Faurecia new R&D Centre in Pune for Indian auto industry

Faurecia, one of the largest automotive parts manufacturer in the world today, has opened a state of the art Research and Development Centre at Bhosari Industrial Estate, Pimpri, Pune, India. The new centre in India is Faurecia’s endeavor to reach out to customers across India and increase their customer base while developing advanced automotive skills to offer a range of development activities for their customers.

Among their goals will be to bring about long term commitment to teams, develop hi-tech solutions for their customer base, invest in infrastructure, recruit young engineers and offer comprehensive training within the country. Faurecia is an automotive equipment supplier with operating ranging from automotive searing, emission control technology, interior system and automotive exteriors.

The inauguration of this new centre was conducted at the hands of Jean Raphael Peytregnet – Consul General of France in Mumbai while Mrs. Lila Poonawalla of Lila Poonawalla Foundation was a special guest. The TechCentre is designed to accommodate 800 of the country’s brightest engineers. It is the centre’s endeavor to extend their commitment to Indian consumers and enhance their customer base while at the same time developing high quality, high safety and high comfort products for their local customers.

Faurecia is not new in India. It entered the Indian markets in 1995 with their Emission control centre based in Nasik. Besides the Pune centre, Faurecia also has another R&D centre in Bangalore with 9 other production facilities across the country employing staff of 1600 strong.

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A first drive in a manual rickety old van was enough to pave the road forward for Editor-in-Chief, Sagar Patel. When not driving or riding, his dexterity shifts gear to voice passion through words via reviews, and news, all the while, closely monitoring updates from the auto industry.

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