March 24, 2011
STAMFORD, CT – HARMAN, the global audio and infotainment group (NYSE:HAR), said today that it has already exceeded its goal of $400 million in permanent cost and productivity savings under the Company’s STEP Change program which will formally conclude in June 2011. Launched in mid-2008 as a proactive measure ahead of the broader global economic downturn, the program targets far-reaching improvements in cost and capital efficiency and operational excellence across the Company’s global operations.
March 23, 2011
STAMFORD, CT – HARMAN, the premium global audio and infotainment group (NYSE:HAR), reported that its manufacturing production for its professional audio, consumer electronics, and automotive OEM products will remain materially unaffected by the recent events in Japan.
March 16, 2011
STAMFORD, CT – March 17, 2011. HARMAN, the global premium audio and infotainment group, said today that its chief executive, Dinesh C. Paliwal, recently conducted a personal outreach to his alma mater, Miami University of Ohio. Mr. Paliwal, who holds dual masters degrees in Applied Science and Engineering, and Business Management from Miami, made the visit as part of the university’s visiting executive lecture series.
March 15, 2011
STAMFORD, CT – HARMAN, the global audio and infotainment group (NYSE:HAR), said today that it has launched a company-wide relief initiative to assist those affected by last week’s disastrous earthquake and tsunami in Japan. The Company has pledged a $100,000 contribution to the Red Cross International Response Fund and will match all employee contributions for Japan relief through April 15, 2011. A dedicated online contribution system is being established for this purpose in cooperation with the American Red Cross.
March 11, 2011
HARMAN is saddened by the dramatic earthquake which took place in Japan Friday, March 11, 2011.
March 02, 2011
STAMFORD, CT – HARMAN, the global premium audio and infotainment group (NYSE:HAR), announced today that Evgeny Konov has joined the Company as Country Manager of Russia operations. He will be based in Moscow and report directly to HARMAN’s Chairman, President and CEO, Dinesh C. Paliwal.
March 01, 2011
GENEVA Motor Show - 01 March 2011 - HARMAN, the leading global audio and infotainment group (NYSE: HAR), today unveiled an innovative navigation solution for Mercedes-Benz that blends the flexibility of portable navigation devices with the convenience of complete driver cockpit integration. The new Becker®MAP PILOT continues a relationship between the Company’s Becker brand and Daimler AG that dates back more than 60 years.
March 01, 2011
GENEVA MOTOR SHOW – 01 March 2011 – HARMAN, the premium global audio and infotainment group, has launched the world’s first production vehicle, the Ferrari FF, featuring its innovative QuantumLogic surround sound technology. Developed entirely by HARMAN’s audio experts, QuantumLogic technology transforms any stereo or multi-channel audio source into an astounding 7.1 channel surround sound experience. QuantumLogic technology sets a new benchmark in audio signal processing excellence.
March 01, 2011
HANNOVER, Germany – HARMAN, the leading global audio and infotainment group (NYSE: HAR), is presenting its latest generation of intelligent connectivity solutions for mobile technologies during the CeBIT Trade Fair. As featured participant in the “Destination ITS” (Intelligent Transport Systems and Services) display area, HARMAN will demonstrate its support for Long Term Evolution (LTE) and 4G networks to bring reliable crowd sourcing, video-on-demand, Internet radio, and other wireless broadband services to the automobile.
HARMAN Automotive Connectivity and Advanced Audio Solutions Make the “BamBoo” Concept Car from Rinspeed a Social Networking Hub
February 28, 2011
GENEVA MOTOR SHOW, Geneva, Switzerland (www.harman.com/automotive) – HARMAN, the premium global audio and infotainment group (NYSE: HAR), is lending its most innovative connectivity and audio solutions to help create the world’s first social networking vehicle – the Rinspeed BamBoo electric concept car.
February 25, 2011
STAMFORD, CT – HARMAN, the global premium audio and infotainment group (NYSE:HAR), said today that it will serve as Platinum Sponsor for the 2011 Miss Universe China Pageant that will lead to the crowning of a new Miss Universe in Sao Paulo, Brazil in September. This supports other recent HARMAN initiatives for ‘beautiful sound’ performance-related events in the People’s Republic of China.
February 18, 2011
STAMFORD, CT - Harman International Industries, Incorporated, the leading global audio and infotainment group (NYSE: HAR), today announced the acquisition of 3dB Research Ltd, a leading developer of music and signal processing technology. Based in British Columbia, Canada, 3dB Research is the world leader in applying music intelligence to improve the quality & usability of vocal & instrumental music effects. 3dB Research has pioneered specific algorithms & software that enhance the joy of playing music for tens of thousands of users worldwide.