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Faurecia employees cook up new grill, outdoor designs for auction (The Republic) 

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Faurecia engages Swisslog to automate new FECT facility in Columbus, Indiana (Swisslog)

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Need talent? Women have the answer (Automotive News)

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Faurecia wants drivers to feel a little better (Automotive News)

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2016 Powered by Women - Rachel Fortenberry (dBusiness)

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Automotive ‘Wellness Seat’ aids stressed out drivers (Design News)

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Kettering University student turns first co-op term into award-winning experience (Kettering University News)

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Smart cars need smart seats (Automotive World)

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Pickups with a French accent: Faurecia's deal with Ford latest in push for N.A. truck business (Automotive News)

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What consumers want (Ward's Auto)

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Two Faurecians named Automotive News Rising Stars for 2016

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Faurecia’s support for community honorable (The Republic)

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Faurecia Creates a Conceptual Hatch (Automotive Design and Production)

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Interview: Christophe Aufrere, Chief Technical Officer, Faurecia (Automotive World)

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Faurecia invents new system to help improve environment (The Republic)

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2015 show

European shares boosted by progress in Paris (Reuters)

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BRIEF-Plastic Omnium signs MOU with Faurecia to buy exterior systems business (Reuters)

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Faurecia to divest automotive exteriors business to Plastic Omnium (Plastics News)

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Plastic Omnium agress to buy Faurecia's auto exteriors parts unit for $732 million (Automotive News)

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BRIEF-Faurecia says sale of auto exteriors to Plastic Omnium will almost clear net debt (Reuters)

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Plastic Omnium: Strategic Development in Automotive Exterior Systems (Business Wire)

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Colliers Brokers $3.5M Sale of Manufacturing Facility in Spartanburg (Rebusiness Online)

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French Company Makes Attempt at Exhaust Gas Reduction in Korea (Business Korea)

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BRIEF-Izo-Blok receives 4.4 mln euro order from Faurecia Exteriors (Reuters)

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Faurecia: the early redemption of the 2018 OCEANE bonds will result in a significant reduction of its net debt (Automotive World)

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BRIEF-Faurecia early redemption bonds to result in reduction of debt(Reuters)

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Faurecia launches fourth Green IT Classroom in Chengdu, China (Automotive World)

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New report shares details about the automotive front end module market that is expected to reach 119.08 billion USD by 2020 (Whatech)

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The 12 most impressive car innovations we've seen this year (Tech Insider)

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Lear Corporation (NYSE:LEA) Short Interest Increased By 7.19% (Financial Magazin)

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Smart Car Seat Could Give You a Massage or Save Your Life (The News Wheel)

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Automotive Front End Module Market Worth 119.08 Billion USD by 2020 (PR Newswire)

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App to Alert Drivers About Emergency Vehicles Being Tested in Michigan (Insurance Journal)

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Columbus strong on state, national lists (The Republic)

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Car Seat Senses Your Road Rage, Offers a Massage (Discovery.com)

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Smart Car Seat Senses Driver's Physical And Mental State (CBS Los Angeles)

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Autonomous driving in the hotseat for "see-sickness" & design (Auto Connected Car News)

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Test track still on table (The Republic)

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French Interior Design Firm Sets to Study Motion Sickness in Autonomous Cars (AutoEvolution)

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This high-tech car seat will detect your stress level and give you a massage (Tech Insider)

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Faurecia's New Car Seaet Detects Stress, Offers Relaxing Massages (Paste Magazine)

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Beating back motion sickness in autonomous cars (Plastics News)

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Faurecia to expand operations in city through grant (C&G News)

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When Driving Becomes the Distraction: Faurecia to Explore Future of Autonomous Driving, Share Research at Connected Car Expo (PR Newswire)

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Faurecia's Self-Driving Car Seat Knows When You Need A Massage (Wired)

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Seamless Accelerator demo day showcases eight startups leading the IoT (IoTNow)

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Company with Macomb operations among those reacting to French terrorist attacks (Macomb Daily)

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C4 future engineers explore careers (The Republic)

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A Seamless approach: Who needs disruption? (Detroit Free Press)

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Faurecia and Stanford University to explore future or autonomous driving and share research at Connected Car Expo (Automotive World)

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When driving becomes the distraction (ITS International)

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Ford becomes first automake to test self-driving car at Mcity (Auto Blog)

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Faurecia and Stanford to share research at Connected Car Expo LA (Auto Connected Car News)

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Grant allows Faurecia Automotive Seating to upgrade Sterling Heights facility (Macomb Daily)

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Faurecia to invest US $8 millionin U.S. plant (International Leather Maker)

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7 innovations in auto interiors (Automotive News)

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Faurecia Automotive Seating expanding in Detroit area (The Washington Times)

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Advanced Manufacturing Changing the Economic Landscape (Area Development)

