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Johnson Controls premiers Synergy Seat Gen 3 seating concept at the IAA / The smart, sustainable and lightweight seating solution for the upper-medium segment (BILD)

Frankfurt, Germany (ots) – Johnson Controls, a global leader in automotive seating systems and components, is premiering its Synergy Seat Gen 3 in Europe at the International Motor Show (IAA) 2013. This new seating concept combines numerous innovations from Johnson Controls. The Synergy Seat Gen 3 demonstrates the unique capabilities of the global leader in […]

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Renault-Nissan Sells its 100,000th Zero-Emission Car

Paris (ots/PRNewswire) – - American graduate student took delivery of the 100,000th electric vehicle – Renault-Nissan EVs outsell all other major automakers combined – Nissan LEAF remains world’s best-selling EV – With its latest EV ZOE, Renault expands its zero-emission lineup and reinforces its leadership in Europe The Renault-Nissan Alliance has sold its 100,000th zero-emission […]

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Johnson Controls develops new hip-point mannequin that complies with international standards / Mannequin plays important role in measuring safety and comfort of automotive seating (BILD)

Burscheid, Germany (ots) – Hip-point mannequins are an indispensible element in the engineering and production of automotive seating. They are used to measure whether a vehicle can safely and comfortably accommodate the driver and passengers. Since there are three different international standards that define the characteristics and dimensions of these mannequins, automakers and suppliers use […]

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The next generation of infotainment systems that improve the driving experience are unveiled by Johnson Controls at the 2013 International Consumer Electronics Show

Las Vegas, USA (ots) – Johnson Controls, building on more than a decade of experience in connectivity, hands-free telematics, and Human Machine Interface (HMI), is expanding its electronics product portfolio into full in-vehicle infotainment systems for automakers. The company, a leader in automotive interiors and electronics, announced this today at the 2013 International Consumer Electronics […]

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Johnson Controls forms new joint venture to integrate seating mechanisms capabilities in China (BILD)

Shanghai, China (ots) – Johnson Controls Yanfeng Mechanisms Co., Ltd. (“JCYM”) supplies state-of-the-art products to major automakers in China Johannes Roters, group vicepPresident and general manager China, Johnson Controls Automotive Experience. aims on reinforcing vertical integration in core seating mechanisms technologies and on providing the company´s customers with state-of-the-art products manufactured locally in China. Distribution […]

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Johnson Controls acquires majority position in joint venture TPV Johnson Controls in Slovenia / Increasing presence in the Eastern European growth market

Burscheid, Germany (ots) – Johnson Controls, a global leader in automotive interiors and electronics, announced it is acquiring a 24.9 percent share in its Novo Mesto, Slovenia joint venture called TPV Johnson Controls. The acquisition of these additional shares gives Johnson Controls a 74.9 percent ownership stake, making it the majority shareholder in the joint […]

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Johnson Controls to build $100 million Start-Stop battery plant in China

Frankfurt, Germany (ots) – Due to increasing global demand for high-quality automotive batteries for environmentally friendly Start-Stop technology, Johnson Controls is investing $100 million to build a Start-Stop vehicle battery plant in China. The plant will supply global and local automakers in Asia and is expected to start production in early 2013. Johnson Controls, the […]

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Johnson Controls receives approval from anti-trust authorities to acquire Keiper and Recaro Automotive

Burscheid, Germany (ots) – Acquisition further enhances Johnson Controls metal components product portfolio Johnson Controls, a global leader in automotive seating, interiors and electronics, completed the previously announced acquisition of Keiper and Recaro Automotive. The European Commission in Brussels, Belgium approved the acquisition on 17 June 2011. Keiper is a leader in recliner system technology […]

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Valeo Joins GENIVI Alliance for the Development of Vehicle Infotainment Solutions

Paris, March 3, 2010 (ots/PRNewswire) – Valeo announces that it has become a core member of the GENIVI Alliance, an association of automakers, suppliers and other industrial companies committed to the development and broad adoption of an open source In-Vehicle Infotainment (IVI) reference platform for the automotive industry. IVI is a constantly evolving field that […]

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Valeo: 2009 Combined Annual General Shareholders’ Meeting

Paris (ots/PRNewswire) – Valeo’s Combined Annual General Shareholders’ Meeting (AGM) was held today under the chairmanship of Pascal Colombani, Chairman of Valeo. The AGM approved the 2008 accounts which were published on February 13, 2009. The presentation of the Group’s results for 2008 and the first quarter 2009 provided an opportunity for Jacques Aschenbroich, the […]

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SVOX Speech Recognition and Speech Output solutions available for Microsoft Auto 4.0

(pressebox) Zürich, 28.05.2009, SVOX, the leading provider of embedded speech solutions, today announced immediate availability of Speech Recognition and Speech Output solutions as part of the Microsoft Auto 4.0 platform, according to company?s CEO Martin Reber. Customers that use the Microsoft Auto platform can enable speech in their products by deploying SVOX Automotive ASR and […]

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BASF Coatings’ strengths in great demand

COATINGS PARTNER customer magazine has a brand new lookBASF Coatings’ strengths in great demand (pressebox) Münster, 02.12.2008 – The Chinese character for "crisis" consists of the elements for "danger" and "opportunity." "But preparation is key to be able to actually use latent opportunities when crisis does occur," says Juan G. Ximénez-Carrillo Gerber, Group Vice President […]

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