Visteon Presents Latest Innovations to Enhance Driving Experience at Auto
Global supplier exhibits comprehensive capabilities in climate, electronics
and interiors, provided through its family of businesses
SHANGHAI, April 18, 2013
SHANGHAI, April 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Visteon Corporation (NYSE: VC), a
leading global automotive supplier, will display a range of innovative
automotive products and technologies- all focused on improving the overall
driving experience- at the 15^th Shanghai International Automobile Industry
Exhibition (Auto Shanghai 2013) April 20-29. Visteon's booth at C015, Hall N5,
showcases a range of cutting-edge solutions in climate, electronics and
interiors from its family of enterprises, including its newly consolidated,
majority-owned automotive climate business, Halla Visteon Climate Control
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"As an Asian-centric company with a long and successful heritage of success
and growth in China, Visteon is proud to participate in Auto Shanghai 2013 to
demonstrate our broad global capabilities," said Tim Leuliette, Visteon
president and CEO. "We have gained considerable industry recognition for our
innovations that enhance the experience of drivers and passengers, while
helping vehicle manufacturers differentiate their vehicles. This is evidenced
by the fact that approximately 60 percent of the new vehicles being launched
at Auto Shanghai 2013 feature products from Visteon's family of businesses."
Visteon is highlighting its extensive innovations in climate, electronics and
interiors through the latest vehicle concept, e-Bee. Making its Asia debut,
the e-Bee is designed to explore new and alternative ways of using a vehicle
in the year 2020. The concept incorporates the latest innovative technology-
including display-based controls and Cloud-centered profile storage- and has
drawn very positive reviews from automakers and media at recent shows in North
America and Europe.
Fully compatible with electric vehicle and hybrid platforms, the e-Bee
demonstrates intelligent mobility, where the vehicle gathers and disseminates
useful driving-related data, acts as part of a wider mobility-enabling
network, and integrates technology and design that is connected, simple and
In addition to the e-Bee vehicle, visitors also will be able to experience
technologies from Visteon's family of businesses:
Halla Visteon Climate Control, the world's second largest global climate
supplier, will showcase its eco-friendly technologies for both conventional
and new energy vehicles. All of the latest climate technologies on display-
including electric compressor, rotary suction compressor, air conditioning
lines, metal seal fittings and water-cooled charge air cooler- are ready for
Visteon Electronics will demonstrate products and innovations that integrate
findings from its recent consumer research clinics, which focused on
in-vehicle experiences and validating acceptance of next-generation
technologies. Visteon's array of vehicle cockpit electronics will be on
display, including audio and infotainment, information and controls,
connectivity, and human-machine interaction (HMI) solutions.
Visteon Interiors will showcase various interior products featuring
high-quality craftsmanship, comfort and functionality- reflecting its highly
respected styling, materials and manufacturing processes.
Yanfeng Visteon Automotive Trim Systems Co., Ltd., (YFV) a joint venture
between Visteon and Huayu Automotive Systems (HASCO), will present at HASCO's
booth (D059, Hall N5) the Chinese variant of the e-Bee interiors.
Demonstrating personalization, one of e-Bee's key themes, this concept
showcases an interior tailored to the growing market of young, professional
Also on display is YFV's latest premium sports car concept, the Glide.
Inspired by Chinese traditional elegance, Glide represents the unique driving
experience designed for fashionable individuals living in densely populated
cities in China. In addition, YFV is showcasing other leading technologies in
interiors, electronics, seating, exteriors and safety.
"Auto Shanghai 2013 will further reinforce Visteon's highly regarded
'automotive intellect,'" said Leuliette. "We are committed to continuing to
bring exceptional value to our stakeholders in China- a market where Visteon
and its family of businesses collectively have more than 110 facilities today
and where we foresee continued growth in the future."
Visteon is a leading global automotive supplier delivering value for vehicle
manufacturers and shareholders through a family of businesses including:
oHalla Visteon Climate Control, majority-owned by Visteon and the world's
second largest global supplier of automotive climate components and
oVisteon Electronics, a leading supplier of audio and infotainment, driver
information, center stack electronics and feature control modules.
oVisteon Interiors, a global provider of vehicle cockpit modules,
instrument panels, consoles and door trim modules.
oYanfeng Visteon Automotive Trim Systems Co., Ltd., a successful
China-based partnership between Visteon and Shanghai Automotive Industry
Corporation's automotive components group, Huayu Automotive Systems.
Through this family of enterprises, Visteon designs, engineers and
manufactures innovative components and systems for virtually every vehicle
manufacturer worldwide, and these businesses generated $13.8 billion in sales
in 2012, including unconsolidated operations. With corporate offices in Van
Buren Township, Mich. (U.S.); Shanghai, China; and Chelmsford, UK; Visteon has
facilities in 29 countries and employs through its various businesses,
including non-consolidated operations, approximately 55,000 people. Learn more
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