MAHLE Aftermarket News


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 Engine Builders of the Year Awarded during Champion’s Week: Toyota Racing Development, Roush Yates Engines and Joe Gibbs Racing Take Home the Prizes

Farmington Hills, Michigan, December 14, 2017 – MAHLE Aftermarket Inc. announced the 2017 MAHLE Engine Builders of the Year for the Monster Energy NASCAR® Cup Series, Xfinity® Series, and Camping World® Truck Series. The MAHLE Engine Builder of the Year award is presented to the top engine builder in each of the NASCAR® series who accumulated the most points based on qualifying, laps led, and finishing position.


MAHLE Aftermarket Inc. Receives Two Automotive Communications Awards From Women In Auto Care

Farmington Hills, MI, December 1, 2017 – MAHLE Aftermarket Inc. was the recipient of two Automotive Communications Awards from the Women in Auto Care, formerly the Car Care Council Women’s Board, at this year’s Automotive Aftermarket Product Expo (AAPEX) in Las Vegas. The awards were given in two business to business award categories: Special Promotion and/or Promotional Event, for the MAHLE "Drive With the Original" Promotion; and Best 360 Degree Marketing Campaign, for the Introduction of the MAHLE Original® Gaskets Brand.


Rockville, MD, Technician Wins Grand Prize of Petty’s Garage Custom-Built Ford Mustang, in MAHLE “Drive With the Original” Promotion

Farmington Hills, MI, November 10, 2017 – Tracy Weiland, a technician at The Shop European Auto Clinic in Rockville, MD, won the Grand Prize in the MAHLE “Drive With the Original” promotion. The custom-built Petty’s Garage Ford Mustang was awarded on the first day of last week’s Automotive Aftermarket Product Expo (AAPEX) in Las Vegas.


MAHLE Original® CareMetix® Cabin Air Filters Provide Five Layers of Protection Against Harmful Substances

Las Vegas, NV, October 31, 2017 – MAHLE Aftermarket Inc. has introduced MAHLE Original® CareMetix® cabin air filters, which incorporate S5 broadband technology to protect against harmful and allergenic substances, while even eliminating odors that conventional cabin air filters cannot.


MAHLE Aftermarket Inc. Introduces MAHLE Performance Line Of Gaskets

Las Vegas, October 31, 2017 – MAHLE Aftermarket Inc. unveiled a new line of MAHLE Performance gaskets for high-performance engines at this year’s Automotive Aftermarket Product Expo (AAPEX) in Las Vegas. The line initially covers select gaskets for the most popular engines modified for increased output. MAHLE Performance will serve as the over-arching brand under which gaskets – and in the near future performance engine parts like piston rings and Clevite engine bearings – will go to market.


MAHLE Aftermarket Awards Grand Prize Ride Along with Dale Jr. as the “Turn Knowledge Into Horsepower” eLearning Promotion Concludes

Farmington Hills, Mich., October 26, 2017 – MAHLE Aftermarket Inc. recently awarded Scott Boynton the grand prize in the MAHLE Aftermarket “Turn Knowledge Into Horsepower” E-Learning Promotion. Boynton and guest were hosted by Dale Earnhardt Jr. and the Dale Jr. Foundation staff at Charlotte Motor Speedway, where he enjoyed a three-lap ride along with Dale Jr.


For increased comfort and flexibility: MAHLE Service Solutions presents its innovative automatic transmission service unit

Stuttgart, 26 October 2017 – Demand for automatic transmissions is increasing—and thus also demand for services for this type of transmission. Following the successful first automatic transmission service unit generation, MAHLE Service Solutions is now bringing the next generation to the market. The new ATX 180 offers workshops an even easier, quicker, and more precise automatic transmission service according to the E³ principle by MAHLE Service Solutions.


