MAHLE Aftermarket News


MAHLE Aftermarket Launches Video Series Documenting Petty’s Garage Build of Dodge Challenger, Grand Prize in 2019 “Drive with the Original” Promotion

Farmington Hills, Mich., June 25, 2019 – The first in a series of videos has been posted to the MAHLE Aftermarket North America YouTube Channel documenting the custom build of an 1,100-HP Dodge Challenger at Petty’s Garage, the grand prize in the 2019 MAHLE “Drive with the Original” Technician Promotion. This oneof-a-kind vehicle will be awarded to a lucky technician at the 2019 Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX) in Las Vegas, taking place November 5 - 7, 2019.


MAHLE strengthens its balance sheet and presses ahead with the reorientation of the group

Stuttgart/Germany, May 13, 2019 – MAHLE closes the 2018 business year with a strong balance sheet. Despite an economic slowdown in the last quarter, the group improved its major key figures—significantly, in some cases. This year, the group anticipates a decline in market conditions.


MAHLE Aftermarket Inc. Awards Florida Technician the “MAHLExRTR” Grand Prize Ride-along with Vaughn Gittin Jr.

Farmington Hills, Michigan, April 16, 2019 – MAHLE Aftermarket Inc. recently awarded Robert Lewis, a technician from Lakeland, Florida, with the Grand Prize of the “MAHLExRTR” Social Media Promotion. Lewis received a trip to the first round of the 2019 Formula Drift championship at Long Beach, California, on April 4–5. But the high point of the trip for Lewis was experiencing a “ride along” with RTR Motorsports Drift Team Driver, Vaughn Gittin Jr.


MAHLE Announces Social Media Promotion with Kalitta Motorsports with Grand Prize Trip to NHRA Four-Wide Nationals

Farmington Hills, Michigan, April 5, 2019 – MAHLE Aftermarket Inc. has announced the “MAHLExKALITTA” Social Media Promotion, featuring a Grand Prize trip for the winner and a guest to the NHRA Four-Wide Nationals in Charlotte, North Carolina, April 26-28. The Grand Prize package includes round-trip flight, hotel accommodations, race tickets, and VIP hospitality at the track.


MAHLE Announces “MAHLExRTR” Social Media Promotion with Grand Prize Trip to Formula Drift Long Beach and Ride Along with RTR Drivers

Farmington Hills, Michigan, March 8, 2019 – MAHLE Aftermarket Inc. has announced the “MAHLExRTR” Social Media Promotion featuring a Grand Prize trip for the winner and a guest to round one of the 2019 Formula Drift championship at Long Beach, California, April 4–5. The winner will also experience a “ride-along” with RTR Motorsports Drift Team drivers Vaughn Gittin Jr. or Chelsea DeNofa.


MAHLE Aftermarket 2019 “Drive With The Original” Technician Promotion Set to Launch with Custom Built MAHLE Dodge Challenger from Petty’s Garage as Grand Prize

Farmington Hills, Mich., February 21, 2019 – The launch of the 2019 MAHLE “Drive with the Original” Technician Promotion – featuring a one-of-a-kind 426 cubic-inch Hemi Dodge Challenger giveaway as grand prize – was announced at the Daytona 500. The car, to be built by Petty’s Garage, will be finished and tested in time to be awarded to the winner at the Automotive Aftermarket Product Expo (AAPEX) in Las Vegas, taking place from November 5 to 7, 2019.


MAHLE Aftermarket and Richard Petty Motorsports Social Media Promotion Offers Grand Prize Trip to Las Vegas to Meet “The King” and Bubba Wallace

Farmington Hills, Michigan, February 13, 2019 – MAHLE Aftermarket Inc. has announced a promotion in conjunction with Richard Petty Motorsports with the Grand Prize of a trip for two to the Pennzoil 400 in Las Vegas on March 3, 2019, where they will have the chance to meet“The King” Richard Petty and Darrell “Bubba” Wallace Jr., driver of the Richard Petty Motorsports No. 43 Chevrolet.


MAHLE Announces “King of the Hammers” Social Media Promotion Featuring Casey Currie, with MAHLE Service Solutions Equipment Grand Prizes

Farmington Hills, Michigan, January 22, 2019 – MAHLE Aftermarket Inc. has announced the “King of the Hammers” (KOH) Casey Currie Contest that has two Grand Prizes for off-road enthusiasts of MAHLE Service Solutions shop equipment, plus weekly prize packets from MAHLE and Casey Currie.


MAHLE Engine Builders of the Year Awarded during Champion’s Week: Roush Yates Engines Wins for both NASCAR® Cup and Xfinity® Series

Farmington Hills, Michigan, January 2, 2019 – MAHLE Aftermarket Inc. announced the 2018 MAHLE Engine Builders of the Year for the Monster Energy NASCAR® Cup Series and Xfinity® Series. The MAHLE Engine Builder of the Year award is presented to the top engine builder in these NASCAR® series who accumulated the most points based on qualifying, laps led, and finishing position.


MAHLE Sponsored Racers Finish Strong for 2018 - Four Champions at the Podium and Fastest MPH Recorded for NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle Competition

Farmington Hills, MI (December 6, 2018)…MAHLE, manufacturer of MAHLE Performance products and the Clevite® engine bearings, is a top sponsor of racers that compete in multiple series - NASCAR®, NHRA, Baja and Trans Am TA1. In 2018, MAHLE sponsored racers came out on top with four racers titled champions and many finishing strong in overall points. MAHLE is pleased to congratulate this year’s champions and the top finishers from the 2018 season.


