Visteon

Here are 7 things that caught our reporters' eyes at the Consumer Electronics Show

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 11, 2016

Here are 7 things that caught our reporters' eyes at the Consumer Electronics Show....
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A turnaround expert looks back at his own career

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 4, 2016

In an interview with Automotive News sister publication Crain's Detroit Business, retired Visteon CEO Tim Leuliette, 65, shared his memories of his 43-year career in the auto industry engineering deals and turnarounds....
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Wheel supplier Superior gets makeover under new CEO Stebbins

11:17 am U.S. ET | Dec. 30, 2015

Superior Industries, the longtime auto supplier with roots dating back to 1957 in southern California, is reinventing itself and the wheels it makes. New CEO Donald Stebbins is aiming to take Superior away from being a “middle of the road” supplier....
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Q&A

From Iacocca to Visteon, Leuliette reflects on 42 years in the auto industry

8:28 am U.S. ET | Dec. 28, 2015

The 43-year professional history of Tim Leuliette mirrors the industry in which he ascended the ranks. From product shifts to the merger boom of the late 1990s to post-recession restructuring and to the entrance of private equity, Leuliette experienced it all....
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Visteon to return $1.75 billion to shareholders, buy back $500 million in stock

10:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 10, 2015

Automotive electronics supplier Visteon today announced a $1.75 billion special cash distribution to shareholders and a stock buyback program of up to $500 million....
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Visteon, with new focus on electronics, swings to small profit

4:05 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 5, 2015

Visteon said today it posted a small but improved profit during the third quarter -- its first quarter as a supplier focused solely on cockpit electronics....
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HARD-CORE SOFTWARE

A new breed of software engineer

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 3, 2015

As auto suppliers beef up their software development, the hunt for software talent has taken on the urgency of a gold rush....
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Visteon affirms software shift

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 22, 2015

Now that Sachin Lawande has been named CEO of Visteon Corp., effective next week, his to-do list can be boiled down to one word: software. When Visteon was spun off from Ford Motor Co. 15 years ago, the company was a traditional metal-bending conglomerate. Now, Visteon specializes in cockpit electronics....
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Automotive electronics vet to lead Visteon

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 15, 2015

As Visteon Corp. transforms into strictly a supplier of automotive electronics, it will be led by a veteran in that field....
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Visteon completes $3.6B sale of climate JV

4:50 pm U.S. ET | June 9, 2015

Visteon completed a $3.6 billion divestiture of its stake in the South Korean joint venture Halla Visteon Climate Control to Hankook Tire and private-equity firm Hahn & Co....
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Visteon sued by township over bond payments

4:29 pm U.S. ET | May 12, 2015

Supplier Visteon has been sued by the township where it is based in a dispute over payments on bonds used originally to finance construction of Visteon's headquarters complex....
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Superior relocates HQ from Calif. to Detroit

12:15 pm U.S. ET | May 8, 2015

Superior Industries International, a longtime aluminum wheel manufacturer led by former Visteon CEO Don Stebbins, is relocating its global headquarters from California to suburban Detroit....
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Visteon posts Q1 sales bump after acquisition

10:54 am U.S. ET | May 7, 2015

Visteon today reported strong first-quarter profits and sales thanks in large part to its 2014 acquisition of Johnson Controls' global electronics business....
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Is a focused, all-in Visteon now stable?

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 23, 2015

When Tim Leuliette steps down as CEO of Visteon Corp. late this year, he will leave behind a company working in just one major product sector: cockpit electronics. That's a radical change for Ford Motor Co.'s former in-house parts division, which had a vast, disjointed product portfolio....
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How Faurecia made over a Visteon relic

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 22, 2015

Faurecia knew it had a big job converting a castoff Visteon plant it bought in 2012 in Michigan into a profitable operation. But Saline now has three key ingredients for survival: an owner with deep pockets; a loyal customer, Ford; and a pragmatic union....
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Visteon CEO Leuliette to leave by year-end

8:39 am U.S. ET | March 16, 2015

Auto supplier Visteon said today that CEO Tim Leuliette will step down as head of the company by the end of this year as soon as a successor is named....
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