Finalists Announced For MAHLE “Drive With the Original” Promotion; Grand Prize Petty’s Garage Mustang to be Awarded at AAPEX 2017

Farmington Hills, Mich., October 25, 2017 – The four finalists for the MAHLE “Drive With the Original” Technician Promotion have been selected from the nearly 10,000 entries received. These four finalists will travel to this year’s Automotive Aftermarket Product Expo (AAPEX) in Las Vegas where one of the finalists will win the Grand Prize – a custom-built Petty’s Garage Ford Mustang.


From Grand Prize Mustang Ceremony to Training Sessions at the New Mobility Park, MAHLE Plans Full Schedule for AAPEX 2017

Farmington Hills, Mich., October 23, 2017 – MAHLE Aftermarket Inc. and MAHLE Service Solutions will be holding a number of events and training sessions at this year’s Automotive Aftermarket Product Expo (AAPEX) in Las Vegas.


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.


Latest MAHLE “Mustang Build” YouTube Video Highlights Custom Paint Job and Interior Upgrades

Farmington Hills, Mich., September 18, 2017 – The MAHLE“Mustang Build” YouTube video series continues with a fourthinstallment highlighting the car’s custom paint scheme, as well asseveral enhancements to the interior of the vehicle. The 1,000horsepower custom-built Ford Mustang from Petty’s Garage willbe awarded at AAPEX 2017 as part of the MAHLE “Drive with theOriginal” promotion.


MAHLE Aftermarket Inc. Releases 2017 MAHLE Original Gasket Catalog for Automotive Aftermarket Customers

Farmington Hills, Mich., September 12, 2017 – MAHLE Aftermarket Inc. recently announced the release of its 2017 MAHLE Original® gasket catalog for Asian, European and domestic applications in North America.


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.


Enhancements from Petty’s Garage Highlighted in the Latest MAHLE Drive with the Original “Mustang Build” YouTube Video

Farmington Hills, Mich., August 30, 2017 – The third video of theMAHLE Drive with the Original “Mustang Build” series has beenposted to the MAHLE North America YouTube channel. The latestin the multi-part video series highlights the special aspects of thebuild that originated from the team of engineers at Petty’s Garage.


Matthew Lundh Appointed as New East Regional Manager for MAHLE Aftermarket Inc.

Farmington Hills, Mich., August 28, 2017 – MAHLE recently announced the appointment of Matthew Lundh as East Regional Manager for MAHLE Aftermarket Inc. Lundh will be responsible for leading and driving the sales efforts for the Eastern region, as well as assisting the existing team members in increasing MAHLE market share.


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.


MAHLE Aftermarket and Petty’s Garage Highlight Engine Build in Next “MAHLE Mustang Build” YouTube Video Series Feature

Farmington Hills, Mich., August 7, 2017 – The second video of the“MAHLE Mustang Build” series, highlighting the build-out of thetwin-turbo engine utilizing MAHLE and Clevite components, hasbeen posted to the MAHLE North America YouTube channel. Theone-of-a-kind MAHLE Ford Mustang was constructed by the teamat Petty’s Garage in Level Cross, NC, as the grand prize in theMAHLE “Drive with the Original” Technician Promotion.


Join Bogi from All Girls Garage for a MAHLE Aftermarket Facebook Live Event Discussing Engine Gasket Maintenance and Installation Tips for European Vehicles

Farmington Hills, Mich., August 1, 2017 – MAHLE Aftermarketwill host its next Facebook Live event on Tuesday, August 8 at8pm EDT – the second in a series of events intended to engagewith and educate technicians. The event will feature shop ownerand television personality Bogi Lateiner, co-host of Velocitychannel’s All Girls Garage, as well as MAHLE Original® gasketexpert and training manager Bill McKnight.


Top Gasket Questions Answered by Bogi from All Girls Garage and Experts from Petty’s Garage on MAHLE Facebook Live Event

Farmington Hills, Mich., July 5, 2017 – Television personality andshop owner Bogi Lateiner, co-host of Velocity’s “All Girls Garage”was the host of the recent MAHLE Aftermarket Facebook Liveevent on “Gasket Do’s and Don’ts”. She was joined by MAHLEOriginal® gasket expert Bill McKnight and Shop Foreman DougMurph from Petty’s Garage, as they answered questions aboutgaskets and other engine related topics.


