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Supplier messages from 2015 IAA

28 October 2015

There is much more to the IAA in Frankfurt than a dazzling array of new cars. At the world's biggest auto show, suppliers' stands bristled with lightweight innovations to help reduce emissions as well as improve driver safety, comfort and communications. Matthew Beecham caught-up with executives from some of the world's leading component suppliers. In this second instalment, we take a look at the main IAA messages from Tenneco, Faurecia, Magna and Plastic Omnium.


Exhausting business: Car exhaust technical trends

10 August 2015

The car's exhaust system is a technology hotbed, playing a decisive role in controlling emissions and acoustic comfort. Continuing just-auto's series of research snapshots - pulled from its automotive research platform, QUBE with comment from market leaders Tenneco and Faurecia - Matthew Beecham reviews some technical trends in the exhaust sector.


RESEARCH SNAPSHOT: Review of front-end modules

1 July 2015

Continuing just-auto's series of research snapshots - pulled from its automotive research platform, QUBE - Matthew Beecham reviews some lightweight solutions fitted to front-end modules by Faurecia, BASF, Plastic Omnium and SABIC Innovative Plastics.


RESEARCH ANALYSIS: Review of vehicle roof systems

11 May 2015

While the variation of roof systems continues to grow, the push for lighter cars has led to the adoption of carbon fibre and polycarbonate in roof design. Matthew Beecham reviews some trends in the roof system market.

Latest interviews


Faurecia marketing director on emission tech - Q&A

15 April 2016

Continuing just-auto’s series of interviews with tier one suppliers, Matthew Beecham spoke to Stéphane Martinot, marketing director of Faurecia Emissions Control Technologies about its exhaust heat power generation system, investigation into thermoelectric generators (TEGs) and how it helped Ford hit the right note on the Mustang.


Q&A: Faurecia on lighter. smarter, 'greener' seats

12 October 2015

Continuing just-auto’s series of interviews at the 2015 IAA show, Matthew Beecham met with Geoffroy de Grandmaison, Marketing Director, Faurecia to learn more about the tier one supplier’s seating innovations, including its so-called Lightweight & Roominess and Active Wellness concepts. The latter can detect a driver’s drowsiness or stress and take countermeasures – such as a very specific seat massage pattern - to relieve those conditions.


INTERVIEW: Faurecia deputy GM China Jingcheng Li

24 November 2014

China's astonishing growth rates of recent years is starting to ebb, but still represents a powerful performance that is the envy of most of the developed world. Simon Warburton talked to global component producer, Faurecia deputy general manager China Division, Jingcheng Li, about opportunities which challenges such as emissions control and lightweighting, present.


Q&A with Faurecia

25 June 2014

Continuing just-auto's series of interviews with tier one manufacturers of cockpits and instrumentation, Matthew Beecham spoke to Faurecia's David Weill about consumer expectations, materials trends, touch screens, HUDs and tomorrow's instrument cluster.

Latest news


Plastic Omnium posts H1 revenue up 8% to EUR2.99bn

27 July 2016

Plastic Omnium has posted half year automotive economic revenue up 8.7% to EUR2.99bn (US$3.3bn) out of a total business figure of EUR3.2bn.


Faurecia H1 operating income up 28% to EUR490m

26 July 2016

Faurecia has unveiled half year operating income up 28% to EUR490m (US$539m), representing 5.1% of total sales.


EU Commission approves Faurecia Exteriors sale

12 July 2016

The European Commission has now approved the sale of Faurecia Automotive Exteriors to Plastic Omnium, subject to a commitment from Plastic Omnium to divest all of the bumper business in France and a site in Spain as well as the front end module business in Germany.


just-auto Plus only Patrick Koller named Group Faurecia CEO

4 July 2016

On 1 July 2016, Patrick Koller officially became chief executive officer of Group Faurecia. Yann Delabriere remains chairman of the board of directors. Born in 1959, Patrick Koller graduated from Ecole Superieure des Sciences et Technologies de...


Faurecia opens new Ford truck seat plant

6 June 2016

Faurecia has opened a new automotive seating plant in Simpsonville, Kentucky, supplying two Ford truck plants.


