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Latest Interviews

Q&A with Johnson Controls Power Solutions 25 Nov 2014

Matthew Beecham

Johnson Controls' battery operation falls under the auspices of its Power Solutions business, serving both automotive OEMs and aftermarket. In this interview, Matthew Beecham spoke to Craig Rigby, Advanced Market and Technology Strategist, Johnson Controls Power Solutions about the company's technologies for stop-start applications, EVs and PHEVs.

INTERVIEW: Han Hendriks, Johnson Controls 31 Oct 2014

Calum MacRae

Calum MacRae interviews Han Hendriks, VP Advanced Product Development & Sales for Johnson Controls Automotive Interiors, to hear about the company's business strategy in the area of interiors.

Latest News

Johnson Controls/LTU team on battery systems 11 May 2015

Simon Warburton

Johnson Controls is partnering with Lawrence Technological University (LTU) to test and develop battery systems in vehicles aimed at helping automakers meet increasing fuel economy and emissions standards.

Visteon records US$50m Q1 net profit 7 May 2015

Simon Warburton

Visteon Corporation has posted net profit of US$50m with sales of US$2.03bn for the first quarter of this year.

Johnson Controls’ Q2 net sales down 2.8% 24 Apr 2015

Graeme Roberts

Johnson Controls' net sales for the second quarter of fiscal year ended 31 March 2015 were down 2.8% to US$9.19bn. Income from continuing operations before income taxes was up 13.8% to $611m. Net increased to $529m from $261m.

JCI begins start-stop battery production in China 21 Apr 2015

Graeme Roberts

Johnson Controls is expanding its manufacturing operations in China by beginning production of advanced lead-acid batteries for start-stop vehicles to help automakers meet increasingly strict fuel economy and emission regulations.

JCI and SAIC unit ink interiors JV agreement 15 Apr 2015

Dave Leggett

Johnson Controls' deal to form a huge new interiors joint venture with a components subsidiary of SAIC is a step closer to reality now the parties have signed a further agreement to form the new entity.

Latest blogs

Exploring the 'sweet spot' between motorcycle and conventional car 30 Jul 2014

Dave Leggett

The product space just below the 'conventional car' is an intriguing one.

Metering expectations 16 Jan 2014

Simon Warburton

Huge sheets of ice are progressing in a stately manner down the Detroit River outside the Cobo and with forecast of snow this afternoon, it will feel more like Michigan in January than yesterday's almost balmy temperatures.

Company research

Johnson Controls, Inc. (JCI) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Johnson Controls, Inc. (JCI) - Financial and Strategic SWOT

Johnson Controls, Inc. (Johnson Controls) is a global diversified technology and industrial company. It offers solutions to optimize energy and operational efficiencies of buildings...

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Johnson Controls, Inc. - Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Partnerships & Alliances and Investment Report

Johnson Controls, Inc. - Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Partn

MarketLine's Company Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Partnerships & Alliances and Investments reports offer a comprehensive breakdown of the organic and inorganic growth activity undertaken by an organi...

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Global light vehicle OE batteries market- forecasts to 2029

Global light vehicle OE batteries market- forecasts to 2029

This QUBE report from just-auto report provides a comprehensive overview of the global electric vehicles and OE starter battery sector, major suppliers, top 14 markets, technology trends and market si...

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