Visteon exits airbag electronics business

Chappell, Lindsay
January 2001
Automotive News;1/29/2001, Vol. 75 Issue 5913, p68
Trade Publication
Reports on Visteon Corp.'s exit from the restraint electronics business, giving up Ford Motor Co.'s airbag control needs to other global suppliers. Reason for the company's move; Company's search for solutions in its planned exit from the seating and steering businesses.


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