Press archives

12/16/2014

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.

11/25/2014

MAHLE expands Tech Center in Shanghai

Shanghai, November 25, 2014 – MAHLE is celebrating the third major expansion phase of its research and development center in China. In addition, a Bosch Mahle Turbo Systems (BMTS) production plant, a plant for industrial filtration, and a production line for the manufacturing of tools for the Filtration and Engine Peripherals business unit will be opened on the campus.

09/25/2014

MAHLE Press release IAA Hanover

Stuttgart, September 25, 2014
MAHLE press releases from IAA Commercial Vehicles in Hanover/Germany

09/08/2014

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

Stuttgart/Germany, September 8, 2014: The sales and result of the MAHLE Group developed positively in the first half of 2014.

09/02/2014

MAHLE finalizes the acquisition of Letrika

Stuttgart, September 2, 2014 – The transaction approvals have been issued from all relevant antitrust authorities. The acquisition of the majority stake in Letrika d.d., which is listed on the Ljubljana Stock Exchange, is expected to be completed in calendar week 37. In the future, Letrika is to be integrated and consolidated into the MAHLE Group as the “Electric actuators and engine accessories” profit center.

06/23/2014

MAHLE to acquire majority share in Letrika

Stuttgart, June 23, 2014 – On June 20, 2014, the MAHLE Group, based in Stuttgart/Germany, signed an agreement for the acquisition of the majority share in Slovenian group Letrika d.d. The conclusion of the agreement is subject to approval by the responsible antitrust and supervisory authorities. MAHLE expects this to be granted in the second half of 2014.

04/17/2014

Press release on the business development of the MAHLE Group in 2013

2013 business year dominated by the ongoing strategic development of the product portfolio.

02/28/2014

MAHLE Corporate Venture Capital

We support innovative start-ups in areas connected with the MAHLE core businesses.

01/10/2014

MAHLE acquires all shares in the Indian joint venture MAHLE IPL Limited

At the end of the 2013 business year, the Stuttgart-based MAHLE Group acquired all of the shares in its former joint venture company MAHLE IPL Limited. MAHLE had already been a majority partner in the joint venture with a share of about 60 percent.

09/11/2013

Press release IAA Frankfurt

Stuttgart, September 11, 2013 – MAHLE on IAA Passenger Cars in Frankfurt

09/02/2013

Press release on the business development in the 1st half of 2013 and outlook

With sales of around EUR 3.03 billion in the first half of 2013, MAHLE remains below the previous year’s value by 5.4 percent.

05/16/2013

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.

04/19/2013

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.

11/29/2012

MAHLE announces agreement to acquire RTI Technologies

MAHLE has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement with Robert Bosch GmbH to acquire all assets and the related business of RTI Technologies, Inc.

09/19/2012

Press release IAA Hanover

MAHLE on IAA Commercial Vehicles Hanover.

09/03/2012

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.

08/27/2012

MAHLE intensifies activities in Asia

MAHLE is adapting to the increase in vehicle production in Asian countries and to Asian vehicle manufacturers relocating their production.

07/13/2012

Majority acquisition of Behr delayed

The majority acquisition of Behr by MAHLE, scheduled for early next year, has been delayed...

04/20/2012

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

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

02/01/2012

MAHLE Industry GmbH acquires InnoWa Membrane GmbH

MAHLE Industry GmbH, located in Stuttgart/Germany, has acquired the technology venture InnoWa Membrane GmbH in Schwaikheim/Germany.

09/14/2011

Press release IAA Frankfurt

Stuttgart, September 14, 2011 – MAHLE on IAA Passenger Cars in Frankfurt

09/05/2011

Half year Press Conference 2011

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

05/05/2011

New MAHLE production plant in Chennai/India

MAHLE Filter Systems India in Chennai, a new filter production plant of the MAHLE Group, takes up series production. It will supply Indian vehicle manufacturers with air filter modules. First orders of customers are on hand.

