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RESEARCH SNAPSHOT: Review of front-end modules

Continuing just-auto's series of research snapshots - pulled from its automotive research platform, QUBE - Matthew Beecham reviews some ligh...

RESEARCH ANALYSIS: Review of vehicle roof systems

While the variation of roof systems continues to grow, the push for lighter cars has led to the adoption of carbon fibre and polycarbonate i...

RESEARCH ANALYSIS: Review of vehicle seating

Matthew Beecham | 27 Apr 2015

Car seats are becoming lighter by as much as 50 percent. This paradox is achieved through novel designs’ using new materials, foams and assembly mechanisms writes Matthew Beecham.

ANALYSIS: UK supplier industry perks up

Dave Leggett | 19 Mar 2015

There are signs of a revival in the UK automotive supplier industry, but a sense of perspective is needed, says Dave Leggett.

Briefing: Supplier industry financial review

Colin Whitbread | 25 Nov 2014

Part 1 of this briefing reviews the recent financial results of a sample of major global auto suppliers; Part 2 highlights recent developments in industry structure, including M&A and IPO activity and corporate restructuring.

THE WEEK THAT WAS: All eyes on Vienna

Simon Warburton | 21 Nov 2014

I've come off the bench this week, as just-auto news editor, Graeme Roberts, takes a well-earned sojorn in Shakespeare's home county, HQ also of global good news story, JLR, of which more later.

Latest Interviews

Q&A with Dow Automotive

Matthew Beecham | 23 Feb 2015

Dow Automotive Systems is a provider of polyurethanes, elastomers, films, fluids, adhesives, emissions solutions and acoustic-management materials to the global transportation industry. Matthew Beecham spoke to Eugenio Toccalino, Director of Strategic Marketing, Dow Automotive about structural foams and adhesives and the ways in which the supplier is helping OEMs make cars lighter.

INTERVIEW: Faurecia deputy GM China Jingcheng Li

Simon Warburton | 24 Nov 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.

Latest News

Mercedes supply unit committed to stay in Russia

Simon Warburton | 18 Jun 2015

Mercedes-Benz Vans Russia's supply quality control unit says it does not make sense to "go in and out" of the troubled market, which is currently beset by myriad challenges stemming partly from international disapproval of what many see as Moscow's actions in Eastern Ukraine and de facto annexation of Crimea.

Faurecia to shut down Nompatelize plant

Graeme Roberts | 15 Jun 2015

Faurecia plans to shut down its seat frame plant in Nompatelize, France, at the end of 2015.

Faurecia industrialises new paint for PSA

Simon Warburton | 1 Jun 2015

Faurecia says it has successfully industrialised a new textured paint finish at its Marines plant, France, to provide PSA with two colours for its Peugeot 208; Ice Grey and Ice Silver.

FIEV elects Jacques Mauge as president

Simon Warburton | 21 May 2015

French supplier association, FIEV (Federation des Industries des Equipements pour Vehicules) has elected Jacques Mauge as president with a three-year mandate.

Magneti Marelli and Faurecia start joint venture

Simon Warburton | 7 May 2015

Magneti Marelli and Faurecia have started their joint-venture delivering interior and exterior parts for vehicles assembled at the new Fiat Chrysler Automobiles plant in Goiana (Pernambuco, Brazil).

Faurecia inks JV with Dongfeng Hongtai

Simon Warburton | 31 Mar 2015

Faurecia says it has inked a joint venture with Dongfeng Hongtai, which will serve the Chinese company and its automotive partners for passenger and commercial vehicles.

Faurecia unveils 2014 net income up 89% to EUR166m

Simon Warburton | 13 Feb 2015

Faurecia has posted 2014 net income up 89% to EUR166m (US$189m), while total sales rose 5.5% to EUR18.8bn.

Faurecia inaugurates Missouri GM truck seat plant

Graeme Roberts | 18 Dec 2014

Faurecia, North America's sixth-largest automotive supplier, has inaugurated its new automotive seating plant in Wentzville, Missouri.

Clear reform willingness from Beijing: Faurecia

Simon Warburton | 19 Nov 2014

Faurecia says there is "clear willingness" from the Chinese government to implement structural reform as the formerly electric pace of growth starts to slowly ebb.

Seven of Faurecia's top ten plants in China

Simon Warburton | 18 Nov 2014

Faurecia says the importance of China to its Group can be gauged by the fact seven out of its top ten plants are located in the country.

Younger Chinese to demand permanent APEC-blue sky

Simon Warburton | 18 Nov 2014

An increasingly powerful younger Chinese generation could be starting to echo its European and North American counterparts in demanding tougher environmental standards for industry, says component manufacturer, Faurecia.

Faurecia looks to China SUV and Sedan growth

Simon Warburton | 17 Nov 2014

Faurecia says predicted growth in China's SUV and Sedan markets will be significant as it looks to capitalise on improved performance in both segments.

Tough China standards create opportunity: Faurecia

Simon Warburton | 17 Nov 2014

Stricter Chinese performance and emissions standards will lead to strong business opportunities, says global supplier, Faurecia.

Faurecia plans China boost to double sales by 2018

Dave Leggett | 12 Nov 2014

At its Investor Day held in Shanghai, Faurecia said it is planning to grow twice as fast as the market to reach total sales over EUR4bn (US$4.98bn) by 2018, up from an estimated EUR2.3bn targeted for 2014.

PSA on course to hit targets ahead of schedule

Graeme Roberts | 22 Oct 2014

PSA Peugeot Citroen could reach its cashflow target two years early thanks to better than expected growth at its growth at its Faurecia parts unit which contributed to an unexpected increase in third quarter revenue.

Faurecia aims 100kg reduction in short to mid term

Simon Warburton | 7 Oct 2014

Faurecia says it aims to remove 100kg of weight from cars representing 10g of CO2 as it looks to increase its work with alternative materials such as carbon fibre.

Faurecia looks to carbon fibre cost reduction: CEO

Simon Warburton | 6 Oct 2014

Faurecia says it is seeking ways to slash the price of carbon fibre as it looks to the increasing use of composite materials and natural products to offer lightweight solutions for mass market models.

Faurecia announces seat plant for Kentucky

Graeme Roberts | 11 Sep 2014

Faurecia has announced its 38th North American plant, a seating factory in Simpsonville, Kentucky.

Peugeot-Citroën edges into the black

Tony Lewis | 30 Jul 2014

PSA Peugeot Citroën reported a profit for the first time in three years as cost cutting measures, including the closure of a plant near Paris, began to help the company turnaround by reducing its break-even point.

Faurecia half-year profits jump 21% to EUR311m

Simon Warburton | 30 Jul 2014

Faurecia has unveiled first half profits up 21% to EUR311m (US$417m) with sales rising 4% to EUR9.33bn.

Faurecia closing one of two SC parts plants

Graeme Roberts | 9 Jun 2014

Restructuring at Faurecia will see an exhaust systems plant in Spartanburg, South Carolina, which supplies BMW's US car factory, close by the end of the year with the loss of about 150 jobs. It opened only in 2010.

Fiat draws suppliers to new northeast Brazil plant

Fernando Calmon | 29 Apr 2014

Committed to spend BRL2bn (US$900m), 11 suppliers have signed contracts with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) to build 16 factories surrounding the automaker's new factory complex in north east Brazil.

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