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Johnson Controls Showcases Next-Generation Products at Auto Shanghai 2013

SHANGHAI and BURSCHEID, Deutschland, April 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Company to demonstrate dedication to the Chinese auto market

Johnson Controls, a global leader in automotive seating, interiors and electronics, and the world's leading supplier of automotive batteries, will showcase an array of products at Auto Shanghai 2013 that will help drive the next generation of vehicles.

"At Johnson Controls, we're focusing on providing innovative total interior solutions that anticipate market needs and meet customer expectations for differentiation, comfort, safety, and sustainability," said Johannes Roters, group vice president and general manager China, Johnson Controls Automotive Experience.

"Johnson Controls and our customers are working to transform the automotive industry with advanced battery technologies for the China market," said Kenneth Yeng, vice president and general manager China, Johnson Controls Power Solutions. "Our full-spectrum of energy storage solutions, which can be seen at Auto Shanghai 2013, will help automakers meet fuel efficiency and emissions standards."

Highlights from Johnson Controls' Auto Shanghai 2013 location in Hall N5, Booth No. E001:

  • Smart seating systems that reduce mass and complexity while offering compelling designs and advancements in functionality, including an innovative seating system which enables full feature and function control through mobile devices that offers state-of-the-art comfort, personalization, and integration of electrical functions through Wi-Fi connectivity.
  • An interior concept that delivers a luxury consumer experience through customization and sustainable features, applicable for different vehicle platforms and markets around the globe.
  • Infotainment products which offer intuitive interaction with consumer devices and driver information through advanced multi-operating systems that create superior user experiences.
  • A full spectrum of energy storage solutions for conventional, Start-Stop, Micro Hybrid, hybrid and electric vehicles.

"At our booth, you will also witness Johnson Controls' China capabilities - the most extensive footprint, product portfolio and processes among all international suppliers, as well as our industry-leading engineering and industrial design capabilities, demonstrating Johnson Controls' dedication to the Chinese market and commitment to our customers and partners," Roters added.

For more information on Johnson Controls' products and presence at the show, please visit our Chinese and English websites at:

Auto Shanghai 2013 - one of the world's premier automotive exhibitions - opens to the media and industry officials on Saturday, April 20, 2013.

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About Johnson Controls

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.

About Johnson Controls Automotive Experience

Johnson Controls is a global leader in automotive seating, overhead systems, door and instrument panels, and interior electronics. We support all major automakers in the differentiation of their vehicles through our products, technologies and advanced manufacturing capabilities. With 240 locations worldwide, we are where our customers need us to be. Consumers have enjoyed the comfort and style of our products, from single components to complete interiors. With our global capability we supply approximately 50 million cars per year.

About Johnson Controls Power Solutions:

Johnson Controls Power Solutions is the global leader in lead-acid automotive batteries and advanced batteries for Start-Stop, hybrid and electric vehicles. Our 50 manufacturing, recycling and distribution centers supply more than one third of the world's lead-acid batteries to major automakers and aftermarket retailers. Through our innovations we are building the advanced battery industry for hybrid and electric vehicles. We were the first company in the world to produce lithium-ion batteries for mass-production hybrid vehicles. Our commitment to sustainability is evidenced by our world-class technology, manufacturing and recycling capabilities.

For more information, please contact:
Johnson Controls GmbH
Industriestraße 20-30
51399 Burscheid

Oliver Herkert
Automotive Seating
Tel.: +49-2174-65-4348
E-Mail: [email protected]

Astrid Schafmeister
Automotive Electronics & Interiors
Tel.: +49-2174-65-3189
E-Mail: [email protected]

Johnson Controls Power Solutions EMEA
Am Leineufer 51
30419 Hannover
František Šašek
Tel.: +49-511-975-1053
E-Mail: [email protected]

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