Johnson Controls to build $100 Mn Start-Stop battery plant [Oct 2011]
November 10, 2011 12:13 pm
Johnson Controls to invest $100 million to build a Start-Stop vehicle battery plant in China. The company plans to produce an annual capacity of 2.4 million Start-Stop batteries by 2015 for local and global automakers. “We project that China will continue to be the fastest growing market for automobiles through the end of this decade. At the same time, interest in the environment and more energy efficient vehicles is driving many of our OE customers to add Start-Stop vehicles to their fleets,” said Kim Metcalf-Kupres, VP strategy, sales and marketing.