Highland, NY, Technician Becomes Grand Prize Winner of Petty’s Garage Resto-mod Camaro in MAHLE “Drive With the Original” Promotion

Farmington Hills, MI, November 7, 2018 – Martin Koschik of Highland, NY, a technician at J and J Automotive in Rhinebeck, NY, was the Grand Prize winner of the MAHLE “Drive With the Original” promotion. The Grand Prize of a resto-mod Petty’s Garage 1968 Camaro RS was awarded on the first day of this year’s Automotive Aftermarket Product Expo (AAPEX) in Las Vegas.


MAHLE Aftermarket Announces Finalists for “Drive With the Original” Promotion – Grand Prize Petty’s Garage ’68 Camaro Resto-mod to be Awarded at AAPEX 2018

Farmington Hills, Mich., October 25, 2018 – The four finalists for the MAHLE “Drive With the Original” Technician Promotion have been selected from nearly 70,000 entries received. These four finalists will travel to the 2018 Automotive Aftermarket Product Expo (AAPEX) in Las Vegas where one of them will win the Grand Prize custom-built Petty’s Garage 1968 Camaro Resto-mod.


MAHLE Aftermarket and Petty’s Garage Highlight Build of Grand Prize ’68 Resto-mod Camaro in Online Video Series

Farmington Hills, Mich., September 17, 2018 – MAHLE Aftermarket and the team at Petty’s Garage in Level Cross, NC have launched a new series of online videos highlighting the build of a 1968 resto-mod Chevy Camaro. The custom-built, one-of-a-kind Camaro will serve as the grand prize in the 2018 MAHLE “Drive with the Original” Technician Promotion.


For the connected workshop and drive types of the future: MAHLE Aftermarket supports the vehicle professionals of tomorrow

Stuttgart, September 11, 2018 – At Automechanika Frankfurt, MAHLE Aftermarket presents its service and solutions expertise for “Workshop 4.0” and a wide range of drive types. Efficient and intuitive solutions that save time and money for workshops are the focus of MAHLE’s trade fair presence in Frankfurt from September 11 to 15, 2018.


MAHLE Press release Automechanika Frankfurt 2018

Stuttgart, 11. September 2018 - MAHLE press release about the Automechanika at Frankfurt


30 years of A/C service: MAHLE supports workshops with efficient, connected and sustainable A/C service units

Stuttgart, August 23, 2018 – This year, MAHLE Aftermarket looks back at 30 years of providing reliable A/C service equipment. This product group is continuously being expanded to meet every need: At Automechanika Frankfurt 2018, MAHLE Aftermarket will introduce a new generation of A/C service units, which offers workshops connectivity with databases, cost-effective maintenance, and straightforward updates.


MAHLE intends to continue its growth in the aftermarket with thermal management products

Stuttgart, August 9, 2018 – The MAHLE Group plans to acquire all the shares in Behr Hella Service GmbH, its current joint venture with Hella, and to distribute Behr Hella Service products via its own Aftermarket organization. This step will further strengthen MAHLE’s position in thermal management. Following a transitional period, MAHLE intends to manage the spare parts business for thermal management products on its own, starting on January 1, 2020.


MAHLE Aftermarket Renews SAM Tech Sponsorship

Farmington Hills, MI (August 7, 2018)…MAHLE Aftermarket is pleased to announce they will continue as a parts sponsor for the eighth consecutive year for the School of Automotive Machinists &Technology (SAM Tech) for 2018, in support of the next generation of performance engine builders.


MAHLE Aftermarket Inc. Launches Online Catalog With Quick Access to Aftermarket Products

Farmington Hills, Mich., July 12, 2018 – MAHLE Aftermarket Inc. has launched a new online catalog that provides quick access to the entire MAHLE Aftermarket product offering including Asian, European, and domestic applications in North America for both light and heavy-duty parts in the MAHLE Original and Clevite brands.


Petty’s Garage Begins Work on MAHLE Camaro Resto-mod – Grand Prize in 2018 “Drive With The Original” Technician Promotion

Farmington Hills, Mich., June 14, 2018 – At Petty’s Garage work has commenced building the grand prize for the 2018 MAHLE “Drive with the Original” Technician Promotion – a custom, resto-mod 1968 Chevrolet Camaro RS. The one-of-a-kind vehicle will be finished and tested in time to be awarded to the winner by MAHLE Aftermarket Inc. at the Automotive Aftermarket Product Expo (AAPEX) in Las Vegas, taking place from October 30 to November 1, 2018.


MAHLE acquires majority holding in diagnostics specialist BrainBee

Stuttgart, May 22, 2018 – The MAHLE Group has increased its holding in BrainBee, an automotive workshop equipment specialist, to 80 percent of the company’s shares. After a strategic minority holding of 20 percent was agreed in September 2017, MAHLE Aftermarket is now taking another important step toward becoming a solutions provider. With this majority acquisition, MAHLE Aftermarket is significantly expanding its European presence in the area of equipment and services for workshops.


Organic growth strengthens transformation of the MAHLE Group

Stuttgart, April 25, 2018 – The MAHLE Group continued to grow steadily in the 2017 business year. With significant organic growth of 6.4 percent, MAHLE has further expanded its market position. In 2017, group sales rose by 3.8 percent to EUR 12.8 billion.


MAHLE Aftermarket Introduces MAHLE Performance Bearings for the Sport Compact/Import Market

Farmington Hills, MI (April 5, 2018)…MAHLE Aftermarket Inc., manufacturer of Clevite Engine Bearings, introduces MAHLE Performance engine bearings developed specifically for the high performance needs of the sport compact and import racing market.


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.