Denso Corporation, Delphi Technologies, Samsung SDI and Hitachi Automotive Systems are four examples of major global suppliers EV (electric vehicle) parts to auto manufacturers (OEMs). More details of each company are included in the attached spreadsheet.
1. Denso Corporation
- Denso Corporation was founded in 1949 and employs approximately 171,992 in about 212 bases globally.
- It is headquartered in Kariya, Aichi, Japan, with extensive operations in Europe, Japan, North America, Asia, and the rest of the world.
- The company’s core focus is in the electric vehicle industry, includes electrification, advanced safety & automated driving, and connected cars.
2. Delphi Technologies
- Delphi Technologies’ greatest competitive advantages include continuous innovation driven by its extensive expertise with over 5,000 engineers, scientists, and technicians.
- The company operates 21 manufacturing sites and 20 technical centers globally in “best-cost countries” for a more favorable cost structure.
3. Samsung SDI
- Samsung SDI was founded in 1970 but established an electric vehicles’ battery plant in Xian, China, in 2014.
- The company is headquartered in Yongin, South Korea, it has 29 strategic bases worldwide, and in 2017, it had 22,142 employees.
- Samsung SDI’s core focus in the electric vehicle market is in designing and producing innovative automotive batteries.
4. Hitachi Automotive Systems
- Hitachi Automotive Systems was founded in 2009 and is headquartered at Takaba, Hitachinaka-shi, Ibaraki, Japan.
- The company has 36,645 employees, 56 global companies, and 114 sites (60 are manufacturing sites).
- Hitachi Automotive Systems’ core business areas include developing, manufacturing, and selling & servicing automotive components and transportation-related components for the automotive sector, including electric vehicles.