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Supplier messages from 2015 IAA

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 w...

Exhausting business: Car exhaust technical trends

The car's exhaust system is a technology hotbed, playing a decisive role in controlling emissions and acoustic comfort. Continuing just-auto...

RESEARCH SNAPSHOT: Review of front-end modules

Matthew Beecham | 1 Jul 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

Matthew Beecham | 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.

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.

Latest Interviews

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

Matthew Beecham | 12 Oct 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

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

Faurecia to lay off 132 at Tuscaloosa

Graeme Roberts | 2 Nov 2015

Faurecia plans to lay off 132 workers at its Tuscaloosa automotive interiors plant by December.

Faurecia inks JV with Beijing WKW Automotive Parts

Graeme Roberts | 13 Oct 2015

Faurecia and Beijing WKW Automotive Parts have signed a 50/50 joint-venture agreement to create an entity named Beijing WKW-FAD Automotive Interior Parts (BWKWFAD). Beijing WKW Automotive Parts is a major supplier of vehicle interior aluminium decoration in China.

Faurecia develops new seat technology for Renault

Graeme Roberts | 1 Oct 2015

Faurecia has developed an innovative light sculpted panel using cover carving technology (CCT) for the front-seat backs of the new Renault Talisman mode line. This patented technology has enabled thye car designers to provide 3cn of extra knee room for rear passengers.

VW nominates 44 suppliers for collaboration

Simon Warburton | 10 Aug 2015

Volkswagen Group has nominated the first 44 suppliers who will be collaborating on a new common strategic level under the joint FAST (Future Automotive Supply Tracks) initiative.

Faurecia-Dongfeng JV names new companies

Graeme Roberts | 3 Aug 2015

The Faurecia and Dongfeng Hongtai joint venture has named two new companies formed to supply parts to the Chinese automaker and affiliates.

Faurecia sparkles with H1 net income up to EUR157m

Simon Warburton | 24 Jul 2015

Faurecia has reported half-year net income almost doubling to EUR157m (US$172m), while total sales rose 12.6% to EUR10.5bn

Faurecia considers selling bumper business

Dave Leggett | 22 Jul 2015

Faurecia is reportedly considering the sale of its bumper business - The Nanterre - according to reports.

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.

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