Visteon opens innovation and design facility in Pune
Global automotive supplier Visteon Corporation has opened an innovation and design center in Pune, its first in India. According to a company release, the Visteon facility will focus on creating ideas, developing concepts and commercialising innovative, market- driven products across Visteon’s portfolio. Housed within the Visteon Engineering Center, the innovation and design center will be staffed by program managers, engineers, industrial designers, human- machine interaction ( HMI) experts and market researchers. Its central location will allow Visteon to support vehicle manufacturers throughout India. Tim Yerdon, Visteon’s global director ( innovation and design), said that opening a design studio is a significant ‘ next step’ in fostering and expanding relationships with key Visteon customers in India. Yerdon added that the new studio integrates the best practices of the existing network of Visteon innovation and design centers in Germany, the United States and China. Visteon has been operating in India for nearly 20 years. The company has four manufacturing plants, three engineering centers and a joint venture which employs more than 3,000
Visteon is a leading global automotive supplier that designs, engineers and manufactures innovative climate, electronics and interior products.