Join Bogi from All Girls Garage, Experts from Petty’s Garage and MAHLE for Facebook Live Event on “Gasket Do’s and Don’ts”

Farmington Hills, Mich., June 8, 2017 – MAHLE Aftermarket will host a Facebook Live event on “Gasket Do’s and Don’ts” Thursday, June 15 at 8pm EDT. The event will feature television personality and shop owner Bogi Lateiner, co-host of Velocity’s “All Girls Garage”. She will be joined by MAHLE Original® gasket expert Bill McKnight and technicians from Petty’s Garage, to field questions about gaskets and other engine related topics.


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 Aftermarket Launches YouTube Video Series Documenting Petty’s Garage MAHLE Mustang Build

Farmington Hills, Mich., May 23, 2017 – The first in a series ofvideos has been posted to the MAHLE Aftermarket North AmericaYouTube Channel documenting the building of the MAHLE FordMustang at Petty’s Garage, the grand prize in the MAHLE “Drivewith the Original” Technician Promotion. The build of thecustomized, twin-turbo, 1,000 HP MAHLE Mustang will becompleted and tested in time to be awarded to a lucky technicianat the 2017 Automotive Aftermarket Product Expo (AAPEX) in LasVegas, taking place from October 31 to November 2, 2017.


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 Original GM Vortec 5.7L Head Set Includes OE Quality, New Technology Manifold Gaskets

Farmington Hills, Mich., May 9, 2017 – The MAHLE Original® head gasket set for 1996 – 2002 General Motors 5.7-liter, 8-cylinder “Vin:R,“ Vortec™ engines features OE quality construction. The exhaust manifold gaskets are made from multi-layer steel (MLS) and the intake manifold gaskets have new technology polymer construction for superior sealing. The set includes all the parts – 35 pieces in total – that technicians need to do the job.


MAHLE Aftermarket Launches “Turn Knowledge Into Horsepower” E-learning Promotion with Chance to Win Grand Prize Ride Along with Dale Jr.

Farmington Hills, Mich., May 5, 2017 – MAHLE Aftermarket Inc. recently launched the “Turn Knowledge Into Horsepower” E-learning Promotion, with the grand-prize winner receiving a “Ride Along with Dale Jr.” prize package. The promotion is designed to encourage technicans to further educate themselves by completing MAHLE Aftermarket e-learning courses. The promotion runs through August 31, 2017.


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.


Work Begins On MAHLE Ford Mustang At Petty’s Garage; Grand Prize In Technician Promotion

Farmington Hills, Mich., April 17, 2017 – MAHLE Aftermarket Inc. announced that work has commenced at Petty’s Garage building the grand prize in the MAHLE “Drive with the Original” Technician Promotion – a custom, twin-turbo MAHLE Ford Mustang. The oneof-a-kind vehicle will be finished and tested in time to be awarded as the grand prize at the 2017 Automotive Aftermarket Product Expo (AAPEX) in Las Vegas, taking place from October 31st to November 2nd, 2017.


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 Aftermarket Inc.’s Clevite® Brand H-Series Performance Engine Bearings Introduces New Applications

Farmington Hills, MI, March 8, 2017 – MAHLE Aftermarket Inc. continues to be the leading performance bearing supplier in the world, with Clevite® H-Series race bearings, and recently introduced 18 new part numbers covering the applications for the 6.7L Ford Power Stroke®, the Ford 5.0L Coyote, and the 6.2L GM LT engines.


MAHLE Aftermarket Inc. Expands Its Product Lines by Adding 150 New Part Numbers

Farmington Hills, Mich., February 15, 2017 – As part of thecompany’s continuing product line expansion, MAHLE AftermarketInc. recently introduced 150 new part numbers – including 77 newMAHLE Original® gasket part numbers. The new offerings are fora variety of gaskets, pistons and piston rings, filters, valves,engine bearings, and turbochargers now available for both lightvehicle and heavy-duty applications.


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.