Integrated report 2021 - reinventing inventing

Outperforming the market - Key figures

In a market heavily impacted by a shortage of microprocessors, with economic revenue at €8,017 million (up 4.6% like-for-like), Plastic Omnium outperformed the market in its key regions, +5.3 points in Europe, +2.9 points in North America and +4.1 points in China compared to a 2.6% rise in automotive production worldwide. The Group continued to strengthen its position in high-potential markets during 2021. The fast-growing electric vehicle segment accounted for 8% of the Group's economic revenue, compared to 5% in 2020 (like-for-like), outperforming the total market by +2 points. Hydrogen activities accelerated significantly in 2021, helping the Group to expand its commercial footprint to service all forms of mobility: car, truck, bus, train and plane. By creating a complete product line-up of high-pressure tanks, fuel cells and integrated systems and establishing a world-beating production capacity, Plastic Omnium is ensuring that these activities, carried out under the New Energies name since January 1, 2022, have every chance of giving it a worldwide leadership position in hydrogen by 2030.


Solutions for complex exterior systems: function integration, connectivity, design and aerodynamics


Onboard energy storage and emission reduction systems for all engine types


Development, assembly and logistics for custom and complex modules


Energy storage and production solutions for all forms of hydrogen mobility