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Suzuki will triple capacity of new Indian plant

15 September 2017

Having opened its first car plant in the Indian state of Gujarat earlier this year, Suzuki Motor Corporation now says it will lift capacity of the 250,000 units per annum plant to 750,000 by 2020. The statement was made by chairman Osamu Suzuki at an event where a new battery factory was also announced.


January 2016, management briefing (Part 2)

26 January 2016

The second part of this month’s briefing reviews just some of the supplier autonomous driving innovations that caught our eye in the consumer electronics show (CES) and Detroit auto show this month. While they may not be household names, the likes of Autoliv, Bosch, Continental, Delphi, Denso, Magna, Valeo, Visteon and ZF TRW will heavily influence how your autonomous car will perform. Here, the tech talk is on sensor fusion (critical for self-driving cars), connectivity and vehicle-to-everything. In the meantime, semi-autonomous technologies are becoming more affordable thereby paving the way for mass-vehicle market growth.


Briefing: 48V mild hybrids (3)

27 February 2015

Moving to a 48V architecture in hybrid and electric vehicles offers plenty of promise. It provides about four times the energy recuperation - from regenerative and friction braking - than is available on the traditional 12V system. Calum MacRae takes a closer look at supplier plans and forecasts for 48V.


Supplier industry M&A and IPO briefing

28 November 2014

This month's managament briefing reviews the financial position of the global supplier automotive supplier industry. Part 2 highlights recent developments in industry structure, including M&A and IPO activity and corporate restructuring.

Latest interviews


Denso - digitalisation is transforming aftermarket

14 July 2017

Continuing just-auto/QUBE’s series of interviews with tier one component manufacturers, we spoke to Ruslan Leontiev, product manager starters & alternators and wiper blades, and Alexey Bartashevich, senior manager aftermarket products, both Denso Aftermarket & Industrial Solutions.


Q&A with Denso’s thermal systems division

7 March 2016

Denso's thermal systems division represents its second largest segment, accounting for approximately one-third of the company's annual turnover. The division produces climate control products and engine-cooling systems. Continuing just-auto's series of interviews with tier one suppliers, Matthew Beecham spoke to Tibor Gyoeroeg, Senior Manager at Denso Automotive Deutschland GmbH and Matteo Biglia, Director at Denso Thermal Systems Italy about the supplier's cooling system technologies.


Denso VP on developing concepts for air-con - Q&A

10 November 2015

Continuing just-auto's series of interviews with tier one suppliers, Matthew Beecham spoke to Roland Priesemuth, Vice President Business Development, Denso Thermal Europe Centre about the key market drivers for climate control technologies.


Q&A with Mentor Graphics

18 September 2014

Mentor Graphics is a major supplier of software tools that help engineers design electronic systems and components. Headquartered in Oregon, US, Mentor generates annual revenues of some US$1bn. Its tools are involved in the design of almost every electronic gadget you can think of. To find out about its automotive business, Matthew Beecham spoke to Martin O’Brien, General Manager, Integrated Electrical Systems Division Mentor Graphics.

Latest news


Denso to accelerate its ADAS product development

17 October 2017

Denso Corporation and Xperi Corporation, a Silicon Valley-based technology company, have announced Denso will start joint technology development of cabin sensing with FotoNation, an Xperi group company specialising in image recognition technologies


Denso spending $1bn in US

6 October 2017

Denso is expanding its US footprint with a $1bn spend at its Maryville, Tennessee location.


Mazda/Denso/Toyota join over EV tech development

28 September 2017

Mazda Motor Corporation (Mazda), Denso Corporation (Denso), and Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) have signed a contract to jointly develop basic structural technologies for electric vehicles. Furthermore, the three companies have also decided to establish a new company consisting of selected engineers from the three companies to ensure the efficient implementation of the joint technological development projects.


