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Maxion Wheels presents Aerowheel concept

Maxion Wheels presents Aerowheel concept

30th October 2019 | 0 Comments

Drag is, for want of a better word, a drag. It literally gets in your way wherever you go. Design teams must combat this restrictive force whenever developing a new vehicle, and Maxion Wheels has come to their aid with a new concept. It calls this the Aerowheel.

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USA sets final duties on CV steel wheels from China

USA sets final duties on CV steel wheels from China

31st May 2019 | 0 Comments

The USA has determined the rate of anti-dumping and countervailing duties it will charge on steel commercial vehicle wheels imported from China, and the levels set are high. This month, the US Department of Commerce announced final anti-dumping duties of 231.7 per cent and countervailing duties of 457.1 per cent.

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Dongfeng & Maxion Wheels form aluminium wheel JV

Dongfeng & Maxion Wheels form aluminium wheel JV

13th March 2019 | 0 Comments

Maxion Wheels, the world’s largest wheel manufacturer, has entered into an agreement to form a new passenger car aluminium wheel joint venture with Dongfeng Motor Parts and Components Group, one of China’s largest automotive parts companies. The new legal entity, Dongfeng Maxion Wheels, will build a new two-million per year capacity plant in Hubei Province, China. Series production is scheduled to begin in the second half of 2020.

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Maxion Wheels supplying VersaStyle to Tata Tiago

Maxion Wheels supplying VersaStyle to Tata Tiago

26th February 2019 | 0 Comments

India’s Tata Motors has become the latest car maker to select Maxion Wheels’ VersaStyle steel wheel as an original equipment rim. Maxion Wheels will deliver 150,000 VersaStyle wheels a year for fitment on the Tata Tiago, a city car sold in the Indian market. Supply to Tata comes on top of the approximately three million VersaStyle wheels that Maxion Wheels produces annually for other customers.

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Maxion Wheels confirms IAA presence

Maxion Wheels confirms IAA presence

3rd September 2018 | 0 Comments

Maxion Wheels has announced its participation in the 67th IAA Commercial Vehicles exhibition in Hannover, Germany. From 20 to 27 September 2018, Maxion Wheels will display both its application-diverse truck wheel product portfolio, as well as present several of its latest innovation wheels designed to tackle the industry’s challenges of fuel efficiency, connectivity and new mobility in Hall 26/ Stand A42.

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Maxion Wheels to exhibit at Reifen 2018

17th August 2018 | 0 Comments

Maxion Wheels, the world’s largest wheel producer, has announced its participation in next month’s Reifen show. The company can be found in Hall 12.1, at Stand D24 during the exhibition, which will be held alongside Automechanika Frankfurt between 11 and 15 September.

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Pieter Klinkers – Five questions about Acorus

Pieter Klinkers – Five questions about Acorus

5th January 2018 | 0 Comments

Aesthetics are decisive when choosing a new car, and large diameter rims and low-profile tyres now even feature on the options list for lower performance models. But while kitting a car out with this combination bumps up its sporting credentials a notch or two, your pride and joy no longer looks the part when standing immobile at the side of the road, tyre destroyed and rim ruined after an encounter with a pothole.

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Electric city shuttle buses coming to London, with Acorus technology

Electric city shuttle buses coming to London, with Acorus technology

5th January 2018 | 0 Comments

Last September, Michelin and Maxion Wheels jointly presented a flexible wheel solution that features the tyre maker’s Acorus Technology. This solution has been adopted by French driverless vehicle specialist Navya for its autonomous electric shuttle bus, which is already on the roads in five cities around the world. The electric city shuttle is now making its debut in London.

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Relief from pothole damage – Michelin and Maxion Wheels unveil their flexible wheel solution

Relief from pothole damage – Michelin and Maxion Wheels unveil their flexible wheel solution

15th September 2017 | 0 Comments

Michelin believes it has helped reinvent the wheel. At the IAA motor show in Frankfurt, Germany, the tyre maker is presenting a new solution together with Maxion Wheels, a product the two companies believe will help eliminate road-based damage to tyres and rims.

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Maxion Wheels to show car wheel innovations  at IAA Cars 2017

29th August 2017 | 0 Comments

Wheelmaker to make joint product announcement with Michelin on 13 September 2017.

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Maxion Wheels, ThyssenKrupp join forces to develop ‘hybrid’ wheels

14th July 2015 | 0 Comments

ThyssenKrupp Carbon Components and Maxion Wheels have established a cooperation agreement to develop and market ultra-lightweight aluminium and carbon fibre hybrid wheels for the premium vehicle OEM market. The two companies state that the products resulting from their collaboration will “will offer customers exceptional performance benefits at an attractive price point.”

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Klinkers follows Bentley as CEO of Maxion Wheels

Klinkers follows Bentley as CEO of Maxion Wheels

22nd January 2015 | 0 Comments

Marcos Oliveira, president and CEO of Iochpe Maxion, has announced the promotion of Pieter Klinkers (44) to the role of CEO of Maxion Wheels, effective 1 March 2015. Klinkers, from the Netherlands, succeeds Fred Bentley in this role at the world’s largest manufacturer of aluminium rims for passenger cars and steel rims for cars and commercial vehicles. While Bentley led the company from the USA (Northville, Michigan), in future Klinkers will execute his duties as CEO from Königswinter, near the former West German capital of Bonn, where he is currently based.

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Renault to take a million Maxion ‘VersaStyle’ wheels this year

Renault to take a million Maxion ‘VersaStyle’ wheels this year

16th October 2014 | 0 Comments

Maxion Wheels reports that it will supply Renault with more than a million VersaStyle wheels for the vehicle maker’s Megane, Megane Scenic, Clio and the Dacia Logan and Dacia Sandero Stepway models during the course of 2014. The company has already sold a million VersaStyle wheels in total this year, and more than 15 million units since VersaStyle wheels were first introduced in 2005.

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Maxion Wheels says its new truck rim is the world’s lightest

4th September 2014 | 0 Comments

The new range of heavy truck steel wheels that Maxion Wheels is bringing to the IAA Commercial Vehicles show is six per cent lighter than the previous generation, the company reports. Furthermore, Maxion Wheels says the new GEN35TM line-up is 3.5 per cent lighter than the lightest equally-sized truck wheel currently sold anywhere in the world. The GEN35TM designation will be used for a full range of truck wheel sizes.

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What is Maxion Wheels focusing on?

What is Maxion Wheels focusing on?

8th April 2014 | 0 Comments

During the financial year before last, the Brazilian Iochpe-Maxion Group (the parent company of Maxion wheels) bought Hayes Lemmerz for approximately US$725 million. The acquisition came after the world's largest wheel manufacturer put down two bankruptcies during the first part of the new millennium, and thus had large amounts of debt to contend with. Eventually the company’s investors finally ran out of patience leaving the obvious question - what has happened to the car aluminium wheel division since then?

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