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Johnson Controls Showcases next-generation products at 2013 North American International Auto Show The latest in seating, electronics, interior and battery innovations debut in Detroit

DETROIT, Jan. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Johnson Controls, a global diversified company in the automotive and building industries, will showcase its latest seating, electronics, interior and battery products at the 2013 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS).

"At Johnson Controls, we're focused on providing innovative products and technologies that anticipate market needs," said Michael Warsaw, vice president, Innovation and Industrial Design for Johnson Controls. "Through research, product design and development, we've created innovative seating, electronics, interior and battery solutions that meet our customers' expectations for differentiation, sustainability, comfort and excitement."

Highlights of Johnson Controls' 10,000-square-foot exhibit in room D2-15of Cobo Center at the 2013 NAIAS event include:

  • Seat technologies that offer components and systems that reduce overall seat mass, enhance comfort and increase functionality
  • An interior concept that delivers a premium consumer experience through customization and sustainable features, applicable for vehicle platforms and markets around the globe.
  • Infotainment and driver information interior electronics products that improve the driving experience and
  • A full spectrum of energy storage solutions for conventional, Start-Stop, Micro Hybrid, hybrid and electric vehicles.

An event sponsor and exhibitor, this is the 19th year Johnson Controls will be involved in the NAIAS. The company's exhibit will be open to media and invited guests with a product overview press conference held at 6:30 a.m. EST on Monday, Jan. 14.

The NAIAS event – one of the world's premier automotive exhibitions – opens to the media and industry officials on Monday, Jan. 14.

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.

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.

CONTACTS:

Debra Lacey / 734-254-5735 / debra.l.lacey@jci.com


Mary Kay Dodero / 734-254-7704 / mary.kay.dodero@jci.com


Rebecca Fitzgerald / 414-524-2945 / rebecca.k.fitzgerald@jci.com

SOURCE Johnson Controls



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