Powertrain industry directory and buyer’s guide 2023
This is the latest in TD’s annual series of directories for the powertrain industry. Companies that supply products to the powertrain aftermarket are listed in alphabetical order. Because data changes frequently, only organizations that have updated information with Transmission Digest in the recent past are included. Every precaution has been taken in the preparation of
Stellantis transmission plants in Indiana to begin manufacturing electric drive modules
Stellantis announced that it will invest a total of $155 million in three Kokomo, Indiana, plants to produce new electric drive modules (EDM) that will help power future electric vehicles assembled in North America. Investments will be made at the Indiana Transmission, Kokomo Transmission and Kokomo Casting Plants. The gearbox cover will be cast at
Announcing the winners of the Top 20 Products and Tools contest
Transmission Digest readers voted during the past several weeks to select their favorite products and tools from company nominations published in December. This year, rather than separate contests, voting was for a combined tool and equipment contest, with 20 winners rather than 10. (There was a tie for number 20, so 21 products are listed.)
MEMA Reman Roadshow to take place in March
MEMA Aftermarket Suppliers will present “Spring Ahead in Springfield: A Remanufacturing Roadshow” from March 13 to 15 in Springfield, Missouri. Presented with this year’s partner, SRC Holdings, the Remanufacturing Roadshow will feature facility tours at SRC Automotive, Springfield ReManufacturing Corp. (SRC Heavy Duty), SRC Electrical, the Robert W. Plaster Center for Advanced Manufacturing at Ozarks
Jasper adds new members to leadership team
Jasper Engines & Transmissions has announced a series of changes to its production leadership team. Bradley Guy (pictured above left) was named Operations Manager for the Willow Springs, Missouri, gas division. Bradley’s career with Jasper started in 2011 in gas production. He has served as team leader and group leader in production support. Bradley’s most
BorgWarner’s Tom Hardies passes
It is with great sadness that we share unexpected news of the Dec. 17 passing of Tom Hardies, Senior Sales Manager at BorgWarner Powertrain. Tom was a remarkable leader; a quiet person with a dry sense of humor he shared with those around him. Outside of his work, Tom was an athlete who enjoyed the
Complete TD’s shop survey for a chance to win a gift card
Every year, Transmission Digest conducts the Retail Shop Survey. This survey will take five minutes or less. The results of this survey will appear in the March edition of Transmission Digest e-Powertrain Bulletin, and should serve as a valuable benchmark for your business. Your responses will be kept confidential and reported only in the aggregate.
Schaeffler releases technical and service bulletins for LuK products
Schaeffler Group USA has released a series of technical and service bulletins for the LuK product line. The bulletins feature bleeding instructions, guided bleeding procedures and installation instructions for LuK slave cylinders, and DMF to solid flywheel conversions. In conjunction with its Repxpert service brand, Schaeffler provides technical tips and service information for the LuK
Congress signals support for Right to Repair
The CAR Coalition shares that promising groundwork is being laid for congressional action on automotive right to repair in the coming year.
Six drag race drivers win championships with ProTorque converters
ProTorque touts six drivers who used ProTorque converters to win world championship titles during the 2022 drag racing season. Those champions include:
Former APRA president Bill Gager passes away
William C. Gager, former president of the Automotive Parts Remanufacturers Associations (APRA), passed away on Nov. 23. He was 79 years old. The APRA Board of Directors sent out the following statement: “Bill and APRA were synonymous. Bill retired at the end of 2013. During his 35 years as president of APRA, Bill made significant
Know a vehicle care rock star? Nominate them for an award!
They may not perform on stages to thousands of adoring fans, but there are plenty of rock stars in the field of auto repair. It’s about time some of them got their recognition. That’s why Babcox Media, the parent company of TD, has launched Vehicle Care RockStars. Do you know someone who’s doing amazing work