VW honours 21 best suppliers in Berlin awards

2 June 2016

Volkswagen Group has presented the 2016 Volkswagen Group Award to its best suppliers in Berlin.


just-auto Plus only Faurecia shareholders approve all resolutions

31 May 2016

All resolutions presented to the shareholders were approved at Faurecia's shareholders' meeting, held in Paris on 27 May, 2016. Shareholders approved, for four years, the renewal of the mandate for Linda Hasenfratz and the appointment of three new...


Volkswagen nominates 55 FAST suppliers

27 May 2016

Volkswagen has nominated a total of 55 partners for 61 fields of competence through its 'Volkswagen Future Automotive Supply Tracks' (FAST) initiative.


Faurecia nominated FAST partner for VW Group

26 May 2016

Faurecia says it has been nominated again as strategic partner within the 'Future Automotive Supply Tracks' initiative (FAST) of the Volkswagen Group.


just-auto Plus only PSA Group honours 15 companies with best supplier award

26 May 2016

At the Supplier Day event on 24 May 2016, Carlos Tavares, chairman of the managing board of PSA Group, and Yannick Bezard, executive vice-president, purchasing, honoured 15 suppliers for their commitment and the quality of their response to PSA Group...


just-auto Plus only Faurecia selected again as strategic partner by VW Group

25 May 2016

Faurecia has been nominated again as strategic partner within the "future automotive supply tracks" initiative (FAST) of the Volkswagen Group. After the nomination of the business groups automotive seating and interior systems in 2015, the business...


just-auto Plus only VW Germany nominates 55 strategic technological innovations partners

24 May 2016

Volkswagen has nominated a total of 55 strategic partners for 61 fields of competence under its "Volkswagen future automotive supply tracks" (FAST) initiative. The aim is to jointly implement technological innovations for customers worldwide even...


just-auto Plus only Faurecia US joins DMDII as an Industry Tier 2 member

20 May 2016

Faurecia, one of the world's largest automotive suppliers, on 20 May, 2016 announced it has joined the new Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute (DMDII), based in Chicago. DMDII is a public-private research and development organisation of...


Faurecia adds CoverTech to France facility

16 May 2016

Faurecia has added to its TechCentre in Brières-les-Scellés (France) with the inclusion of CoverTech, a new expertise facility for automotive seat covers.


just-auto Plus only Faurecia France enhances its TechCentre with CoverTech

12 May 2016

Faurecia, one of the world's leading automotive equipment suppliers, has enhanced the expertise of its TechCentre in Brieres-les-Scelles (France) with the addition of CoverTech, a new expertise centre for automotive seat covers. The new facility has been...


PSA posts Q1 revenue of EUR13bn

27 April 2016

PSA has recorded first quarter revenue of EUR13bn (US$14.7bn), of which EUR8.8bn was for the Automotive division, an increase of 1.5% at constant exchange rates and EUR4.7bn for Faurecia.


just-auto Plus only Faurecia France outlines business strategy for 2016 - 2018

21 April 2016

At its Investor Day held today, 19 April 2016, in Paris, Faurecia outlined its strategy for accelerating value creation. For the period 2016 - 2018 the group will see total sales growth of 6% CAGR (400 basis points above automotive production). The operating...


Plastic Omnium Q1 sales up 6% to EUR1.5bn

21 April 2016

Plastic Omnium is reporting first quarter sales up 6% to EUR1.5bn (US$1.7bn), with consolidated sales rising 6.7% to EUR1.3bn.


Faurecia inks Exteriors sale to Plastic Omnium

19 April 2016

Faurecia has signed the definitive contract (Sales and Purchase Agreement) for the sale of its Automotive Exteriors Business to Plastic Omnium, following the completion of the information and consultation procedures with relevant employee representatives.


just-auto Plus only Faurecia France announces changes in governance structure

15 April 2016

From 1 July 2016, the functions of Chairman of the board and Chief executive officer will be separated. Patrick Koller will take up the position of Chief executive officer and Yann Delabriere will be Chairman of the Board of directors. This change comes after...


