Aptiv PLC (Formerly Delphi Automotive PLC)

Company Profile




5725 Delphi Drive, Troy, Michigan 48098-2815, USA

Business Overview

-The Company is a leading global technology and mobility company which serves the automotive market. The Company designs and manufactures electrical, electronic and active safety technology solutions for the automotive market.

-The Company was formed as the "Automotive Components Group" when GM organized its components businesses. It was incorporated in 1998 in contemplation of its separation from GM in 1999.

-On December 4, 2017, the Company completed the separation of its former Powertrain Systems segment as a spin-off named Delphi Technologies PLC.

-Electrical distribution systems comprised approximately 44% of the Company's total sales for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2018.

-The Company is organized around the following core strategic product lines:

Segment Products Competitors
Signal and Power Solutions -Connection systems
-Electrical centers
-Electrical / electronic distribution systems
-Sumitomo Electric Industries
-TE Connectivity
Advanced Safety and User Experience -Controls and security
-Infotainment and driver interface
-Safety systems
-Advanced driver assistance systems
-Harman International (a subsidiary of Samsung Electronics)
-Hyundai Mobis


Recent Development

-On October 24, 2018, acquired 100% of the equity interests of Winchester Interconnect (“Winchester”), a leading provider of custom engineered interconnect solutions for harsh environment applications, for approximately $682 million. 

-On June 14, 2018, acquired 100% of the equity interests of KUM, a specialized manufacturer of connectors for the automotive industry, for total consideration of $526 million.


-The Company is listed on the New York Stock Exchange. Upon the completion of the spin-off of Delphi Technologies on December 4, 2017, the Company changed its name to Aptiv PLC and its stock symbol.


Signal and Power Solutions
Connection Systems
-Clips, clamps, and routing aids

  • Sealed wire-tie clips

-Data connectivity systems

  • Coax cable assemblies
  • Consumer ports and media modules
  • High speed data cable assemblies
  • Wireless device charging systems

-Header systems

  • Compliant pin technology

-High power connection systems

  • High voltage components
  • High voltage charging device

-Liquid silicone and elastomer technologies

  • Gum based silicone rubber sealing components

-Other connectors

  • Grounding systems

-Safety restraint systems

  • 11 mm squib connectors
  • 11 mm retainers

-Standard automotive connection systems

  • 150 & 280 series GT FBT USCAR unsealed connection systems
  • Active connection systems
  • ErgoMate mechanical assist systems
  • Flexible beam technology (FBT) for connectors
  • OCS sealed and unsealed connectors
  • Performance pack connection systems
  • Waferized connection systems

-Terminal systems

  • Block-sealed terminal systems
  • OCS terminals
  • Terminals with L-shaped crimp wings

-Connection systems for commercial vehicles

  • 064 connectors
  • Board-to-board interconnects
  • CTCS interconnection system
  • Ducon connectors
  • GT connectors
  • Harsh environment series (HES) connection systems and terminals
  • J1939 terminating resistors
  • Metri-pack connectors
  • Micro-pack connectors
  • Distributed multiplexing systems
  • Other components
  • Other connectors
  • Performance pack connection systems
  • Power pack connectors
  • Weather pack connectors

Electrical / Electronic Architecture
-Cables and wiring

  • 0.13mm2 PVC thin-wall cables
  • Aluminum cables
  • Battery cables
  • Halogen free thin-wall & ultra thin-wall cables
  • PVC primary cables
  • RF cable assemblies
  • XLPE primary cables

-Electrical centers

  • Battery monitoring device
  • DC/DC converter modules
  • Electrical centers with start/stop technology
  • Hybrid/electric vehicle electrical centers
  • Power flexivel electrical center
  • Sealed printed circuit board electrical centers
  • Solid state relays

-Velocity tool suite

Hybrid & Electric Vehicle Products
-Universal on-board battery chargers
-Hybrid vehicle battery pack systems

