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Continuing just-auto's series of research snapshots - pulled from its automotive research platform, QUBE - Matthew Beecham reviews some ligh...
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...
| 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.
| 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.
| 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.
| 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.
| 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.
| 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.
| 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.
| 15 Jun 2015
Faurecia plans to shut down its seat frame plant in Nompatelize, France, at the end of 2015.
| 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.
| 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.
| 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).
| 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.
| 13 Feb 2015
Faurecia has posted 2014 net income up 89% to EUR166m (US$189m), while total sales rose 5.5% to EUR18.8bn.
| 18 Dec 2014
Faurecia, North America's sixth-largest automotive supplier, has inaugurated its new automotive seating plant in Wentzville, Missouri.
| 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.
| 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.
| 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.
| 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.
| 17 Nov 2014
Stricter Chinese performance and emissions standards will lead to strong business opportunities, says global supplier, Faurecia.
| 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.
| 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.
| 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.
| 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.
| 11 Sep 2014
Faurecia has announced its 38th North American plant, a seating factory in Simpsonville, Kentucky.
| 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.
| 30 Jul 2014
Faurecia has unveiled first half profits up 21% to EUR311m (US$417m) with sales rising 4% to EUR9.33bn.
| 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.
| 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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