Valeo Scales Up Tech Plans

CTO Guillaume Devauchelle on the future of electrification, automation and in-vehicle health systems
#Valeo #europe #tech


Hyundai Mobis Taps Industry Veteran to Head Global Sales

Former Valeo executive Axle Maschka aims to accelerate the South Korean supplier’s global sales
#asia #Hyundai #HyundaiMobis

Autonomous Vehicles

Volvo to Offer Autonomous Highway Capability in 2022

Expanded partnership with lidar startup Luminar paves way
#europe #tech #Audi

Materials & Lightweighting

13 Suppliers Take Home PACE Innovation Awards

Lightweighting applications to advanced communications and improved visibility
#Chevrolet #GeneralMotors #Jaguar

Autonomous Vehicles

Valeo Whets Appetite for Robo Deliveries

Integrates current technologies into concept with Chinese partner
#Siemens #tech #Valeo


BMW Sues A/C Suppliers for Price Fixing

BMW AG is demanding $155 million in damages from two suppliers of air-conditioning systems, claiming they conspired to rig prices.
#Valeo #legal #BMW


Hyundai, Renault and Volvo Invest in Cybersecurity Firm

Israel’s Upstream Security, a startup that specializes in cybersecurity systems for connected vehicles, says it has received $30 million in Series B funding.
#Valeo #Hyundai #Land Rover


Dana, Valeo Team Up on 48-Volt Hybrid Tech

Dana Inc. and Valeo SA are partnering to supply 48-volt electric systems for all-wheel-drive hybrid cars and low-speed electric vehicles.
#Valeo #europe #Dana


Valeo’s Sales, Earnings Drop

Parts supplier Valeo SA reports its revenue, operating income and net profit fell in the first half of 2019 because of declining vehicle production, especially in China.
#europe #Valeo


Valeo Touts Lidar Contract Wins

Valeo SA says it has received contracts from four unnamed carmakers totaling a combined €500 million ($564 million) for autonomous vehicle lidar sensors.
#Valeo #Audi #tech

Toyota Tops Carmakers in 2018 Patents

Toyota received an automotive industry-best 2,500-plus patents in the U.S. last year, according to Harrity & Harrity LLC.
#Mazda #ZF #Valeo


France Hikes Stake in Valeo

The French government’s Bpifrance investment arm has increased its stake in auto supplier Valeo SA to 5%, in part over concern that activist investors may target the country’s companies.
#Valeo #europe

Car/Ride Sharing

Lear Invests in Israeli Advanced Mobility Fund

Lear Corp. has made an unspecified investment in Maniv Mobility, an Israel-based venture capital fund that specializes in advanced mobility technology.
#Valeo #Land Rover #europe


Valeo Sales Up, Profits Down in “Challenging” Year

Acquisitions helped boost revenue for Valeo SA in 2018. But earnings plunged because of slow sales growth in China and emission-test disruptions to production in Europe.
#Siemens #Valeo #europe

Valeo Touts "Transparent" Trailer Display

Valeo SA’s XtraVue Trailer system is designed to help drivers to “see through” a towed trailer.
#Chevrolet #Valeo #GeneralMotors


Valeo Warns of New Cost Cuts

Paris-based parts supplier Valeo SA is developing a new cost-cutting budget for 2019 to follow €100 million ($115 million) in reductions imposed last year.
#Valeo #europe

Autonomous Vehicles

Volvo Partners with Baidu on Autonomous Cars

Volvo Car Corp. is the latest company to partner with Baidu Inc. in developing and deploying self-driving vehicles for the Chinese market.
#Valeo #Ford #MINI


Valeo Joins Baidu’s Apollo Self-Driving-Car Platform

Valeo SA has joined Apollo, the open-source platform autonomous car alliance led by China internet services giant Baidu Inc.
#Waymo #Valeo #europe

Autonomous Vehicles

Lidar Takes Flight

The advent of advanced driver-assist systems and autonomous vehicles opens the door for several new technologies and the suppliers developing them.
#Valeo #Zenuity #tech

Autonomous Vehicles

14 Suppliers Win PACE Awards for Innovations

Most of the 14 winners of this year’s PACE Awards (Premier Automotive Suppliers’ Contribution to Excellence) were related to autonomous, connected and electrified vehicle programs.
#GeneralMotors #Valeo #Audi