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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.

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just-auto Plus only 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...


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.


just-auto Plus only 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). Jiangxi Coagent Electronics is a private Chinese company specialised in...


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.


ZF and Faurecia team on interior safety

4 May 2017

ZF and Faurecia are to partner for the development of interior and safety technologies for autonomous driving.


PSA Group Q1 revenue rises 4.9%

26 April 2017

Citroen and Peugeot maker PSA Group booked first quarter 2017 revenue of EUR13,629m, of which EUR9,018m was raised by the automotive division and EUR5,092m by supplier Faurecia.


just-auto Plus only Faurecia board appoints new chairman

12 April 2017

Meeting on 11 April 2017, Faurecia’s board of directors agreed to appoint Michel de Rosen as its new chairman. The appointment will take effect at the close of the shareholders' meeting on 30 May. Michel de Rosen will succeed Yann...


just-auto Plus only Faurecia Q1 2017 sales up 10%

12 April 2017

Faurecia reports Q1 2017 financial results. Q1-2017: strong growth Value-added sales at EUR4.23bn up 10.0% (+9.8% organic) above worldwide automotive production growth (+4.9%) Very good first quarter in China and Americas All 3 Business Groups...


just-auto Plus only Plastic Omnium sells its seven European sites

3 April 2017

On 31 March 2017 Plastic Omnium finalised the sale of seven European sites (four in France, one in Spain, two in Germany) to US-Based Flex-N-Gate Group. This disposal was required by the European Commission as part of the takeover of Faurecia Auto Exterior in...


Faurecia to add second Indiana plant

14 March 2017

Faurecia Clean Mobility (FCM) - manufacturer of exhaust systems and components - has announced plans to open a new production facility in Fort Wayne, Indiana.


Faurecia teams with TactoTek

24 February 2017

Faurecia has unveiled a partnership agreement with Finnish supplier, TactoTek.


Faurecia posts strong 2016 results

10 February 2017

Faurecia has posted a strong set of 2016 financial results, including net income up 72% to EUR638m.


Faurecia Emissions renamed Faurecia Clean Mobility

24 January 2017

Faurecia Emissions Control Technologies has reorganised the division to become Faurecia Clean Mobility, focusing on three areas:


Plastic Omnium EUR200m sites offer from Flex Gate

23 December 2016

Plastic Omnium says it has received a EUR200m (US$209m) binding offer from Flex Gate Group to acquire seven sites in France, Germany and Spain as part of the European Commission's (EC) ruling following the French supplier's purchase of Faurecia's Auto Exterior business.


Faurecia ups Amminex share to 91.5%

14 December 2016

Faurecia has increased its participation in Danish company, Amminex to 91.5% through a share purchase.


just-auto Plus only Faurecia acquires 91.5% shares in Amminex

14 December 2016

Faurecia on 13 December 2016 announced that it has increased its participation in the Danish company Amminex to 91.5% through a share purchase. Amminex has developed an Ammonia Storage and Delivery System (ASDS) which has demonstrated its efficiency to almost...


Faurecia starts Parrot partnership talk

7 December 2016

Faurecia has started exclusive negotiations for a partnership with Parrot Automotive, a supplier of infotainment and connectivity solutions for the car industry.


Faurecia inks third Iran joint-venture

2 December 2016

Faurecia has signed its third Iranian joint-venture agreement, with emissons controls the latest technology unveiled.


Chrysler builds last 200

2 December 2016

FCA US built the final Chrysler 200 on Friday, having announced the model's demise back in July, along with plans to spend US$1.48bn at its Sterling Heights Assembly Plant in Michigan to retool for the redesigned Ram 1500 pickup truck "and support the future growth of the Ram brand".


Borgward and Faurecia establish China seating JV

1 December 2016

Faurecia and Borgward have created a joint-venture in China to develop and build complete seats.


Chrysler 200 end costs 348 Faurecia interiors jobs

14 October 2016

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' ending of Chrysler 200 sedan production - expected in December - will see two Faurecia interiors plants close and layoffs at two others.


just-auto Plus only Faurecia Q3 2016 sales up 1.6%

14 October 2016

Faurecia announced its Q3 2016 sales on 13 October, 2016. Sales growth is broken down as follows: Value-Added sales - Total sales less traded Monoliths sales. Value-Added sales do represent the real group activity. Value-added sales reached EUR3,531.3m...


No relaxing in pace of CO2 reduction- Faurecia CEO

6 October 2016

Faurecia estimates there will be no let-up in ever-greater regulatory pressure to drive down emissions, which in turn will generate more electric vehicle technology.

Faurecia news

just-auto Plus only Faurecia/CEA join over fuel cell stack technology

14 September 2017

Faurecia, one of the world's largest automotive equipment suppliers, announces the signature...


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 transform...


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 EUR8.6...


just-auto Plus only 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 Jian...


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 ceremon...


Faurecia/Liuzhou Wuling establish seating JV

7 July 2017

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



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