Interiors

Lear raises forecast as strong U.S. auto sales boost demand for parts

8:55 am U.S. ET | Oct. 25, 2013
Lear raised its full-year forecast as demand rose for its auto seats and electric power systems due to strong vehicle sales in the United States.... Read More »

 

Citroen C4 Cactus will have 'Airbumps' and sofa-style front seat

Oct. 22, 2013 06:01 CET
The C4 Cactus, which goes on sale next year, will be the first car in Citroen's new C-Line range aimed at emphasizing practicality, fuel efficiency and low ownership costs.... Read More »

 

GM recalls 22,000 new Silverado, Sierra pickups for seat issue

1:24 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 9, 2013
General Motors is recalling nearly 22,000 units of the 2014 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra full-size pickups because the seats may move in a rear-end crash.... Read More »

 

Cadillac previews interior of 2015 Escalade

3:05 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 1, 2013
Cadillac released an interior photo of the 2015 Escalade. The SUV will offer the latest features in luxury, connectivity and safety, the automaker said today.... Read More »

 

AUTOMOTIVE DESIGN

Your assignment: Design the interior of the self-driving car

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 23, 2013
Driving modeVehicle interiors have long been designed around the driver. But what happens to the look, feel and function of the inside of cars that drive themselves? That's a question designers and engineers are pondering as they prepare for the first generation of autonomous and semiautonomous vehicles.... Read More »

 

AUTOMOTIVE DESIGN

New cars give peek at tomorrow's center stack

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 23, 2013
New information display technologies, touch screens and other gizmos are allowing automotive designers to reimagine center stacks and interiors. Designers say that data displays, and how drivers interact with the data, will have an impact on vehicle interiors.... Read More »

 

AUTOMOTIVE NEWS EUROPE E-MAGAZINE

Supplier IAC says size matters more than ever

Sept. 17, 2013 06:01 CET
Achieving scale is the only way to survive as a supplier in a fiercely competitive and globalized automotive market, a top executive at IAC Group said. “Size means you have global presence. You need to be big to be a business partner,” CCO Guido Widdershoven told Automotive News Europe.... Read More »

 

Infiniti's next FX to get more interior space

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 2, 2013
The Infiniti FX crossover, which put the luxury brand on a bolder design path when it first appeared in 2002, is being redesigned to provide more cabin space.... Read More »

 

Interiors giant Faurecia eyes exteriors in North America

Aug. 6, 2013 20:31 CET
Faurecia, a giant in interior parts, is now setting its sights on exteriors. The French supplier believes there is opportunity in bumper fascias, hoods and front-end modules in North America.... Read More »

 

Interiors giant Faurecia eyes exteriors in N.A.

2:31 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 6, 2013
Faurecia, a giant in interior parts, is now setting its sights on exteriors. The French supplier believes there is opportunity in bumper fascias, hoods and front-end modules in North America, says Mike Heneka, president of Faurecia North America.... Read More »

 

Toyota tweaks Tundra platform, powertrain

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 5, 2013
Toyota is taking the conservative path with the re-engineered 2014 Tundra full-sized pickup.... Read More »

 

Elegant interior goodies are helping automakers win customers

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 15, 2013
Integrated electronic controls and recent technological advancements have transformed the cabin into a virtual canvas.... Read More »

 

Faurecia is poised to deploy cost-cutting plan for Europe

May 30, 2013 12:49 CET
Faurecia said its efforts to reduce costs will be in place by the end of next month. The supplier plans to eliminate about 3,000 jobs in its home region.... Read More »

 

Chinese interior-trim supplier Huaxiang acquires German counterpart HIB

May 28, 2013 14:31 CET
Ningbo Huaxiang Electronic Co., a major Chinese interior-trim supplier, has acquired German counterpart HIB Trim Part Solutions Group. HIB supplies wood, metal and carbon fiber interior trim to BMW, Daimler and Volkswagen Group.... Read More »

 

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