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    Faurecia deploys AGVs in Spain


    Automated guided vehicles (AGVs) are now working alongside workers and robots at Faurecia’s car seat manufacturing plant in Vitoria-Gasteiz, northern Spain.Through a weightless handling system, workers transfer the car seat from the end of the line to the AGV, which then delivers it to a loading robot.The vehicle then takes ...

  • Ford Starts European Production of the New EcoSport SUV in Romania to Meet Growing Customer Demand

    Russia increases component exports


    Several automotive manufacturers in Russia are increasing component exports in line with plans announced at the beginning of this year.Joint venture Ford Sollers has doubled the number of different part lines it exports to the EU to 100 this year (compared to 50 in late 2017) and said it plans ...

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    Faurecia extends trade in Toledo


    Tier supplier Faurecia has announced plans to open an $11m (€9.4m) US plant in Toledo that will supply full instrument panels to the nearby Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) site.The parts facility builds on Faurecia’s existing business in Toledo, and across the state of Ohio, which includes plants in Franklin, Toledo ...

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    Russia's fresh focus on exports


    In recent years, Russia has put considerable resources into encouraging recovery in its domestic automotive industry. Last year, the federal budget included 62.3 billion roubles ($1 billion) in state aid for carmakers. Such sums have been spent primarily on boosting demand in the domestic market, which has been under pressure ...

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    Faurecia to set up third plant in Missouri


    French automotive parts maker Faurecia is building a new interiors production factory in Blue Springs, Missouri. Production of door panels and instrument panels is slated to begin later this year, ramping up to full production by the end of 2020.The new US plant will cost more than $60m to establish ...