Visteon wins JLR supplier excellence award for innovative technology

by Autocar Pro News Desk , 15 Jun 2019


Visteon CEO Sachin Lawande (centre) receives the Supplier Excellence Award from Jaguar Land Rover CEO Prof. Dr. Ralf Speth (far left) and Ian Harnett (far right), ED, global purchasing. Others shown from left are Joanna Lumley (actress); Loick Griselain and Ian Scott of Visteon; and Victoria Pendleton (Great Britain Olympic cyclist and JLR ambassador)

Visteon Corporation, the global cockpit electronics leader, has been recognised for providing innovative technology to Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) over the course of a longstanding relationship.

At the automaker’s annual Supplier Excellence Awards ceremony recently, Visteon was among a select group of suppliers honoured for demonstrating technical innovation, on-time delivery and high quality standards, and for consistently meeting production and design challenges.

Since the start of the collaboration in 2001, Visteon has supported JLR engineers and designers in the development of several innovative features for their global vehicle lines, including the industry-first fully reconfigurable digital instrument cluster launched in the 2009 Range Rover and the dual view display in 2015.

Visteon President and CEO Sachin Lawande received the award from Jaguar Land Rover’s CEO Prof. Dr. Ralf Speth, and Ian Harnett, director of global purchasing.

Commenting on the award, Sachin Lawande, president and CEO, Visteon, said: "Visteon is delighted to be recognised for its contribution to JLR’s expanding range of innovative new models in a longstanding collaborative partnership that has pioneered several technology-firsts. We share a common passion for cockpit technology that can enhance safety and the user experience for all in-car occupants, and look forward to working with JLR on new solutions for the next generation of vehicles.”

Visteon currently supplies a range of instrument clusters and information displays – including infotainment and rear seat entertainment – to the latest Jaguar F-Pace, I-Pace and E-Pace models in addition to the Jaguar XE and XJ range, as well as all Range Rover, Range Rover Sport, Velar and Evoque models and the Land Rover Discovery and Discovery Sport.

Headquartered in Van Buren Township, Michigan, Visteon designs, engineers and manufactures innovative cockpit electronics and connected car solutions for the world’s major vehicle manufacturers. The company, which is driving the smart, learning, digital cockpit of the future, to improve safety and the user experience, is a global leader in cockpit electronic products including digital instrument clusters, information displays, infotainment, head-up displays, telematics, SmartCore cockpit domain controllers, and the DriveCore autonomous driving platform.

Visteon also delivers artificial intelligence-based technologies, connected car, cybersecurity, interior sensing, embedded multimedia and smartphone connectivity software solutions. It has approximately 10,000 employees at more than 40 facilities in 18 countries, including India.

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