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Faurecia opens a tech center in Yokohama to accelerate development with Japanese carmakers

News International-French

10 Apr 2018

The company announces the opening of a new tech center in Yokohama, Japan, for its seating, interiors and clean mobility businesses.

Faurecia opens a tech center in Yokohama to accelerate development with Japanese carmakers

With this strengthened presence, the group will accelerate the development of technologies for smart life on board and sustainable mobility through reinforced customer intimacy and the establishment of technology partnerships.

Olivier Fidry, President of Faurecia Japan declares: "the opening of our new headquarters and tech center is a key milestone in Faurecia's history in Japan. Bringing all of our businesses and technology activities together in this sophisticated new complex is an important move forward that will bring us even closer to our customers. Our goal is to strengthen our relationships with Japanese automakers to support their technology transformation especially for the Cockpit of the Future and powertrain electrification."

Present in Japan since 1996, Faurecia has forged close ties with Japanese carmakers through two joint-ventures and relationships with institutions such as the Kyoto Institute of Technology.