Future Jeep Interiors to Get Upgrade From Visteon

Date 2004/4/23 0:00:00 | Topic: Miscellaneous

An award-winning designer of vehicle interiors signs on with Jeep
This comes to us from a Visteon Corporation press release...
Visteon Corporation's interior systems understanding, eye for design, consumer insight and innovative manufacturing will come together to differentiate the interior of a future Jeep vehicle.

Today's consumers value attention to detail inside and outside their vehicles. Visteon, the world's leading cockpit supplier, will deliver its award-winning hard mold-in-color instrument panel, door trim and console for the upcoming vehicle. The attractive yet rugged interior will combine Visteon's cockpit and assembly expertise with knowledge of consumer expectations for interior harmony and attention to detail. This hard mold-in-color cockpit, along with door and console components will be delivered in sequence, just-in-time as the Jeep assembly plant needs them.

"We are pleased to be able to build on our relationship with DaimlerChrysler and in particular the Jeep brand," said Julie Fream, Visteon vice president and general manager of the DaimlerChrysler Customer Business Group. "We believe our consumer insight, customer focus, speed-to-market and award-winning manufacturing processes will deliver the attention to detail Jeep customers expect in the interior of their vehicles."

Visteon Corporation is a leading full-service supplier that delivers consumer-driven technology solutions to automotive manufacturers worldwide and through multiple channels within the global automotive aftermarket. Visteon has approximately 72,000 employees and a global delivery system of more than 200 technical, manufacturing, sales and service facilities located in 25 countries.

Interestingly, Visteon used to be a wholly owned enterprise of Ford Motor Company. They currently sell parts to automakers around the world, including General Motors, Daimler-Chrysler, Volvo, Toyota, and Nissan.

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