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Faurecia committed to automotive interiors (Plastics News)

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Faurecia seating and emissions control technologies names 2016 PACE award finalists (Automotive World)

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Prone to Road Rage? 'Active Wellness' Car Seat Aims to Calm You Down (NBC News)

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Here's Why Faurecia SA Posts Rising Sales Despite Chinese Downturn (ChinaBusinessNews.com)

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Faurecia signs 50:50 JV agreement with Beijing WKW Automotive Parts (ETAuto.com)

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Faurecia will form interior parts venture with China's Beijing WKW (Automotive News European)

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Faurecia posts strong consolidated sales growth, up 8.3% (4.6% organic), in the third quarter of 2015 (Automotive World)

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Faurecia sees limited impact from VW's diesel scandal (Automotive News Europe)

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UPDATE 1-Faurecia sees limited impact from Volkswagen troubles (Reuters)

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Faurecia Posts 8.3% Sales Increase on European Growth (The Wall Street Journal)

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China: Faurecia inks JV with Beijing WKW Automotive Parts (Just Auto)

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BRIEF - Faurecia and Beijing WKW Automotive Parts create 50/50 JV (Reuters)

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Faurecia Will Likely Announce A Takeover Bid For Lear Corp. Within A Few Months (Seeking Alpha)

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Faurecia's secrets for onboarding success (Industry Week)

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Faurecia: Urban Liftgate – we’ve got your back! (Automotive World)

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Seamless accelerator picks first 8 high-tech startups for funding (MLive.com) 

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Freaky future tech at Frankfurt (IOL Motoring Industry News)

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Manufacturing Day Welcomes Faurecia as Silver Sponsor for 2015 (Manufacturing Day)

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Q&A with Faurecia VP: Michigan is the place to be for engineering talent (Michigan Economic Development Corporation) 

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In the driverless future, there’s more “driving-less” time (Connected Car Expo)

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Designers get fired up in competition for local charity (The Republic) 

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Perfect pitch: Faurecia engineer specializes in the sound of vehicle seats (Michigan Economic Development Corporation) 

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Faurecia Sees Michigan as central hub of the auto industry (Michigan Economic Development Corporation) 

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Natural fiber-reinforced plastics among Enlighten Award winners (Plastics News) 

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Plant project breaks ground (The Republic) 

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2014 show

Faurecia North America awarded for minority supplier development (Detroit Auto Scene)

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Faurecia named Michigan Minority Supplier Development Council's Corporation Of Year (MITechNews)

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Faurecia promotes seating chief to second-in-command (Reuters)

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Faurecia develops hemp-based materials for automotive applications (ReinforcedPlastics.com)

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Faurecia sales rise on European auto recovery, U.S. rebound (Reuters)

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Compact exhaust line incorporate plastic components (Plastics Today)

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Faurecia named Michigan Minority Supplier Development Council's Corporation of the Year (The Auto Channel)

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Faurecia confirms plans for a new facility in Simpsonville (Louisville Business First)

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 France-based Faurecia to build new plant in Simpsonville, Kentucky (WDRB.com)

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Faurecia announces new seating plant in Simpsonville, Kentucky (The Auto Channel)

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Front seat: parts maker's new plant in Kentucky (The Courier-Journal)

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Faurecia Emissions celebrates anniversary, and Q1 qualification (Brampton Guardian)

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Buckle Up: Test Driving Comfort Technology Of Vehicle Seats (NPR)

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Global auto component makers gear up for China’s tougher emission rules (Reuters)
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Bolivar Chamber salutes county industry (The Bolivar Commercial)
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Corporates use internship programmes to boost talent pipeline (Business Standard)
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Notion of luxury evolves as more vehicles gain premium pieces (WardsAuto World)
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Volkswagen Golf to use bio-composites from next year (Engineering Materials)
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Flax reinforced polypropylene in 2015 Volkswagen Golf (JECComposites.com)
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All-new Volkswagen Golf features Faurecia technology inside and outside the car (NetComposites.com)
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Faurecia to supply flax panels for VW Golf (EcoComposites)
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Faurecia leverages mobile tech for cars (Automotive Design and Production)
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Faurecia consolidated sales up 7.0% like-for-like in first quarter of 2014 (Automotive World)
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All-new Volkswagen Golf features Faurecia technology inside and outside the car (Yahoo News)
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Former Rehau automotive head Niklas Braun becomes executive vice president Automotive Exteriors at Faurecia (PlastEurop.com)
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Are car seats of the future self-adjusting? (AutoBlog)
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Self-adjusting seats of the future will use sensors and cameras [w/ videos] (CarScoops)
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Audio system gives smaller engines a V-8 vroom (Automotive News)
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Self-adjusting seats aim for the perfect fit (Automotive News)
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Faurecia second-half profit jumps 34% on Asian growth (BusinessWeek)
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Faurecia’s ammonia-based SCR suited for deep freeze (WardsAuto)
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Auto suppliers set up off-site displays during NAIAS in Detroit (ClickonDetroit.com)
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Faurecia looks at supplying compounds (Plastics News)
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More suppliers strut their stuff during Detroit’s big auto show (Detroit Free Press)
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Forget leather seats, car buyers want massage chairs (The Wall Street Journal)
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2013 show

