Hidria awarded as best supplier of PSA Peugeot Citroen

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Hidria awarded as best supplier of PSA Peugeot Citroen

The Slovenian company Hidria and its subsidiary Hidria AET were awarded the prize for best supplier, PSA Best Plant 2017 by PSA Peugeot Citroen. The Idrija-based company is a manufacturer of key parts for steering wheel systems and high-performance electro motors for hybrid and electric vehicles. The French multinational group is planning to continue working with Hidria on engine development after 2022, the Slovenian firm stated on its website. Besides the PSA group, Hidria also provides solutions for Opel diesel engines.

The company started its collaboration with PSA Peugeot Citroen 17 years ago. Hidria’s diesel engine cold-start systems find application in all vehicle models of Citroen, Peugeot and DS Automobiles with diesel engines. The Slovenian manufactuer invests 10 million euro in developments and solutions which will be embedded into vehicles after 2022, the company said. In the next five years it plans to invest 26 million euro in its subsidiary Hidria AET, which develops and manufactures top-notch systems for diesel engine cold-start.

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