Motor Trend Car of the Year the 2014 Cadillac CTS features Johnson Controls content

 Motor Trend Car of the Year the 2014 Cadillac CTS features Johnson Controls

Supplier provides complete seat system and battery for award-winning vehicle

PR Newswire

PLYMOUTH, Mich., Dec. 12, 2013

PLYMOUTH, Mich., Dec. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Automotive products from
Johnson Controls, a global multi-industrial company with core businesses in
the automotive and building industries, are featured in the award-winning 2014
Cadillac CTS, which was recently named Motor Trend's Car of the Year.

Johnson Controls supplies the vehicle's complete seat system, which is shipped
to the automaker on a just-in-time (JIT) basis. The luxury seats are designed
to deliver occupants the latest in automotive seating innovations for superior
safety, comfort and style. The Cadillac CTS seats include options for front
seat heat and ventilation, rear seat heat, front seat cushion thigh extender
and adjustable front seat bolster and lumbar support for additional comfort.
They also offer four-way adjustable head restraints, driver cushion alerts to
warn of lane departure and front and rear seat side impact airbag protection.

In addition, Johnson Controls supplied the vehicle's battery, which features
Absorbent Glass Mat (AGM) technology. Johnson Controls AGM batteries deliver
more than three times the cycling durability of conventional technology
batteries and will help to increase fuel efficiency in the CTS by taking
electrical loads off the engine.

"Congratulations to the Cadillac CTS team for being recognized with the 2014
Motor Trend Car of the Year award," said Beda Bolzenius, president of Johnson
Controls Automotive Seating. "We are proud to have contributed our seating and
battery expertise to this outstanding luxury vehicle."

The 2014 Cadillac CTS was selected by Motor Trend for this honor based on its
advancements in multiple categories, including: design; efficiency;
engineering; performance; safety; and value.

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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 2013, Corporate
Responsibility Magazine recognized Johnson Controls as the #14 company in its
annual "100 Best Corporate Citizens" list. For additional information, please

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.

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SOURCE Johnson Controls, Inc.

Contact: Automotive Seating, Mary Kay Dodero, 734-254-7704,, Power Solutions, Abe Lubetkin, 414-524-3049,
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