DETROIT -- Johnson Controls Inc. said Thursday that it will supply the seating system and other interior components for the 2007 Saturn Outlook.
The vehicle features a second-row sliding feature that allows for easier access to the third row of the vehicle, which can seat up to eight. Johnson Controls jointly developed the component with General Motors.
Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The Outlook debuted at the New York auto show last week.
Johnson Controls also will supply overhead systems, door panels, instrument clusters and cargo storage systems for the Outlook.
Johnson Controls has been one of the companies with large automotive businesses that has been doing well on Wall Street. Its shares closed Thursday at $80.62, down 78 cents. The shares have traded between $53.10 and $82.19 the past 52 weeks.
Johnson Controls, of Milwaukee, ranks No. 4 on Automotive News' list of the 100 largest global suppliers, with 2004 original-equipment parts sales of $19.3 billion. It supplies seats, interior trim, batteries, electronics, cockpits and instrument panels. The parent company also operates a lucrative building controls and management business.
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