NEW DELHI -- TRW Aftermarket Asia-Pacific Private Ltd. has agreed to form a joint venture with Sun Vacuum Formers Private Ltd. to make steering wheel systems in India. The joint venture, TRW Sun Steering Wheels Private Ltd., is subject to Indian government approval.
Sun supplies steering wheels in India to Maruti-Suzuki, Tata Motors, General Motors and Ford Motor Co. The company also is a Tier 2 supplier to Honda Motor Co. and Toyota Motor Corp.
The joint venture will operate in an existing plant near New Delhi and a new factory in Pune, India.
TRW Aftermarket Asia-Pacific Private Ltd. is a subsidiary of TRW Automotive Holdings Corp., of suburban Detroit. TRW Automotive supplies steering, suspension, braking and engine components, as well as fasteners, occupant restraint systems and electronic safety and security products.