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Innovation - the engine of history

2010
  • MAHLE and Behr sign a participation agreement and agree on a gradual takeover of the company shares; In the first step, MAHLE takes over 19.9 percent
  • Opening of the MAHLE day care center near the corporate headquarters in Stuttgart
  • Majority takeover of the industrial business of the Behr Group; today: MAHLE Industrial Thermal Systems GmbH & Co. KG
  • Opening of a new filter plant in Tianjin / China
  • New PTC heaters (Positive Temperture Coefficient) for activated carbon filters
  • First use of modular all-plastic oil filter housings in the commercial vehicle, industrial and generator sectors
  • Series production of all-plastic oil filters with integrated thermal management
  • First TopWeld®-Steel pistons for car applications
  • Development of a range extender (two-cylinder in-line engine)
2011
  • Increase in stake in the Behr Group to 36.85 percent
  • Acquisition of the remaining shares in the Turkish engine parts manufacturer MAHLE Mopisan; today: MAHLE Motor Parçalari San. ve Tic. A.Ş.
  • New filter plant in Chennai / India goes into series production
  • Ballast water treatment system on ships is certified; first major order
  • Development of cooling systems for gearless wind turbines
  • Development of the indirect charge air cooling integrated in the air intake module
2012
  • Participation in the Tokyo-listed company Kokusan Denki Co., Ltd., a specialist in mechatronic products
  • Opening of the new Japan headquarters in Tokyo and the North America headquarters in Farmington Hills near Detroit
  • Opening of a new filter plant in Kyushu / Japan
  • Second expansion of the research and development center in Shanghai / China
  • Expansion of the piston plant in Bangkok / Thailand and the filter plant in Samut Prakan / Thailand
  • Development of the MAHLE Jet Ignition - a new kind of externally ignited combustion process for extremely lean combustion
  • Process maturity for new beam-based welding technology for commercial vehicle steel pistons
  • Series production of assembled camshafts for commercial vehicles
  • Development of the cascaded charge air cooling integrated in the air intake module
  • New oil filter module for commercial vehicles - integrated are the coolant pump and thermostat as well as the sensors for temperature control
  • Development of an energy-efficient drive for ancillary units
  • MAHLE Range Extender, a 0.9-liter two-cylinder gasoline engine in series construction with an integrated generator, in a demonstrator vehicle
  • Development of CounterFlow disc intercoolers for indirect intercooling of large engines
2013
  • Increase in stake in the Behr Group to 50.71 percent; MAHLE Behr forms the new thermal management division
  • Expansion of the MAHLE Aftermarket logistics center in Schorndorf
  • Opening of the new competence center for pumps in Brattendorf / Thuringia
  • Acquisition of RTI Technologies, Inc. based in York, Pennsylvania / USA; today: MAHLE Aftermarket Inc.
  • Acquisition of all shares in the Indian piston joint venture MAHLE IPL Limited; today: MAHLE Engine Components India Private Limited
  • Development of the lightweight EvoTherm valves® and TopTherm®
  • Development of the EVOTEC®-SC pistons with an additional cooling channel
  • Development of an active fuel prefilter for diesel engines for global use in a new generation of engines and drives
  • Development of a hydraulically controlled coolant pump
  • Development of a 2-level cooling module
  • Development of a high-voltage PTC auxiliary heater with integrated power electronics
  • Series production of a new cooling plate for cooling the electrical energy storage
2014
  • Takeover of the majority stake in Letrika to expand the mechatronics / electronics division; today: MAHLE Electric Drives
  • Opening of two new sales and logistics centers for the aftermarket in Limeira / Brazil and Obninsk / Russia
  • Increase in stake in Japanese Kokusan Denki Co., Ltd.
  • Third expansion of the research and development center in Shanghai / China
  • Opening of a new filter plant in Wuhan / China and a new plant for the manufacture of products for vehicle air conditioning and engine cooling in Shenyang / China
  • Bosch Mahle Turbo Systems founds subsidiary in China
  • Opening of a new filter plant in Cikarang near Jakarta / Indonesia
  • Development of a downsized natural gas engine and installation in a demonstration vehicle
  • Series production of steel pistons for passenger car diesel engines
  • Development of a stainless steel oil cooler for medium and heavy commercial vehicles
  • Equipping a large-scale gasoline engine with a high and low pressure EGR and installation in a demonstration vehicle
  • Development of a systemic approach based on the Rankine cycle consisting of an expansion machine, feed pump and various heat exchangers
  • Development of an air intake module with integrated indirect charge air cooling
2015
  • Takeover of Amovis GmbH; today MAHLE Amovis GmbH
  • World's first fully automated production line for car steel pistons
  • Takeover of the thermal management division of Delphi and integration into the MAHLE Group
  • Opening of two new plants in Mexico: in Ramos Arizpe for the production of thermal management products and in Celaya for filtration products
  • Majority takeover of Japanese Kokusan Denki Co., Ltd .; today: MAHLE Electric Drives Japan
  • Opening of a new plant in Chengdu / China for the production of air conditioning units as well as components and systems for engine cooling
  • TechPro product launch®, an aftermarket diagnostic tool, on the US market
  • Development of a monovalent natural gas drive (CNG) and installation in a demo vehicle
  • New lean burn process “MAHLE Jet Ignition®“Is used in Formula 1
  • Use of MAHLE electric motors in electric scooters
  • Development of the particularly light and structurally stable EVOLITE®Piston and the EVOTEC® RSC piston with ring carrier and integrated cooling channel
  • Completion of the air conditioning portfolio with air conditioning compressors
  • Battery temperature control using a thermoelectric heat pump goes into series development.
