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Yazaki North America, Inc. Honored by General Motors at North American International Auto Show

CANTON, Mich., Jan. 12 -- Yazaki North America, Inc. (Yazaki), a leading supplier of vehicle power and data solutions to the automotive industry, was honored by General Motors Corporation (GM) for overall excellence in supporting GM's product efforts during ceremonies Thursday, Jan. 11, 2007, at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit.

"GM strives to build the best cars and trucks in the world, and the leadership and employees of Yazaki represent what it takes to make GM's products successful," said Bo Andersson, GM Vice President, Global Purchasing and Supply Chain. "We honor these companies at the North American International Auto Show to remind the industry and the public of the critical role our suppliers play in developing GM vehicles globally."

Recognized for their significant contribution in 2006 related to Vehicle Information Displays, and Power and Signal Distribution Systems, Yazaki demonstrated willingness and dedication in providing GM with best in class products. The company provided flawless launches on GM's new Full Size Truck and SUV programs and maintained zero plant disruptions.

"Yazaki is honored to accept this award for the contribution of the entire global organization in support of General Motors," said Jim Romine, president, General Motors Business Unit. "We appreciate our customer's recognition of the outstanding efforts of Yazaki associates to achieve all of the GM quality, cost, and delivery requirements as well as successfully completing several major launches in North America and Australia."

This is the sixth year GM has honored suppliers at the North American International Auto Show. The supplier awards recognize a suppliers' performance in quality, cost and delivery, as well as contributions to production and concept vehicles GM unveils at the NAIAS.

Yazaki Corporation is a global leader in the research, development and delivery of vehicle power and data solutions, as well as advanced electronic technologies for vehicle applications. Yazaki produces electrical distribution systems, fiber optics, instrumentation, solid-state power centers, connection systems and electronics. Worldwide, the company employs over 180,000 people in 38 countries, 1,500 of whom are based in the company's North American headquarters and research center campus in Canton, Michigan. For more information on Yazaki, log onto