  • Battery management controllers
  • Hybrid and EV controllers
  • Supervisory controllers

-Electric vehicle charging systems

  • Charge coupler connectors with cables
  • Portable electric vehicle chargers
  • Charge inlets

-Evaporative emissions systems

  • Hybrid evaporative emissions canisters
  • Hydrocarbon sensors

-High voltage wiring & electrical centers

  • DC/DC converter modules
  • High voltage wiring assemblies
  • Hybrid/electric vehicle electrical centers

-Integrated solutions

  • Integrated inverter, converter and controller
  • Power box

-Traction inverter for hybrid electric vehicles
-Vehicle sound generators
-Multi-voltage wiring assemblies

Advanced Safety and User Experience
Body & Security
-Body electronics

  • Body control module
  • Power body control modules
  • 2.2 truck body controllers

-Security and vehicle access systems

  • Anti-theft systems
  • Battery backed sounder
  • Immobilizer systems
  • Ultrasonic interior protection systems
  • Vehicle sound generators

Driver Interfaces

  • Instrument clusters for low-cost vehicles
  • Hybrid clusters
  • Reconfigurable displays

-Mechatronics, switches and controls

  • Advanced steering wheel controls
  • Column integrated modules
  • Integrated center panels
  • Multimedia interface modules
  • Roof modules
  • Seat control modules

-Advanced reception

  • Connectivity systems
  • Fuba integrated antennas
  • Fuba MIMO antenna technologies
  • Fuba mobile TV world tuner
  • Fuba multiple antenna reception systems
  • Fuba short rod antennas

-Audio systems

  • HD radio
  • MyFi connected infotainment systems
  • MyFi connected navigation radio
  • Satellite radio systems
  • Ultra light radio


  • MyFi 3D navigation systems
  • MyFi connected navigation radio
  • Touchscreen navigation radio

Safety Electronics
-Active safety

  • Adaptive cruise control
  • Collision mitigation systems
  • Electronically scanning radar
  • Integrated radar and camera system
  • Intelligent forward view cameras - 100 series and 200 series
  • Parking guidance systems
  • Lane departure warning
  • Rear and side detection systems

-Passive safety

  • Crash sensors - Airbag control units and electronic satellite sensors
  • Occupant classification -  Occupant detection and seat belt reminders

