In 2017, we outperformed the global automotive market by nine points and posted growth across all operating regions. We successfully consolidated the businesses acquired in 2016 and continued to improve our industrial performance.
With our financial solidity and confidence in our capacity to continue to develop our activities and increase our profitability, we are stepping up our innovation program in order to address the challenges of tomorrow’s carbon-free, connected and autonomous cars. We are investing in new research centers, developing and acquiring new technologies, and training and recruiting tomorrow’s skills.
Our success remains underpinned by our industrial excellence and total quality for our customers.
In a mixed global environment, we are enthusiastic as we move into 2018 with the outlook of a further improvement in results.