Valeo’s highly efficient torque convertors, which are now produced in
a new plant in Mexico, have allowed the Group to win significant new
business in North America, according to the company.
technology has been chosen to equip the new 6-speed generations of
automatic transmissions on Ford’s best-selling F-Series “Super Duty”
trucks and is also represented on the new 6-speed frontwheel drive
transmissions of General Motors equipping several GM Group passenger
Valeo’s compact torque converters offer superior
shifting quality and reduce vibrations and noise, the company says. In
addition, they contribute to significant fuel savings and emissions
reduction of more than 6 percent while providing a dynamic driving experience.
dedicated 21,000-square-meter production plant has been built in San
Luis Potosi (Mexico) and volume production started earlier this year.
This plant complements existing torque converter facilities in
Atsugi-shi (Japan), Seongju (Korea) and Nanjing (China).
to further its presence in this market, particularly in China and the
US, and expects to be among the world leaders for torque converters by
Valeo is an independent industrial Group fully focused on
the design, production and sale of components, integrated systems and
modules for the automotive industry, mainly for CO2 emissions reduction.
For more information about the Valeo Group and its activities, visit www.valeo.com