Our innovation commitment

Our passion drives us to listen to our customer’s needs and anticipate the automotive evolutions and revolutions.

We invent unique systems that shift the way cars interact with passengers and their environment, and are powered for greener mobility.

We listen to our customers all around the world during our Tech’Days tours and anticipate the key mobility trends to invent solutions that will best suit their needs for creating the car of tomorrow.


We explore the latest innovation ecosystem with DeepTech startups as well as research laboratories to invent disruptive solutions that shift the way cars interact and communicate with passengers and their environment.


We create complex powertrain components and systems for low emissions, high performance combustion, hybrid and electric engines.


Cleaner, intuitive and highly connected, the car provides upscaled assistance to the driver and unique smart interfaces to all passengers.

We never stop inventing
with 3 strategic pillars


· 7 Skills Centers


· 560 engineers worldwide


· >220 patents


· NOVA CAR Programs


· Co-innovations with startups


· Innovative companies
& research centers


· €50 millions over 5 years


· Investments for close
and durable partnerships

Innovation strike force
a strong R&D


Novares dedicates 6% of its annual turnover to R&D and 560 engineers worldwide to innovative projects.


Plastic components and systems are key to reduce vehicle weight and produce cleaner cars for sustainable mobility.

The engineers in our 7 Skill Centers located all around the world create and design new systems that meet the key automotive trends.


NOVARES is ranked 5th in the TOP 10 of the French National Institute of Industrial Property (INPI in 2018) of companies filing patents (cat. medium-sized companies).

Light vehicle production and Added Value Plastics

Shift towards global platforms

Clean hybrid and electric vehicles

Light weighting

Smart surfaces

Connected & autonomous cars

In advanced engineering, our designs are created with the latest computer-aided programs such as CAE (Computer-Aided Engineering) and CAD (Computer-Aided Design).


Our capacity to produce quality products with breakthrough technologies such as in-mold labelling, 3D printing, foam-in and robotics is reinforced by continuous testing and trials process. We organize in-house photo typing, testing and validation capabilities.


Our continuous technological innovations go from design, production and assembly to decoration.


Novares Startup Program


Speed up with Novares, open call for projects from Startups & Small Businesses