Entries by Lucas

Is the Remanufacturing Industry Risk-averse?

Mike Rayne analyses the changing risk reward equation of the automotive remanufacturing industry The automotive remanufacturing industry is changing rapidly.  Historically the industry was focused on lower technology mechanical components (brakes, suspension, alternators, starter motors, water pumps etc), capital investment was relatively low and technology barriers were virtually nonexistent. Over the past 15 years the […]

Lucas Diesel Systems, success at ADS Panama 2018

The 2018 ADS (Association of Diesel Specialists) Latin American Meeting kicked off in Panama City on 29 April. Over the five days of the event, 24 countries from all over the world participated and more than 200 professionals attended, which represents a 30% increase compared to last year’s edition. Furthermore this edition broke the attendance […]

Acura and ArcelorMittal debut world-first hot-stamped door ring system on 2019 RDX

The 2019 Acura RDX will feature the world’s-first hot-stamped inner/outer front door-ring system. The tailor-welded components are part of an all-new body architecture developed by Honda for the third-generation of Acura’s mid-size SUV. The new structure provides a 50% increase in the use of high-strength materials, increasing rigidity while dropping body-in-white weight 19 kg (42 […]

Welcome to the new Lucas Diesel Systems online catalogue

As part of its daily efforts to offer the market the diesel sector’s most innovative products and services, Lucas Diesel Systems has just launched its new online catalogue. Here you can view the over 5,000 items it offers the market, categorised into reman products (the sector’s main brands of pumps and injectors) and components (injector […]

Subaru has been in the US for a half century

From little acorns, big oaks grow. Yeah, yeah, it’s a tired old cliche but it aptly describes the rise of Subaru of America (SOA) which just celebrated its 50th birthday at its Cherry Hill, New Jersey (NJ) base. In 1968, the company, whose parent was until recently known as Fuji Heavy Industries, sold just 332 […]