This policy enables the Group to strengthen its technological leadership, which is backed by a strategy of innovation in three key areas:
- technologies for controlling pollutant emissions and capturing energy, to create vehicles that are friendlier to the environment,
- materials and production processes that reduce vehicle weight and, as a result, fuel consumption,
- solutions that offer customized comfort and style, featuring a wide range of decorative elements and connectivity technologies.
Drawing on an engineering and production network present in 34 countries and recognized operational excellence, Faurecia has emerged as the preferred partner of the world's leading automakers for the development of global programs.
The Group continues to pursue its international expansion, with a priority focus on Asia, in order to support its customers more effectively and maintain a strategic presence in every market.
In addition, Faurecia has cultivated a culture of continous improvement at all its sites, which guarantees the same high level of efficiency, performance, competitiveness and quality throughout the world. The Faurecia Excellence System is based on best practices both inside and outside the company. It covers all of the Group's core businesses and functions: from R&D to program management, from production to support functions.
Faurecia’s research and development network comprises 6,000 engineers and technicians and 30 R&D centers that are instrumental in strengthening the Group’s technological expertise. These resources are distributed across every continent, to allow the Group to meet market needs more effectively.