-Chassis sensors

  • Non-contact rotary position sensors


1991 The Company was formed as the "Automotive Components Group" when GM organized its components businesses.
1995 Adopted name Delphi Automotive Systems.
1997 GM transferred Delco Electronics to Company's business sector in connection with the spin-off by GM of its defense electronics business.
1998 Company was incorporated in Delaware as a wholly owned subsidiary of GM
Jan. 1999 Company became an independent company in accordance with the terms of the Master Separation Agreement to which the Company and GM are parties.
Feb. 1999 Company became a publicly held company through an IPO.
May 1999 Spin-off from GM completed through the distribution of the Company's remaining shares owned by GM.
Mar. 2002 Delphi Automotive Systems Corporation renamed as Delphi Corporation.
Nov. 2003 Acquired Grundig Car InterMedia System GmbH for approximately USD 39 million, net of cash acquired. Grundig is a full line producer of vehicle audio systems, telematics devices and other vehicle entertainment products.
Nov. 2004 The Company and Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd. will establish a new joint venture company in North America for design, production, and sale of wire harnesses.
Jul. 2005 Sold its battery product line, with the exception of two U.S. operations, to Johnson Controls, for USD 202.5 million.
Jul. 2005 Sold all shares it held in Akebono Brake Industry Co., Ltd.
Oct. 2005 The Company's Chapter 11 cases were filed out in the US bankruptcy court.
Mar. 2006 Established a joint venture with a European brake system supplier, Roland Brake Systems, to produce brake lining in India.
2Q 2006 Made an additional investment in Shanghai Delphi Automotive Air Conditioning Co. ("SDAAC") for approximately USD 14 million, which increased its equity ownership interest in SDAAC from 34 percent to 50 percent.
Apr. 2006 Opening of "China Technical Center (CTC)," the new R&D base in Shanghai, China.
Aug. 2006 Announced that it will dissolve a seatbelt joint venture with Ashimori Industry Co., Ltd.
Oct. 2007 Opened a joint venture which manufactures seat belts with Beijing Automotive Industry Holding Company Ltd. (BAIC).
Jan. 2008 The US bankruptcy court for the southern district of New York entered an order confirming the first amendment joint plan of reorganization.
Oct. 2008 Filed modifications to the first amendment joint plan of reorganization.
Mar. 2009 The Company and GM have agreed to amend GM's liquidity advance agreement and raise GM's commitment from USD 300 million to USD 450 million.
Oct. 2009 Announced the virtual consummation of its reorganization plan as it has come out of the Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.
2010 Divested Occupant Protection Systems operations (Korea and China), Pyrotechnic Safety Switch assets in Europe and its 51 percent share in the Chinese seatbelt maker Beijing Delphi Automotive Safety Products Co. to Autoliv.
Nov. 2011 Delphi PLC was listed on New York Stock Exchange (NYSE).
Oct. 2012 Acquired FCI Group's Motorized Vehicles Division (MVL).
Sep. 2014 Acquired Antaya Technologies Corp., the largest manufacturer of on-glass connectors for the automotive industry in North America.
Sep. 2014 Acquired Unwired Technology LLC, a supplier of media connectivity modules.
Apr. 2015 Completed the exit of its Electrical Wiring business located in Argentina, which was previously reported within the Electrical/Electronic Architecture segment.
Jun. 2015 Divested Thermal Systems business unit to Mahle GmbH for cash considerations of approximately USD 660 million.
Jul. 2015 Acquired Ottomatika, Inc., an automated vehicle system software developer, for a total consideration of USD 32 million.
Jul. 2015 Completed the sale of its reception systems business, which was previously reported within the Company's Electronics and Safety segment, consisting of automotive antennas and in-vehicle TV tuners, to China-based Northeast Industries Group Corp, for approximately USD 25 million.
Sep. 2015 Sold its remaining 50% interest in Korea Delphi Automotive Systems Corporation joint venture, originally part of its Thermal Systems unit, to its partner for USD 70 million.
Nov. 2015 Acquired Control-Tec, LLC, a leading provider of telematics and cloud-hosted data analytics solutions, for a purchase price of USD 104 million at closing.
Dec. 2015 Acquired HellermannTyton Group PLC, a manufacturer of cable management solutions, for GBP 1.07 billion.
Mar. 2016 Closed the sale of its 50 percent interest in its Shanghai Delphi Automotive Air Conditioning joint venture to one of Delphi's joint venture partners, Shanghai Aerospace Automobile Electromechanical Co., Ltd.
Mar. 2016 Acquired 100% of the equity interests of PureDepth, Inc., a leading provider of 3D display technology, for approximately USD 15 million.
Dec. 2016 Completed the sale of its Mechatronics business, which was previously reported within the Company's Electronics and Safety segment, for net cash proceeds of approximately USD 197 million.
Jan. 2017 Completed acquisition of Movimento, a provider of over-the-air software lifecycle and data management solutions.
Nov. 2017 Completed acquisition of nuTonomy, Inc., a developer of autonomous driving software solutions.
Dec. 2017 Completed spin-off of Delphi Technologies, a company focused on the development of powertrain technologies.
Jun. 2018 Acquired 100% of the equity interests of KUM, a specialized manufacturer of connectors for the automotive industry, for total consideration of $526 million .
Oct. 2018 Acquired 100% of the equity interests of Winchester Interconnect (“Winchester”), a leading provider of custom engineered interconnect solutions for harsh environment applications, for approximately $682 million.

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