04/15/2011

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

Highest sales figure in Company's history

03/07/2011

MAHLE enhances commitment for Aftermarket engine components

Dated back to January 1, 2011, the German MAHLE GmbH acquired all remaining shares in the Turkish engine components manufacturer MAHLE Mopisan. In Turkey, MAHLE Mopisan operates two production plants in Izmir and Konya as well as a regional warehouse for the Aftermarket in Izmir.

03/01/2011

MAHLE increases participation in Behr

Planned increase of MAHLE's participation in Behr to 36.85 percent successfully completed.

02/01/2011

Targeted evolution-MAHLE relaunches its internet activities

With the relaunch of its website www.mahle.com, MAHLE gradually introduces the development of its further global internet activities. Besides a modernized visualization, the access to product and service offers of the company is optimized.

09/21/2010

Press release IAA in Hannover

Stuttgart, September 21, 2010 – MAHLE on IAA Commercial Vehicle in Hanover

09/06/2010

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.

07/26/2010

MAHLE and BEHR sign share agreement

Stuttgart, July 26, 2010 – The two large Stuttgart automotive suppliers MAHLE and BEHR have agreed that MAHLE will take over shares in BEHR in several stages.

06/30/2010

MAHLE implements take-over of majority share in BEHR Industry

Stuttgart, June 30th, 2010 – After the antitrust authorities agreed upon the acquisition of 60 percent of the shares in BEHR Industry GmbH & Co. KG by the MAHLE Group, the take-over is implemented today.

04/19/2010

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.

02/04/2010

MAHLE takes over majority share in BEHR Industry

Stuttgart, Germany February 4th, 2010 – The supervisory boards of MAHLE GmbH and BEHR GmbH & Co. KG agreed upon the acquisition of 60 percent of the shares in BEHR Industry GmbH & Co. KG by the MAHLE Group.

10/26/2009

MAHLE acquires automotive business of KTM-Kühler

Stuttgart/Germany, October 26, 2009 – On October 23rd, 2009, the MAHLE Group signed an agreement with KTM-Kühler GmbH about the acquisition of the automotive business at the location of Mattighofen/Austria.

09/15/2009

Press information IAA 2009

Stuttgart, September 15, 2009 – MAHLE on the IAA 2009 in Frankfurt/Main...

09/09/2009

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.

06/06/2009

MAHLE Test Systems announces updates to ServiceLogiqTM - Diagnostic Service Tool Solution

Novi/Michigan, June 6th 2009 – MAHLE Test Systems: New service tool screen creation and management without code changes!

04/27/2009

Press release on the business development of the MAHLE Group in 2008

Stuttgart, April 27, 2009 – Group result for 2008 still positive despite considerable deterioration of economic conditions

04/23/2009

Restructuring of MAHLE's Alzenau location

Stuttgart, April 23, 2009 – In the meeting on April 23, 2009, the Supervisory Board of MAHLE GmbH adopted the Group's business plan. As part of this business plan, a decision was made regarding the restructuring of the Piston Systems division in Europe, resulting from the difficult market development. The corresponding package of measures includes among others the discontinuation of production at the Alzenau location.

03/26/2009

MAHLE plans restructuring of the Alzenau location

Stuttgart, March 26, 2009 – As the operating profit has been negative for a number of years and in view of the currently worsening crisis in the automotive sector, the Management Board of the MAHLE Group elaborated a plan to discontinue production at the location in Alzenau at the end of June 2009 and close the location.

11/13/2008

MAHLE S.A. in Spain to reorganize its manufacturing activity

Stuttgart, November 13, 2008—MAHLE S.A. in Vilanova i la Geltrú, Spain, a subsidiary of MAHLE GmbH headquartered in Stuttgart, Germany, and supplier of pistons for the automotive industry, today presented to workers’ representatives a plan to reorganize its activity with the aim to overcome the current determining factors of the plant and to guarantee the company’s future viability.

10/02/2008

MAHLE plant Betriebskindergarten

Stuttgart, 2. Oktober 2008 – Im kommenden Jahr soll ein neues Kapitel in der MAHLE Geschichte aufgeschlagen werden: Die Eröffnung eines Betriebskindergartens für Kinder von Mitarbeiterinnen und Mitarbeitern am Standort Stuttgart...