  • MAHLE Foundation celebrates its 50th anniversary
2016
  • Sale of the industrial filtration division
  • Merging of the product areas of electrical drives and ancillary units as well as actuators in the Mechatronics division
  • Opening of the Vehicle Engineering Center in Northampton / Great Britain to expand the range of services for automobile manufacturers in the field of future-oriented drive technologies
  • A new test center opens in Plymouth, Michigan
  • MAHLE signs Diversity Charter
  • Start of the ACTIVATR innovation program
  • The world's first controllable pendulum slide oil pump for commercial vehicles
  • World premiere of the CareMetix cabin filter®; it protects against solid and gas particles and eliminates odors
  • Development of the world's first map-controlled thermostat for commercial vehicle applications
  • World's first R744 air conditioner goes into series production
2017
  • Mechatronics division is expanded to include control and power electronics
  • Locations in Stuttgart receive an award for family-friendly personnel policy
  • Start of the internal innovation program "Incubator"
  • Collaboration with Faurecia on technologies for thermal management in the cockpit of the future
  • Sale of the blacksmithing activities and thus the plants in Plettenberg and Roßwein
  • Takeover of the start-up company O-Flexx Technologies GmbH and thus entry into thermoelectrics; today: MAHLE Thermoelektronik GmbH
  • Acquisition of the Spanish electronics specialist Nagares SA; today: MAHLE Electronics S.L.U.
  • Minority stake in Brain Bee AG, a specialist in automotive workshop equipment
  • Construction of a new plant in Krotoszyn / Poland
  • Sale of the shares in the Brazilian component manufacturer MAHLE Metal Leve Miba Sinterizados
  • Opening of a new plant for air conditioning compressors in Changshu / China
  • World premiere of the 48-volt vehicle concept "MEET" (MAHLE Efficient Electric Transport) at the IAA Cars in Frankfurt
  • Pedelec drive goes into series production.
  • Development of a new liquid management module, a combination of an electric coolant pump and cooling circuit control, for CO2-Reduction
  • Development of e-compressors for different performance classes
2018
  • Increase in stake in the Behr Group to 55.71 percent
  • Sale of the joint venture Bosch Mahle Turbo Systems GmbH & Co. KG in agreement with the Bosch Group
  • Sale of the shares in Hella Behr Platic Omnium (HBPO)
  • Takeover of ebikemotion® Technologies SL, a specialist in pedelec systems, HMI and connectivity; today: MAHLE Ebikemotion S.L.U.
  • Opening of a new R&D center for electronics in Valencia / Spain
  • Opening of a new, WLTP- and RDE-capable testing and certification center (RDEC) in Northampton / Great Britain
  • Majority takeover of Brain Bee; today: MAHLE Aftermarket Italy
  • Opening of the first production line for electric air conditioning compressors in Balassagyarmat / Hungary
  • System solutions for hybridization in commercial vehicles (thermal management, drive motors and power electronics)
  • Development of an e-waste heat recovery system for commercial vehicles in a compact box
  • Development of a new oil management module for vehicles with electric drives
  • Presentation of an innovative valve train system for commercial vehicles that integrates functions such as the engine brake or exhaust gas temperature management into the valve train (Shifting Roller System)
  • Presentation of a flat membrane humidifier for reliable humidification of the air supplied for the efficiency and service life of a fuel cell
  • Series-ready solutions for temperature control of batteries, electronics and electric motors as well as for monitoring the fuel cell stack
2019
  • Increase in stake in the Behr Group to 60.71 percent
  • Takeover of the transmission specialist ZG-Zahnräder to expand expertise in the drive train
  • Entry into wireless charging of e-vehicles
  • MAHLE corporate start-up “chargeBIG” wins order from Stuttgart Airport for charging systems for e-vehicles
  • New manufacturing process enables the use of steel pistons in powerful car engines
  • Materials and components from MAHLE are ready for synthetic fuels
  • MAHLE bundles development areas in a fuel cell project house
  • With power electronics, traction motors and charging infrastructure solutions, MAHLE offers a wide range of products for everything to do with electromobility
  • MAHLE continues to expand business with components for e-bikes
  • Integrated heat pump-based system from MAHLE reduces the loss of range of electric vehicles by up to 20 percent
  • Launch of the TechPRO diagnostic device®
2020
  • MAHLE celebrates its 100th company anniversary
  • Foundation of the new electronics and mechatronics division
  • Acquisition of all shares in Behr Hella Service (BHS) and thus expansion of the thermal management portfolio in the aftermarket for conventional and electrically powered vehicles
  • Opening of a new production, research and development center for workshop equipment in Parma / Italy