Faurecia http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53700/more en As Optimism of 2014 Fades, Europe Retrenches for 2015 http://wardsauto.com/europe/optimism-2014-fades-europe-retrenches-2015 <div class="field-deck"> 2015 Automotive Outlook </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A year that began with great optimism soured as months wore on, with sales deflating from a relatively robust 1.6 million units in March to a meager 739,263 in August, according to WardsAuto data.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/europe/optimism-2014-fades-europe-retrenches-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/europe/optimism-2014-fades-europe-retrenches-2015#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Sales & Marketing Europe Europe - Regional Audi BMW Faurecia Fiat Ford Honda Jaguar Jeep Land Rover Opel/Vauxhall Toyota Volkswagen Volvo Car Capacity Utilization Finance Sales Results AvtoVAZ Carlos Ghosn Didier Leroy European Central Bank European Commission Federal Reserve Jyrki Katainen Karl-Thomas Neumann Sergio Marchionne Stephen Odell Tina Mueller Yann Delabriere Tue, 06 Jan 2015 11:58:00 +0000 1192201 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Opel&rsquo;s closure of Bochum assembly plant painful step in European industry&rsquo;s recovery.</strong></p> Supplier Roundup http://wardsauto.com/north-america/supplier-roundup <div class="node-body article-body">Delphi plugs into Antaya’s connector technology; Kentucky lands new Faurecia, Aleris investments; Guardian Industries sheds two subsidiaries.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/north-america/supplier-roundup" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/north-america/supplier-roundup#comments Premium Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Suppliers Asia Pacific Europe Vehicles & Technology North America China India U.S. Luxembourg Auto Makers Delphi Faurecia Magna Tenneco Aluminum Capacity Utilization Chassis Electronics Emissions Finance Global Sources Globalization Production Seats Thu, 25 Sep 2014 15:19:00 +0000 1124791 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Seating expands Magna&rsquo;s product portfolio in India.</strong></p> Wised-Up Suppliers Expand for New Tech, Not More Volume http://wardsauto.com/blog/wised-suppliers-expand-new-tech-not-more-volume <div class="node-body blog-body">Even when running near 100% capacity, auto supplier margins are razor thin, so investing millions in new construction based on OEM sales projections and economic forecasts takes a major leap of faith.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/final-inspection">Final Inspection</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/blog/wised-suppliers-expand-new-tech-not-more-volume" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/blog/wised-suppliers-expand-new-tech-not-more-volume#comments Blog Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Aisin Bosch Chrysler Continental Faurecia Capacity Utilization Product Development Vehicles & Technology Final Inspection Wed, 10 Sep 2014 14:22:00 +0000 1113391 at http://wardsauto.com Supplier Roundup http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-124 <div class="node-body article-body">Continental makes Newport News news; BorgWarner, Faurecia expand emissions-control capabilities; Alcoa sheds inefficient Italian aluminum smelter.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-124" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-124#comments Public Gated Auto Makers Plants & Production Suppliers Asia Pacific Europe Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Japan Italy BorgWarner Continental Faurecia Federal-Mogul Aluminum Capacity Utilization Component Employment Global Sources Logistics Production Turbocharger Alcoa Thu, 28 Aug 2014 14:45:00 +0000 1098321 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>BorgWarner steps up emissions technology output at Illinois plant.</strong></p> Suppliers Wild Card in North American Output Surge http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/suppliers-wild-card-north-american-output-surge <div class="node-body article-body">“The industry is in good shape. We’re not over our skis,” Visteon CEO Tim Leuliette says. “Not just Visteon, but as an industry we are all running pretty good balance sheets and being very conservative.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/suppliers-wild-card-north-american-output-surge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/suppliers-wild-card-north-american-output-surge#comments Public Auto Makers Plants & Production Suppliers North America North America - Regional Bosch Chrysler Continental Faurecia Ford General Motors JCI Lear TRW Visteon Volkswagen ZF Capacity Utilization Production Thu, 31 Jul 2014 10:49:00 +0000 1068141 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>GM Arlington assembly plant employee Mark Magallon shines Chevy Tahoe badge.