Visteon Corp. says it has a new, scroll-type compressor for automotive air conditioning units in production in a dedicated plant in Palmela, Protugal. The company says the new compressor design “will run between 30% and 100% capacity reducing engine “surge” or “stumble” which is experienced with some vehicle air conditioning systems,” says Sunil Bilolikar, the plant's compressor operations manager. Visteon says the scroll design — which has in the past been used for automotive ...

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