2000—2009 Expansion

2000Series production of steelforged MONOTHERM® pistons
Pistons with cooled ring carriers for passenger car diesel engines in series
2001Acquisition of holding in Brockhaus Soehne GmbH, Germany; today: MAHLE Motorkomponenten GmbH
Acquisition of the Tennex Group; today: MAHLE Filter Systems Japan Corporation
FERROCOMP® large-bore pistons in series
Intake module for gasoline engine with variable length
2002First plastic oil filter for passenger car diesel engines
First ECOFORM® pistons for passenger car gasoline engines
Series production of plastic cylinder head covers
2003Establishment of ZNF Maschinenfabrik Spandau as a majority joint venture with BMW for camshaft production; today: MAHLE Ventiltrieb Brandenburg GmbH
First MAHLE engine (3-cylinder racing engine for Formula SAE)
2004Sound generator for intake systems of turbocharged engines
Acquisition of Schmiedewerk Roßwein GmbH in Saxony; today: MAHLE Motorkomponenten GmbH
Acquisition of the filter division of Shanghai Filter Factory; today: MAHLE Shanghai Filter Systems Co., Ltd.
2005Acquisition of Cosworth Technology Ltd.; today: MAHLE Powertrain Ltd.
First all-plastic complete oil filter module
Establishment of the filter plant MAHLE Componente de Motor SLR in Timisoara/Romania
Series production of a new three-stage resonance intake module
Acquisition of shares in Anand Automotive Systems Group Purolator India Ltd.; today: MAHLE Filter Systems (India) Limited.
Complete takeover of Brockhaus Soehne GmbH, Germany; today: MAHLE Motorkomponenten GmbH
Expansion of the research and development center in Farmington Hills, Detroit/USA
2006Acquisition of the activated carbon canister activities of Behr in the USA
CamInCam® camshaft
Acquisition of Norddeutsche Filter Vertriebs GmbH and AKO Filter GmbH; today: MAHLE Industriefiltration GmbH
World’s first electric cone stack separator
New Aftermarket logistics center opened in Krotoszyn/Poland
New research and development center opened in Shanghai
Plastic cylinder head covers with integrated oil mist separation and pressure regulation
Foundation of MAHLE Trading (Shanghai) C o., Ltd. and MAHLE Trading Japan Co., Ltd.
Start of development activities for exhaust gas turbochargers for gasoline and diesel engines
2007Majority joint venture MAHLE Tri-Ring Valve Train (Hubei) Co., Ltd. in Macheng/China
Acquisition of Edival S.A. in Argentina; today: MAHLE Argentina S.A.
DLC-coated piston pins
Acquisition of the engine parts business of the Dana Corporation, USA; today: MAHLE Engine Components USA, Inc.
Purchase of Promotora de Industrias Mecánicas, S.A. de C.V. (Promec) in Mexico; today: MAHLE Componentes de Motor de México, S. de R.L. de C.V.
MonoXcomp® and EVOTEC® pistons
Two-stage diesel fuel filter with integrated water separation
Acquisition of the intake modules and air filtration business segment of Siemens VDO Automotive; today: MAHLE Filter Systems Canada, ULC
Joint venture MAHLE IPL Limited founded
Downsizing engine as technology demonstrator
Valves for exhaust gas recirculation
2008Research and development center opened in Jundiaí near São Paulo/Brazil
Majority acquisition of Turkish engine components manufacturer Mopisan; today: MAHLE Izmir and MAHLE Konya A.S.
Foundation of Bosch Mahle Turbo Systems GmbH & Co. KG as a 50/50 joint venture for the development and production of exhaust gas turbochargers
Majority joint venture MAHLE Hirschvogel Forjas S.A./Brazil
MAHLE acquires Clemex de México, S.A. de C.V.; today: MAHLE Componentes de Motor de México, S. de R.L. de C.V.
EGR valves in series
Opening of the corporate exhibition MAHLE INSIDE
2009Electrical wastegate actuator in series
Prototype of Low Friction Camshaft (LFC)
Prototype of fast switching EGR valve
Acquisition of automotive activities of KTM-Kühler GmbH in Mattighofen /Austria; today: MAHLE Filtersysteme Austria GmbH