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Authorities confiscate significant haul of counterfeit NSK bearings

The recent discovery of a large number of counterfeit NSK bearings in Johannesburg, South Africa, highlights the need to remain vigilant in the face of criminals who look to put the safety and integrity of industrial machinery and humans at risk. Towards the end of April 2022, a Police search and seizure operation (initiated by NSK) led to the confiscation of thousands of replica bearings (98% industrial types) worth an estimated R5 million. Criminal and civil proceedings are now underway against the perpetrators, who will shortly receive a court summons.

Tenneco News

Monroe® Releases New Part Numbers in July, Including Quick-Strut® Assemblies, Magnum® Strut Assemblies, New Monroe Intelligent Suspension RideSense Shocks and Struts, and More

Monroe® shocks and struts, a leading global brand from Tenneco Inc.'s (NYSE: TEN) DRiV Motorparts group, has introduced new part numbers for its Quick-Strut® assemblies, OESpectrum® shocks and struts, Magnum® strut assemblies, new Monroe Intelligent Suspension RideSense shocks and struts, and Reflex® shocks.

Brembo News

Brembo and Gold Phoenix join forces to create a leading friction technology player

Brembo and Gold Phoenix have signed a 50/50 Joint Venture agreement (subject to the local and antitrust usual fulfilments) establishing a new company, Shandong BRGP Friction Technology Co., Ltd, to create the first large scale Brembo manufacturing facility fully dedicated to produce innovative aftermarket pads.


iSYSTEM and Vector invite to the Automotive Embedded Software Conference EMCC 2022 

iSYSTEM and Vector host the international conference EMCC 2022 at the “Liederhalle” in Stuttgart (Germany) from October 11 to 12. Since its start in 2017, the EMCC (Embedded Multi-Core Conference) has been regarded as the expert conference for automotive embedded software development and is now finally taking place again after a two-year break: The registration has just opened.

Stellantis News


The plug-in hybrid version of the C5 X offers, as a world premiere, Citroën Advanced Comfort® Active Suspension, which combines Progressive Hydraulic Cushions® with active suspension control. The vehicle adapts the suspension of each wheel to be softer or firmer depending on the conditions encountered.

ST News

Volkswagen’s CARIAD and STMicroelectronics to co-develop chip for software-defined vehicles

New cooperation model for software-defined cars: CARIAD, the software unit of Volkswagen Group, and STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, will shortly launch the joint development of an automotive system-on-chip (SoC).


Prepared for an Electric Future Tenneco’s DRiV Motorparts Business Committed to Helping Distributors, Workshops Capture EV Parts and Service Opportunities

Five years ago, conversations about the advent of electric vehicles typically began with “If.” Today they are centered around “how fast” the now-real shift to EVs will occur in nations across Europe.

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