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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


Faurecia inks third Iran joint-venture

2 December 2016

Faurecia has signed its third Iranian joint-venture agreement, with emissons controls the latest technology unveiled.


Chrysler builds last 200

2 December 2016

FCA US built the final Chrysler 200 on Friday, having announced the model's demise back in July, along with plans to spend US$1.48bn at its Sterling Heights Assembly Plant in Michigan to retool for the redesigned Ram 1500 pickup truck "and support the future growth of the Ram brand".


Borgward and Faurecia establish China seating JV

1 December 2016

Faurecia and Borgward have created a joint-venture in China to develop and build complete seats.


Chrysler 200 end costs 348 Faurecia interiors jobs

14 October 2016

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' ending of Chrysler 200 sedan production - expected in December - will see two Faurecia interiors plants close and layoffs at two others.


just-auto Plus only Faurecia Q3 2016 sales up 1.6%

14 October 2016

Faurecia announced its Q3 2016 sales on 13 October, 2016. Sales growth is broken down as follows: Value-Added sales - Total sales less traded Monoliths sales. Value-Added sales do represent the real group activity. Value-added sales reached EUR3,531.3m...


No relaxing in pace of CO2 reduction- Faurecia CEO

6 October 2016

Faurecia estimates there will be no let-up in ever-greater regulatory pressure to drive down emissions, which in turn will generate more electric vehicle technology.


Faurecia thinks laterally as autonomous looms -CEO

5 October 2016

Faurecia firmly expects "20%-30%" of future vehicles will feature some element of autonomous driving as the supplier gears up to provide a raft of aids to facilitate the move.


Faurecia unveils US emissions control centr

5 October 2016

Faurecia has unveiled a EUR57m (US$64m) new data-driven manufacturing facility in Columbus, Indiana, which will employ 450 people and produce an emissions control product for the commercial vehicle industry, serving its customer, Cummins Emission Solutions


Faurecia appoints supplier development EVP

4 October 2016

Faurecia has appointed Eelco Spoelder as Group Operations EVP and member of the Executive Committee, with responsibility for supplier development, manufacturing and logistics, quality and HSE


Faurecia builds on Iran ties with major deals -CEO

3 October 2016

Faurecia says its historical ties with Iran have been noticed by Tehran's automotive sector, which is rapidly inking a raft of deals with French companies as the country comes in from the cold of the sanctions era.


Seven companies in new Audi supplier park

3 October 2016

A just-in-sequence (JIS) supplier park next to Audi's new plant in San José Chiapa, Mexico, opened officially on Saturday, is home to an initial seven suppliers and will create about 1,000 jobs.


Faurecia homes in on weight loss to slash CO2

30 September 2016

Faurecia says it is aiming for a 100kg weight saving per car as ever-stricter emissions legislation forces suppliers to pull even more technological rabbits from hats.


just-auto Plus only Foton launches Aumark Super truck at Hannover Show

27 September 2016

On 22 September, 2016, Foton joined hands with members of the “China Intelligent Connected Super Truck Alliance (CICSA)” such as Daimler, Cummins, ZF and Continental to deliver Foton Super Trucks global launch ceremony during IAA 2016 in...


just-auto Plus only Ricardo led ADEPT project car ready for evaluation

16 September 2016

The automotive industry is facing the challenge of offering customers new vehicles that are able to deliver significantly improved fuel economy and reduced carbon dioxide emissions, while at the same time maintaining affordability, performance and achieving...


just-auto Plus only Faurecia signs cooperation agreement on EHPG test

15 September 2016

Faurecia announces the signature of a cooperation agreement with Renault Trucks (Volvo Group) and Exoès to test the performance of its EHPG (exhaust heat power generation) system. According to the terms of this agreement, Renault Trucks is providing...


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...

Faurecia news

Faurecia inks third Iran joint-venture

2 December 2016

Faurecia has signed its third Iranian joint-venture agreement, with emissons controls the latest...


Chrysler builds last 200

2 December 2016

FCA US built the final Chrysler 200 on Friday (2 December), having announced the model's demise b...


Borgward and Faurecia establish China seating JV

1 December 2016

Faurecia and Borgward have created a joint-venture in China to develop and build complete seats....


Chrysler 200 end costs 348 Faurecia interiors jobs

14 October 2016

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' ending of Chrysler 200 sedan production - expected in December - will...


just-auto Plus only Faurecia Q3 2016 sales up 1.6%

14 October 2016

Faurecia announced its Q3 2016 sales on 13 October, 2016. Sales growth is broken down as follows:...


No relaxing in pace of CO2 reduction- Faurecia CEO

6 October 2016

Faurecia estimates there will be no let-up in ever-greater regulatory pressure to drive down emis...



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