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"Roundup 2014: Aisin, Denso, Hitachi, Pioneer"
The leading Japanese suppliers' financial results for the last fiscal year. Appears in June 2015 newsletter. $65.00
"Nissan Leads with Driver Assistance"
Nissan has been among the leaders in bringing advanced safety and driver assist systems to market. The carmaker is planning to roll out autonomous emergency braking throughout its line up, first in the Japanese market. Appears in April 2015 newsletter. $65.00
"Japanese Vehicle-to-Vehicle Infrastructure System Stalled"
Recession in Japan caused funding cuts for deployment of DSSS (Driving Safety Support System) communications beacons at intersections. OEMs and ITS Japan advocate for the program, which they believe will significantly reduce accidents. Appears in September 2011 newsletter. $65.00
"Semiconductor Execs on Post-Earthquake Second Sourcing and Moore's Law"
Top managers from Renesas, Freescale, Infineon, STMicro and NXP weigh in on what new sourcing requirements they are seeing from customers following the March earthquake in Japan. Includes a list of the hottest semiconductor products and applications at each supplier. Appears in September 2011 newsletter. $65.00
"Electronics Supply Shortages from Japan's Earthquake"
Damage to semiconductor fabs in northern Japan will reduce auto production for many months. Appears in April 2011 newsletter. $65.00
"Multiple AC Charge Coupler Standards for EVs Emerge"
SAE J1772 defines the standard AC charging interface for plug-in electric vehicles in North America and Japan. Three different AC standards for Europe are being finalized by the IEC. Standards for fast DC charging are still in the early stages. Appears in July 2010 newsletter. $65.00
"Anticompetitive Practices Among Electrical Component Suppliers Alleged"
Seven suppliers in the U.S., Europe and Japan are under investigation. Authorities likely have credible evidence, according to legal experts. Appears in April 2010 newsletter. $65.00
"FY 2009 Roundup: Aisin Seiki, Denso"
Two of the world's largest carmakers struggle with production cuts at Toyota, their biggest customer. Appears in May 2009 newsletter. $65.00
"Japanese Automotive Electronics Conference, July 2009"
The second annual Automotive Technology International conference takes place in Yokohama from July 15 to July 17. Check with Nikkei Business Publications for more information. Appears in December 2008 newsletter. $65.00
"Japan's Telematics Services"
Nissan Carwings, Honda InterNavi and Toyota G-Book telematics services are making more safety-related content available to subscribers. Appears in November 2008 newsletter. $65.00
"FY 2008 Roundup of Japanese Suppliers"
Year end financial results for Aisin Seiki, Denso, Omron Automotive Electronic Components, Pioneer Car Electronics Appears in June 2008 newsletter. $65.00
"Japan's Auto Consumer Electronics Shipments, 2007"
Data from the Japan Electronics and Information Technology Industries Association shows the growth or decline in shipped units of car navigation, TV, DVD players and CD players. Appears in June 2008 newsletter. $65.00
"FlexRay Moving SlowlyToward Volume Production"
Top engineers from Audi, BMW, Mercedes, Porsche, Volkswagen and Nissan brought us up to date on their plans for bringing FlexRay to production vehicles. Japanese carmakers will likely deploy FlexRay at a lower bit rate than the Germans. Appears in July 2007 newsletter. $65.00
"Aisin Seiki FY 2007 Financial Results"
Despite declining car sales in Japan, Aisin Group grew sales 12%. Appears in May 2007 newsletter. $65.00
"Domestic Japanese Shipments of Automotive Consumer Electronics Equipment, 2006"
JEITA tracks unit shipments of navigation, TV and audio systems, both OEM and aftermarket Appears in April 2007 newsletter. $65.00
"Japan Out Front in Car-to-Infrastructure Communications"
Intersection collision warning is a promising application of car-to-infrastructure communications. Nissan is currently testing a system in Japan that uses Nissan's Carwings telematics platform and infrared beacons. Appears in March 2007 newsletter. $65.00
