Visteon Corporation supplies climate, electronics and interiors systems, modules and components worldwide. Segments The company's segments include Climate, Electronics, and Interiors. Climate This segment designs and manufactures components, modules, and systems that provide automotive heating, ventilation, air conditioning (HVAC), and powertrain cooling. Products Climate Systems: The company designs and manufactures fully integrated HVAC systems. The company’s proprietary analytical tools and systems integration expertise enables the development of climate-oriented components, sub-systems and vehicle-level systems. Products contained in this area include evaporators, condensers, heater cores, climate controls, compressors, air handling cases, and fluid transport systems. Powertrain Cooling Systems: The company designs and manufactures components and modules that provide cooling and thermal management for the vehicle’s engine and transmission, as well as for batteries and power electronics on hybrid and electric vehicles. The company’s systems expertise and proprietary analytical tools enable development of components and modules to meet a range of thermal management needs. Products include radiators, oil coolers, charge air coolers, exhaust gas coolers, battery and power electronics coolers and systems and fluid transport systems. Electronics This segment designs and manufactures advanced in-vehicle entertainment, driver information, wireless communication, climate control and body and security electronics products. Products Audio/Infotainment Systems: The company offers a range of audio/infotainment products, including audio head units, infotainment head units, connectivity solutions and various amplifiers and rear seat family entertainment systems. Premium audio and infotainment products are marketed under the brand OpenAir. Driver Information Systems: The company offers a line of instrument clusters and displays ranging from standard analog-electronic clusters to high resolution, fully-configurable TFT devices across multiple vehicle segments. Displays could integrate a range of user interface technologies and graphics management capabilities. Premium instrumentation products are marketed under the brand LightScape. Electronic Climate Controls and Decorative Control Panels: The company offers a line of electronic climate control modules and decorative control panel technologies. Decorative control panels could include multiple modes for user interface technologies, various display and styling-related technologies, and a range of cockpit electronic features, including audio, climate, and driver information. Body and Security: The company designs and manufactures body electronics and security modules. Body electronics modules cover a range of comfort and convenience applications. Security modules manage various access control and immobilization functions. Interiors This segment designs and manufactures cockpit modules, instrument panels, door and console modules and interior trim. Products Cockpit Modules: Cockpit modules incorporate structural, electronic, climate control, mechanical and safety components and customers receive services, including advanced engineering, design, styling and in-sequence delivery of parts. Cockpit modules are built around instrument panels, which consist of a substrate and the optional assembly of structure, ducts, registers, passenger airbag system (integrated or conventional), finished panels and the glove box assembly. Door Panels and Trims: The company provides a range of door panels/modules, as well as various interior trim products. Console Modules: Consoles deliver flexible and versatile storage options and are interchangeable units offering consumers a range of options that could be tailored to their individual needs. Customers The company sells its products to global vehicle manufacturers, including Bayerishe Motoren Werke AG; Chrysler Group LLC; Daimler AG; Ford Motor Company; General Motors Company; Honda Motor Co., Ltd.; Hyundai Motor Company; Kia Motors; Mazda Motor Corporation; Mitsubishi Motors; Nissan Motor Company, Ltd.; PSA Peugeot Citroën; Renault S.A.; Toyota Motor Corporation; and Volkswagen, as well as emerging new vehicle manufacturers in Asia. The company also sells products for use as aftermarket and service parts to automotive original equipment manufacturers and others for resale through independent distribution networks. Its major customer includes Hyundai Kia Automotive Group. Dispositions In 2013, the company completed the sale of its 50% ownership interest in Yanfeng Visteon Automotive Trim Systems Co., Ltd., an Interiors equity investee. Product Research and Development The company’s total research and development expenditures were approximately $325 million in 2013. Significant Events In November 2014, Visteon has opened a research and development (R&D) centre in China in association with Yanfeng Automotive Trim Systems Co. Competition The company’s primary independent competitors include Behr GmbH & Co. KG; Calsonic Kansei; Continental AG; Delphi Corporation; Denso Corporation; Faurecia Group; Hyundai Mobis Co., Ltd.; International Automotive Components Group; Johnson Controls, Inc.; Magna International Inc.; Panasonic Corporation; Pioneer Corporation; Robert Bosch GmbH; Sanden Corporation; and Valéo S.A. History Visteon Corporation was founded in 2000. The company was incorporated in Delaware in 2000.
visteon corp (VC:New York)
One Village Center Drive
Van Buren Township, MI 48111
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