Inteva Products to Supply Tilt and Slide Roof System on New Sedan by Guangzhou Auto (GAC)

TROY, Mich., May 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Inteva Products Tilt and Slide Roof System will be featured on the new C-Evo Sedan produced by Guangzhou Auto (GAC), a joint venture between Guangzhou Automobile Industry Group Co., Ltd. and Fiat. Inteva Products is a world leader in sunroof solutions for the automotive industry.

The Tilt and Slide Sunroofs will be manufactured at Inteva Waigaoqiao Operations in Shanghai, China. Waigaoqiao produces Tilt and Slide Sunroofs and Panoramic Roof Systems for China's leading automakers.

"Inteva is pleased and honored to be selected as the Roof Systems supplier for the new C-Evo sedan," saidStefan Land, Vice President, Roof Systems for Inteva Products. "Inteva offers low-cost and high-end solutions that help bring marketplace success to our customers. Our quality standards and reliable delivery were contributing factors to Inteva's selection for this important program."

Inteva's Tilt and Slide Sunroof product line offers a mesh injected wind deflector and two type glass curvature with optional sun shade and anti-squeeze technology.

"Our design and engineering expertise is recognized as best in class," said John Spillane, Managing Director,China for Roof Systems, Door Modules, Motors and Window Regulators. "We have a long heritage of partnerships with the world's leading automakers and we're pleased our business in China continues to grow at a healthy pace."

Inteva designs, engineers and manufactures sunroofs, panoramic roofs and full roof modules to meet customer demands for low mass, low noise levels and optimum headroom with maximized vehicle body strength. All can feature electric or manual operation with integrated wind deflectors, sunshade or roller blind systems. Inteva roof systems are available in a full range of opening sizes and options. Inteva modular roof systems reduce complexity for OEMs while providing increased styling flexibility.

Inteva has five manufacturing operations and two technical centers in China employing approximately 1,500 people. Roof systems are produced in Shanghai at two operations. In Zhenjiang, Inteva produces latches and actuators, window regulators, and electric motors. SDADS, Inteva's joint venture, manufactures door latches and door modules. Door modules are produced in Changchun. Together, these operations and technical centers serve the world's leading passenger car OEMs.

About Inteva Products, LLC

Inteva Products, LLC is a leading global supplier offering value-based innovation and environmentally-friendly products that enhance quality and performance. Inteva serves original equipment manufacturers in six key markets: automotive, commercial vehicle, defense, marine, consumer and industrial. Focused on delivering high-value quality, on time and on budget, Inteva has global resources for engineering, manufacturing and customer service for Closure Systems, Interiors Systems, Motors and Electronics, and Roof Systems. Inteva is focused on sustained global growth, providing excellent customer service and being a best place to work for employees. The company is headquartered in Troy, Michigan and employs over 8,000 people in 18 countries. For more information, please visit

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