09/23/2008

Press release IAA in Hanover

Stuttgart, September 23, 2008 - MAHLE on IAA Commercial Vehicles in Hanover...

09/18/2008

Bosch Mahle Turbo Systems

Stuttgart, September 18, 2008—Ground-breaking ceremony for the construction of a production plant for exhaust gas turbochargers

09/17/2008

MAHLE provides insights

Stuttgart, September 17, 2008—MAHLE inaugurates today its new corporate exhibition—MAHLE INSIDE—at the Group's headquarters in Stuttgart Bad Cannstatt/Germany.

09/15/2008

Press release on the business development of the MAHLE Group in the first half of 2008

Stuttgart, September 15, 2008—MAHLE records further growth...

08/01/2008

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.

07/01/2008

MAHLE acquires Thuringian pump manufacturer ENTEC

The MAHLE Group announced today that MAHLE has acquired all the shares of ENTEC GmbH in Thuringia, Germany.

06/26/2008

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.

06/09/2008

MAHLE acquires Clemex Mexico S.A. de C.V

The MAHLE Group announced today that MAHLE acquired the total shares of Clemex Mexico S.A. de C.V. and its subsidiaries in Lerma, Mexico.

05/28/2008

Bosch Mahle Turbo Systems—Authorities approve joint venture

Robert Bosch GmbH and MAHLE GmbH have founded a 50/50 joint venture for the development, production, and sale of exhaust gas turbochargers.

05/21/2008

MAHLE and Hirschvogel found a joint venture in Brazil

The Stuttgart-based MAHLE Group announced today that MAHLE, via its Brazilian subsidiary MAHLE Metal Leve S.A., and Hirschvogel Umformtechnik GmbH had founded the joint venture MAHLE HIRSCHVOGEL FORJAS S.A. in Brazil.

04/25/2008

Press release on the business development of the MAHLE Group in 2007

Stuttgart/Germany, April 25, 2008—MAHLE expands its market position...

02/01/2008

Bosch and MAHLE plan joint venture to develop and manufacture exhaust gas turbochargers

Robert Bosch GmbH and MAHLE GmbH have agreed to establish a fifty-fifty joint venture to develop, manufacture, and market exhaust gas turbochargers.

01/22/2008

MAHLE Takes Over Majority of Engine Components Manufacturer Mopisan in Turkey

Stuttgart, Germany, January 22, 2008—The MAHLE Group announced today that MAHLE GmbH took over the majority of shares of 60 percent of the Turkish engine components manufacturer Mopisan.

11/29/2007

MAHLE and India Pistons Signed Agreement for Joint Venture

Stuttgart, Germany, November 29, 2007—The MAHLE Group announced today that MAHLE GmbH and India Pistons Ltd. had signed an agreement for a joint venture for the manufacture of pistons for new engine applications.

09/11/2007

Press informations IAA 2007

MAHLE on the IAA 2007 in Frankfurt/Main

09/03/2007

Press release on the business development of the MAHLE Group in the 1st half of 2007 and outlook

Press conference Stuttgart/Germany, September 3, 2007: MAHLE records further growth

06/22/2007

MAHLE and RIKEN signed a Memorandum of Understanding for a global cooperation

Stuttgart/Germany, 22 June 2007—The MAHLE Group, with Headquarter in Stuttgart announces that MAHLE GmbH and RIKEN Corporation have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for a global cooperation on June 20, 2007.

06/22/2007

MAHLE enters into a Stock Purchase Agreement with Condumex

Stuttgart/Germany, 22nd June 2007—The MAHLE Group, headquartered in Stuttgart, Germany, announced today that its subsidiary MAHLE Industries, Inc. has entered into a stock purchase agreement with Grupo Condumex, S.A. de C.V., Mexico.

