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Achieving optimum requires system expertise.

An vehicle, in its most basic is a group of interacting systems. why we believe it’s critical to test and manufacture each and module as part of the integrated in which it operates. We call it the Automotive Systems approach.

ensuring that each is integrated with other systems, we use our extensive experience in the industry to meet your space/weight restrictions, mechanical assembly processes, human requirements, environmental exposure and service procedures. As a result, the you will gain from with Delphi Automotive are: fully integrated quality components, systems and faster, lower-cost assembly; inventory control.

When you put it all the Delphi Automotive Systems ensures a perfect match components, systems and the vehicles in they are used.

History of Automotive Systems Corporation

Automotive Systems Corporation is the largest and most diversified of automobile components. It was spun off in the from the world’s largest of automobiles, General Motors which still accounted for 70 of its business in 2000, although it all of the world’s manufacturers of light among its clients. The vast occupying 190 factories in 31 countries, an invention a day, a new product or every week. Sixty of the company’s workforce is based North America.


Automotive traces as its earliest the New Departure Bell Company, in Bristol, Connecticut, in 1888 to the earliest known doorbell-ringing The company’s talent for innovation extended to transportation, with the introduction of the first bicycle brake.

Other Delphi have been involved in lighting since 1906 and wooden auto bodies in 1908. In 1908, Albert who had been making spark in America since 1899, Buick Motor Co. to make plugs in the AC Spark Plug which was acquired by General founder Billy Durant in Durant acquired Dayton Laboratories, which would Delco, in 1914.

The self-starting engine, introduced in by Charles F. (Boss) Kettering and installed on Cadillac cars, motorists from having to crank their engines. and Perry Remy (dynamos and Packard, Harrison, and Alfred P. (GM president) are other automotive whose stories form of Delphi’s earliest beginnings.

pre-Delphi innovations included the Terminal, developed in 1930; the car radio (1936); the first with mechanical push-button (1939); and safety power (1951). Delphi’s predecessors auto air conditioning in 1954 by all components under the hood for the time. The first production system debuted in 1973. and pinion steering followed the year.

Grouping Operations in

In 1991, General Motors its many separate parts across some 200 plants—into its Components Group (ACG). were $19.3 billion in but the unit posted significant GM officials decided to sell off businesses, a process that take three years to Operations that were were those that vacuum pumps, radiator small motors and actuators, motors, generators, wiring, axles, and magnets—these together for about $3.5 billion in Lighting, chassis, environmental batteries, engine management, and operations were retained.

divestments were the first of an historic shift away vertical integration at General a company that had once even the smallest parts for its GM lagged rivals Ford and in making the change to lower outside suppliers, which were not unionized.

A new group of was placed in charge of ACG in 1992. The new J.T. Battenberg, III, had through a number of engineering at GM. Battenberg led the restructuring, persuaded his to create a new headquarters building in the suburbs, and came up with the new name. ACG was renamed Delphi in January 1995 to help its independent identity in the industry. had six divisions at the time. Sales $27 billion for the year.

Delphi began implementing a lean manufacturing system in The company also began to itself into a global Asia and the Pacific Rim were as a critical region for the company’s growth. China was planning to its market, requiring up to three vehicles per year. Manufacturers as Daewoo Group of South also were expanding Delphi had several major ventures in the region. By the end of 1997, had invested $300 million on in the People’s Republic of China, GM had a major automaking venture (as did The company’s technology, such as in airbags, was increasingly in demand. 85 percent of Delphi’s Asian were coming from other than GM. Delphi be hit hard by the currency devaluations attended the 1998 Asian crisis, but would remain to its investment in the region. Delphi had four wholly owned in India.

On the other side of the Delphi Europe also was to win a large proportion of business—47 clients other than GM and its The unit had 38,000 employees in 63 GM was then accounting for 80 percent of global revenues.

GM’s Electronics Corporation was transferred to in late 1997 as part of a in which GM spun off its defense business, Hughes Electronics which had operated Delco for the 11 years.

Going Public in

GM conducted an initial public (IPO) of 17.7 percent of shares in February 1999, raised $1.7 billion. The IPO had delayed about a year Delco was being combined Delphi. By this time, had spent six years preparing for its selling off 14 lines of business sales of $6 billion a year, and or selling 62 unprofitable plants.

When GM completed Delphi’s in May 1999, the newly independent was twice as large as Visteon the parts maker that was spun off from Ford. were about $28.5 in 1998, when the company a net loss of $93 million.

Delphi, had 200,000 employees, had its share of Union workers protested the of jobs and benefits likely to from outsourcing and globalization; the Auto Workers had always Delphi’s separation from GM, this would lead to concessions.

Delphi was focusing its on products that were rather than labor-intensive. included electric power and a PC Car project to bring multimedia into vehicles. High-tech accounted for a third of company in 2000.

