The Truth About Cars » Johnson Controls http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Mon, 08 Feb 2016 14:00:33 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. The Truth About Cars no The Truth About Cars editors@ttac.com editors@ttac.com (The Truth About Cars) 2006-2009 The Truth About Cars The Truth About Cars » Johnson Controls http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com General Motors To Release Valukas Report On Ignition Switch Thursday http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/06/general-motors-to-release-valukas-report-on-ignition-switch-thursday/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/06/general-motors-to-release-valukas-report-on-ignition-switch-thursday/#comments Thu, 05 Jun 2014 12:01:54 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=838009 Automotive News reports General Motors will release Thursday the results of attorney Anton Valukas’s three-month independent internal investigation into how and where the automaker went wrong before recalling 2.6 million vehicles affected by an out-of-spec ignition switch linked to 47 accidents and at least 13 fatalities. The announcement will come at 9 a.m. Eastern via […]

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Automotive News reports General Motors will release Thursday the results of attorney Anton Valukas’s three-month independent internal investigation into how and where the automaker went wrong before recalling 2.6 million vehicles affected by an out-of-spec ignition switch linked to 47 accidents and at least 13 fatalities. The announcement will come at 9 a.m. Eastern via […]

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Self-Adjusting Seats Find A Home In Luxury Cars http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/02/self-adjusting-seats-find-a-home-in-luxury-cars/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/02/self-adjusting-seats-find-a-home-in-luxury-cars/#comments Mon, 17 Feb 2014 10:00:09 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=743033 With help from Faurecia SA and Johnson Controls — the latter predicting the death of the steering wheel by 2025 — luxury car owners could find themselves with one less thing (or 22) to worry about as self-adjusting seats aim to take the guesswork out of comfortable driving. Automotive News reports that the two leading […]

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With help from Faurecia SA and Johnson Controls — the latter predicting the death of the steering wheel by 2025 — luxury car owners could find themselves with one less thing (or 22) to worry about as self-adjusting seats aim to take the guesswork out of comfortable driving. Automotive News reports that the two leading […]

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Expert: 54.5 MPG CAFE Mark Reachable With Few Plug-Ins http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/01/expert-54-5-mpg-cafe-mark-reachable-with-few-plug-ins/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/01/expert-54-5-mpg-cafe-mark-reachable-with-few-plug-ins/#comments Tue, 21 Jan 2014 13:00:23 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=703954 For automakers worried about meeting the 54.5 mpg CAFE mark by 2025, Johnson Controls — the ones who predicted the end of the steering wheel by 2025 — assured them that the target could be met, and without the need to turn everything into a plug-in or full EV. Johnson Controls own Brian Kessler, who […]

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For automakers worried about meeting the 54.5 mpg CAFE mark by 2025, Johnson Controls — the ones who predicted the end of the steering wheel by 2025 — assured them that the target could be met, and without the need to turn everything into a plug-in or full EV. Johnson Controls own Brian Kessler, who […]

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Automotive supplier prognosticator predicts demise of the steering wheel by 2025 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/10/automotive-supplier-prognosticator-predicts-demise-of-the-steering-wheel-by-2025/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/10/automotive-supplier-prognosticator-predicts-demise-of-the-steering-wheel-by-2025/#comments Thu, 17 Oct 2013 11:00:50 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=625897 Be afraid. Be very afraid. If the aspirations of one automotive supplier come to pass, your child’s first car will not have a steering wheel come 2025, rendering her or him nothing more than a mere passenger inside a tiny commuter pod. In this frightening article from The Detroit News, Han Hendricks (no relation to […]

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Be afraid. Be very afraid. If the aspirations of one automotive supplier come to pass, your child’s first car will not have a steering wheel come 2025, rendering her or him nothing more than a mere passenger inside a tiny commuter pod. In this frightening article from The Detroit News, Han Hendricks (no relation to […]

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Siemens and NEC Added to List of A123 Buyers http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/12/siemens-and-nec-added-to-list-of-a123-buyers/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/12/siemens-and-nec-added-to-list-of-a123-buyers/#comments Thu, 06 Dec 2012 20:42:35 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=469330 In the bankruptcy auction for EV battery maker A123 that begins today, Reuters is reporting that NEC of Japan and Siemens of Germany are going to join China’s Wangxiang and Wisconsin’s Johnson Controls in bidding for the entire company. In addition to those trying to buy the company in toto there are also reported to […]

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In the bankruptcy auction for EV battery maker A123 that begins today, Reuters is reporting that NEC of Japan and Siemens of Germany are going to join China’s Wangxiang and Wisconsin’s Johnson Controls in bidding for the entire company. In addition to those trying to buy the company in toto there are also reported to […]

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The Chinese Still Want A123 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/10/the-chinese-still-want-a123/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/10/the-chinese-still-want-a123/#comments Thu, 18 Oct 2012 02:00:06 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=464074 When we reported that battery maker A123 had filed for bankruptcy, a lot of people thought that Johnson Controls is in control, and that Chinese Wanxiang is out. No and no, writes Reuters star car reporter Norihiko Shirouzu. Wanxiang still wants A123, and Johnson Controls is just one bidder in a Chapter 11 process, says […]

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When we reported that battery maker A123 had filed for bankruptcy, a lot of people thought that Johnson Controls is in control, and that Chinese Wanxiang is out. No and no, writes Reuters star car reporter Norihiko Shirouzu. Wanxiang still wants A123, and Johnson Controls is just one bidder in a Chapter 11 process, says […]

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Introducing A Car With Stadium Seating http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/01/introducing-a-car-with-stadium-seating/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/01/introducing-a-car-with-stadium-seating/#comments Tue, 11 Jan 2011 14:56:15 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=380116 Want a small electric car that looks like a movie theater or even a stadium inside?  Johnson Controls shows the ie.3 concept car at NAIAS. Sure, it has a battery. But it also has spring loaded flip-up seats, just like at the movies. Or at he ballpark. Johnson Controls says the flip-up seats create something […]

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Want a small electric car that looks like a movie theater or even a stadium inside?  Johnson Controls shows the ie.3 concept car at NAIAS. Sure, it has a battery. But it also has spring loaded flip-up seats, just like at the movies. Or at he ballpark. Johnson Controls says the flip-up seats create something […]

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