DETROIT, January 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on proprietary research, such as its recent "Stuff in Cars" study, Johnson Controls has always had a finger on the pulse of what storage, flexibility and unexpected surprise and delight features consumers want in their vehicles. The global multi-industrial company will be unveiling a number of its interior innovations that are sure to wow consumers at the 2015 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) at Detroit's Cobo Center.
"To meet the increasing expectations of today's consumer, Johnson Controls strives to develop distinctive interior solutions that are based on extensive research and the latest global trends," said Han Hendriks, vice president, advanced product development and sales, Johnson Controls Automotive Interiors. "The resulting innovations provide significant vehicle differentiation for our automaker customers and they enhance the overall experience for consumers."
Some of the many surprise and delight innovations that Johnson Controls is featuring at NAIAS 2015 include:
Johnson Controls is also interpreting such trends as consumer desire for a more premium look to their interior and developing innovative cut, sew and wrap capabilities with seamless leather and direct back foaming, as well as live stitching of molded formed skins to address the trend in a more affordable manner.
An event sponsor and exhibitor, this is the 21st year that Johnson Controls will be involved in the NAIAS. Its exhibit in room 310B will be open to media and invited guests.
The NAIAS event - one of the world's premier automotive exhibitions - opens to the media and industry officials on Monday, Jan. 12. It will open to the public from Saturday, Jan. 17 through Sunday, Jan. 25.
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Johnson Controls is a global diversified technology and industrial leader serving customers in more than 150 countries. Our 170,000 employees create quality products, services and solutions to optimize energy and operational efficiencies of buildings; lead-acid automotive batteries and advanced batteries for hybrid and electric vehicles; 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.
Johnson Controls Automotive Experience is a global leader in automotive seating, overhead systems, floor consoles, door panels and instrument panels. The company supports all major automakers in the differentiation of their vehicles through its products, technologies and advanced manufacturing capabilities. With more than 220 plants worldwide, Johnson Controls is where its customers need it to be. Consumers have enjoyed the comfort and style of Johnson Controls products, from single components to complete interiors. With its global capability the company supplies more than 50 million cars per year.
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Astrid Schafmeister, Automotive Interiors