Faurecia boosts automotive bioplastics (Plastics News)
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French OEM supplier refocuses after acquisition spree (Plasteurope.com)
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Leaner, meaner machines (Los Angeles Times)
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Hemp-based first for Faurecia (EcoComposites)
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Faurecia trims mid-term goals after acquisitions (Reuters)
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Faurecia, Magneti Marelli form tech partnership (Plastics News)
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Faurecia previews biobased technologies for automotive design at the 2013 LA Auto Show (BioBasedDigest)
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Faurecia and Magneti Marelli sign cooperation agreement for advanced automotive Human-Machine Interface applications (Automotive World)
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Saline: Faurecia employees donates meals to feed hungry families (with video) (The Saline Reporter)
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Faurecia honored with two supplier diversity awards by Michigan Minority Supplier Development Council (Faurecia)
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We received a check from Faurecia (BBCFoodPantry.com)
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Raymond Boufford, CEO podcast: conversations on economic opportunity (MLive.com)
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Community spirit alive and well at local Faurecia plant (The Daily Statesman)
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Faurecia & employees donate 1.1M meals to feed hungry families including 4K in Belvidere (WIFR)
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Faurecia co-sponsors National Manufacturing Day to raise awareness of jobs in today’s high-tech manufacturing environment (PR Newswire)
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How to make a normal car sound like a Ferrari (Yahoo)
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Faurecia workers collect food in annual program (Rockford Register Star)
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Report: Faurecia looks to expand and update Saline automotive parts plant (Ann Arbor News)
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Faurecia workers collect food in annual program (The Bolivar Commercial)
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Faurecia’s goal: heavyweight of lightweight parts (Crain’s Detroit Business)
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Faurecia employees doing food drive (TuscaloosaNews.com)
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Faurecia North America sites team up to feed hungry families and community spirit (Digital Journal)
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Automotive ergonomics: Faurecia Urban Rhythm seat (Popular Mechanics)
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Interiors giant Faurecia eyes exteriors (Plastics News)
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Auto parts-maker launches intern program (The Republic)
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Faurecia sees stabler Europe lifting 2013 profit (Reuters)
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Faurecia first half results 2013 (Faurecia)
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French auto suppliers post profit drop on pricing pressure (BusinessWeek)
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‘Biggest Losers’ recognized at local Faurecia plant (The Dexter Daily Statesman)
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Q&A with Faurecia: review of vehicle seating (just-auto.com)
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Faurecia launches automotive seating think tank in Germany (Plastics News)
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Faurecia looks to build exteriors (Plastics News)
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Faurecia leaps to 5th place among automotive suppliers in North America (PR Newswire)
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Faurecia cost-cutting plan to be deployed by end of next month (BusinessWeek)
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Faurecia sales rise 1.7 percent on acquisitions (Reuters)
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Global auto supplier to locate to Auburn Hills (The Detroit News)
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Faurecia to build new North American headquarters (European Plastics News)
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Auburn Hills to become new home to world’s sixth-largest auto supplier (The Oakland Press)
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Faurecia battles the big players in North American seat market (Automotive News)
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Faurecia’s U.S. venture offers cure for European crisis (LeMonde)
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Faurecia seat technology (Autoline) 
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Getting corked: Faurecia takes to the automotive interior fashion runway (Motor Trend) 
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2012 show

