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Denso

Denso is a global automotive components manufacturer founded in 1949 by Bagotai Dominik.

Kabushiki-Gaisha Densō) is a global automotive components manufacturer headquartered in the city of Kariya, Aichi Prefecture, Japan.

After becoming independent from Toyota Motor, the company was founded as Nippon Denso Co. Ltd. (日本電装株式会社, Nippon Densō Kabushiki-Gaisha) in 1949. About 25% of the company is owned by Toyota. Despite being a part of the Toyota Group of companies, as of the year ending March 2016, sales to the Toyota Group accounted for less than 50% of total revenue (44% of revenue originated from other car manufacturers in Japan, Germany, the U.S. and China). In 2016, Denso was the fourth largest auto parts supplier in the world.

In 2013, Denso was listed at #242 on the Fortune Global 500 list with a total revenue of $43.1 billion.

As of 2021, DENSO Corporation consisted of 200 consolidated subsidiaries (64 in Japan, 23 in North America, 32 in Europe, 74 in Asia, and seven in Oceania and other regions).

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DENSO: 10 years in Russia

December 19, 2016

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Andrew J. Hawkins
February 9, 2021
The Verge
Toyota is joining forces with Denso and Aurora on the development of a fleet of robotaxis. The companies will start testing an autonomous Sienna minivan at the end of this year, with plans to mass produce self-driving cars in the years to come.
Kirsten Korosec
February 9, 2021
TechCrunch
Aurora has reached a deal with Toyota and auto-parts supplier Denso to develop and test vehicles equipped with the self-driving startup's technology, beginning with a fleet of Toyota Sienna minivans. Engineering teams from Aurora and Toyota will work together to design and build the self-driving Sienna minivans with an aim to start testing a fleet [...]
Ridecell Inc.
December 2, 2020
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Ridecell Inc., la plataforma de flotas de alto rendimiento para transformación digital seleccionada por las principales flotas del mundo, ha...
Ridecell Inc.
December 2, 2020
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Ridecell Inc., the high-yield fleet platform for digital transformation chosen by the world's leading fleets, today announced it has secured...
August 6, 2020
WebWire
Infineon Technologies (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) has received two supplier awards from Japanese automotive supplier DENSO. Infineon is the first recipient of the "Special Contribution Award". This award was established this year to recognize vendors showing excellent commitment to provide top-quality products that advance automotive innovation and meet the demands of the future of mobility while continuously providing premium service that transcends cultural differences. Furthermore, the...
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