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24th June 2019
European RED certification for C-V2X technology received

Ficosa has reportedly become the first global manufacturer to receive European RED certification for its CarCom platform with Cellular-V2X technology. This platform integrates Qualcomm’s latest technology and has been certified in collaboration with Dekra Laboratories.

29th March 2019
Interior rear-view mirror with electronic toll collection

Provider of high-technology vision, safety, connectivity and efficiency systems for the automotive and mobility sectors, Ficosa, and Panasonic, have announced an agreement with BMW to provide their co-developed Interior rear-view mirror with electronic toll collection (ETC) 2.0 for the new X5 model in Japan. 

13th June 2017
Idneo and Jarvish to develop smart motorcycle helmets

Idneo, the Ficosa group’s engineering firm specialised in the development of high-added-value technological products for the automotive, medical equipment, consumer electronics, industrial and smart solutions sectors, has signed a collaboration agreement with Jarvish, a Taiwanese smart-helmets company, to jointly develop the sector’s most innovative smart helmets, which will be sold on the European market.

12th May 2017
Ten start-ups to present projects at Automobile Barcelona

Onboard Ventures has selected 10 start-ups to present their solutions for the automotive industry at the Automobile Barcelona Connected Hub, the renewed Salón del Automóvil of the Catalan capital. These start-ups will have a booth, promoted by Onboard Ventures in collaboration with 4YFN, at the 4YFN Mobility Village, where they will display their projects in areas like smart mobility and driverless vehicles.

23rd February 2017
Spanish company is the first to join 5G Automotive Association

Ficosa has become the first Spanish company to join the 5G Automotive Association (5GAA). The mission of this association is to accelerate development, standardisation and marketing of solutions for connected cars and autonomous vehicles and their integration into Smart Cities, as well as laying the groundwork for implementing 5G technology in the automotive sector.

Events News
1st November 2016
Facility brings advanced manufacturing jobs to Tennessee

  The presence of Ficosa has been boosted in the US by the opening of a manufacturing facility in Cookeville, Tennessee. With an investment of over $50m, the plant is equipped with the sector’s latest technology, becoming the most advanced in Ficosa’s global portfolio. 

Events News
12th August 2016
Ficosa opens new plant in Brazil

  Ficosa is reinforcing its presence in Brazil with a plant in Jandira, in the São Paulo metropolitan area. With a total surface area of 13,000 m² and 273 workers, the factory will manufacture rear-view mirrors, control and command systems (brakes, gear shifts and cables), underhood solutions and electronic systems for automobiles.

31st March 2016
Intelligent rearview mirror for the automotive market

An intelligent rearview mirror (IRMS) system which has an integrated display in the structure of the interior rearview mirror, has been introduced by Ficosa. The device works as a mirror or as a monitor that relays images from the camera located at the rear of the vehicle, according to the driver's needs. IRMS is the first product developed as the result of the alliance with Panasonic - integrating the know-how of Ficosa with the technology ...

Events News
23rd February 2016
Ficosa and Panasonic introduce the latest technology at MWC 2016

Ficosa, top-tier global provider devoted to the research, development, manufacturing and marketing of high-technology vision, safety, connectivity and efficiency systems for the automotive and mobility sectors, and Panasonic are presenting the latest technological developments in connectivity and the Internet of things for the automotive sector at Mobile World Congress 2016.

29th October 2015
Product cleans automotive sensors & cameras automatically

Ficosa revolutionises the market of sensors and cameras integrated into the car with a pioneering solution to clean the lenses of these devices automatically. Named Sensor & Camera Cleaning and patented by the company, this innovative product removes dirt from cameras and sensors through a hybrid system that expels water and/or pressurised air depending on the need and lenses position, guaranteeing at all times a proper performance.

Artificial Intelligence
15th October 2015
Electronic mirror eliminates blind spots

Facilitating an alternative option to the exterior rear-view mirrors of the car, Ficosa has developed an electronic mirror composed of cameras and displays. This pioneering system, also known as a Camera Monitor System (CMS), represents an authentic revolution for the automotive industry as well as an important progress towards the autonomous car.

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