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Johnson Controls appoints new EMEA OE head

9 December 2015

Johnson Controls has appointed Catherine Mulvey to lead its Original Equipment business for the Power Solutions division in EMEA, located in Hannover, Germany.


US: Johnson Controls elects Juan Pablo del Valle Perochena to BOD

20 November 2015


US: Johnson Controls to lay off 100 people at Milwaukee Business Centre in Glendale

18 November 2015


THE WEEK THAT WAS: Ups and downs

6 November 2015

Continuing just-auto's series of interviews with tier one suppliers, this week Matthew Beecham talked with Detlef Jürss, group vice president and general manager Seating Components, Johnson Controls Automotive Seating. Well worth a look if you haven't enjoyed yet. He's also talked to Schaeffler about smarter repairs.


FRANCE: Lectra lauds cutting as key to auto value chain

3 November 2015

French supplier, Lectra, says its material cutting technology is a “key part” of the automotive value chain and cites exclusivity deals with major global Tier 1s as evidence of how its machinery is an integral facet of manufacturing.


Q&A: Johnson Controls on how fuel efficiency, individualisation and autonomous driving are shaping tomorrow’s car seat

3 November 2015

Continuing just-auto's series of interviews with tier one suppliers, Matthew Beecham talked with Dr. Detlef Jurss, group vice president and general manager Seating Components, Johnson Controls Automotive Seating.


US: GKN receives Silver Performance Award 2015 from Johnson Controls

2 November 2015


US: JCI records Q4 US$3m net income on US$8.7bn revenue

29 October 2015

Johnson Controls has posted net income from continuing operations of US$3m on US$8.7bn in revenues for the fourth quarter.


CHINA: JCI expands start-stop battery capacity

27 October 2015

Johnson Controls is to add more manufacturing capacity for batteries powering start-stop vehicles in China.


Q&A: Johnson Controls on thinner, lighter, smarter automotive seating

22 October 2015


October 2015 management briefing: key supplier technologies update (1)

22 October 2015

There is much more to the IAA in Frankfurt than a dazzling array of new cars. At the world's biggest auto show, suppliers' stands bristled with lightweight innovations to help reduce emissions as well as improve driver safety, comfort and communications. Matthew Beecham caught-up with executives from some of the world's leading component suppliers. This first instalment summarises the main IAA technology messages from Tedrive Steering, Johnson Controls, Continental and Hella.


CHINA: Johnson Controls to increase auto battery production

20 October 2015

Johnson Controls plans to increase the production of automobile batteries used in start-stop systems in China. Currently, only 5% of vehicles sold in the country have such systems but the supplier expects this to rise to 40% by 2020 due to stricter fuel-efficiency standards.


US: Johnson Controls receives 2015 ‘Corporation of the Year’ from MMSDC

20 October 2015


GERMANY: Yanfeng confident of US resurgence

16 October 2015

Newly-formed component giant, Yanfeng Global Automotive Interior Systems (YFAI), says it believes the US will continue its remarkable automotive comeback after the global economic recession and will post growth of up to 2%.


Q&A: Johnson Controls on why start-stop is energising the battery market

6 October 2015

Continuing just-auto’s series of interviews with tier one component suppliers at the 2015 IAA, Matthew Beecham caught-up with Lisa J Bahash, Group Vice President and General Manager, Original Equipment, MaryAnn Wright, Vice President Engineering & Product Development, and Craig W Rigby, Advanced Market & Tech Strategist, Original Equipment, all Johnson Controls Power Solutions.


Q&A with Johnson Controls Power Solutions

29 September 2015


US: Johnson Controls names Simon Davis as VP, chief human resources officer

24 September 2015


US: No Johnson Controls auto detail on 3,000 job cuts

21 September 2015

Johnson Controls is remaining coy as to how many of its 3,000 redundancies announced today (21 September) will be automotive related.


US: Johnson Controls to axe 3,000 positions

21 September 2015

Johnson Controls has announced that it is planning to reduce its global salaried workforce by as many as 3,000 people, or 2.5% of total employees, through initiatives designed to ultimately deliver up to $250 million in annual cost savings. It said the reductions will take place over the next two years.


GERMANY: Johnson Controls demonstrates new automotive seating technologies at 2015 IAA

21 September 2015


FRANKFURT: Yanfeng looks to hit US$10bn with new operation

17 September 2015

Newly-formed component giant, Yanfeng Global Automotive Interior Systems (YFAI), says it aims to rapidly achieve US$10bn annual sales as the pace of worldwide supplier consolidation gathers momentum. YFAI is the joint venture between Yanfeng Automotive Trim Systems and Johnson Controls formed in July this year and has already showcased its ID16 concept car, outlining 30 interior innovations such as a retractable steering wheel, in anticipation of autonomous driving, to a catchbin for dropped coins.


US: Johnson Controls wins two awards in 2015 J.D. Power Seat Quality and Satisfaction Study

16 September 2015


FRANKFURT: Johnson Controls eyes further seat weight savings

16 September 2015

As vehicle makers come under tighter CO2 emission limit rules, Johnson Controls says it sees a further opportunity to take weight out of seats. Johnson Controls says it has made lightweight construction a priority in its research and development.


FRANKFURT: Johnson Controls ramping up on start-stop batteries

16 September 2015

Johnson Controls says it is adding Absorbent Glass Mat (AGM) battery production capacity in response to growing demand. AGM is the technology at the heart of a Start-Stop system, which it claims delivers consumers an average of 5% fuel savings.


CHINA: Johnson Controls announces battery JV with BAIC

15 September 2015

Johnson Controls (JCI) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Beijing Hainachuan Automotive Parts (BHAP), an auto parts subsidiary of Beijing Automotive Industry Group (BAIC Group), to set up automotive battery sales and manufacturing joint ventures in the world's largest vehicle market. Under the MOU, JCI and BHAP will partner to offer a range of batteries to automakers and service networks under BAIC Group, one of China's largest automobile manufacturers.


CHINA: Production still to reach 28m despite growth brake: Yanfeng

10 September 2015

China will 'hardly be' expected to continue its astonishing growth rates of recent years, but still remains a vital cog in automakers' armoury, says Yanfeng Automotive Interiors (YFAI).


CHINA: Yanfeng focuses on local component sourcing

9 September 2015

Yanfeng Automotive Interiors (YFAI) says it has localised most components for its China operation as the country undergoes an unusually turbulent economic period.


GERMANY: Johnson Controls to presents innovations addressing automotive megatrends at IAA

8 September 2015


SPAIN: Johnson Controls produces 100 millionth battery at Burgos plant

31 August 2015


THE WEEK THAT WAS: Jaguar Land Rover goes large

14 August 2015

The big news this week was that Jaguar Land Rover announced a plan to build a 300,000-unit capacity plant in Slovakia. We knew that a plant in Central/Eastern Europe was under consideration as part of the Tata-owned premium firm's fairly ambitious growth plans.

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