CEO, MAHLE Powertrain) at this year's Vienna Symposium


New robotic cell at Worcester foundry

MAHLE Powertrain has recently invested £350,000 in a custom-built robotic cell at its specialist aluminum foundry in Worcester


Positive reaction from high profile industry event

Specialists from MAHLE Powertrain presented three different technical papers at the recent IMechE conference


MAHLE Powertrain presenting at IMechE

Specialists from MAHLE Powertrain will be presenting on three different topics at the IMechE Internal Combustion Engines conference in London on 29-30 November 2011


$2.5m DoE funding for MAHLE Powertrain

The US Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded up to $8.4 million


MAHLE Powertrain presenting at the Aachen Colloquium


Good things come in three cylinders

Stuttgart, September 2011—MAHLE has installed its downsizing demonstrator engine in a roadworthy mid-range vehicle (VW Passat).


MAHLE range extender improves acceptance of electric drive systems

Stuttgart, September 2011—In order to gain the acceptance of consumers, electric drive cars must offer satisfactory cruising.


Half year Press Conference 2011

Press release on the business development in the 1st half of 2011 and outlook for the MAHLE Group.


MAHLE Powertrain downsizing demonstrator at key industry events

The acclaimed demonstrator vehicle fitted with the latest downsizing engine from MAHLE Powertrain


Downsizing demo vehicles impress the industry

MAHLE Powertrain has installed it's latest specification, 1.2l 3-cyl downsizing engine into two VW Passat Estates


Automotive Business award for MAHLE Powertrain Brazil

MPT Brazil has received the REI Award (Recognition for Excellence and Innovation)


MAHLE compact Range Extender engine being exhibited

The new compact range extender engine from MAHLE will be exhibited at the Vienna Symposium on 5th/6th May.


MAHLE Range Extender at HEVC 2011

The new compact range extender engine from MAHLE will make it's UK debut at the Hybrid + Electric Vehicles Conference at Warwick University on 18th/19th May.


MAHLE Powertrain generates interest at the 2011 SAE Congress

MAHLE Powertrain presented 5 papers and chaired two technical sessions during this year's SAE World Congress


Press release on the business development of the MAHLE Group in 2010

Highest sales figure in Company's history


Welcome to MAHLE Powertrain's new website experience !

With the re-launch of on 1st February 2011, MAHLE Powertrain and MAHLE Test Systems are further developing their global internet activities. This modernised website now provides optimised access to the broad spectrum of products and services offered by the company through intuitive navigation and enhanced key visuals...


MAHLE Test Systems engineers receive patent for ReportLogiq® reporting tool

On September 21st, the United States Patent office issued a patent to MAHLE engineers Scott Bolt, Maryam Bernacki and Jerry Moerdyke for their development of MAHLE Test Systems' ReportLogiq® web based reporting tool.


Press release on the business development in the 1st half of 2010 and outlook for the MAHLE Group

Stuttgart, September 6, 2010—After declines in sales in 2009, MAHLE succeeded in returning to profitability in the first half of 2010.


Driving Innovation 2010

Following on from last years successful show, MAHLE Powertrain will again be participating in Driving Innovation 2010 at Donington Park Race Circuit on 30th September 2010.


Press release on the business development of the MAHLE Group in the year 2009

Stuttgart/Germany, April 19, 2010 – Group sales decreased by almost 23 percent in 2009. Due to restructuring measures, positive trend is recognized in the second half-year.


MAHLE Powertrain upgrades vehicle emissions test facility

Northampton, March 3rd, 2010 – MAHLE Powertrain, the engineering consultancy and services provider, has recently commissioned comprehensive upgrades to their vehicle emissions test facility in Northampton, UK.


MAHLE Test Systems announces Heavy-Duty service tool collaboration with Movimento, Inc.


Press release on the business development in the 1st half of 2009 and outlook for the MAHLE Group

Stuttgart, September 9, 2009 – After a decline in sales of more than 30 percent, MAHLE expects a slight revival in the second half of 2009.


MAHLE Test Systems announces updates to ServiceLogiq™ - Diagnostic Service Tool Solution

Novi/Michigan, June 6th 2009 - MAHLE Test Systems, a division of MAHLE Powertrain, LLC, is a major supplier of diagnostic engineering services for manufacturing and dealership service. Today, MAHLE Test Systems announced industry-wide availability of a new screen configuration utility for their ServiceLogiq™ runtime software.


MAHLE acquires Amafilter Group Holding BV

On July 24, 2008, the business division Industrial Filtration of MAHLE Filtersysteme GmbH signed an agreement concerning the acquisition of Amafilter Group Holding BV, headquartered in Alkmaar, Netherlands.


MAHLE opens new Tech Center in Brazil

The MAHLE Group, headquartered in Stuttgart, Germany, opens today a highly modern new Tech Center in Jundiaí (near São Paulo) in Brazil.