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Pressure builds on suppliers to team up

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 21, 2014
If the ZF-TRW alliance is going to create a product portfolio for collision avoidance and driverless vehicles, the r&d budget will make or break it....
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Supplier price-fixing crackdown jolts Japan's business culture

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 4, 2014
Compared with just two years ago, Japanese parts makers are scrambling to educate employees on actions that are off-limits. The buzzword of the times: compliance. Compared with just two years ago, Japanese parts makers are scrambling to educate employees on actions that are off-limits....
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Denso exec pleads guilty to instrument panel price-fixing

12:59 pm U.S. ET | June 30, 2014
An executive at Denso has agreed to plead guilty to fixing the prices of automobile instrument panel clusters and to serve a prison sentence, the U.S. Justice Department said today....
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Denso makes changes in North American executive management

4:00 pm U.S. ET | June 19, 2014
Toyota-affiliated supplier Denso said Sadahiro “Sam” Usui is the new chairman and CEO of its North American unit based in suburban Detroit. Usui replaces Hikaru "Howard" Sugi in the position. Sugi is retiring after heading Denso International America for the past three years....
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Denso acquires majority stake in diagnostics, telematics firm

1:19 pm U.S. ET | June 6, 2014
Denso International America acquired a majority stake in Pennsylvania vehicle diagnostics and telematics company Ease Simulation....
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5 cool innovations at Japan's SAE expo

1:33 pm U.S. ET | May 22, 2014
Japan's premier automotive engineering expo is bustling again along the Yokohama waterfront. A record 488 companies are participating at this year's meeting of the Society of Automotive Engineers of Japan, which runs through Friday. Some 80,000 visitors are expected....
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Denso posts record profit for 2013-14

11:18 am U.S. ET | April 25, 2014
Japanese auto parts maker Denso Corp., backed by a weaker yen and strong sales in Japan and North America, posted its highest-ever operating profit for the financial year ended March 31. The supplier also said profit is likely to fall this year partly due to a decline in Japanese auto sales that is widely expected to take place following a sales tax hike in April....
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Former Denso exec to plead guilty to price-fixing coverup charge

2:27 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 20, 2014
A former Denso executive is expected to serve one year and one day in federal prison after agreeing to plead guilty to one charge of obstruction of justice in the United States government's ongoing price-fixing investigation of auto suppliers....
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Denso raises projection for annual profits by 5.6 percent

10:30 am U.S. ET | Feb. 3, 2014
Denso, the world's second-largest auto supplier, raised its annual operating profit forecast by 5.6 percent, as a weaker yen helped boost exports, resulting in foreign exchange gains....
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Faurecia, Magneti Marelli team up to capitalize on booming, lucrative HMI sector

Jan. 16, 2014 06:15 CET
Suppliers Faurecia and Magneti Marelli have joined forces to challenge rivals such as Continental, Delphi, Denso and Harman in the booming and lucrative sector for human-machine interface applications....
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Denso plans to expand U.S. headquarters, operations

12:20 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 14, 2014
Denso International America said it is expanding its North American headquarters in suburban Detroit. The supplier purchased a 81,000-square-foot building next to its current campus in Southfield, Mich....
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Bosch, Continental, Denso fined by South Korea for price fixing

6:31 am U.S. ET | Dec. 23, 2013
South Korea's antitrust regulator fined units of Denso, Continental and Bosch a total of $107.99 million, saying they had fixed prices of parts sold to Hyundai and Kia. The fine comes as antitrust regulators from the United States to Europe and Japan crack down on price collusion among auto parts makers....
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Bosch, Continental, Denso fined by South Korea for price fixing

Dec. 23, 2013 12:31 CET
South Korea's antitrust regulator fined units of Denso, Continental and Bosch a total of $107.99 million, saying they had fixed prices of parts sold to Hyundai Motor and affiliate Kia. The fine comes as antitrust regulators from the United States to Europe and Japan crack down on price collusion among auto parts makers....
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Denso acquires 50% of German driver-assistance company

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 26, 2013
Toyota-affiliated supplier Denso is acquiring a 50 percent stake in ADASENS Automotive GmbH, a German producer of driver assistance systems. Denso will work with ADASENS "to help accelerate and advance the development of active safety technologies," Denso said today in a statement....
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Denso acquires 50% of German driver-assistance company

Sept. 26, 2013 06:01 CET
Toyota-affiliated supplier Denso is acquiring a 50 percent stake in ADASENS Automotive, a German producer of driver assistance systems. Denso will work with ADASENS "to help accelerate and advance the development of active safety technologies," Denso said today in a statement....
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Denso signs deal with Sharp to meld auto, home tech

3:27 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 18, 2013
Toyota-affiliated supplier Denso Corp. is looking to blend vehicle technology with home electronics. Denso said today it signed a stock subscription agreement with Sharp Corp. to buy 2.5 billion yen ($25.4 million) of the electronics company's stock to build new technologies that “improve the comfort, safety and convenience of vehicles by integrating vehicle technologies with home electronic technologies.”...
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Shrink rap: Auto execs talk smaller game

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 12, 2013
Rising from the financial beating that many took four years ago, automotive manufacturers have a new vision of how to operate in the future that is smaller and cheaper than in the past....
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Denso wants to shrink its factories, invest $1 billion in N.A.

2:27 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 5, 2013
Toyota-affiliated supplier Denso will embark on a new global drive to operate smaller factory lines that handle smaller jobs for customers. The effort will be the key direction in Denso’s plan to invest $1 billion in North American products, research and factories over the next four years....
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Denso expects safety technology boom

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 5, 2013
Denso Corp., the world's No. 2 parts supplier, expects its safety technology business to surge starting in 2015, when tougher European auto safety standards take effect....
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Denso's quarterly profits surge on yen gains

3:28 pm U.S. ET | July 31, 2013
Denso's profits surged in the quarter that ended June 30, in part because of currency gains, as revenue rose on higher vehicle production in North America and emerging markets, the world's second-largest automotive parts supplier said today....
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