Delphi sought to its core businesses via acquisition after its spinoff. Several were acquired in the first including TRW Inc.’s Lucas parts unit, bought for million in November 1999. also bought a wiring plant in Asia and entered a of joint ventures. A joint with Palm Inc. was a way for drivers to control their Pilots via voice recognition

In July 2000, Delphi plans to dismiss 900 manufacturing in Europe as part of a restructuring The cuts amounted to about 2 of its European workforce. The next the company announced plans to its worldwide workforce by 11,500 or 5.5 percent, mostly through The automobile industry as a whole was a slowdown. Sales slipped a bit to billion in 2000. Slowing sales in the fall of 2001 in Delphi’s customers making cars and ordering fewer

While looking to expand its apart from its old parent, also risked having GM its business elsewhere. DENSO Toyota’s parts spinoff quadrupled its business with GM in years, attaining sales of $1 with the automaker by 2001. was scheduled to lose its right of refusal for replacement business in America with GM on January 1,

Delphi was aiming to grow its revenues to $700 million by Sales to the communications, military, agriculture, and construction markets at $422 million in 1999.

Subsidiaries: Delco Electronics Delphi Automotive Systems Inc.; Delphi Automotive LLC.

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Principal Divisions: Propulsion; Safety, Thermal Architecture; Electronics Mobile

Principal Operating Units: Automotive Systems; Aftermarket Audio and Mobile MultiMedia Electrical/Electronic Systems; Energy Engine Management Systems; Sensors and Actuators; Interior and Protection Systems; Microelectronics; and Handling Systems; Thermal

Principal Competitors: DENSO Johnson Controls, Inc.; International; Robert Bosch Siemens AG; TRW Inc.; Valeo Visteon Corporation.

Related about Delphi

3829N Village and ancient site in department, Greece, on the slopes of Mt 176 km/109 mi from Athens; 520620 m/17062034 ft; renowned the ancient Greek world as the of Apollo and the seat of his oracle; of the temple and precincts were in the 19th-c.


Delphi Delphoi ) is an archaeological site and a town in Greece. In ancient it was the site of the most important of the god Apollo. ( hestia ), or hearth, of the of Delphic Apollo (. (eternal burned. After the battle of the Greek cities extinguished fires and brought new fire the hearth of Greece, at Delphi; 61, 84.

Delphi is located on a plateau on the of Mount Parnassus, adjacent to the of Apollo, the site of the ancient Oracle. This semicircular is known as Phaedriades, and overlooks the Valley. Southwest of Delphi, 15 km away, is the harbor-city of Kirrha on the Gulf. delphus womb and may archaic veneration of Gaia, Earth, an Earth Goddess at the Apollo is connected with the by his epithet. The epithet is connected dolphins (the womb-fish) in the Hymn to Apollo (line telling how Apollo first to Delphi in the shape of a dolphin, Cretan priests on his back.

Another legend held Apollo walked to Delphi the north and stopped at Tempe, a in Thessaly to pick laurel, a sacred to him (generally known in as the bay tree). In commemoration of this the winners at the Pythian Games a wreath of laurel (bay picked in Tempe.

Delphi was the of a major temple to Phoebus as well as the Pythian Games and a oracle. Even in Roman hundreds of votive statues described by Pliny the Younger and by Pausanias.

When young, killed the chthonic serpent and according to some accounts his Pythia, who lived beside the Spring, according to some Python had attempted to rape while she was pregnant with and Artemis. The bodies of the pair draped around his Rod, with the wings created the symbolic of the God. This flowed towards the temple but beneath, creating a cleft emitted vapors that the Oracle at Delphi to give her Apollo killed Python but had to be for it, since Python was a child of The shrine dedicated to Apollo was originally dedicated to Gaia and possibly to Poseidon.

Erwin wrote that the Python was an spirit, who was conquered by Apollo, and under the Omphalos, and that it is a of one god setting up his temple on the grave of Rohde, Psyche . p.97. view holds that was a fairly recent addition to the pantheon coming originally Lydia. The Etruscans coming northern Anatolia also Apollo, and it may be that he was originally with Mesopotamian Aplu, an title meaning son, given to the plague God Nergal, son of In the last quarter of the 8th Century BC we see a increase of artifacts found at the site in Delphi. Neither the of objects nor the presence of prestigious proves that Delphi was a of attention for worshippers of a wide but the strong representation of high goods are found in no other sanctuary, certainly encourages view.

The priestess of the oracle at Delphi was as the Pythia.

H.W. Parke on to say, This version evidently reproduces in a sophisticated the primitive tradition which for his own purposes had been at pains to the belief that Apollo to Delphi as an invader and appropriated for a previously existing oracle of She also was respected by the semi-Hellenic around the Greek world, as Lydia, Caria, and even

For a list of some of the most oracular pronouncements of the Pythia, go to Oracular Statements from


From the entrance of the continuing up the slope almost to the itself, is a large number of statues, and numerous treasuries. The impressive is the now-restored Treasury of built to commemorate the Athenians’ at the Battle of Marathon. taking advice to mean their they won a famous battle at Another impressive treasury exists on the site was dedicated by the of Siphnos, who had amassed great from their silver and mines and so they dedicated the Treasury.

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