"J.D. Power and Associates Survey New Car Feature Interest"
J.D. Power's Emerging Technology Survey results for the U.S., Europe and Japan. Appears in October 2006 newsletter. $65.00
"QNX Advances in Automotive"
QNX, a subsidiary of Harman International recieves about 30% of its revenue from automotive business. Business in Japan is aided by a strong releationship with Renesas. Appears in December 2005 newsletter. $65.00
"Jaspar Steps Up"
The Jaspar consortium represents the common position of members Toyota, Honda and Nissan on FlexRay and Autosar--and in the future on microcontroller and tool standards. Appears in November 2005 newsletter. $65.00
"Dual Displays and iPods"
Linking iPods to audio/navigation systems is hot in Japan. Fujitsu Ten and Toyota developed a dual image display screen for navigation that can entertain the front passenger with DVD or TV while the driver views navigation info. Appears in November 2005 newsletter. $65.00
"Penetration of In-Dash Screens in New Vehicles"
Total displays and penetration ratios for Japan, the U.S., Europe and ROW. Appears in October 2005 newsletter. $65.00
"Roundup of Japanese Auto Electronics Suppliers--FY 2004"
Financial results for the year ending 3/31/05 for Aisin Seiki, Alpine Electronics, Calsonic Kansei, Clarion, Denso, Hitachi Automotive Systems, Nippon Seiki, Omron Automotive Electronic Components, Pioneer Car Electronics, SEI Automotive Business, plus Korean supplier Hyundai Mobis Appears in June 2005 newsletter. $65.00
"Pew Center Studies Fuel Economy and Greenhouse Gas Emissions"
Graph shows the Pew Center's comparison of fuel economy and emissions standards for the EU, Japan, China, Australia, Canada, U.S. and California. The U.S. lags far behind. Appears in February 2005 newsletter. $65.00
"Domestic Japanese Shipments of Automotive Consumer Electronics Equipment"
Table shows consumer electronics shipments growth from 2000 to 2004. Appears in February 2005 newsletter. $65.00
"Navigation and Rear-Seat Entertainment Fuel Displays Market"
Market researchers forecast shipments of LCD monitors for automobiles will more than double by 2008. Rear-seat DVD drives the U.S. market; in Japan and Europe, it's navigation. Appears in December 2004 newsletter. $65.00
"AUTOSAR Standard Software Architecture Partnership Takes Shape"
Carmakers stand to benefit from standard hardware and software. GM will join AUTOSAR as a core member. Japanese carmakers began JASPAR, with goals similar to AUTOSAR's. Appears in October 2004 newsletter. $65.00
" Surveys Japanese Consumers on Car Electronics"
The popular car-buying Web site found out what electronics equipment Japanese consumers have in their cars and what they like and don't like about navigation systems. Appears in September 2004 newsletter. $65.00
"Fuji Chimera Studies Japan's Auto Parts Market"
Excerpts from Fuji Chimera Research Institute's "Auto Parts Marketing Data Book 2004." Includes table: "2006 Forecast of Selected Auto Electronics Parts in Japan." Appears in July 2004 newsletter. $65.00
"Asian Embedded Telematics Market Predictions"
Short excerpt from a study by SRD Japan gives 2006 unit forecast by Asian country. Appears in July 2004 newsletter. $65.00
"FY 2003 Roundup of Japanese Automotive Electronics Suppliers"
A year-end look at the financial results of Aisin Seiki, Alpine Electronics, Calsonic Kansei, Clarion, Denso, Hitachi Automotive Systems Division, Nippon Seiki, Omron Automotive Electronic Components Segment, Pioneer Car Electronics Segment, Sumitomo Electric Industries Automotive Segment and Tokai Rika. Appears in June 2004 newsletter. $65.00
"Denso, The Company Profile (6/04)"
Denso is looking for future growth outside Japan, with new technology in diesel common rail, CO2 air conditioning and navigation. Toyota remains Denso's largest customer. Appears in June 2004 newsletter. $65.00
"Electronic Stability Control Promoted in Japan"
Bosch, Continental Teves and Advics have teamed up to promote the benefits of electronic stability control in Japan. Toyota found that vehicles with ESC were 35% less likely to be involved in single-vehicle accidents. Appears in February 2004 newsletter. $65.00
