DENSO to Exhibit New Technologies at IAA 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show. New President and CEO announced.
WEESP (The Netherlands) ― Global automotive supplier DENSO will present its advanced technologies at the IAA Frankfurt Motor Show held on September 12-22, 2013. DENSO’s new technologies and products, with a focus on the environment and safety, will be on display in Hall 4.0, booth A04.
The IAA 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show will also be the first European auto show for Yasushi Yamanaka as DENSO regional president and CEO. After 34 years at DENSO Corporation, Yamanaka is taking over European responsibility from Yoshikazu Makino who now is in charge of the Asia and Oceania region.
Yamanaka has been executive director at DENSO Corporation since 2005.
Focus on Environment and Safety
For the Environment area, DENSO will show its unique products for start/stop systems including the tandem solenoid starter, lithium ion battery pack and cooling storage evaporator. The company will also exhibit a heat-pump based air-conditioning system. DENSO was the first in the world to commercialize diesel common-rail systems in 1995, and in the same time-frame started supplying hybrid-electric vehicle components to car manufacturers. The company will continue to develop products and technologies that help improve the performance of vehicles while reducing their impact on the environment.
For the Safety area, DENSO will exhibit ground-breaking technologies such as a more precise pedestrian collision sensor and the world’s largest* projection size head-up display. DENSO strives to develop passive and active safety technologies that help protect vehicle occupants and pedestrians, as well as prevent traffic accidents.
*based on DENSO research as of July 2013
Last fiscal year, DENSO allocated 9.4 per cent of its consolidated global sales into research and development. To further accelerate its R&D capability worldwide, DENSO has established technical centres in India and Brazil, and has increased the design and testing facilities at its engineering centres in Eching andWegberg,Germany.
The company also has technical centres in the United States, China and Thailand and aims to promote the collaboration among the technical and engineering centres to realize more advanced technology while meeting each market’s needs.
DENSO Corporation, headquartered in Kariya, 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 36 countries and regions (includingJapan) and employs more than 130,000 people. Consolidated global sales for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2013, totalled € 29.7 billion.
In Europe, DENSO employs around 12,000 people, with consolidated sales totalling € 3.1 billion for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2013. DENSO’s European operations include sales offices in Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Russia, Sweden, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom. In addition, the company operates manufacturing facilities in the Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Portugal, Spain, the U.K. and Morocco. DENSO AUTOMOTIVE Deutschland GmbH employs more than 440 people in six locations.
For more information, go to www.globaldenso.com.