06/05/2007

MAHLE acquires the air intake module and air filtration business division from Siemens VDO Automotive

Stuttgart/Germany, 5th June 2007—The MAHLE Group announced today that the acquisition of the air intake module and air filtration business division from Siemens VDO, a division of Siemens AG, was successfully concluded as of June 1, 2007.

04/26/2007

Press release: Business development of the MAHLE Group in the year 2006

Stuttgart/Germany, 26 April 2007—MAHLE records further growth

03/21/2007

MAHLE announces acquisition of Argentinean Valve Producer Edival

Stuttgart/Germany, 21 March 2007—The MAHLE Group announced today that MAHLE Metal Leve S.A., its Brazilian subsidiary, has acquired the Argentinean company Edival, located in Rafaela, province of Santa Fé. The acquisition includes the whole operation of Edival comprising the industrial plant as well as the administrative, sales and engineering offices.

03/09/2007

MAHLE announces successful acquisition of Dana Corporation`s engine hard parts business

Stuttgart/Germany, 9 March 2007—The MAHLE Group, headquartered in Stuttgart, Germany, announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Dana’s engine hard parts business.

01/25/2007

MAHLE to Expand Valve Train Operation in China

Stuttgart/Germany, 25 January 2007 - On January 16, 2007, MAHLE celebrated the grand opening ceremony of the new valve company MAHLE Tri-Ring Valve Train (Hubei) Co., Ltd. in Macheng, China. The joint venture negotiations have been finalized in the end of 2006. In doing so, MAHLE has strengthened its position in the currently largest automotive growth market.

01/08/2007

MAHLE acquires the Air Intake Module and Air Filtration Business Division from Siemens VDO Automotive

Stuttgart/Germany, January 8, 2007–The MAHLE Group announced today that they intend to acquire the air intake module and air filtration business segment for combustion engines from Siemens VDO Automotive.

12/04/2006

MAHLE announces agreement to acquire Dana Corporation`s engine hard parts business

Stuttgart/Germany, 4 December 2006—The MAHLE Group, headquartered in Stuttgart, announced today that it has entered into a stock and asset purchase agreement with Dana Corporation for the acquisition of Dana’s engine hard parts business.

09/21/2006

Press information IAA 2006, Hanover/Germany

STUTTGART, 21. September 2006

09/14/2006

Half year press conference, September 14, 2006

Press release on the business development in the 1st half of 2006 for the MAHLE Group

05/02/2006

MAHLE opens Chinese headquarters with an integrated Technical Center in Shanghai/China

STUTTGART, May 2, 2006—MAHLE celebrated on April 19, 2006, the opening of the Chinese headquarters in Shanghai—MAHLE Technologies Holding (China)—with a ceremonial inauguration.

04/12/2006

Press release on the financial statement press conference of April 12, 2006

Automotive industry on record pace once again in 2005...

02/09/2006

MAHLE’s sales in 2005 exceed EUR 4 billion for the first time

The MAHLE Group was able to increase its sales by almost 10 percent to more than EUR 4.1 billion during the 2005 business year.

09/13/2005

Successful concept with students will be continued

Press Information IAA 2005

09/13/2005

MAHLE plus Cosworth Technology equals MAHLE Powertrain

Press information IAA 2005

09/13/2005

Mechatronics leads to added functions and savings

Press Information IAA 2005

09/06/2005

Press Release September 6, 2005

of the Business Development in the 1st Half of 2005 and Outlook for the MAHLE Group

06/30/2005

MAHLE expands powertrain capabilities

Renamed Cosworth Technology brings new skills, facilities and expertise.

04/26/2005

Press Release April 26, 2005

for the Financial Year 2004 of the MAHLE Group

02/07/2005

MAHLE strengthens its piston activities in Thailand

By increasing its share in Izumi Piston Manufacturing Co., (Thailand) Ltd. to 52 percent, MAHLE is strengthening its presence in the expansive Thai automotive market.

01/18/2005

Press release, January 18, 2005

for the business development of the MAHLE Group in fiscal year 2004

12/23/2004

MAHLE Acquires Cosworth Technology Group

Effective January 1, 2005, Cosworth Technology Ltd. will become a member of the MAHLE Group headquartered in Stuttgart. Cosworth Technology Ltd. is based in Northampton (UK) and has been owned by AUDI AG.

