The automotive equipment supplier Faurecia SA.Nanterre/France, and the Beijing Automotive Industry Holding Co., Ltd. (BAIC), Beijing/China, announced the establishment of a new 50-50 joint venture in China.
This partnership will be created through Faurecia’s purchase of the 50% shareholding of the BAI DAS Automotive System Co., Ltd., Beijing/China, from DAS Corporation. The transaction will be completed once regulatory approvals are obtained in China. The new joint venture between BAIC and Faurecia will provide complete seat assembly, seat frames, foams and headrests initially for BAIC Hyundai and BAIC-owned brands. Headquartered in Beijing, the joint venture has 500 employees and 4 plants in Beijing, Chongqing, Huanghua and Xiangtan.