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Johnson Controls sells auto electronics business to Visteon


January 13, 2014 5:05 pm ET

Johnson Controls Inc. has signed a definitive agreement to sell its automotive electronics business to Visteon Corp. for $265 million.

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JCI executives discuss interiors business, China strategy


December 18, 2013 3:16 pm ET

Johnson Controls Inc. expects it will not finalize its review of strategic options for its auto interiors business until the second half of 2014, but laid out “optimized portfolio decisions,” which would see it divest its visor and...

JCI investing $16.9 million to expand two plants in Michigan


December 11, 2013 5:22 pm ET

Johnson Controls Inc. will invest $16.9 million to expand two of its JCIM auto interiors plants near Monroe, Mich.

JCI vows to make seats lighter


December 9, 2013 3:50 pm ET

BURSCHEID, GERMANY — A 5 kilogram reduction in weight of each front car seat is “realistic” in the next five years said Andreas Eppinger, group vice president for technology management at Johnson Controls Inc.

Johnson Controls expands Czech plant


November 28, 2013 6:56 pm ET

Automotive parts supplier Johnson Controls Inc. plans to invest more than 47 million euros to expand its production of vehicle interior components in the Czech Republic over the next three years.

Johnson Controls opens plant in Chengdu, China, to serve Volvo


November 14, 2013 12:10 pm ET

Johnson Controls Inc. has opened its first plant in Chengdu, China, to make seats and other parts for Volvo Car Corp.

JCI buys stake in South American battery company


November 8, 2013 11:41 am ET

Johnson Controls Inc. has purchased 90 percent of a South American battery company, which includes its in-house plastics processing.

JCI's decision on interiors the result of shifting auto industry


October 30, 2013 4:52 pm ET

Johnson Controls Inc. spent more than a decade creating an auto group that could supply complete interiors — from the seats to the headliners and electronics to trim. But a shifting auto industry that once signaled its intention to buy complete systems from large Tier 1 companies has now moved the other way, and is more interested in...

JCI says divesting unprofitable interiors unit is an option


October 29, 2013 3:43 pm ET

Johnson Controls Inc. said it would explore various options for its unprofitable automotive interiors unit, including a divestiture.

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