Detroit Automotive Innovation Center
The Detroit Automotive Innovation Center (DAIC) is the home of Daikin’s automotive activity in the United States, offering both OEM and Tier suppliers innovative material solutions, along with technical support and material analysis, providing quick and concise results.
Daikin San Jose Office - Silicon Valley Coating Applications Lab
Daikin prioritizes being accessible to their clients, and to bring the best possible technical assistance. Daikin’s global presence includes an open innovation facility in the heart of Silicon Valley.
Staying behind the wheel of mobility
We are entering the most exciting yet challenging era since the invention of the automotive. The entire value chain must adapt accordingly, creating synergies with their developments. Daikin’s Goal is to assist automotive engineers with their new challenges, relying upon the company’s vast interdisciplinary knowledge.
The 4 mobility trends requiring new materials
Coming from complex, multi-material moving parts in internal combustion engine (ICE) powertrains, the industry is moving towards simplified electrical powertrains with fewer parts. Daikin has worked alongside OEMs for many years and anticipated this transformation. Daikin’s agility stems from its comprehensive portfolio of solutions for the mobility industry.
DAIKIN AUTOMOTIVE CHALLENGES
Vol.1 Chemicals in autonomous driving cars
Naoki Suganuma, an associate professor at Kanazawa University, leads the team to become the first Japanese university to conduct verification tests for autonomous driving on Japanese roads. He joins Nobuhiro Shinka, Marketing Department General Manager in the Chemicals Division at Daikin Industries, to discuss what chemical manufacturers can do in the field of autonomous driving.