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DENSO and Honeywell Expand Their Alliance Into Urban Air Mobility

DENSO, Honeywell | May 25, 2021

DENSO, a main mobility supplier, has consented to a long-term arrangement with aerospace pioneer Honeywell, setting up a collusion zeroed in on electric propulsion units to meet new aerospace needs. Drawing from their automotive and aerospace backgrounds, the organizations will create and fabricate electric propulsion systems for aircraft, at first focusing on the urban air mobility (UAM) portion with an attention on air taxis and delivery vehicles.

DENSO and Honeywell are in cutting edge conversations with flow and forthcoming clients and mean to convey flight test setups of the electric propulsion systems inside the following year. This emphasis on energized power sources won't just assist the organizations with satisfying UAM's guarantee of giving cleaner, more secure, more productive, calmer and more liberated moving transportation in and between urban areas, yet additionally reinforce each organization's endeavors to accomplish carbon neutrality by 2035.

"Mobility needs are changing, and this collaboration represents how DENSO is evolving to meet them," said Jiro Ebihara, a senior executive officer and head of the Electrification Systems Business Group at DENSO Corporation. "While we have committed to achieve a carbon-neutral society, we still need to reduce traffic and offer eco-friendly movement in population-dense areas. Working with Honeywell will help address both these issues and furthers our goal of creating mobility that is green and offers peace of mind."

The proper union follows the organizations' underlying joining agreement in 2019. DENSO's capacity to create quality segments at mass scale paired with Honeywell's celebrated aerospace ability make for a partnership prepared to take UAM higher than ever. Furthermore, the collusion's electric propulsion systems will incorporate consistently with Honeywell's fly-by-wire, flying and incitation systems, extricating the most push and lift from each watt of electricity.

"Honeywell technologies have helped power human flight for more than 100 years, and as electric propulsion for aircraft takes shape, Honeywell will be at the forefront with partners like DENSO," said Dave Marinick, president, Engines & Power Systems, Honeywell Aerospace. "DENSO's leadership in automotive technology combined with our experience in Aerospace will help bring about cleaner and smarter ways for people to move throughout the world."

Honeywell is one of the world's driving creators of gadgets, motors and mechanical systems for aircraft. Its systems fly on for all intents and purposes each airliner in the sky, along with thousands of business planes and light aircraft. DENSO, in the mean time, creates cutting edge innovation and parts for practically every make and model of street vehicle in presence today.

The partnership with Honeywell improves DENSO's Second Founding, the organization's procedure to offer some incentive past a vehicle-driven concentration and produce the core technologies for future mobility. It additionally supports DENSO's two extraordinary causes: "Green" acting harmless to the ecosystem and "True serenity" making a more secure and more consistent world for all. These guide DENSO as it use its 30 or more long stretches of charge expertise to make cleaner, more productive mobility and will help the organization arrive at its 2035 objective to be carbon impartial. Honeywell has likewise swore to be carbon nonpartisan in its offices and operations by 2035.

About DENSO
DENSO is a $44.6 billion global mobility supplier that develops advanced technology and components for nearly every vehicle make and model on the road today. With manufacturing at its core, DENSO invests in its 200 facilities to produce thermal, powertrain, mobility, electrification, & electronic systems, to create jobs that directly change how the world moves. The company's 168,000+ employees are paving the way to a mobility future that improves lives, eliminates traffic accidents, and preserves the environment. Globally headquartered in Kariya, Japan, DENSO spent 10.0 percent of its global consolidated sales on research and development in the fiscal year ending March 31, 2021.

About Honeywell
Honeywell Aerospace products and services are found on virtually every commercial, defense and space aircraft. The Aerospace business unit builds aircraft engines, cockpit and cabin electronics, wireless connectivity systems, mechanical components and more. Its hardware and software solutions create more fuel-efficient aircraft, more direct and on-time flights and safer skies and airports.

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Garmin GI 275 receives STC for Dassault Aviation’s Falcon 7X

Garmin International | October 18, 2022

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GE Aviation | September 08, 2022

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Frontier Airlines | October 12, 2022

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