10/10/2004

MAHLE Takes Over Remaining Shares in Australian Joint Venture

The MAHLE Group has extended its piston and ring manufacturing interests in Australia by means of its purchase of ACL's 49 percent share in the newly formed joint venture company, MAHLE-ACL Piston Products Pty Ltd., now MAHLE Engine Components Australia Pty Ltd.

09/08/2004

Press conference—September 08, 2004

Press Release for the Financial Year 2003 MAHLE Group—September 8, 2004

08/25/2004

The Dolmette

—Rides on Pistons and Cylinders by MAHLE

07/07/2004

MAHLE increases involvement in passenger car connecting rods

Acquisition of Schmiedewerk Roßwein GmbH in Saxony, Germany

06/18/2004

MAHLE invests 32 million euros in a new plant in Wustermark, Germany

In less than eight months, the automobile supplier MAHLE managed to construct a new plant in Wustermark, Germany, and start up production of camshafts for passenger cars.

05/18/2004

MAHLE to expand filter operations in China

End of April the Joint Venture contracts to take over the existing filter activities of Shanghai Filter Factory in China were signed. In doing so MAHLE has strengthened its position in the currently largest automotive growth market.

04/27/2004

Press Conference—April 27, 2004

Press release for the financial year 2003 of the MAHLE Group

02/06/2004

MAHLE takes over majority of Brockhaus

The MAHLE Group headquartered in Stuttgart and Brockhaus Soehne GmbH, Plettenberg, have extended their strategic alliance of 2001 for developing and manufacturing piston-connecting rod systems to be supplied to the global automotive and engine industry.

01/21/2004

MAHLE at Auto Expo in New Delhi, India

"Asia`s largest Automotive Show"

01/19/2004

Advance press information on the development of business in 2003 of the MAHLE Group

Press conference—January 19, 2004 at MAHLE headquarters in Stuttgart/Bad Cannstatt

11/07/2003

MAHLE to further expand in China

MAHLE has taken over all shares in Chinese piston company Chongqing Changjiang Izumi Piston Industries Co., Ltd. (CCI).

10/20/2003

MAHLE to exhibit latest engine technology at the Tokyo Motor Show

After its successful presentation at this year's IAA in Frankfurt, MAHLE will also exhibit a series of remarkable new developments at the International Tokyo Motor Show , Japan from October 22 to November 5.

09/03/2003

Provisional business trend in 2003 and outlook for the year for the MAHLE Group

Press conference—September 03, 2003 at MAHLE headquarters in Stuttgart/Bad Cannstatt

08/25/2003

MAHLE pistones integrates connecting rod production

The new production equipment for connecting rods at MAHLE Pistones S. de R.L. de C.V. in Mexico

03/01/2003

MTZ Special Edition – 03/2003

Highly effective oil mist separator for crankcase ventilation

02/06/2003

Press conference

Advance press information on the development of business 2002 of the MAHLE Group

04/23/2002

Bilanz-Pressekonferenz 23.04.02—available only in German

Press Information on the 2001 year of business of the MAHLE Group

02/13/2002

Press conference—February 13, 2002

Press release concerning fiscal year 2001 of the MAHLE Group

11/22/2001

The MAHLE Group is investing in relationships to Volkswagen—November 22, 2001

New Engineering and Sales Office in Wolfsburg

04/26/2001

Financial press conference—April 26, 2001

Press information on the 2000 year of business of the MAHLE Group

04/10/2001

MAHLE enlarges its filter business by acquiring a participation in TENNEX—April 10, 2001

The activities of MAHLE Filter Systems and Tennex Corporation also provide a perfect match

04/04/2001

MAHLE steps up involvement in China—April 04, 2001

MAHLE has further stepped up its involvement in China, one of the world's leading growth markets

02/08/2001

Vorab-Presseinformation—08.02.2001—available only in German

Year of Business of the MAHLE Group 2001