"Report from Tokyo"
Meetings with the top electrical engineers from Toyota, Honda and Nissan gave us some insight into auto electronics at Japan's big three. Japan is working on pre-crash sensing, international standards, and traffic information from vehicle "probes." Appears in November 2003 newsletter. $65.00
"Safety Features Installed in Japan's Top Selling Vehicles"
Table shows standard and optional safety features in the top 15 models sold in Japan. Appears in November 2003 newsletter. $65.00
"New Report from SRD Looks at Telematics and Navigation in Japan"
Excerpts from "Japan Car Navigation and Telematics Market 2003" include Global In-Car Computing Market by Year, by Region and by Product; and 2002 Navigation Equipment Market Share by Supplier. Appears in April 2003 newsletter. $65.00
"Toshiba Tackles Automotive Electronics"
Toshiba has created a new automotive electronics organization in Japan. Appears in March 2003 newsletter. $65.00
"Vehicle Theft On the Rise In Japan"
Sales of antitheft systems will likely grow, as car theft becomes more of a problem for Japan. (short) Appears in December 2002 newsletter. $65.00
"2001 Roundup of Japanese Auto Electronics Suppliers"
Financial results for Japan's leading suppliers for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2002. Appears in June 2002 newsletter. $65.00
"Electronic Toll Collection Rolls Out in Japan"
A report by the Fuji Chimera Research Institute finds that the roll out of ETC in Japan is going slower than expected. Appears in February 2002 newsletter. $65.00
"i-mode Success Isn't Translating into Telematics Success"
While i-mode is wildly successful in Japan, consumers don't have the same enthusiasm for telematics. Service providers have yet to find the business case for telematics. Appears in November 2001 newsletter. $65.00
"New Telematics Systems Coming to Toyota and Honda"
Honda and NTT are testing a next generation telematics system. Toyota and GM are working together in Japan to deliver telematics services; Toyota will launch G-Book in 2002. Appears in November 2001 newsletter. $65.00
"Japan Auto Parts Industry 2001"
This 700-page volume from Brown & Co. is a valuable resource. We exerpted parts of the "Who Supplies Whom" section; a table lists suppliers of 17 different auto electronics parts, in order of volume supplied, for Japan's top 5 carmakers. Appears in November 2001 newsletter. $65.00
"AHSRA Researches Smart Cruise Systems"
Japanese research organization is developing safety technology aimed at reducing accidents caused by driver error. Appears in November 2001 newsletter. $65.00
"Unisia JECS, The Company Profile (10/01)"
Unisia JECS, supplier of engine control and drivetrain products, has felt the fallout from Nissan's restructuring. Nissan remains Unisia JECS top customer. Appears in October 2001 newsletter. $65.00
"3.2 million VICS Units in Use in Japan"
Cumulative navigation shipments and VICS shipments 1993 to 2001. (Short) Appears in October 2001 newsletter. $65.00
"Roundup of Japanese Auto Electronics Suppliers"
A summary of the financial results of the major auto electronics suppliers in Japan Appears in June 2001 newsletter. $65.00
"Navigation Numbers Up"
Graphs of Japanese navigation shipments in 2000, by market and by region. Appears in February 2001 newsletter. $65.00
"Tokai-Rika, The Company Profile (9/00)"
In-depth look at the Japanese switch-maker. Tokai Rika's largest customer is still Toyota, with 55% of sales. Appears in September 2000 newsletter. $65.00
"1999 Roundup of Japanese Auto Electronics Business"
Our annual summary of the leading Japanese auto electronics suppliers' financial results. Appears in July 2000 newsletter. $65.00
"Omron, The Company Profile (6/00)"
In-depth look at the Japanese supplier of electronic control units, switches, relays and flashers Appears in June 2000 newsletter. $65.00
"Clarion AutoPC for Japan"
Clarion will introduce version 3 of the AutoPC in Japan in 2001. Appears in May 2000 newsletter. $65.00


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