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Innovative Faurecia seats for new Renault Scénic

5 December 2016

Designed with the capability to have 48V electrics for next year's Hybrid Assist variants, the new Renault Scénic and Grand Scénic also have the ingenious one-touch folding seats which Faurecia invented for the Espace.


Supplier messages from 2015 IAA

28 October 2015

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 with lightweight innovations to help reduce emissions as well as improve driver safety, comfort and communications. Matthew Beecham caught-up with executives from some of the world's leading component suppliers. In this second instalment, we take a look at the main IAA messages from Tenneco, Faurecia, Magna and Plastic Omnium.


Exhausting business: Car exhaust technical trends

10 August 2015

The car's exhaust system is a technology hotbed, playing a decisive role in controlling emissions and acoustic comfort. Continuing just-auto's series of research snapshots - pulled from its automotive research platform, QUBE with comment from market leaders Tenneco and Faurecia - Matthew Beecham reviews some technical trends in the exhaust sector.


RESEARCH SNAPSHOT: Review of front-end modules

1 July 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.

Latest interviews


Industry 4.0 more effective than low labour costs

11 January 2017

Johannes Roters is the CEO of Yanfeng Automotive Interiors, the vehicle interior giant created by the 2015 70:30 joint-venture between Yanfeng Automotive Trim and Johnson Controls interior business (now Adient). just-auto's Calum MacRae was provided with an update to the company's strategy and progress at the 2017 NAIAS in Detroit.


Faurecia marketing director on emission tech - Q&A

15 April 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.


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

12 October 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

24 November 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 invests in the US startup Promethient

24 May 2018

Faurecia has announced an investment in the US startup Promethient, reinforcing the group's ecosystem dedicated to thermal management technologies for future mobility solutions'.


Faurecia seeks EUR30bn sales by 2025

16 May 2018

Faurecia says it is looking for sales growth of 7% to EUR20bn (US$24bn) by 2020 and EUR30bn of sales by 2025.


Faurecia Russia looks to up Tier 1 collaboration

8 May 2018

Faurecia Russia says it will seek to increase its cooperation with Tier 1 suppliers in the country as it looks to up its localisation level from the current 47%.


Faurecia posts underlying Q1 sales growth of 9.3%

20 April 2018

Faurecia has posted sales growth of 9.3% - versus last year, at constant currencies - in the first quarter and said that all regions significantly outperformed overall automotive production growth.


just-auto Plus only Faurecia opens new technology centre in Yokohama

12 April 2018

Faurecia, one of the world's leading automotive technology companies, announced the opening of a new tech centre in Yokohama, Japan, for its Seating, Interiors and Clean Mobility businesses. With this strengthened presence, the Group will accelerate the...


Faurecia invests in energy recovery firm

19 March 2018

Faurecia has said it is investing in the French start-up Enogia in order to 'enhance its expertise in energy recovery technology'.


Moody's upgrades Faurecia's rating

20 February 2018

Moody's Investors Service has upgraded the corporate family rating (CFR) of Faurecia SA (Faurecia) to Ba1 from Ba2. The outlook on the ratings is stable, the credit agency said.


Faurecia to open interiors factory in Missouri

16 February 2018

Faurecia plans to open an interiors factory in Blue Springs, Missouri.


Auto suppliers invest in electronics producer

15 February 2018

TactoTek, a developer of injection moulded structural electronics products, said it had closed $23m in funding with investors including auto suppliers Nanogate, Plastic Omnium and Faurecia Ventures.


Faurecia opens new Tech Centre in Silicon Valley

17 January 2018

Faurecia has opened its Silicon Valley Tech Centre to support global R&D activities and expand upon its existing innovation network by strengthening relationships with automakers, start-ups and leading universities in the region.


Faurecia and Accenture team on mobility services

5 January 2018

Faurecia and Accenture have signed a memorandum of understanding for a five-year collaboration to accelerate innovation for mobility services.


Morocco OEM/supplier deal to create 11,500 jobs

12 December 2017

Morocco has inked a huge raft of automotive deals with international OEMS and suppliers worth around US$1.5bn and creating more than 11,500 jobs.


Faurecia invests in US start-up Alsentis

11 December 2017

Faurecia is investing in US start-up, Alsentis, reinforcing its technology in Smart Surfaces.  


Faurecia/Liuzhou Wuling establish new JV

30 November 2017

Faurecia has unveiled a new joint-venture with Liuzhou Wuling Industry, to be known as Faurecia Liuzhou Automotive Interior.


Faurecia opens new tech centre in Silicon Valley

13 November 2017

Faurecia has opened a new technical centre in Silicon Valley to strengthen its relationships with automakers, startups, universities and companies in the mobility sector.