Faurecia Q1 consolidated sales up 4.4% to EUR4.7bn

14 April 2016

Faurecia has posted first quarter consolidated sales up 4.4% to EUR4.7bn (US$5.3bn), although exchange rate variations negatively impacted business activity by 1.5%.


just-auto Plus only Faurecia wins two PACE innovation awards in Detroit

13 April 2016

Faurecia won the Automotive News 2016 PACE Award today, 12 April 2016, for two innovations: the Adaptive Valve and Cover Carving technology (CCT). Both technologies, recognised for their contributions to light-weighting and optimising in-vehicle experiences,...


just-auto Plus only Faurecia to present vehicle lightweighting solutions at SAE World Congress

13 April 2016

At the 2016 SAE World Congress and exhibition (12-14 April) in Detroit, the automotive industry's "best and brightest" will gather to discuss and explore topics covering the spectrum of automotive engineering. Two of Faurecia North America's...


Faurecia equips Hyundai hybrid with EHRS

2 March 2016

Faurecia says it has equipped the Hyundai IONIQ Hybrid and plug-in Hybrid with its compact Exhaust Heat Recovery System (EHRS), offering up to 3 % fuel savings, as measured on US EPA Federal Test Procedure (FTP20).


Faurecia posts full-year sales up 10% to EUR20.7bn

12 February 2016

Faurecia has recorded annual sales increasing 9.9% to EUR20.7bn (US$11.2bn), with operating income of EUR913m, up 35%.


just-auto Plus only Faurecia manufactures spare wheel trays for Renault Megane

10 February 2016

Faurecia has begun its first-ever mass production of semi-structural parts using composite materials. Since mid-November 2015, Faurecia has been manufacturing composite spare wheel trays for the new Renault Mégane sedan, assembled in Palencia, Spain....


just-auto Plus only Faurecia to exhibit innovations to enhance the driving experience at the 2016 Detroit Auto Show

11 January 2016

Faurecia today, 7 January 2016, revealed a new generation of technologies focused on Driving Well-Being at the 2016 Detroit auto show. The world's seventh-largest automotive supplier will demonstrate an array of advancements in automotive seating,...


just-auto Plus only Faurecia divests its automotive exteriors business to Plastic Omnium

15 December 2015

Faurecia has signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the sale of its Automotive Exteriors business worldwide to Compagnie Plastic Omnium. The business that would be sold, which is comprised of bumpers and front end modules, had sales of EUR2bn (US$2.210bn) in...


Plastic Omnium to buy Faurecia Exterior Systems

14 December 2015

Plastic Omnium has inked a Memorandum of Understanding with Faurecia to acquire its Exterior Systems business - bumpers and front-end modules - for an enterprise value of EUR665m (US$733m).


Faurecia teams with Stanford for autonomous study

12 November 2015

Faurecia and and Stanford University’s Centre for Design Research have formed a partnership aimed at studying potential behavioural changes in an autonomous vehicle

Faurecia news

Plastic Omnium posts H1 revenue up 8% to EUR2.99bn

27 July 2016

Plastic Omnium has posted half year automotive economic revenue up 8.7% to EUR2.99bn (US$3.3bn) o...


Faurecia H1 operating income up 28% to EUR490m

26 July 2016

Faurecia has unveiled half year operating income up 28% to EUR490m (US$539m), representing 5.1% o...


EU Commission approves Faurecia Exteriors sale

12 July 2016

The European Commission has now approved the sale of Faurecia Automotive Exteriors to Plastic Omn...


just-auto Plus only Patrick Koller named Group Faurecia CEO

4 July 2016

On 1 July 2016, Patrick Koller officially became chief executive officer of Group Faurecia. Yann...


Faurecia opens new Ford truck seat plant

6 June 2016

Faurecia has opened a new automotive seating plant in Simpsonville, Kentucky, supplying two Ford...


VW honours 21 best suppliers in Berlin awards

2 June 2016

Volkswagen Group has presented the 2016 Volkswagen Group Award to its best suppliers in Berlin....



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