</strong></p> Faurecia Opens $30 Million NA Headquarters http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/faurecia-opens-30-million-na-headquarters <div class="node-body article-body">Since auto sales and production began recovering, the supplier has gone from about 20 manufacturing sites in North America to 47.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/faurecia-opens-30-million-na-headquarters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/faurecia-opens-30-million-na-headquarters#comments Public Management & Strategy Plants & Production Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Faurecia Capacity Utilization Globalization Interior Product Development Fri, 18 Jul 2014 09:57:00 +0000 1061701 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Faurecia CEO Yann Delabriere addresses well-wishers at new NA headquarters.</strong></p> Supplier Roundup http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-118 <div class="node-body article-body">BorgWarner ignition coils spark Daimler GDI engines; Faurecia North America opens HQ in suburban Detroit; Cadillac steers ATS business to ZF-Bosch joint venture.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-118" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-118#comments Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Suppliers Europe Vehicles & Technology North America Mexico U.S. Romania BorgWarner Bosch Cadillac Continental Faurecia Maserati Mercedes Mini Skoda Volkswagen ZF Aluminum Chassis Component Electronic Control Units (ECU) Gasoline Global Sources Globalization Logistics OE-Supplier Relations Product Development Tires Turbocharger Thu, 17 Jul 2014 14:55:00 +0000 1061691 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Aluminum turbocharger eases catalytic converter&rsquo;s workload.</strong></p> Technology Roundup http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/technology-roundup-4 <div class="node-body article-body">Robots soak up sun at Mini plant; Continental specialty tires keep hybrids’ cabin noise down; TRW emergency-steering assist gives driver extra set of eyes.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/technology-roundup-4" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/technology-roundup-4#comments Public Gated Auto Makers Plants & Production Suppliers Europe Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. France Germany Sweden United Kingdom Continental Dana Faurecia Mini TRW Body Cameras Chassis Hybrid Vehicles Manufacturing Technology Radar Seats Tires Dow Automotive Oxford Saab Fri, 20 Jun 2014 12:20:00 +0000 1042911 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Temperature sensor improves weld strength, lightweighting.</strong></p> From the Floor: 2014 WardsAuto Interiors Conference http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/floor-2014-wardsauto-interiors-conference <div class="node-body gallery-body">More than 500 people attended the recent WardsAuto Interiors Conference in Dearborn, MI, to hear two compelling keynote speeches and eight panel sessions. Also honored at the conference were winners of the 2014 Ward's 10 Best Interiors and the College for Creative Studies Student Design Competition. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/floor-2014-wardsauto-interiors-conference" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/floor-2014-wardsauto-interiors-conference#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Suppliers Vehicles & Technology Ward's 10 Best Interiors North America North America - Regional U.S. Chrysler Continental Faurecia General Motors JCI Lear Visteon 2014 WardsAuto Interiors Conference Carbon Fiber Cockpit Future Products Human Machine Interfaces (HMI) Instrument Panel Interior Plastic Product Development Seats Vehicle Interiors Mon, 09 Jun 2014 15:32:00 +0000 1029871 at http://wardsauto.com Notion of Luxury Evolves As More Vehicles Gain Premium Pieces http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/notion-luxury-evolves-more-vehicles-gain-premium-pieces <div class="field-deck"> 2014 WardsAuto Interiors Conference </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Makers of all premium goods are looking to the crafts of a particular region and adding those elements to heighten the uniqueness and desirability of their product, experts say.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/notion-luxury-evolves-more-vehicles-gain-premium-pieces" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/notion-luxury-evolves-more-vehicles-gain-premium-pieces#comments Public Auto Makers Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Faurecia Jeep 2014 WardsAuto Interiors Conference Interior Murray Design Olivier Boinais Pat Murray Robert Walker Rolls Royce Ghost Thu, 22 May 2014 17:20:00 +0000 1025731 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Jeep designer Walker says time key element of future luxury.</strong></p>