Schaeffler Automotive Aftermarket upgraded

Published:  26 October, 2017

Schaeffler’s automotive aftermarket business is to be upgraded to full divisional status following a prolonged period of growth.   Fom 1 January 2018, the Schaeffler Group will comprise of three separate divisions – Automotive OEM, Industrial and the newly-created Automotive Aftermarket (AAM) – which will be run autonomously within Schaeffler from its headquarters in Langen, Germany.   The move has led to the internal appointment of Michael Söding to the board of managing directors, who has been the president of the Automotive Aftermarket business unit since 2009.   As an autonomous division within Schaeffler, AAM will be given more momentum to proceed with necessary improvements and changes faster and more effectively – for the benefit of its customers, including those in the UK.   Schaeffler UK Managing Director, Nigel Morgan, explained why the British AAM organisation will benefit: “We will remain an ambitious and reliable partner to the UK Aftermarket, but this improved position within the Schaeffler group will allow us to become more efficient at developing and delivering our fantastic range of LuK, INA, FAG and Ruville repair solutions, all backed-up by the unrivalled levels of service that our customers have come to expect.”

Related Articles

  • New appointments at Comline  

    Comline Auto Parts has strengthened its sales marketing and customer service provision to the aftermarket following two new appointments.

  • ‘Grassroots insight’ plays influential role in crucial Type-Approval legislation vote 

    The European Parliament’s IMCO committee have approved several key amendments to Vehicle Type-Approval legislation proposals, which include the aftermarket maintaining in-vehicle data access via the OBD port.

  • WIN with HELLA-Hengst 

    HELLA Hengst has recently added antibacterial carbon activated cabin filters to the HELLA-Hengst range of OE quality filters. To celebrate, the company wants to readers of Aftermarket filter out the cold during the winter by giving you the chance to win one of a set of  stylish and comfortable HELLA-Hengst branded beanie hats.

  • Aftermarket scenario planning  

    Definition of uncertainty:
    a state of having limited knowledge where it is impossible to exactly describe the existing state, a future outcome, or more than one possible outcome.

  • New CR-Series range launches into UK aftermarket 

    Launch UK has brought the CR-Series product range to the UK aftermarket. The CR401 is an entry-level tool most suited to beginners. Meanwhile, the CR611 offers ABS and SRS system diagnostic functions. The CR701 would suit junior technicians looking for something slightly more advanced. Both the CR701 and the CR701P feature one or multiple reset functions to meet different requirements. The CR801 and CR821 provide an even greater offering and support ABS and SRS diagnosis for 46 car models.


Search

Sign Up

For the latest news and updates from Aftermarket Magazine.


Poll

Where should the next Automechanika show be held?



Facebook


©DFA Media 1999-2016

Mentés