Visteon Highlights Technologies on Vehicles During Technical Overview

Dearborn, Mich.-based Visteon Corp. highlighted some of its newest technologies and capabilities on current production vehicles and concept demonstration vehicles during a technical overview led by John Kill, vice president of product development for Visteon, at the Detroit Marriott Renaissance Center, during the recent SAE World Congress.

During the overview, Kill introduced the seven global directors of Visteon's product line teams. The PLT leaders are: Ron Andrade, director, innovation and advanced business; Joy Greenway, director, powertrain; Jean de Montlaur, director, interiors; Randy Sanders, director, chassis; Dieter Schaper, director, exterior; Wolfgang Schramm, director, climate; and Martin Thoone, director, electronics.

Visteon innovative technologies showcased at the event include:

* The new audio system Visteon developed jointly with Boston Acoustics, which will debut on the 2005 Chrysler 300 and Dodge Magnum later this year;

* MACH® Voice Link, a voice-activated, hands-free mobile phone system; and

* The integrated cockpit module Visteon produces for the Nissan Titan, Pathfinder Armada, Nissan Quest and Infiniti QX56 in Canton, Miss.

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