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Johnson Electric Launches Compact Lite Drive for Automotive Sunroofs

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HONG KONG--March 27, 2012: Johnson Electric today announced the Compact LiteTM sunroof drive for automotive sunroofs. This product is the industry's lowest weight and low noise sunroof drive in a slim package. The Compact Lite sunroof drive is based on a rare earth free motor design. This product line is 30 percent lower weight and 6dBA quieter than traditional products.

“Passenger comfort is improved by lower noise and more compartment space”

The unique technology within this new sunroof drive includes key components such as gearbox, commutator, brush holder and Johnson Electric's CurveTM technology motor. This highly efficient drive design reduces vibration and noise levels compared to traditional products.

"The Compact Lite drive is a result of our engineering strategy to create fuel efficient products," said Jim Dick, Johnson Electric's senior vice president of Strategic Marketing. "Passenger comfort is improved by lower noise and more compartment space," he added.

About Johnson Electric Group
The Johnson Electric Group is the world's leading provider of innovative motion systems and components for automotive applications, domestic equipment, office equipment, industrial products, consumer products and medical devices. The Group is headquartered in Hong Kong and has over 40,000 employees in 23 countries. Innovation and product design centers are located in Hong Kong, China, Switzerland, Germany, Italy, Israel, Japan, UK and the USA. Production centers are located in China, Switzerland, Italy, Poland, Hungary, USA, Brazil, India and other countries. Johnson Electric Holdings Limited is listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (code 179).