DENSO continues its support of wide-ranging motorsport teams
Kariya (Japan) – By co-sponsoring various racing teams, global automotive supplier DENSO hopes to increase the awareness and development of motorsports, as well as spread the joy of driving. DENSO also utilizes racing as a mobile laboratory for the development of advanced new automotive technology.
In 2015, DENSO is supporting various racing teams including, but not limited to, the following:
- Toyota Racing at the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC)
- Volvo Polestar Racing at the Scandinavian Touring Car Championship (STCC)
- Lexus Team SARD at the Super GT (GT500 class)
- Subaru BRZ R&D Sport at the Super GT (GT300 class)
- Hino Team Sugawara at the Dakar Rally (truck category)
- Team Land Cruiser Toyota Auto Body at the Dakar Rally (car category)
About DENSO Corporation
DENSO Corporation, headquartered in Kariya, Aichi prefecture, Japan, is a leading global automotive supplier of advanced technology, systems and components in the areas of thermal, powertrain control, electronics and information and safety. Its customers include all the world’s major carmakers. Worldwide, the company has more than 200 subsidiaries and affiliates in 38 countries and regions (including Japan) and employs nearly 140,000 people. DENSO common stock is traded on the Tokyo and Nagoya stock exchanges. For more information, go to www.globaldenso.com, or visit our media website at www.densomediacenter.com
About DENSO Europe B.V.
DENSO Europe B.V. – the subsidiary in the Netherlands and the European Headquarters of DENSO Corporation – is based in Weesp, the Netherlands and was DENSO’s first European office, set up in 1973. Including both OE and aftermarket activities DENSO Europe now has a total of 18 manufacturing sites and seven sales offices across Europe with over 14,000 European employees. DENSO Europe has engineering laboratories and testing centres in Germany, the United Kingdom, Italy and Sweden where engineers carry out intensive research and develop into new technologies prior to their market launch.