Press Releases


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.


MAHLE Service Solutions Showcases Full Product Portfolio in New Heavy Duty Aftermarket Catalog

MAHLE Service Solutions has introduced its 2018 “Commercial Vehicle Service Tool and Equipment Product” catalog (No. MSS-HD-18). The new catalog, published for the first time, highlights the company’s full portfolio of heavy duty products and includes product information on its ShopPRO, TechPRO HD®, ArcticPRO® and FluidPRO® line of products for the heavy duty aftermarket.


MAHLE Service Solutions Announces New Collaboration Platform for Christian Brothers Automotive

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. – Oct. 24, 2017 – MAHLE ServiceSolutions has announced a new agreement with ChristianBrothers Automotive to provide the company with an enhancedenterprise technician collaboration platform. The platform is acustomized version of the new MAHLE Forum, which offers a richweb and mobile application for experience and knowledge basedcollaboration with built-in workflows, service informationmanagement, data analytics and diagnostic tool integration.


MAHLE Service Solutions Introduces ShopPRO® Jacks and Lifting Equipment for the Commercial Vehicle Market

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., Oct. 12, 2017 – To supplement itsoffering of A/C, fluid, diagnostics, and nitrogen service equipment,MAHLE Service Solutions has partnered with Gray Manufacturingto offer ShopPRO® – a full line of the highest quality hydraulic andpneumatic equipment for the commercial vehicle market.


MAHLE receives “berufundfamilie” work–life balance award

Stuttgart, September 20, 2017 – MAHLE’s locations in Stuttgart/Germany, have been awarded the prestigious “berufundfamilie” certificate for their approach to work–life balance. Michael Glowatzki, Director of Personnel, Human Resources, Legal and Member of the MAHLE Management Board, accepted the certificate from Martin Volz-Neidlinger, auditor at berufundfamilie Service GmbH.


MAHLE Press release IAA Frankfurt 2017

Stuttgart, September 12, 2017 - MAHLE press releases from IAA Passenger Cars in Frankfurt


MAHLE acquires share of diagnostics specialist Brain Bee

Stuttgart, September 11, 2017 – The MAHLE Group has agreed on a strategic minority participation in Brain Bee, a manufacturer of automotive workshop equipment. MAHLE acquires a 20-percent participation in Brain Bee. MAHLE is thereby expanding its expertise in vehicle diagnostics, emission management, air conditioning service, and fluid management. MAHLE Aftermarket is thus driving forward its development as a solutions provider and strengthening its presence in the field of workshop equipment and services, particularly in the European market.


Urban mobility—efficient, comfortable, agile, and affordable: the MAHLE 48-volt vehicle concept MEET

Stuttgart, September 8, 2017 – In a world debut, MAHLE presents the vehicle concept “MEET” (MAHLE Efficient Electric Transport) to the public at IAA Cars in Frankfurt/Germany. MEET is systematically aligned to the needs of urban mobility. The concept combines maximum efficiency, individual comfort, driving pleasure—and is still affordable.


MAHLE Service Solutions Offers TechPRO® VDS Combo Kit for Light and Commercial Vehicle Diagnostics

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. – August 29, 2017 – MAHLE ServiceSolutions has introduced its TechPRO® Diagnostic Systems VDSCombo Kit. The new kit includes components to diagnose andrepair both light and commercial vehicles and is ideal for mixedfleets and municipalities who service a variety of vehicle sizes.


Optimization of the combustion engine reduces CO2 emissions by up to six percent

Stuttgart, August 28, 2017 – MAHLE proves its holistic systems competence by further tapping the potential of the internal combustion engine. Two approaches for the basic engine are optimizing friction and preventing oil from entering the combustion chamber. CO2 emissions can be reduced by up to six percent (WLTC) with MAHLE technologies for optimized mechanics and lubrication in gasoline engines. These measures also demonstrate a sustainable impact on emissions and consumption in actual driving operation. MAHLE will showcase specific solutions for the optimization of the combustion engine at IAA Cars 2017 from September 14 to 24, 2017 in Frankfurt/Germany.


Balancing heat and cold for improved cruising range, performance, and comfort in electric vehicles

Stuttgart, August 23, 2017 – E-mobility will be a key component of CO2-neutral individual transportation over the long term. MAHLE aims to be one of the innovation drivers in this field too. The refined management of the occurring heat flows is the foundation for the performance, cruising range, and service life of electric vehicles. At this year’s IAA Cars in Frankfurt, MAHLE will be illustrating its holistic approach to innovative thermal management and presenting the appropriate product solutions. MAHLE Thermal Management will also be available to experience in the 48-volt concept vehicle MEET.


New A/C Service Unit from MAHLE Service Solutions Help Aftermarket Shops Economically Service R1234yf Vehicles

Farmington Hills, Mich., June 12, 2017 – The new ArcticPRO®ACX1250 air conditioning (A/C) service unit by MAHLE ServiceSolutions economically services R1234yf vehicles. R1234yf is thenew worldwide A/C refrigerant that has entered the U.S. marketand is designed to be environmentally friendly with the intent ofreducing its impact on global warming.


MAHLE expands vehicle electronics development center

Stuttgart, May 24, 2017 – MAHLE’s takeover of electronics specialist Nagares SA, announced in March 2017, is now complete. Following approval by the antitrust authorities, the Spanish company will now be integrated into the group.


MAHLE expands in China

Stuttgart, May 16, 2017 – The MAHLE Group is expanding its presence in China, MAHLE’s fastest growing market. Today, a new plant for automotive compressors was officially opened in Changshu/China. MAHLE is thus strengthening its positioning in the climate compressor business—a fast-growing market segment.


MAHLE positions itself for the future

Stuttgart, April 26, 2017 – The MAHLE Group increased its sales to around EUR 12.3 billion in the 2016 business year, which corresponds to growth of more than seven percent. “Our 2016 business year was heavily characterized by the implementation of our dual strategy for the parallel development of combustion engine and e-mobility products,” said Wolf-Henning Scheider, Chairman of the MAHLE Management Board and CEO, during the press conference on the Financial Statements in Stuttgart/Germany.


MAHLE moves into vehicle electronics

Stuttgart, March 15, 2017 – MAHLE plans to take over Spanish electronics specialist Nagares SA. It has been agreed with the owners of the family-run company that the purchase price will not be disclosed. The transaction is still subject to approval by theantitrust authorities.


MAHLE Service Solutions Introduces Topology Diagnostics

Farmington Hills, Mich. – Feb. 14, 2017 – MAHLE Service Solutions has introduced Topology Diagnostics, a tool to help OE manufacturing plants and service departments generate fault specific topology diagrams using vehicle harness data in order to provide topology diagrams on the go. This new tool, unveiled at the 2017 NADA Convention & Expo in New Orleans, renders the topology view of the circuit diagrams in 2-D to isolate possible connector or circuit faults to help expedite the diagnostic process and virtually eliminate the need for static wiring diagrams.


MAHLE takes over Duisburg-based start-up company O-Flexx

Stuttgart/Germany, February 13, 2017 – The MAHLE Group is expanding its expertise in the field of thermoelectrics by taking over the start-up company O-Flexx Technologies GmbH based in Duisburg/Germany. It has been agreed that the purchase price will not be disclosed.


MAHLE Service Solutions to Broaden Its Tool & Equipment Product Offering for the U.S. Heavy Duty Aftermarket

Las Vegas – Jan. 25, 2017 – MAHLE Service Solutions announced at Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW), new partnerships with Gray and Noregon to strengthen its product portfolio of tools and equipment for the heavy duty aftermarket.