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Explanation: fascia is more often used as equivalent of "planche de bord", it comprises the items in front of the driver and passenger on the whole width of the vehicule, "dashboard" is most often equivalent of "instrument cluster" with only the gauges and warning lights ("panneau d'instruments" in French)
The combined fascia inludes other items: vents, ducts, cables or sometimes structural parts of the car, this is a pre-built module used on some modern assembly lines