Samvardhana Motherson Automotive
Systems Group BV (SMRP BV) and Valeo have signed a Memorandum of Understanding
(MoU) to create the vehicle interiors through integration of lighting systems.
Valeo’s innovative lighting systems
will be integrated with Motherson’s new cabin interior modules and surfaces.
Instrument panels, door panels, centre consoles and other interior trims will
be completely redesigned using these new technologies.
This MoU sets the framework for this
collaborative effort between Motherson and Valeo to create new solutions for
interior lighting. By combining advanced interior surfaces and lighting
solutions, the partnership will create new functionalities and give the
materials new properties. The parties are joining forces to meet the future
needs and demands of automakers who seek to deliver an enhanced illuminated and
immersive interior experience.
Motherson, through its operating
subsidiaries, specialises in the development and manufacture of visibility
systems and highly integrated modules such as cockpits, door panels, and front
and rear bumper modules.
Vivek Chaand Sehgal, chairman,
Motherson Group, said that, their entrepreneurial spirit pushes them to
constantly innovate with their products. This exciting new collaboration, with
their trusted partner Valeo, combines their modules and polymer products
expertise with Valeo’s extensive technology experience to offer their customers
classleading interior integrated lighting solutions that meet the high
expectations and demands of the consumers.
According to Maurizio Martinelli, president of
Visibility Systems Business Group, Valeo Group, this partnership is concrete
illustration of Valeo’s DNA: developing innovations that make mobility smarter
and safer, to provide both drivers and passengers a state-of-the-art traveling
experience. He added that, as a global leader in visibility systems, Valeo’s
exterior and interior lighting know-how goes hand in hand with Motherson’s
expertise in interior automotive components.
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