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THE WEEK THAT WAS: More from Paris and a key Ford

Interviews conducted at the Paris show have been published this week - chats with François Bancon at Infiniti and Maxim Picat at Peugeot (al...

JCI successfully addresses KPIs for R&D

Measuring the effectiveness of a company's R&D and innovation processes can be as difficult as quantum mechanics, writes Calum MacRae....

THE WEEK THAT WAS: JCI's Chinese interiors JV

Johnson Controls' announcement of a global joint venture with a Chinese interiors supplier attracted much interest from just-auto readers th...

THE WEEK THAT WAS: Focus on financials

After the Detroit product fest of last week, it was time to start thinking of financial results and other things fiscal....

Latest Interviews

Q&A with Aha: Analytical data from the Cloud 28 Jul 2014

Matthew Beecham

The IT industry has made much of the benefits of a Cloud infrastructure, offering better security and less complex networks in the workplace. Infotainment specialist Harman with subsidiary Aha claims its use in the car could be equally effective. It is now offering OEMs and service providers a chance to use the Cloud beyond downloading apps, navigation updates or music. Understanding what features are being used by the end customer, finding software bugs, removing unused features, reducing recalls or targeting specific customers with updates and advertising are just some of the ideas that Harman claims it can offer with its new Aha Cloud Platform Analytics and Updates Service. just-auto spoke to Siegfried Schuler, Director Centre of Competence Aha, about the service and find out what OEMs are most interested in.


Q&A with Johnson Controls Automotive Interiors 8 Jul 2014

Matthew Beecham

Continuing just-auto’s series of interviews with tier one manufacturers, Matthew Beecham spoke to Han Hendriks about consumer expectations of car interiors, JCI’s Interior Vision 2025 and their new operating model tailored at innovation management. Han represents JCI’s Interiors business worldwide and is the innovation leader of this business.

Latest News

Johnson Controls opens new crash test site 13 Aug 2014

Simon Warburton

Johnson Controls has opened a new crash test facility at its Automotive Seating headquarters in Plymouth, Michigan.


Visteon books US$155m loss after interiors sale 6 Aug 2014

Simon Warburton

Visteon Corporation has posted second-quarter sales up 10.5% to US$1.78bn and a net loss of US$155m, although this includes a US$173m loss related to the agreement to sell a majority of the interiors business.


Johnson Controls forms new China fabric JV 23 Jul 2014

Graeme Roberts

Johnson Controls has signed an agreement with Shanghai Yanfeng Industry and Commerce and Anhui Yansheng Automotive Trim to form a new fabrics joint venture in Huainan City, Anhui Province, China.


Johnson Controls’ fiscal Q3 net sales up 3% 22 Jul 2014

Dave Leggett

Johnson Controls' has reported net sales for the fiscal year third quarter ended 30 June 2014 was up 3% to $10.8bn. However, income from continuing operations before income taxes was down 11.5% to $425m.


Visteon finalises Johnson Controls electronics buy 1 Jul 2014

Simon Warburton

Visteon says it has completed the acquisition of Johnson Controls' automotive electronics business for US$265m.

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. (JCI) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled b...

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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 Automotive Interiors Market 2012-2016

Global Automotive Interiors Market 2012-2016

This report, the Global Automotive Interiors market, has been prepared based on an in-depth analysis of the market with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the North America, EMEA, APAC, a...

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