Industry leaders to form big data consortium

10 August 2017

Denso Corporation, Ericsson, Intel Corporation, Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (NTT), NTT Docomo, Toyota InfoTechnology Center and Toyota Motor Corporation have initiated the formation of the Automotive Edge Computing Consortium.


just-auto Plus only Denso joins to develop ecosystem for connected car

10 August 2017

Denso Corporation, Ericsson, Intel Corporation, Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (NTT), NTT Docomo, Toyota InfoTechnology Centre and Toyota Motor Corporation announced that they have initiated the formation of the Automotive Edge Computing...


just-auto Plus only Denso establishes new company NSITEXE

8 August 2017

Denso Corporation announced that it will establish a new company, NSITEXE to design and develop semiconductor IP cores, which are key semiconductor components enabling automated driving. Advanced electronic controls are key for in-vehicle environment and...


just-auto Plus only Denso to expand its North American facilities

1 August 2017

Denso, one of the world’s largest automotive technology, systems and components suppliers, is growing its commitment to advancing innovation in the heart of North America’s auto industry. The company kick-started a major round of investments in its...


just-auto Plus only Denso Q1 2017 revenue up 6.6% at JPY1,164.9bn

28 July 2017

Denso Corporation announced its global financial results for the first quarter ending 30 June 2017 for fiscal year ending 31 March 2018: Consolidated revenue totalled JPY1,164.9bn (US$10.4 billion), a 6.6% increase from the previous year. Consolidated...


just-auto Plus only Denso selects Traveo devices for 2017 Toyota Camry

27 July 2017

Cypress Semiconductor announced that global automotive supplier Denso Corporation has selected Cypress’ Traveo automotive microcontroller (MCU) family and FL-S Serial NOR Flash memory family to drive the advanced graphics in its instrument cluster for...


Denso develops new safety sensors for Lexus LS

26 July 2017

Denso has announced two new products to be incorporated in the new 2018 Lexus LS, which will be released in Japan and the US after this fall. A new stereo vision sensor and millimetre-wave radar sensor will help improve safety performance of vehicles by more precisely detecting obstacles and lane lines on roads.


Denso to expand with new Japan plant

22 May 2017

Denso Corporation said it would build an additional plant at its Fukushima prefecture location in Tamura city to diversity its manufacturing lineup to include powertrain components, which, it said, "will enhance the competitiveness of the group's production system [in] Japan".


Denso and Toshiba ramp up collaboration

2 May 2017

Denso Corporation and Toshiba Corporation have announced that the two companies have begun talks to enhance collaborations in the fields of Internet of Things (IoT)-based manufacturing, advanced driver assistance, automated driving, and others.


Denso/Ibiden to develop vehicle exhaust system

28 April 2017

Denso Corporation and electronics and ceramics company Ibiden have formed a capital and business alliance to jointly develop 'the next-generation vehicle exhaust system'.


Suzuki JV to produce li-ion batteries in India

18 April 2017

Suzuki Motor has agreed to establish a joint venture with Toshiba and Denso to produce lithium-ion batteries in India.


Denso to expand Iwate plant in Japan

29 March 2017

Denso Corporation announced it will build an additional plant, at an existing facility in Iwate Prefecture, to expand production to include instrument clusters and, it said, "enhance the competitiveness of the group's production system in Japan".


Denso develops plant-derived plastic materials

21 March 2017

Denso Corporation announced that it is using bio-polycarbonate (PC) made from starch and urethane resin extracted from castor oil in some of its products. Denso says it has been conducting research and development on plant-derived plastic materials, which are based on plant molecular structures, in order to reduce impacts on the environment.


EC hits six suppliers with EUR155m cartel fine

9 March 2017

Six automotive suppliers have been fined a total of EUR155m (US$164m) by the European Commission (EC) for taking part in one or more of four cartels concerning supplies of air conditioning and engine cooling components to car manufacturers in the European Economic Area (EEA).


just-auto Plus only EU Commission imposes reduced fine on Denso

9 March 2017

On 8 March 2017, the European Commission (the Commission) announced that it has imposed fines on certain automotive suppliers that infringed EU competition law in connection with past sales of automotive HVAC units, compressors, electric compressors and...


