Valeo

Valeo's self-driving systems learn from military drones

March 27, 2015 17:55 CET

Valeo plans to draw on drone software and other military technologies from partner Safran to offer self-driving vehicle platforms to carmakers by the end of the decade.The French supplier said the first applications may reach automaker customers within three years....
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Valeo open to acquisitions in growth areas

March 16, 2015 14:08 CET

Valeo is open to acquisitions that could bolster its product offerings in high-growth areas such as fuel efficiency and autonomous driving, CEO Jacques Aschenbroich said....
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Valeo, Mobileye to work on collision avoidance, automated driving

1:09 pm U.S. ET | March 11, 2015

French supplier Valeo SA has signed an agreement to work with Mobileye, an Israeli company specializing in front-facing camera- and driver-assist systems, to produce sensor systems for collision avoidance and automated driving....
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Valeo sees further profit gain after beating 2014 goal

Feb. 25, 2015 10:33 CET

Valeo is targeting a further boost in profitability this year after exceeding its 2014 goals on strong demand for emissions-cutting technologies and intuitive driving systems. The company's operating profit margin rose to 7.2 percent last year beating a 7 percent goal....
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AUTOMOTIVE NEWS EUROPE E-MAGAZINE

Valeo boss says strong portfolio trumps size

Dec. 9, 2014 06:01 CET

Valeo is countering the trend toward ever-larger suppliers highlighted by ZF's planned acquisition of TRW. The right technology and implementing trends quickly are more important, says Valeo CEO Jacques Aschenbroich....
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ANE's December e-magazine goes live Monday

Nov. 28, 2014 06:01 CET

The latest issue of the Automotive News Europe monthly e-magazine goes live on Monday, Dec. 1. This month's edition looks at how German premium automakers plan to profit from plug-in hybrids....
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Delphi's Korean partner complicating sale of thermal unit

1:15 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 26, 2014

Delphi Automotive's sale of its air conditioning business is being complicated by potential problems with one of its South Korean joint venture partners, three people familiar with the deal said....
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Delphi explores sale of thermal unit for as much as $1 billion, report says

1:25 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 22, 2014

Delphi Automotive, the former parts unit of General Motors, is exploring a sale of a business that makes heating and cooling systems for cars, and will seek as much as $1 billion for the unit, people with knowledge of the matter told Bloomberg....
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Valeo's third-quarter sales rise 10% on fuel-saving technologies

Oct. 22, 2014 15:00 CET

French supplier Valeo said third-quarter sales rose 10 percent to 3.06 billion euros ($3.9 billion), boosted by demand for its fuel-saving technologies....
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Autoliv ups focus on fast-growing active safety business

Aug. 15, 2014 06:01 CET

Autoliv, the world's largest maker of seat belts and airbags, is reorganizing to put more focus on its fast-growing, high-margin active safety business....
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Valeo wins light competition for Escalade

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 5, 2014

The lights on the Cadillac Escalade, engineered and produced by French supplier Valeo, were designed from the start to separate the SUV's styling from the competition. The lights have a down side, though: high repair costs....
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Electric turbocharger eliminates lag, Valeo says

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 3, 2014

French supplier Valeo has developed an electric turbocharger that it says eliminates "turbo lag." The new turbocharger is powered by an electric motor instead of exhaust gases....
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Valeo raises 2014 profit forecast

July 25, 2014 06:01 CET

French car parts supplier Valeo has raised its full-year earnings forecast following a 21 percent rise in first-half profit, due mainly to overseas expansion and increased demand for fuel-saving technologies....
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THE SUPPLIER SPEAKS

Valeo boosts its N.A. r&d with hundreds of engineers

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 21, 2014

French supplier Valeo SA is hiring hundreds of engineers in North America and is opening an office in Silicon Valley....
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Valeo opens starter plant in China

June 13, 2014 10:10 CET

French supplier Valeo has opened a starter plant in Shanghai, China, IHS Automotive reported in its weekly supplier newsletter....
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Check out the ANE monthly e-magazine

May 5, 2014 06:01 CET

The latest issue of the Automotive News Europe monthly e-magazine is ready for you to view. This edition examines a potential reboot of car design and features interviews with leading styling bosses such as VW Group's Walter de Silva and Mercedes' Gorden Wagener....
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Valeo sales increase 6% as Europe rebounds

April 24, 2014 11:23 CET

Valeo reported a 6 percent increase in first-quarter sales on higher demand in China and North America and the end of a six-year contraction in Europe....
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IDEA FACTORIES

Innovation is quirky, but suppliers coax ideas with well-tested methods

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 7, 2014

To mark the 20th anniversary of the competition, this story looks at the state of supplier innovation, and lessons learned over the years....
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Backup camera mandate boosts suppliers

8:09 am U.S. ET | April 5, 2014

The biggest beneficiary of the new federal mandate for rearview cameras is likely to be Magna International, which claims 40 percent of the North American market for the equipment. Other suppliers such as Delphi Automotive, Gentex, Panasonic and Valeo also are poised to profit....
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