News from Frankfurt, Germany: Delphi is expanding its parts operation, training and service center network in Russia, Central and Eastern Europe, as demand for high quality replacement parts and servicing for diesel vehicles in these regions continues to grow.


Duramax, the diesel engine that saved GM’s heavy-duty pickups, is 10 years old. GM celebrated the milestone last week


Warren Brown, Cars Columnist for the Washington Post, says the 2011 BMW 335d “is better than any midsize sedan I’ve driven in 42 years of driving and driving nearly everything there is to be driven.”


Corning has approved a $44 million capital investment plan to increase the company’s light-duty filter capacity in Kaiserslautern, Germany.


Experts involved in the diesel vehicle industry are being encouraged to participate in an online analyst briefing presentation on Tuesday, August 31st. Frost & Sullivan’s Automotive and Transportation Group is calling on vehicle manufacturers, Powertrain engineering firms and supplies to sign up to the briefing.