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Boost competitiveness in Smart Car development in Asia for catching the global wave


Taipei, Taiwan – August 30, 2017 - LITE-ON has been deeply observed industrial trends, and it sees a bright future and business opportunities of Smart Car. Therefore, today, following the agreement signed between LITE-ON and China AERI (Automotive Engineering Research Institute) this April, Tom Soong, the CEO of LITE-ON Smart Life and Applications (SLA) SBG leads Michael Wang, GM of Automotive Electronics SBU, Allen Liao, GM of Smart Vehicle Applications (SVA) SBU, TC Wang, CTO of SVA, Ken Cheng, GM of Industrial Automation SBU and Tony An, CMO of SLA to Tianjin and launches the research headquarter located in CATARC (Tianjin) Automotive Technology InnovationPark with the representatives of China AERI and the local government. By integrating China AERI’s resources and technologies and LITE-ON’s Research and Development (R&D) talents and manufacturing capacity which meets the world-class automotive companies’ standards, it will increase the momentum in smart car field. From Tianjin, LITE-ON and China AERI are going to lead the in depth development of Smart Car and ready for the global competition.


LITE-ON has been dedicated in automotive electronic area for more than four decades. It focuses on HUD (Head Up Display), automation modules, surrounding cameras, entertainment devices, wireless charging technologies and car lights etc. The automation products are highly acclaimed by the customers and has 25% of market share in Asia. In the recent years, the Automotive Electronics and Smart Vehicle Applications SBUs have had insights on V2X and invested in relating fields, including Telematics Box and V2X technologies. Successfully accomplish the instant communication of V2V and V2I by DSRC (Dedicated Short Range Communications). Besides, LITE-ON’s ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance Systems) has been adopted by world’s top automakers, which shows its strong capabilities in R&D and manufacturing.


Follow on, LITE-ON will continuously work on the applications in Smart Car and cooperate with partners to enhance the advantages of each other in order to expand the market and create a robust ecosystem.


About China Automotive Engineering Research Institute (AERI)

China AERI founded in April 2009, is a wholly-owned subsidiary of China Automotive Technology & Research Center (CATARC). It integrates competent talent, technological achievements, advanced equipment and other resources and advantages of the center in automotive engineering development. It has formed a world-class R&D testing service platform by introducing advanced technology such as the NVH lab, the comprehensive engine lab, the HIL simulate & test systems, K&C test bench, the hybrid motor lab, the four-channel road simulator, etc. AERI that focus on high-end services with open minds is growing into the industry leader in automotive engineering technology services.


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