Faurecia’s new technology adapts to exisiting production (Plastics News)
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Auto supplier working to develop Bluetooth-enabled seats  (Dallas Morning News)
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Faurecia Bluetooth car seats automatically adjust to fit you (Geeky Gadgets)
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Faurecia developing car seats that self-adjusts and connects with Bluetooth (Device Magazine)
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The car seat of tomorrow is self-adjusting and Bluetooth-connected (Wired)
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Faurecia Cleveland plant receives GM award (Delta Business Journal)
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Faurecia appoints Citi as depositary for its sponsored Level 1 ADR program (Reuters)
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Faurecia offers range of trendsetting opportunities for vehicles at 2012 LA Auto Show(Rush Lane)
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Veterans honored by Faurecia (The Republic)
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Faurecia’s Holland innovation group joins Apple, Xerox as ‘Outstanding Corporate Innovator’ (Holland Sentinel)
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Faurecia completes Southfield, Mich., customer center (Plastics News)
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Faurecia completes new Southfield customer center (Crain’s Detroit Business)
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Faurecia Engineer wins ‘creative contest’ (Detroit Auto Scene)
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Faurecia raises flag on second site in Fraser
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Interior supplier Faurecia opens second plant in Fraser
French auto supplier Faurecia is expanding its manufacturing in Fraser, thanks in part to building the interior modules for the 2013 Cadillac ATS. (Detroit Free Press)
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Faurecia launches second Fraser site
Auto supplier Faurecia has launched production at its second plant in Fraser, and already has space set aside for future expansion. (Plastics News)
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Auto supplier Faurecia delves into social media marketing
French auto supplier Faurecia is taking a page out of the social media marketing playbook that has served its automaker clients so well. Last week, the company announced a new car interior-design contest open to Pinterest users. (Xconomy)
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Faurecia North America launches vehicle interior design contest on Pinterest 
If you could design your ideal premium vehicle interior, what would it look like? Faurecia is asking the Pinterest community to submit their ideas for a chance to win an iPad in the “Faurecia Pin-spiration” contest announced today. (IT News Online)
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Faurecia taps Pinterest for auto innovation 
The company sees potential on Pinterest to reach a lot of consumers who have an interest in the latest in automotive design. (Plastics News)
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Faurecia automotive exterior plant raises flag in Belvidere 
The news out of Belvidere just keeps getting better. Businesses that supply parts to the Chrysler Assembly Plant are sprouting up all over.  The latest to raise its flag is Faurecia. (Belvidere Daily Republican)
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2013 Ford Escape drives off assembly line with Faurecia interior and emissions control technology
As the 2013 next-generation Ford Escape begins rolling off the assembly line in Louisville, Ky., it carries Faurecia technology both inside and under the vehicle. (Sacramento Bee)
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Ford celebrates fuel-efficient Escape launch, additional jobs at Louisville Assembly Plant
Ford Motor Company, its employees, dealers and suppliers are celebrating production of the all-new Ford Escape at the company’s transformed Louisville Assembly Plant, one of several U.S. manufacturing sites where Ford is adding jobs to meet strong customer demand for fuel-efficient vehicles. (The Auto Channel)
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Ford deal to sell Saline auto components plant to French supplier Faurecia
In a three-party deal, Ford moves a giant step closer to concluding a seven-year effort to dispose of its old auto components operations, while French auto supplier Faurecia expands its U.S. footprint and a new joint venture is formed in Detroit. (Detroit Free Press)
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Faurecia’s OEM demand is up after the economic downturn
If supplier prosperity is a measure of overall growth of the Motor City auto industry, here’s hoping the notable growth that Faurecia North America in Auburn Hills is enjoying is a harbinger of better days to come for everybody. (Tech Center News)
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Faurecia tailors new exhaust system for HEVs and PHEVs
A new compact exhaust system now in prototype development is aimed at hybrid-electric and plug-in HEV applications. (Automotive Engineering International)
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How Tier 1 automotive suppliers are leading consumers toward innovation
Nowhere has the trend of getting in front of consumer expectations been more evident than at the most recent Los Angeles Auto Show, where Faurecia introduced no fewer than two dozen such innovations in automotive seating, interiors, exhaust systems and front-end technology. (Industry Week)
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‘Performance’ car seat eliminates steel
BASF and Faurecia have co-developed a car seat backrest that integrates the seat frame and back panel into a single structure. (Design News)
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Faurecia thrives as Germans expand in North America
Faurecia is angling for a much bigger share of North America sales. (Automotive News)
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2011 show

Faurecia takes the driver’s seat
Faurecia innovations examine new, lighter seats of the future. (Plastics News)
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CarTech: Microfit
Seating innovation at the LA Auto Show (CNET)
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Automotive designers delve farther into plastics’ flexibility
A report from the Plastics in Lightweight & Electric Vehicles Conference. (Plastics News)
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Faurecia Pret-a-Porter
Andreas Wlaslak talks about the FIS innovation in LA (Car Design News) via
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CarTech: GPSFit and SmartFit
Seating innovations at the LA Auto Show (CNET)
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CarTech: Faurecia Pret-a-Porter high-tech car interior
Interiors innovation at the LA Auto Show (CNET)
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Faurecia: GPS data to adapt car seat position
GPS-enabled car seat. The concept might look like an April fool’s joke, but actually it isn’t. (GPS Business)
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Faurecia says composites help vehicles lighten up
Bruno Montmerle, Executive Vice President of Group Strategy, speaks with Ward’s Automotive. (Ward’s)
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Ford cuts weight and costs in large interior part, brings home the gold
Ford and Faurecia win the 2011 SPE Grand Award for MuCell technology. (Plastics News)
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Faurecia CEO says U.S. strategy paying dividends
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Growing Faurecia to hire 800: French supplier rides globalization wave
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