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MAHLE Powertrain awarded “Test Facility of the Year"

ATTI (Automotive Testing Technology International) presented MAHLE Powertrain’s Real Driving Emissions Centre in UK with the “Test Facility of the Year” Award.


Industry Chief and Minister open UK’s first real drive emissions test centre

Mike Hawes, SMMT chief executive and Richard Harrington MP, Minister for Business opened the UK’s first ever dedicated Real Drive Emissions (RDE) Testing Centre on July 31st, 2018.


Lights out.... MAHLE Powertrain boosts its 2018 Formula Student involvement

Northampton, May 2018 – MAHLE Powertrain, the global leader in engine development and consultancy, has further increased its support for the Institute of Mechanical Engineer’s (IMechE) Formula Student event by pledging to sponsor three of the teams entering this year’s event, an increase from two teams in previous years.


MAHLE acquires majority holding in diagnostics specialist BrainBee

Stuttgart, May 22, 2018 – The MAHLE Group has increased its holding in BrainBee, an automotive workshop equipment specialist, to 80 percent of the company’s shares. After a strategic minority holding of 20 percent was agreed in September 2017, MAHLE Aftermarket is now taking another important step toward becoming a solutions provider. With this majority acquisition, MAHLE Aftermarket is significantly expanding its European presence in the area of equipment and services for workshops.


Organic growth strengthens transformation of the MAHLE Group

Stuttgart, April 25, 2018 – The MAHLE Group continued to grow steadily in the 2017 business year. With significant organic growth of 6.4 percent, MAHLE has further expanded its market position. In 2017, group sales rose by 3.8 percent to EUR 12.8 billion.


MAHLE Powertrain’s RDE Centre takes another step towards completion

Northampton, March 2018 – MAHLE Powertrain, the global leader in engine development and consultancy, has completed a vital pressure test which sees its new RDE Centre take a huge leap to becoming fully operational, offering the UK never-before-seen emissions testing capability.


Withdrawal from joint venture: MAHLE plans to sell HBPO shares to Plastic Omnium

Stuttgart, March 1, 2018 – The MAHLE Group intends to sell its shares in the joint venture Hella Behr Plastic Omnium (HBPO) to fellow shareholder Plastic Omnium. The two parties signed an agreement effective today, Thursday, March 1, 2018. MAHLE is thus consistently pursuing its plan to focus on its strategic core business.


MAHLE Supervisory Board appoints Dr. Jörg Stratmann as the new Chairman of the Management Board and CEO

Stuttgart/Germany, January 31, 2018 – As of February 1, the new CEO of MAHLE, the fourth-largest German automotive supplier with sales of around EUR 13 billion and 77,000 employees, will be Dr. Jörg Stratmann. When ZF Friedrichshafen AG and Wolf-Henning Scheider, Chairman of the MAHLE Management Board until the end of January, both expressed the desire for a change, the MAHLE Group was able to resolve the matter swiftly.


UK’s first Real Driving Emissions Centre gathers pace

Northampton, January 18, 2018 - The next stage in the development of the UK’s first Real Driving Emissions Centre (RDEC) is complete, after MAHLE Powertrain took delivery of a new four-wheel drive chassis dynamometer. The product, manufactured and supplied by HORIBA UK, enables MAHLE to conduct fully certified vehicle emissions tests to all the latest international standards, including the new Worldwide Harmonised Light Vehicle Test Procedure (WLTP).