Press Releases


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.


MAHLE Service Solutions Receives AAPEX New Product Showcase Award for Smartphone App

Farmington Hills, Mich. – Dec. 7, 2016 – The SmartACX Smartphone App from MAHLE Service Solutions was named the technology category winner in the Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX) Show 2016 New Product Showcase. The app is a productivity enhancing application program that helps technicians view the status of the company’s ArcticPRO® machines during vehicle service.


Refrigerant Identification Tools Help Prevent Contamination of A/C Service Equipment

Farmington Hills, Mich. – Nov. 29, 2016 – Utilizing arefrigerant identification tool is highly recommended andrequired on some air conditioning (A/C) serviceequipment.


MAHLE Service Solutions Introduces SmartACX Smartphone Application

Las Vegas – Nov. 2, 2016 – MAHLE Service Solutionshas introduced its SmartACX Smartphone App, a newproductivity enhancing application program that helpstechnicians view the status of the company’s ArcticPRO®machines during vehicle service.


MAHLE completes sale of industrial filtration activities to Filtration Group

Stuttgart/Germany, November 1, 2016 – The MAHLE Group completes the sale of its industrial filtration activities to U.S.-based Filtration Group. Both parties have agreed not to disclose the purchase price for the transaction, which was previously approved by the antitrust authorities.


Market Begins Transition to R1234yf Refrigerant; What Dealerships Need to Know

Farmington Hills, Mich. – Oct. 24, 2016 – The servicebays of dealerships are beginning to work on vehiclesequipped with the new R1234yf refrigerant that willeventually replace R134a. The new refrigerant isenvironmentally friendly with the intent of reducing theimpact of global warming,


Technicians Bogi Lateiner and Donny Seyfer Will Conduct MAHLE TechPRO Scan Tool Demos at AAPEX 2016

Farmington Hills, Michigan – Oct. 17, 2016 – MAHLE Service Solutions will welcome automotive technicians Bogi Lateiner and Donny Seyfer to its AAPEX 2016 booth 2661 in Las Vegas for demonstrations of its TechPRO® diagnostic scan tool. Bogi, an ASE certified mechanic, is the founder and owner of 180 Degrees Automotive in Phoenix and stars on the Velocity Channel’s “All Girls Garage.” Seyfer, an ASE Master and L1 Advanced Diagnostic Certified Technician, is the second-generation owner of Seyfer Automotive in Wheat Ridge, Colorado and current chairman of the Automotive Service Association (ASA).


Increased Vehicle Coverage for TechPRO Diagnostic Scan Tool

Farmington Hills, Mich. – Sept. 26, 2016 – MAHLE Service Solutions has announced added vehicle coverage for its TechPRO® diagnostic scan tool. Continuing the plan for aggressive coverage expansion, TechPRO now covers most Ford vehicles back to model years 2005-2006; as well as a significant number of Lexus and Toyota vehicles back to 2007.


MAHLE grows faster than the market

Hanover/Stuttgart, September 21, 2016 – The MAHLE Group has grown significantly faster than the global vehicle market during the first half of the year. With sales of around EUR 6.2 billion (+12 percent in comparison with the previous year), the solid growth trend of the previous years was maintained. At the IAA Commercial Vehicles in Hanover (September 22 to 29, Hall 12, Stand C23), the group is presenting a series of innovations that will help to increase efficiency, reliability, and driver comfort. Furthermore, some of the innovations are setting new standards in the commercial vehicle sector.


Diagnostics Expert Donny Seyfer Will Keynote One-Day Chicago Area Education Event in October

San Rafael, Calif. – Donny Seyfer, one of the industry’s leading experts ondiagnostics, telematics and new car technology, will present “Defining theConnected Car” during his Chicago area SERVICE-EDU™ keynote presentationOct. 8 at the Universal Technical Institute (UTI) campus at 2611 Corporate W Lisle, Illinois. Originally scheduled as a two-day event, SERVICE-EDU leadersreceived feedback from technicians who participated in earlier events that theypreferred a condensed one-day advanced automot


MAHLE substantially strengthens its position in the automotive industry

Stuttgart, April 22, 2016 – The MAHLE Group increased its sales to around EUR 11.5 billion in the 2015 business year, which corresponds to a plus of roughly 16 percent. “MAHLE has thus entered a new dimension. In terms of variety and depth of range, our company is now more than ever one of the influential suppliers in the automotive industry,” explained Wolf-Henning Scheider, Chairman of the MAHLE Management Board and CEO, during the press conference on the Financial Statements in Stuttgart.


MAHLE Announces New Strategic Organizational Structure for MAHLE Test Systems

Farmington Hills, Mich. – April 11, 2016 – Building on 35 years of experience providing vehicle manufacturing end-of-line testing and service diagnostics, MAHLE has announced that its Test Systems division is being integrated into the MAHLE Service Solutions division of MAHLE Aftermarket Inc.


MAHLE Service Solutions Sponsors MACS A/C Training Event for Heavy Duty Techs at San Diego Miramar College

Farmington Hills, Mich. – April 6, 2016 – MAHLE Service Solutions is the sole sponsor of the Saturday, May 21, “Heavy Duty Vehicle A/C Clinic” at Miramar College in San Diego. The exclusive training event for heavy duty technicians is presented by MACS (Mobile Air Conditioning Society).


MAHLE Service Solutions to Demonstrate A/C and Diagnostic Solutions at the 2016 NADA Convention and Expo

Farmington Hills, Mich. – March 31, 2016 – MAHLE Service Solutions will showcase its experience providing quality A/C equipment, vehicle testing and service diagnostics when it exhibits for the first time at the 2016 National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) Convention and Expo in Las Vegas, March 31 - April 3, at booth 3356C. MAHLE Test Systems, recently integrated into the MAHLE Service Solutions division of MAHLE Aftermarket Inc., will also be represented at NADA.


TechPRO Diagnostic Tool from MAHLE Service Solutions Now Available Exclusively Through NAPA

Farmington Hills, Mich. – March 23, 2016 – The MAHLE Service Solutions TechPRO® diagnostic scan tool is now available exclusively through NAPA Auto Parts. The new tool was designed for busy technicians making it is easy to use and quick to launch.


MAHLE Service Solutions Outfits Kia Dealers Across the U.S. with TechPRO Integrated ArcticPRO ACX1299 A/C Unit

Farmington Hills, Mich. – March 15, 2016 – MAHLE Service Solutions recently completed an agreement with Kia Motors America (KMA) to supply its more than 750 dealerships across the U.S. with the ArcticPRO® ACX1299 A/C machine, a specialized version of the ArcticPRO® ACX1285. The ACX1285/1299 received the “Best Use of Technology” new product award at the 2016 Mobile Air Conditioning Society (MACS) Worldwide Trade Show in Orlando, Florida.