LIVONIA, MICH. (Oct. 12, 2 p.m. ET) — TRW Automotive Holdings Corp. has signed an agreement with Great Wall Motor Co. to help the Chinese automaker improve active and passive safety technology.
The move will help Great Wall meet safety standards in China, the automaker said in a statement. Great Wall says the partnership also will help it understand safety requirements in the United States, a market it aims to enter by 2015.
Since 2008, Livonia-based TRW has supplied airbag controllers, antilock brakes and other components to the Chinese automaker.