AUBURN HILLS, Mich. — June 11, 2018 — Faurecia today signed a strategic partnership framework agreement with one of the leading Chinese automobile manufacturer, FAW Group, to develop cockpit of the future technologies and sustainable mobility solutions.
Within this strategic cooperation, several fields have been defined:
- Develop Cockpit of the Future solutions and services for a personalized and intelligent user experience in particular for the Hongqi (Red Flag) luxury FAW brand. In addition, the two groups will cooperate on the industrial design and perceived quality for this brand.
- Develop connected, versatile and predictive seat solutions for different use cases and driving mode scenario.
- Provide zero emission and air quality technologies for commercial and passenger vehicles in the fields of battery pack and fuel cell systems and lightweight composite solutions.
Patrick Koller, CEO, Faurecia declared: “We are very honored to have signed this strategic partnership with FAW, a leading OEM with a strong desire to disrupt the Chinese automotive industry. Faurecia is uniquely positioned to provide smart, predictive and connected technologies for a unique user experience. This collaboration will continue to reinforce our intimacy and collaboration with Chinese OEMs”.
FAW Group is a leading global manufacturer of quality passenger cars, trucks, and buses. Established in 1953, the company is one of China’s largest automotive groups. In 2017, annual sales exceed three million units.
Posted June 11, 2018