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French Faurecia plant in Andhra Pradesh, India

Auto News - Published on Tue, 19 Jun 2018

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Times of India reported that in yet another big boost for the automobile manufacturing ecosystem in Andhra Pradesh, French automotive firm Faurecia announced setting up of a new automobile interiors plant in Ammavarupalli inside the KIA Motors supplier park at Anantapur district.

Faurecia, which carried out the ground-breaking ceremony on Friday, will be investing Rs 50 crore in the new 15,000-sqm site that will lead to generation of around 400 jobs. The Faurecia plant is scheduled to be commissioned in the first quarter of 2019 and will have a daily production of above 1,000 instrument panels for Hyundai Mobis and Kia Motors.

South Korean auto maker Kia Motors Corporation is investing over $1 billion to set up its new manufacturing facility in Andhra Pradesh that will be spread over 23 million sft and will have a capacity to produce 3 lakh cars annually and employ around 3,000 people.

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Posted By : Rabi Wangkhem on Tue, 19 Jun 2018
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