Faurecia acquires Jiangxi Coagent majority stake

10 November 2017

Faurecia has finalised the acquisition of a majority stake in Jiangxi Coagent Electronics, renamed Faurecia Coagent Electronics S&T.


Faurecia signs JV with BYD

1 November 2017

BYD has said it will form a seating products joint venture with Faurecia as part of a move to restructure its component manufacturing businesses.


Mahle /Faurecia to develop 'cockpit of the future'

11 October 2017

Mahle and Faurecia say they will collaborate for the development of innovative interior thermal management technologies for future mobility solutions.


ZF and Faurecia detail work on Cockpit 2025

20 September 2017

ZF and its partner Faurecia have unveiled the initial results of their collaboration, following the introduction of their new seat concept during IAA 2017.


Faurecia/CEA join over fuel cell stack technology

14 September 2017

Faurecia, one of the world's largest automotive equipment suppliers, announces the signature of a five year agreement with the CEA (French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission) to collaborate in a research and development program of fuel cell stack technologies.


Faurecia selects IBM Cloud for digital platform

12 September 2017

IBM has announced that Faurecia has selected IBM Cloud as a support of a major business transformation designed to accelerate digital manufacturing.


Faurecia H1 profit up 28% to EUR314m

25 July 2017

Faurecia has posted half-year profit up 28% to EUR314m (US$366m), while sales rose 8.5% to EUR8.6bn.


Faurecia acquires major shares in Jiangxi Coagent

20 July 2017

Faurecia announced on 19 July 2017 that it had taken a majority share in the Chinese company Jiangxi Coagent Electronics for a total investment of CNY1.45bn (EUR193m (US$222m).


just-auto Plus only Faurecia opens new seating plant in Morocco

14 July 2017

Faurecia opened a new seating plant in Morocco on 13 July 2017. The official inauguration ceremony in Salé was attended by Moulay Hafid Elalamy, Minister for Industry, Trade, Investment and the Digital Economy, and Patrick Koller, chief executive...


Faurecia/Liuzhou Wuling establish seating JV

7 July 2017

Faurecia has announced its new joint-venture with Liuzhou Wuling Industry, named Faurecia Liuzhou Automotive Seating.


Faurecia expands its clean mobility partnership

5 July 2017

Faurecia has signed a joint venture agreement for its Clean Mobility (emissions control) business with Dongfeng Motor Parts and Components Group in Wuhan.


Faurecia opens new South Korea HQ/technical centre

25 May 2017

Faurecia has inaugurated its new South Korea headquarters and technical centre in Seoul, Gyeonggi-do Province, in the presence of Gyeong-pil Nam, Governor of Gyeonggi-do Province and Patrick Koller, chief executive officer of Faurecia.


Faurecia to develop carbon fibre hydrogen tanks

25 May 2017

Faurecia has said it has acquired an 'exclusive access to the intellectual property and process know-how of composite hydrogen tanks from Stelia Aerospace Composites'.


just-auto Plus only Faurecia joins MAI Carbon cluster

16 May 2017

Faurecia announced that it is joining the leading cluster MAI Carbon of the Incorporated Society of Carbon Composites based at the Augsburg (Germany) Innovation Park in order to develop manufacturing processes capable of reaching automotive cycle times for...


Suppliers collaborate on OEM RSE deal

11 May 2017

Cinemo, which specialises in automotive multimedia playback, streaming, media management and connectivity middleware, and Parrot Faurecia Automotive, a supplier of infotainment and connectivity systems, announced they are working together on a new rear seat entertainment (RSE) project for an unnamed automaker.

Faurecia news

Faurecia invests in the US startup Promethient

24 May 2018

Faurecia has announced an investment in the US startup Promethient, reinforcing the group's ecosy...


Faurecia seeks EUR30bn sales by 2025

16 May 2018

Faurecia says it is looking for sales growth of 7% to EUR20bn (US$24bn) by 2020 and EUR30bn of sa...


Faurecia Russia looks to up Tier 1 collaboration

8 May 2018

Faurecia Russia says it will seek to increase its cooperation with Tier 1 suppliers in the countr...


Faurecia posts underlying Q1 sales growth of 9.3%

20 April 2018

Faurecia has posted sales growth of 9.3% - versus last year, at constant currencies - in the firs...


just-auto Plus only Faurecia opens new technology centre in Yokohama

12 April 2018

Faurecia, one of the world's leading automotive technology companies, announced the opening o...


Faurecia invests in energy recovery firm

19 March 2018

Faurecia has said it is investing in the French start-up Enogia in order to 'enhance its expe...



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