WEESP, The Netherlands - Global automotive supplier DENSO has signed the CAR 2 CAR Communication Consortium Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to support the harmonized implementation and deployment strategy of vehicle-to-vehicle and vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2X) technology in Europe. DENSO has been a member of CAR 2 CAR since 2005 and has been globally researching and developing V2X technology since 2003. One of the company’s main focuses is the Electronic Control Unit, which is the primary enabling component of V2X communications.
V2X on Exhibit: IAA Frankfurt Motor Show
DENSO will be exhibiting its new V2X ECU (5.9GHz Eu-US version) and other advanced technologies in its booth at the IAA Frankfurt Motor Show held on Sept. 12 - 22, 2013. DENSO’s display is in Hall 4.0, booth A04.
DENSO is globally committed to helping bring V2X technology to market in an effort to greatly improve safety, improve traffic flow and reduce CO2 emissions.
About CAR 2 CAR Communication Consortium
The CAR 2 CAR Communication Consortium (C2C-CC) is a nonprofit, industry driven organization initiated by European vehicle manufacturers and supported by equipment suppliers, research organizations and other partners.
The C2C-CC supports the creation of European standards for communicating vehicles spanning all brands. As a key contributor the C2C-CC works in close cooperation with the European and international standardization organizations. In cooperation with infrastructure stakeholders the C2C-CC promotes the joint deployment of cooperative ITS.
Representing DENSO, the C2C-CC MoU was signed by Yuji Ishizuka, President DENSO AUTOMOTIVE Deutschland GmbH, and Masato (Max) Nakagawa, Head of DENSO INTERNATIONAL EUROPE Engineering Function and Chief Technology Officer.
DENSO Corporation, headquartered in Kariya, Aichi prefecture, Japan, is a leading global automotive supplier of advanced technology, systems and components in the areas of thermal, powertrain control, electronics and information and safety. Its customers include all the world's major carmakers. Worldwide, the company has more than 200 subsidiaries and affiliates in 36 countries and regions (including Japan) and employs approximately 130,000 people. Consolidated global sales for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2013, totaled US$38.1 billion. Last fiscal year, DENSO spent 9.5 percent of its global consolidated sales on research and development. DENSO common stock is traded on the Tokyo and Nagoya stock exchanges. For more information, go to www.globaldenso.com, or visit our media website at www.densomediacenter.com.
In Europe, DENSO employs around 12,000 people, with consolidated sales totalling € 3.1 billion for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2013. DENSO’s European operations include sales offices in Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Russia, Sweden, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom. In addition, the company operates manufacturing facilities in the Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Portugal, Spain, the U.K. and Morocco. DENSO AUTOMOTIVE Deutschland GmbH employs more than 440 people in six locations. For more information, go to www.globaldenso.com, or the European website www.denso-europe.com.
Currently, in North America, DENSO employs more than 14,000 people at 28 consolidated companies and affiliates. Of these, 26 are manufacturing facilities located in the U.S., Canada and Mexico. In the U.S. alone, DENSO employs more than 10,000 people in California, Michigan, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Kentucky, Georgia, Iowa, Ohio, and Arkansas. DENSO’s North American consolidated sales totaling US$6.8 billion for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2013.
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