- Visteon Corporation continues to broaden its international engineering
expertise by announcing a significant collaboration effort with PSA
Peugeot-Citroen to develop innovative architectures for a next
generation climate control system.
program, which will span two years, will result in the development of a
climate control system aimed at improving passenger comfort and
optimizing in-vehicle global thermal systems management. The development
will take place at PSA Peugeot-Citroen's technical centers in France and
Visteon's technical centers in Germany and the United States. A
demonstration vehicle equipped with the system is targeted for 2001.
collaboration emphasizes the long-standing relationship between Visteon
and PSA Peugeot-Citroen. "Visteon is committed to providing vehicle
manufacturers throughout the world with leading-edge engineering and
design expertise in climate control modules and systems," said
Frank Croskey, vice president and general manager, Visteon Corporation's
Climate Control Systems Group.
Comfort, Communication and Safety segment, in which its Climate Control
Systems Group resides, provides a unique approach in terms of thermal
systems management. Through this program, Visteon will be able to
leverage its engineering expertise to adopt a total vehicle systems
approach. Visteon's ability to develop breakthrough solutions has
allowed the corporation to design a climate control system that is
capable of drastically reducing the thermal load on vehicles.
program between Visteon and PSA Peugeot-Citroen highlights our
commitment to continually develop innovative solutions to meet the needs
of drivers and passengers," said Roseann Stevens, vice president,
Global OE Accounts, Visteon Corporation. "This program will provide
a great opportunity for both companies to continue working together
toward a common goal."