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Zilina plant central to Kia Europe success

31 July 2018

Kia's relatively new Zilina, Slovakia car factory (production started with the first c'eed in 2006) is, like most greenfield facilities these days, more than a one-site shop. It's what the US calls a campus - no fewer than three Kia factories: car parts production and assembly and two engine plants.


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.

Latest interviews


Faurecia agile enough to cope with Brexit - CEO

5 October 2018

Faurecia says it will adapt to what its customers want as the UK prepares to leave the European Union (EU) next year.


Faurecia VP on future cockpits, smart interiors

29 June 2018

The car - integral to the daily lives of millions of people – is being transformed into a living room on wheels. Motorists’ insatiable appetite for comfort and connectivity, all within a customised environment, is driving innovation. As a global leader in vehicle interiors, Faurecia is developing solutions that meet those desires. Continuing just-auto/QUBE’s series of interviews with tier one suppliers, we spoke to Andreas Wlasak, Vice-President Industrial Design at Faurecia Interiors.


Faurecia Seating on CASE

14 June 2018

Seats account for five per cent of a vehicle’s total cost and six per cent of its weight. As a result, they represent the second largest expense for automakers. Faurecia Seating is a leader in the design, development and manufacture of automotive seating. Continuing just-auto/QUBE’s series of interviews with tier 1 suppliers, we spoke to Nik Endrud, Vice President Strategy and Innovation at Faurecia Seating.


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.

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Hella and Faurecia to develop lighting solutions

22 November 2018

The lighting and electronics specialist Hella and Faurecia say they will cooperate in a 'strategic partnership for the development of innovative interior lighting solutions'.


Faurecia to buy Clarion for US$1.1bn

26 October 2018

Faurecia says it has reached binding agreements with Clarion and Hitachi, the controlling shareholder owning 63.8% of Clarion, for a tender offer to acquire 100% of the shares of the Japanese supplier for EUR1.1bn.


Faurecia teams with Liuzhou Wuling in emissions JV

25 October 2018

Faurecia has unveiled a new joint venture with Chinese supplier, Liuzhou Wuling Automotive Industry.


Faurecia & Vayyar join over Cockpit of the Future

8 October 2018

Vayyar Imaging says that Faurecia has chosen Vayyar’s radar sensors for its automotive "Cockpit of the Future."


just-auto Plus only Faurecia acquires Parrot Faurecia Automotive

1 October 2018

Faurecia announced that it has completed the acquisition of 100% of Parrot Faurecia Automotive. The deal follows the announcement of an agreement between Parrot and Faurecia on 5 July this year regarding Faurecia's proposal to acquire 100% of Parrot...


Faurecia outlines technology for Paris show

18 September 2018

Faurecia will showcase its latest and disruptive technologies at the Paris Motor Show in its two areas of focus: Smart Life on Board and Sustainable Mobility.


just-auto Plus only Faurecia adopts Renesas and OpenSynergy solutions

12 September 2018

Renesas Electronics Corporation, an industry-leading supplier of automotive semiconductor solutions, and OpenSynergy, a market leader in automotive hypervisors, announced that the Renesas’ system-on-chip (SoC) R-Car H3 and OpenSynergy’s COQOS...


Faurecia to start Tennessee door assembly plant

30 August 2018

Faurecia is to locate a new US$30m door assembly plant in Spring Hill, Tennessee, creating 143 jobs.


Four suppliers start composites consortium

14 August 2018

Solvay, Premium Aerotec and Faurecia Clean Mobility, have launched IRG CosiMo (Industry Research Group: Composites for Sustainable Mobility).


just-auto Plus only Faurecia invests in the US startup Subpac

25 July 2018

Faurecia announced an investment in the startup Subpac, reinforcing the Group’s ecosystem dedicated to a personalised, versatile and connected Cockpit of the Future. Based in Silicon Valley, Subpac has developed a hardware and software technology...


just-auto Plus only Faurecia names new board member

24 July 2018

At the outcome of its 19 July 2018 meeting, Faurecia's Board of Directors co-opted Philippe de Rovira as a new Board member, effective immediately. Philippe de Rovira replaces Jean-Baptiste Chasseloup de Chatillon. Philippe de Rovira began his career...


Faurecia records H1 net profit up 10% to EUR342m

20 July 2018

Faurecia has posted first-half net income up 10% to EUR342m (US$399m), while sales also grew by double digits in the second quarter and first six months.


Faurecia announces new Toledo facility

13 July 2018

Faurecia has announced plans to open a new production facility in Toledo, Ohio. The new facility will create more than 100 new jobs and officially begin production activity in April 2019, ramping up to full production within a few months.


Faurecia to acquire Parrot Automotive

9 July 2018

Faurecia and Parrot have finalised a proposal concerning the take-over of 100% of Parrot Automotive by Faurecia, ahead of schedule.


FEAL - Faurecia and Valeo outline future thinking

5 July 2018

Faurecia says it is developing its ‘Life on Board’ strategy as it looks to capitalise on the move to autonomous driving.


PSA recognises 16 suppliers with awards

4 July 2018

PSA has recognised 16 suppliers for their contribution to its Push to Pass and Pace initiatives, while also awarding 16 component factories, 'Best Plant of the Year.'


Faurecia and FAW Group ink partnership framework

12 June 2018

Global supplier Faurecia has signed a strategic partnership framework agreement with leading Chinese automaker FAW Group to develop, the pair said in a statement, "cockpit of the future technologies and sustainable mobility solutions".


Faurecia progressing new Missouri plant

31 May 2018

Faurecia says it will host a 'beam signing ceremony' to commemorate the start of construction for its newest facility in the US state of Missouri. In February, the automotive supplier announced plans to open a new interiors production facility in Blue Springs, Missouri.


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 news

Hella and Faurecia to develop lighting solutions

22 November 2018

The lighting and electronics specialist Hella and Faurecia say they will cooperate in a 'strategi...


Faurecia to buy Clarion for US$1.1bn

26 October 2018

Faurecia says it has reached binding agreements with Clarion and Hitachi, the controlling shareho...


Faurecia teams with Liuzhou Wuling in emissions JV

25 October 2018

Faurecia has unveiled a new joint venture with Chinese supplier, Liuzhou Wuling Automotive Indust...


Faurecia & Vayyar join over Cockpit of the Future

8 October 2018

Vayyar Imaging says that Faurecia has chosen Vayyar's radar sensors for its automotive "Cockpit o...


Faurecia agile enough to cope with Brexit - CEO

5 October 2018

Faurecia says it will adapt to what its customers want as the UK prepares to leave the European U...


just-auto Plus only Faurecia acquires Parrot Faurecia Automotive

1 October 2018

Faurecia announced that it has completed the acquisition of 100% of Parrot Faurecia Automotive....



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