Johnson Electric Launches Compact Drive for Power Liftgate Struts

Smallest Diameter and Highest Torque for SUV’s and Hatchbacks

Hong Kong, – Johnson Electric today announced a Compact Drive platform for automotive power liftgate struts. This new drive provides the industry’s highest driving & holding torque in the smallest diameter packages. The compact drive system also integrates precise position sensors and advanced EMC suppression circuitry. The drive system is designed for the highest power strut reliability and efficient assembly during power liftgate manufacturing.

“The high power density of strut drive is perfect for the latest liftgate design in SUVs and hatchbacks.” said Jim Dick, Johnson Electric’s senior vice president of Strategic Marketing.

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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 36,000 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, Argentina and the UK.  Johnson Electric Holdings Limited is listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (code 179).

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