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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...

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.

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.

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.

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

Matthew Beecham | 15 Apr 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.

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.

Latest News

Graeme Roberts | 6 Jun 2016

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

Simon Warburton | 2 Jun 2016

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

Simon Warburton | 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.

Simon Warburton | 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.

Simon Warburton | 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.

Simon Warburton | 27 Apr 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.

Simon Warburton | 21 Apr 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.

Simon Warburton | 19 Apr 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.

Graeme Roberts | 2 Nov 2015

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

Dave Leggett | 22 Jul 2015

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

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.

Graeme Roberts | 15 Jun 2015

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

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.

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.

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).

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.

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.

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Global Automotive Emission Sensor Market 2015-2019

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