Valeo SA signs two contracts to supply top-column modules to the Volkswagen Group and BMW AG. The modules integrate all steering-column controls. For VW, the first modules will enter production in late-2009 for launch in first-quarter 2010. They will be installed on vehicles using the Passat and Golf platforms, as well as the Sharan and Skoda Superb. Volume output of top-column modules for the BMW 7-Series started early this year, while production for the 5-Series begins this month. Valeo ...

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