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Image Technologies include Dynamic Controllable Clutch (DCC) and Electro-Mechanical E-axle Disconnect system, Differential Disconnect, and Overrunning E-Axle…

Great Wall Motor (GWM) is the largest SUV manufacturer in China. GWM recently tapped Amsted’s MVT Advanced Metal Forming Processes to help produce the transmission production parts for their new “…

World's 1st Production Selectable One-Way Clutches For Automatic Transmissions

Means Industries is launching four mass production Controllable Mechanical Diodes (CMDs) with three different customers between 2016 and 2017. This is the first time Means’ CMD technology will be integrated with its successful Mechanical Diode (MD) technology, and the first selectable one-way clutches (SOWCs) to be used in high-volume powertrain applications. Means CMDs are proven to facilitate improved fuel economy and reduced CO2 emissions.

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SAGINAW, Michigan—July 13, 2018 —Means Industries, a global leader in automotive propulsion system technology, today has unveiled a new brand strategy and corporate identity.

A Low Drag Torque Mechanical Clutching Device for Use in Automatic Transmissions, Hybrids and EV’s

What is a Selectable Clutch? What advantages does it provide? Where can this design be used in a powertrain system? What are the benefits of a Selectable Clutch? These are common questions from around the world across all types of powertrain engineers.

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Compact and Efficient Electric Propulsion Systems Enabled by Integrated Electric Controllable Clutches

Vehicle electrification is challenging conventional propulsion system design like never before, especially in transmission development. Of the numerous competing challenges, electrified propulsion systems need to be energy efficient, compact, and flexible, all while meeting vehicle performance criteria. This has OEMs and automotive suppliers diligently working to determine what attributes future transmissions really need.

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DEARBORN, Mich., May 23, 2018 – Means was recognized as a top-performing global supplier for Ford Motor Company at the 20th annual Ford World Excellence Awards. Only 88 companies were selected as…

Saginaw, Michigan, April 24th, 2018 –The Propulsion Systems business unit of Means has been recognized with a Silver Supplier Status for Outstanding 2017 On-Time Shipping Performance to General…

Means Industries Inc.-Clutch Systems has been assessed by NSF International Strategic Relations and found to be in conformance to IATF-16949 standards for Automotive Quality Management Systems, in…

Saginaw, Michigan, Feb., 19, 2018– Powertrain product supplier, Means Industries Inc., announced today the appointment of Jeremy Holt as its new president.

Saginaw, Michigan, December 5, 2017 – Means Industries is proud to have received the General Motors Supplier Quality Excellence Award for the 2016 award year.

SHANGHAI, China—Wednesday September 26, 2017 —Means Industries Inc. was featured as one of the presenters at the 2017 CTI Shanghai Automotive Transmission Symposium. 

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