Clarence Hayes establishes Hayes Wheels and begins Production of Wooden Wheels for the Ford Model T
Gregorio Iochpe joins a group of families sent by the Jewish Colonization Association from Russia to form the colony of "Quatro Irmãos" in the state of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Lemmerz begins producing wheels in Königswinter, Germany
K.H. Wheel and Hayes Wheels Merge to Form Kelsey-Hayes Wheel Company
The Iochpe Group is formed with its partners: Gregorio Iochpe, Miguel Ioschpe, Moyses Ioschpe, Solomon Ioschpe and Israel Iochpe. The group will trade in timber of pine logs and beams.
Sebastiao Fumagalli founds Fumagalli Company in Limeira, Brazil
Rockwell International acquires Fumagalli and Fruehauf Trailer purchases Kelsey-Hayes
The Iochpe Group enters the automotive industry acquiring Indústria de Máquinas Agrícolas Ideal, a manufacturer of harvesters and tractors.
The Iochpe Group acquires Massey Ferguson Perkins SA, including the agricultural machinery and engine factories to consolidate them and prepare to participate in the automotive industry.
The Iochpe Group joins the São Paulo Stock Exchange with its Initial Public Offering (IPO).
The Iochpe Group forms the Iochpe Foundation as a non-profit organization.
Hayes Wheels acquires Lemmerz Holding GmbH to form Hayes Lemmerz International, Inc. And Rockwell Automotive (including Fumagalli) separates from Rockwell and becomes Meritor
Meritor merges with Arvin Industies to form ArvinMeritor
Iochpe-Maxion acquires Fumagalli from ArvinMeritor
Iochpe-Maxion acquires Hayes Lemmerz and creates Maxion Wheels from Hayes Lemmerz, Maxion, and Fumagalli
Maxion Wheels breaks ground on new passenger car aluminum wheel plant in Pune, India
Maxion Wheels forms joint venture with Dongfeng Motor Parts and Components Group in China to produce light vehicle aluminum wheels