JCI's new electronics plan: Partnership

Sherefkin, Robert
January 2000
Automotive News;1/10/2000, Vol. 74 Issue 5856, p6
Trade Publication
Reports on Johnson Controls Inc.'s (JCI) strategy for expanding its use of vehicle electronics. JCI as a niche supplier of electronics and automobile interiors; Partnership with industry leaders in specific areas of electronics; Easing of financial and manpower constraints; Merger and acquisition activities in the 1990s; Partnership with Gentex, a supplier of mirror technology.


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