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Johnson Controls innovations featured in the 2013 North American Car and Truck of the Year

Johnson Controls innovations featured in the 2013 North American Car and Truck
                                 of the Year

Cadillac ATS and Ram 1500 include supplier's products

PR Newswire

PLYMOUTH, Mich., Jan. 28, 2013

PLYMOUTH, Mich., Jan. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Automotive products from
Johnson Controls, a global leader in automotive interiors, electronics and the
world's leading supplier of automotive batteries, are featured in the
award-winning 2013 North American Car and Truck of the Year (NACTOY), the
Cadillac ATS and Ram 1500.

The winners were announced during a news conference held recently at the North
American International Auto Show in Detroit.

For General Motors' Cadillac ATS, Johnson Controls is supplying the
just-in-time seat assembly, including the complete seat, foam and trim. The
luxury leather seats include heat and ventilation, cushion thigh extender,
lumbar adjustment and four-way adjustable headrest, as well as touch feedback
to warn if the driver unexpectedly departs a lane. In addition, the company
provides the headliner, overhead console, rear parcel shelf and HomeLink^®
wireless car-to-home technology. Johnson Controls powers the Cadillac ATS with
its advanced absorbent glass mat (AGM) battery, which is designed for robust
cycling performance.

For Chrysler Group's Ram 1500, Johnson Controls supplies the just-in-time seat
assembly, including the complete seat, metal, foam and trim, as well as the
instrument panel, door panels, hard trim, floor console and HomeLink. The
company also makes the battery to power the Ram truck.

According to the NACTOY Organizing Committee, the winning vehicles were
selected by a jury of 49 automotive journalists from the United States and
Canada who represent magazines, television, radio, newspapers and websites.

The awards are designed to recognize the most outstanding new vehicles of the
year. Jurors evaluate the vehicles on factors including value, innovation,
handling, performance, safety and driver satisfaction. Vehicles up for
consideration must be new or substantially revised for 2013 and be available
for sale in North America.

About Johnson Controls Automotive Experience:
Johnson Controls is a global leader in automotive seating, overhead systems,
door and instrument panels, and interior electronics. We support all major
automakers in the differentiation of their vehicles through our products,
technologies and advanced manufacturing capabilities. With 240 locations
worldwide, we are where our customers need us to be. Consumers have enjoyed
the comfort and style of our products, from single components to complete
interiors. With our global capability, we supply approximately 50 million cars
per year.

About Johnson Controls Power Solutions
Johnson Controls Power Solutions is the global leader in lead-acid automotive
batteries and advanced batteries for Start-Stop, hybrid and electric
vehicles. Our 50 manufacturing, recycling and distribution centers supply
more than one-third of the world's lead-acid batteries to major automakers and
aftermarket retailers. Through our innovations we are building the advanced
battery industry for hybrid and electric vehicles. We were the first company
in the world to produce lithium-ion batteries for mass-production hybrid
vehicles. Our commitment to sustainability is evidenced by our world-class
technology, manufacturing and recycling capabilities.

About Johnson Controls:
Johnson Controls is a global diversified technology and industrial leader
serving customers in more than 150 countries. Our 170,000 employees create
quality products, services and solutions to optimize energy and operational
efficiencies of buildings; lead-acid automotive batteries and advanced
batteries for hybrid and electric vehicles; and interior systems for
automobiles. Our commitment to sustainability dates back to our roots in 1885,
with the invention of the first electric room thermostat. Through our growth
strategies and by increasing market share we are committed to delivering value
to shareholders and making our customers successful. In 2012, Corporate
Responsibility Magazine recognized Johnson Controls as the #5 company in its
annual "100 Best Corporate Citizens" list. For additional information, please
visit http://www.johnsoncontrols.com. 

SOURCE Johnson Controls

Website: http://www.johnsoncontrols.com
Contact: Automotive Seating: Mary Kay Dodero, +1-734-254-7704,
mary.kay.dodero@jci.com; or Automotive Electronics & Interiors: Debra Lacey,
+1-734-254-5735, debra.l.lacey@jci.com; or Power Solutions: Gretchen Miller,
+1-414-524-3659, Gretchen.a.miller@jci.com
 
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