July 5th, 2017

Panasonic Completes Acquisition of Additional Shares of Ficosa, a Global Tier 1 Automotive Parts & Systems Supplier

Panasonic Corporation (Head office: Kadoma City, Osaka, President: Kazuhiro Tsuga; hereinafter, Panasonic) announced today that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of additional shares in Ficosa International, S.A. (Head office: Barcelona City, Spain, CEO: Javier Pujol; hereinafter, Ficosa), which is a global tier 1 supplier of automotive parts and systems, after the satisfaction of…

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May 30th, 2017

Ficosa to hire this year more than 100 new engineers for the Viladecavalls Technology Centre

The multinational corporation is bolstering its team of engineers in order to address the profound transformation of vehicles in terms of connectivity, safety and efficiency  These new hires will also work for Idneo, the Ficosa group’s engineering firm that specialises in developing technological products with high added value   Ficosa, a tier 1 global provider…

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May 9th, 2017

Ficosa and Idneo select 10 start-ups to present projects at Automobile Barcelona

Under the framework of the Discovery programme promoted by Onboard Ventures, the open innovation initiative of Ficosa and Idneo With support from Onboard Ventures, these emerging companies will display their solutions for the automotive industry on 11 and 12 May at the 4YFN Mobility Village in the Automobile Barcelona Connected Hub Ficosa and Idneo have…

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May 5th, 2017

Toyota recognizes Ficosa for outstanding project-management skills

With these awards, the Japanese multinational corporation recognises its best suppliers each year The company has received the Achievement Award in Project Management  One of the most noteworthy projects Ficosa carried out for Toyota in 2016 was for the Toyota crossover hybrid CH-R, providing several products Ficosa, a tier 1 global provider devoted to the…

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April 7th, 2017

Ficosa, first Spanish company of the automotive industry with most European patents in 2016

With a total of 22 Europeans patent applications during last year, the company holds the fourth position of the Spanish ranking with most European patents in 2016 Ficosa, a tier 1 global provider devoted to the research, development, manufacturing and marketing of high-technology vision, safety, connectivity and efficiency systems for the automotive sector, presented a…

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March 21st, 2017

El projecte NOTECAR d’e-mobility serà beneficiari d’un ajut NUCLI de la Generalitat i el FEDER

Els Nuclis d’innovació són uns ajuts destinats a incentivar la realització, de forma individual o col·laborativa, d’activitats de R+D dutes a terme a Catalunya. El projecte NOTECAR te com a objectiu desenvolupar un nou concepte innovador de carregador embarcat per bateries d’alta tensió de vehicles elèctrics i híbrids.  Amb aquest nou concepte de carregador es…

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March 21st, 2017

Ficosa and Panasonic strengthen capital and business alliance to lead the automobile transformation

This transaction strengthens Ficosa’s economic capacity, while also fostering technological collaboration, regional and customer synergies with Panasonic

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March 16th, 2017

FICOSA coordinarà la Comunitat MOBILITAT ECO dins el pla d’actuacions RIS3CAT de la Generalitat de Catalunya i lidera el projecte GREENTRONICS

FICOSA coordinarà la Comunitat MOBILITAT ECO dins el pla d’actuacions RIS3CAT de la Generalitat de Catalunya Les Comunitats RIS3CAT serviran per posar en marxa grans projectes d’R+D+i entre empreses i entitats d’un mateix sector. FICOSA coordinarà la Comunitat MOBILITAT ECO dins la primera convocatòria de comunitats RIS3CAT, resolta el juny passat, i que ha beneficiat…

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February 27th, 2017

Ficosa presents the latest technology in connected and autonomous car at MWC 2017

The company’s connectivity solutions for the automobile revolutionize the driving experience, making it safer and more comfortable, and represent a further step towards the driverless car   Watch video on Ficosa’s commitment to connected and autonomous car: We are pleased to invite you to visit our booth at MWC, in Hall 6, Section 6H31 from…

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February 24th, 2017

Ficosa creates Onboard Ventures, an open innovation initiative to promote start-ups

Onboard Ventures will be presented on Monday 27 February at 12h at 4 Years From Now (4YFN) This new business unit will support start-ups in advancing their projects and turning them into businesses, relevant and scalable, giving them access to Ficosa’s and Idneo’s assets, such as their technology, global reach, industrialisation and productization capacity, professional’s…

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February 22nd, 2017

Ficosa, first Spanish company to join 5G Automotive Association

5GAA will carry out several activities during the Mobile World Congress 2017, where Ficosa will present the latest developments in connectivity for the automobile

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February 8th, 2017

Ficosa sets new record of €181.6 million for rear-view mirror contracts in 2016

Annual value of new contracts of rear-view mirrors signed in 2016 up 30% from 2015 These contracts push rear-view mirrors manufactured to an all-time high of 27.3 million units to be produced in 2021 and will report a total value of 1,000 million euros In 2021, the company will produce 4.9 million more rear-view mirrors…

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