DENSO Corporation Kosai Plant (Formerly ASMO Co., Ltd.) Business Report FY ended Mar. 2017

Financial Overview

(in million JPY)
FY ended Mar. 31, 2017 FY ended Mar. 31, 2016 FY ended Mar. 31, 2015
Sales 406,943 411,586 401,760
Operating income 12,215 10,499 11,318

*An asset securities report for FY ended March 2015 is not available, as the Company was exempted from submitting asset securities reports, effective April 2015. The numerical value of the consolidated account is based on the group management accounting standard. It is not contents audited by accounting firm based on the corporate law.

R&D Activities

-In May 2016, the Company announced that it will develop wiper motor control systems jointly with the Toyohashi University of Technology. The team will work on the development based on various aspects including instinct and perception by which drivers and passengers may feel certain wiper movements and speed annoying. It will also aim to develop an energy-efficient system so that the technology will be practically applied for next-generation wipers. (From a press release on May 18, 2016)