KARIYA (Japan) ― DENSO Corporation will connect consumers to new technologies through interactive displays at the 2012 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS). The show will be held at the Cobo Center, Detroit, United States and will be open to the public from Saturday, Jan. 14, - Sunday, Jan. 22, 2012. DENSO will also hold a press conference in its main floor NAIAS booth on Monday, Jan. 9, at 5:30 p.m., to announce its technological and business developments in North America.
Among its displays, DENSO will show how cars will “connect” and “talk” to other cars and roadside structures, like traffic signals, to save lives, time and the environment. The company also will feature an interactive display that allows consumers to pick their commute or driving pattern to find what vehicle type or technology best suits their driving needs. DENSO will also feature its fuel efficiency technologies that will help automakers meet the new Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) averages, announced by the Obama administration, of 54.5 miles per gallon by 2025.
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, electric, 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 35 countries and regions (including Japan) and employs approximately 120,000 people. Consolidated global sales for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2011, totaled US$37.7 billion. Last fiscal year, DENSO spent 9.3 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.