MILWAUKEE, May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Johnson Controls, Inc. (NYSE: JCI), a global leader in building the advanced battery industry for more fuel efficient and sustainable vehicles, issued the following statement today from Alex Molinaroli, president for Johnson Controls Power Solutions business, on President Obama's Electric Vehicle Federal Fleet program:
"Johnson Controls supports the Administration's efforts to deploy advanced powertrain technologies that will deliver improved fuel efficiency and lower emissions beginning with the federal vehicle fleet. Johnson Controls is proud to be part of the technology and innovation that will allow us to help shape the clean vehicle technology landscape going forward."
About Johnson Controls
Johnson Controls is a global diversified technology and industrial leader serving customers in over 150 countries. Our 142,000 employees create quality products, services and solutions to optimize energy and operational efficiencies of buildings; automotive batteries; 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 2011, Corporate Responsibility Magazine recognized Johnson Controls as the #1 company in its annual "100 Best Corporate Citizens" list. For additional information, please visit http://www.johnsoncontrols.com.
About Johnson Controls Power Solutions
Johnson Controls Power Solutions is the global leader in lead-acid starter batteries and advanced lead-acid batteries for Start-Stop vehicles. Our 35 manufacturing facilities supply more than one third of the world's lead-acid batteries to major auto makers and aftermarket retailers. Through our innovations we are building the advanced battery industry for more fuel efficient and sustainable vehicles. Our commitment to sustainability is evidenced by our world-class technology, manufacturing and recycling capabilities.
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