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Continuing just-auto's series of research snapshots - pulled from its automotive research platform, QUBE - Matthew Beecham reviews some ligh...
| 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.
| 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.
| 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.
| 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.
| 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.
| 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.
| 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.
| 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.
| 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
| 22 Jul 2015
Faurecia is reportedly considering the sale of its bumper business - The Nanterre - according to reports.
| 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.
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