Motherson, Valeo to partner interior lighting solutions

by Autocar Pro News Desk , 22 Feb 2022

Samvardhana Motherson Automotive Systems Group BV, a Motherson Group company and Valeo have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for integration of Valeo’s innovative lighting systems with Motherson’s new cabin interior modules and surfaces.

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. Instrument panels, door panels, center consoles and other interior trims will be completely redesigned using these new technologies.

Commenting on this partnership, Vivek Chaand Sehgal, Chairman, Motherson Group, said, “This exciting new collaboration, with our trusted partner Valeo, combines our modules and polymer products expertise with Valeo’s extensive technology experience to offer our customers class-leading interior integrated lighting solutions that meet the high expectations and demands of the consumers.”

Maurizio Martinelli, President of Visibility Systems Business Group, Valeo Group, added, “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.”