Toyota introduces new exhaust purifying catalyst

22 February 2017

Toyota has announced the commercial availability of a new, smaller catalyst that it says uses 20% less precious metal in approximately 20% less volume, while maintaining the same exhaust gas purification performance.


just-auto Plus only Denso announces its new management structure

20 February 2017

Denso Corporation announced its new management structure and management changes. The new structure will help Denso advance in areas the Automotive industry is quickly progressing in, such as electrification, automated driving, connected vehicles, car sharing...


just-auto Plus only Denso selects Cinemo's multimedia solutions

7 February 2017

Cinemo, a global leader in high performance and automotive grade multimedia playback, streaming, media management and connectivity middleware, has announced that Denso, a leading supplier of advanced automotive technology, systems and components, has selected...


Denso nine month global revenue down 1.8%

2 February 2017

Denso has unveiled nine-month consolidated operating profit of US$2.1bn, up 1.8%, although consolidated revenue fell 1.8% to US28.4bn.


just-auto Plus only Denso North America announces management changes

25 January 2017

As global automotive supplier Denso continues to expand its footprint in North America, the company is committed to regional and global leadership development. Denso is pleased to announce the following management and organisational changes across North...


just-auto Plus only Denso opens R&D Lab at the University of Michigan

11 January 2017

Global auto supplier Denso on 10 January 2017 announced the opening of the Denso R&D Lab at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor to accelerate development of new auto safety technologies and create new research opportunities for engineering...


Denso develops smallest auto stereo vision sensor

6 January 2017

Denso Corporation has announced that it has developed a small stereo vision sensor to contribute to improving the safety of compact vehicles.


Denso/NEC to jointly develop ADAS components

3 January 2017

Denso Corporation and NEC Corporation have announced their cooperation in the fields of advanced driver assistance, automated driving, and manufacturing, to help preserve the global environment and create a safe and secure automotive society.


just-auto Plus only Denso concludes acquisition of its own shares

1 December 2016

Denso Corporation (the “Company”), announced the status of acquisition of its own shares pursuant to Article 156 of the Corporation Act as applied pursuant to Article 165, Paragraph 3 of the Corporation Act, which was resolved at the board of...


Toyota president to head EV division

30 November 2016

Toyota Motor has appointed its president to head the newly formed electric car division, a move that reinforces its recent commitment to develop a technology its has been slow to embrace.


Toyota to establish in-house EV venture company

17 November 2016

Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) announced it had decided to establish an in-house venture company responsible for developing electric vehicles (EVs).


just-auto Plus only Denso/Imagination join on hardware multithreading

14 November 2016

Denso Corporation on 14 November 2016 announced that it and Imagination Technologies (hereinafter “Imagination”), headquartered in Hertfordshire, UK, are undertaking joint research on hardware multithreading that enables a processor (CPU) to...

Denso news

Denso to accelerate its ADAS product development

17 October 2017

Denso Corporation and Xperi Corporation, a Silicon Valley-based technology company, have announce...


Denso spending $1bn in US

6 October 2017

Denso is expanding its US footprint with a $1bn spend at its Maryville, Tennessee location. &q...


Mazda/Denso/Toyota join over EV tech development

28 September 2017

Mazda Motor Corporation (Mazda), Denso Corporation (Denso), and Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota)...


Suzuki will triple capacity of new Indian plant

15 September 2017

Having opened its first car plant in the Indian state of Gujarat earlier this year, Suzuki Motor...


Industry leaders to form big data consortium

10 August 2017

Denso Corporation, Ericsson, Intel Corporation, Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (NTT),...


just-auto Plus only Denso joins to develop ecosystem for connected car

10 August 2017

Denso Corporation, Ericsson, Intel Corporation, Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (NTT),...



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