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French car parts group Faurecia outlined plans to increase its sales via growth in areas such as autonomous driving and other growing automotive trends.
Faurecia has won a contract to provide seating for 6 million BMW Group vehicles, the French supplier's largest ever in terms of volume.
Faurecia's net income in 2017 climbed 34 percent to 714.5 million euros ($896.4 million), as the supplier saw strong growth across all its main markets.
Interiors suppliers are ready for the new demands coming from self-driving cars.
Interior suppliers at the Frankfurt auto show signal a growing consensus about how cockpits of the future will look -- with preference for armrest controls, no knobs and no center consoles.
German auto supplier ZF has sold its Body Control Systems division to China's Luxshare as it reshapes its portfolio of technologies for a new era of self-driving and electric cars.
French supplier Faurecia has invested $64 million to install a digital manufacturing system in a new factory in Columbus, Ind., a company executive said Monday.
To reimagine how interiors will work in the autonomous age, Faurecia tries out new ideas at a Michigan studio.
Faurecia has signed a partnership agreement with ZF to develop interior and safety technologies for self-driving cars, dubbing it the "cockpit of the future."
EU antitrust regulators scrapped an investigation into Faurecia, Eberspaecher and Tenneco, three years after raiding the suppliers on suspicion of anti-competitive practices.
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