#ADIENT

Design

A Visual Pursuit of Value at Adient

An approach to value analysis/value engineering at one of the world’s leading seating suppliers.
#Adient

Mobility

Clover: Adient Creates an Interior for the CASE Future

Connected, automated, shared and electric (CASE) is the near-future—and Clover has an interior execution that is just as advanced and almost ready to go
#Adient #Autoliv #LG

Business

Clarios Taps Mark Wallace as New CEO

Former Dana exec to help position battery maker for electrified future
#Dana #JohnsonControls #people

Interiors

Adient Refocuses on Core Seating Business

Restructures joint ventures with Yanfeng, divests Recaro unit
#SAIC #Adient #JohnsonControls

Design

The Auto Interiors Revolution

The auto industry's revolution touches all aspects of the business, but none more than vehicle interiors and how they will change.
#SAIC #Yanfeng #Tesla

Williams Appointed CEO of Henniges Automotive

Henniges Automotive Holdings Inc., an Auburn Hills, Mich.-based supplier of sealing and anti-vibration systems, has promoted Larry Williams to CEO.
#people #Adient

Design

Adient Dismisses Two Senior Executives

Adient plc, formerly the automotive seating and interiors business of Johnson Controls Inc., has removed two top executives who headed its engineering, manufacturing, quality, supply chain, innovation and marketing operations.
#JohnsonControls #Adient

Interiors

IAC Beefs Up Leadership Team

Interiors specialist International Automotive Components Group has hired four executives as part of a realignment that adds new chief technical officer and chief supply chain officer positions.
#JohnsonControls #Magna #people

Aluminum

Former ZF Exec Tapped to Head Chassix

Chassix Inc., a Southfield, Mich.-based supplier of aluminum and cast iron  casting machined chassis, powertrain and sub-frame components, has appointed Andreas Weller as president and CEO, effective immediately.
#ZF #TRW #people

Business

Reports: JCI Close to Selling Battery Unit

Johnson Controls International plc is finalizing a deal to sell its Power Solutions battery business to Brookfield Asset Management Inc., according to multiple media reports.   
#JohnsonControls #Adient

Interiors

Adient Names DelGrosso as CEO

Struggling auto interiors supplier Adient plc has chosen Douglas DelGrosso to take over as CEO on Oct. 1.
#JohnsonControls #people #Adient

Business

JCI to Decide Fate of Its Battery Business by November

Johnson Controls International plc says it is giving itself three more months to decide what to do with its battery business.
#JohnsonControls #Adient

Autonomous Vehicles

Auto Interiors in an Autonomous World

The auto industry’s transition to self-driving cars will bring a huge change in the way vehicle interiors are designed, says Adient’s Nicholas Petouhoff.
#tech #Adient

Production

Adient Drops Plan to Move Headquarters to Detroit

Automotive interiors supplier Adient plc has scrapped plans to relocate its operational headquarters to a historic building in downtown Detroit from its current location in suburban Plymouth.
#GeneralMotors #facilities #JohnsonControls

Interiors

Former GM Exec Henderson Named Interim CEO at Adient

Fritz Henderson, the General Motors Co. executive who succeeded Rick Wagoner as CEO in 2009, has been appointed interim CEO of Dublin-based vehicle interiors supplier Adient plc.
#JohnsonControls #people #GeneralMotors

Production

Adient Opens Fabric Plant in Morocco

Plymouth, Mich.-based Adient plc is opening a fabric manufacturing plant in Kenitra, Morocco.
#Nissan #europe #facilities

Production

Fire Damages Adient’s New Detroit HQ

A building in downtown Detroit that Adient plc is remodeling to be its headquarters caught fire early Friday morning.
#JohnsonControls #facilities #Adient

Interiors

Adient Forms Fabric JV in India

Plymouth, Mich.-based interiors giant Adient plc is teaming with Arvind Ltd. on a joint venture in India to develop and produce fabric for automotive seats.   
#Adient #asia

Steel

Adient: Lighten Up and Fly

Seating supplier Adient is assiduously working to reduce the weight of seats.
#engineer #Adient #supplier

Quality

Adient to Open India Test Facility

Plymouth, Mich.-based seating giant Adient plc has broken ground on a prototyping and testing facility in Pune, India.
#Tata #facilities #asia