The Valeo story started in 1923 in a workshop in Saint-Ouen, just outside of Paris, France. Over 90 years later, it is now a world-leading global automotive supplier operating in 33 countries and partnering with automakers worldwide.
Valeo is an automotive supplier and partner to automakers worldwide. As a technology company, Valeo design innovative solutions for smart mobility, with a particular focus on intuitive driving and reducing CO2 emissions. The Group also provides and distributes spare parts for automakers and independent aftermarket operators.
Valeo’s sales growth has outpaced that of global automotive production, and order intake has attained record levels, with more than one-third involving innovation. In light with this accomplishment, in 2015 Valeo was named in the Thomson Reuters list of “Top Global Innovator 2015” .
Its innovation strategy is underpinned by research and technology partnerships such as Safran, acquisitions such as peiker and Spheros, investments in technology start-ups, investments in venture capital funds as well as joint ventures.