June 2004 Newsletter
Human Factors Engineering: Not Much Help with Driver Distraction
Much more research is needed before it is known how much driver distraction is too much.
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.
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.
Investors Wary of TRW Automotive
TRW Automotive is banking on safety-related products and growth in China to make higher profits and reduce debt. Since the IPO in February 2004, stock has fallen 30%.
Freedonia Group Forecasts North American Auto Electronics
Includes a table from Freedonia's OEM Automotive Electronics in North America report. The table shows demand for safety electronics through 2013.
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