Hirschmann Car Communication is one of the world's leading specialists in transmitter and receiver technology for mobile communications. All around the world, our high-quality infotainment, antenna and tuner systems enable perfect reception of broadcasting services and mobile radio and data services – particularly for communications in and to vehicles.
Whether off-the-shelf solutions or customer-specific applications – we always offer our customers perfectly tailored products and services. They benefit not only from our long-standing experience in the field of high-frequency systems, but also from our strength in research and development, our state-of-the-art testing and measurement facilities and the high degree of flexibility at our worldwide production locations.
Our numerous patent registrations underline the value of our first-rate development work. Our customers include all renowned automobile and commercial vehicle manufacturers, automotive suppliers, industrial companies and the aftermarket car accessory trade.
During our more than 90-year company history we have built up a huge wealth of experience in the fields of automotive, aftermarket and transportation. In addition, our solutions also impress in the machine-to-machine (M2M) industry, energy, telecommunications and general industry applications.
With our two business units Automotive and Solutions, we can address the specific requirements of these different industries. The Automotive business unit concentrates on the automotive industry and supplies tailor-made solutions to OEMs and automotive suppliers. The Solutions business unit focuses on aftermarket solutions, transportation and the M2M market – allowing us to respond particularly quickly to the needs of the markets.
Facts and figures
The headquarters of Hirschmann Car Communication are in Neckartenzlingen near Stuttgart (Germany), where there is also a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility. We also have other locations in Auburn Hills (USA), Shanghai (China), Courbevoie (France), Mexico City (Mexico) and Békéscsaba (Hungary) as further manufacturing site.
Alongside this, Hirschmann Car Communication has a development partnership in Lviv (Ukraine) and a sales partnership in Tokyo (Japan).
Worldwide we employ more than 1,000 employees, around 20% of whom are engineers. In the FY 2017 (03/2016 – 02/2017), the company generated global sales of €153 million.
Foundation of Richard Hirschmann Radiotechnisches Werk
Invention and patenting of the "banana plug", first indoor and car antennas for AM radio, start of mass production of FM radio and TV antennas
Hirschmann becomes part of Rheinmetall AG with headquarters in Düsseldorf
Integrated antenna system for various vehicles in the premium class
World's first hybrid (analogue/digital) TV receiver for automotive applications
Hirschmann Car Communication GmbH becomes independent
Nominated as supplier of DTMB TV tuners for China
Market launch of the patented film antenna concept
Presentation of the first combined radio and TV receiver unit
Hirschmann Car Communication becomes part of VOXX International Corporation (USA)
Foundation of VOXXHirschmann Corporation (USA)
Launch of Smart Antenna and Container Tracking Module
Investment in 5G technology
TE Connectivity to acquire Hirschmann Car Communication