Automakers considering advanced powertrain technologies have to balance consumer expectations, regulatory requirements and manufacturing costs. Here’s a quick look at how low-voltage electrification (12-volt and 48-volt systems) can help original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) meet competing demands to deliver a compelling, compliant, cost-effective vehicle.
Dr. Christian Rosenkranz, head of Power Solutions engineering Europe at Johnson Controls, explains why high temperatures can damage your battery and why, especially in summertime, battery testing is essential.
On May 23, Johnson Controls reached a production milestone as the company's plant in Zwickau, Germany, manufactured its 40 millionth Absorbent Glass Mat (AGM) battery.
As the world continues to grow, so does our environmental footprint. The circular economy can dramatically alter that trend and create a more sustainable and profitable future.
Johnson Controls finalized an agreement covering North America, China and Europe for a cutting-edge electrochemical battery recycling technology. Under terms of a multi-faceted deal, the company is investing in Aqua Metals.
The world’s largest automotive battery supplier and recycler, Johnson Controls, is announcing investments to grow manufacturing capability in the United States.
Every day of the week, Johnson Controls will help save 1.8 million gallons of fuel by building the most advanced car batteries in the world. View our video to learn more.
Company's vehicle battery recycling program is cited as successful example of circular economy.
Johnson Controls is expanding its production capacity of Absorbent Glass Mat (AGM) batteries for start-stop vehicles in China to support the rising market demand.
The Johnson Controls plant in Red Oak, Iowa, has produced enough grids to build more than 330 million automobile batteries, more than enough for every passenger vehicle in the United States.
Johnson Controls, the world's largest automotive battery manufacturer, earned the top award for quality from the Korean Standards Association (KSA).
Automobile & Parts, a major automotive magazine in China, selected Johnson Controls’ battery technology for its Energy Saving & High Efficiency Technical Award.
Johnson Controls has been selected by the Alliance to Save Energy to receive the Star of Energy Efficiency Chairman's Award in recognition of its innovative start-stop battery technology.
Leading battery brand VARTA has defended its title as “Best PROFI Workshop Brand” in Germany. Automotive trade magazine PROFI Werkstatt along with Automechanika awarded VARTA the top prize based on a magazine survey of 7,500 contacts from truck workshops, fleet managers and truck drivers.
Two Johnson Controls battery plants in Mexico have transformed the way they operate as part of a newly implemented manufacturing system that is leading to lower costs, increased productivity, higher customer satisfaction and employee engagement.
American consumers are strongly influenced by both the price of gas and fuel efficiency when purchasing a vehicle, according to a new survey conducted by the Opinion Research Corporation on behalf of Johnson Controls.
Johnson Controls, the world's largest manufacturer of AGM batteries, announced it is investing $245 million between 2016 and 2020 to double AGM production capacity in North America.
Johnson Controls is forming a joint venture with Binzhou Bohai Piston Co., Ltd., to build its fourth Chinese automotive battery manufacturing plant. Aimed at serving both automakers and aftermarket customers, the facility will be located in Binzhou, Shandong Province.
Johnson Controls has announced two multi-year research projects at the University of Wisconsin–Madison aimed at enhancing the fuel efficiency of start-stop and next-generation battery-electric vehicles.
The Johnson Controls plant in Guardamar, which specializes in the production of VARTA® car batteries, celebrated its 40 years anniversary with employees and politicians on May 4.
To help consumers find a nearby facility to recycle used vehicle, boat, motorcycle or lawn/garden batteries, Johnson Controls, the world’s largest manufacturer and recycler of vehicle batteries, is encouraging consumers to visit its website www.recyclingmybattery.com.