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Lear's Powered, Adaptable Seating System, ConfigurE+, Wins Automotive News PACE Award
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Lear's Powered, Adaptable Seating System, ConfigurE+, Wins Automotive News PACE Award

Southfield, Mich., April 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Lear Corporation (NYSE: LEA), a global automotive technology leader in seating and electrical and electronic systems, today announced that Automotive News has recognized Lear's powered, adaptable rear seating rail system, ConfigurE+, as a 2019 PACE Award winner. ConfigurE+ was jointly developed by engineers in Lear's Seating and...

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Lear to Showcase Key Technologies at the Geneva Motor Show and Sponsored Car Design Night
Mechanical Components and Assemblies

Lear to Showcase Key Technologies at the Geneva Motor Show and Sponsored Car Design Night

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., March 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Lear Corporation (NYSE: LEA), a global automotive technology leader in Seating and E-Systems, announced it is showcasing a number of its latest innovations during the Geneva International Motor Show. The technologies include Lear's Intu™ Intelligent Seating, which will be featured in Rinspeed AG's MicroSNAP autonomous concept vehicle,...

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Lear Unveils Next Generation of Automotive Seating Fabric and Leather in Exclusive Event

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. -- Lear Corporation [NYSE: LEA], a leading global supplier of automotive seating and electrical distribution systems, today unveiled its new line of automotive fabric and leather concepts for customers around the world.Â-  The 2014 collection debuted at The Fillmore Detroit Theater during an event that featured interactive displays and presented live models with the stylish...

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Materials

Lear Introduces SoyFoam(TM) Technology for Automotive Seating Applications

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Dec. 14 -- Lear Corporation (NYSE:LEA), one of the world's leading automotive interior suppliers, today announced it has developed SoyFoam(TM), a soybean oil-based flexible foam material for automotive interior applications. The advantages of SoyFoam(TM) include a lower environmental impact to produce, the soy-based foam material is up to 24% renewable as opposed to traditional...

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Company News

Xevo Partners With Hyundai to Offer Customers In-Vehicle Commerce

Southfield, Mich., Sept. 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Lear Corporation (NYSE: LEA), a global automotive technology leader in seating and electrical and electronic systems, today announced that Xevo, its automotive software company, has partnered with Hyundai Motor Company to deliver Xevo Market capabilities into Hyundai vehicles in the U.S. and Europe. Xevo Market is a merchant-to-driver...

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Company News

Lear Captures Four J.D. Power Seat Quality Awards

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Aug. 28, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Lear Corporation (NYSE: LEA), a global automotive technology leader in seating and electrical and electronic systems, earned four 2019 J.D. Power U.S. Seat Quality and Satisfaction StudySM awards, sweeping the luxury vehicle categories for the second consecutive year and placing first in two mass market vehicle segments. Based on the annual...

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Lear Innovation Ventures (LIV) Partners with Plug and Play Silicon Valley

Southfield, Mich., June 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Lear Corporation (NYSE: LEA), a global automotive technology leader in seating and electrical and electronic systems, and Plug and Play, a global startup accelerator and corporate innovation platform headquartered in Silicon Valley, today announced a strategic partnership focused on advancing mobility innovation in the automotive industry. The...

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Lear's EXO Technology Signs CARMERA as a Development Partner

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., May 29, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Lear Corporation (NYSE: LEA), a global automotive technology leader in seating and electrical and electronic systems, today announced that it has signed CARMERA, a leader in real-time, high-definition maps for autonomous mobility, as a development partner in its EXO Technology Partnership Program. Lear's EXO high-accuracy vehicle positioning...

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Lear's Powered, Adaptable Seating System, ConfigurE+, Wins Automotive News PACE Award
Mechanical Components and Assemblies

Lear's Powered, Adaptable Seating System, ConfigurE+, Wins Automotive News PACE Award

Southfield, Mich., April 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Lear Corporation (NYSE: LEA), a global automotive technology leader in seating and electrical and electronic systems, today announced that Automotive News has recognized Lear's powered, adaptable rear seating rail system, ConfigurE+, as a 2019 PACE Award winner. ConfigurE+ was jointly developed by engineers in Lear's Seating and...

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Mergers & Acquisitions

Lear Corporation to Acquire Xevo, a Leader in Connected Car Software and Data-Driven User Experiences

- Expands Lear's connectivity offerings with leading-edge technology platform and recurring revenue stream - Allows for global expansion of Xevo's in-vehicle data monetization platform SOUTHFIELD, Michigan, April 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Lear Corporation (NYSE: LEA), a global automotive technology leader in seating and electrical and electronic systems, today announced it has entered...

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Lear to Showcase Key Technologies at the Geneva Motor Show and Sponsored Car Design Night
Mechanical Components and Assemblies

Lear to Showcase Key Technologies at the Geneva Motor Show and Sponsored Car Design Night

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., March 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Lear Corporation (NYSE: LEA), a global automotive technology leader in Seating and E-Systems, announced it is showcasing a number of its latest innovations during the Geneva International Motor Show. The technologies include Lear's Intu™ Intelligent Seating, which will be featured in Rinspeed AG's MicroSNAP autonomous concept vehicle,...

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Company News

Lear Corporation Named One of FORTUNE'S Most Admired Companies

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Feb. 28, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Lear Corporation (NYSE: LEA), a global automotive technology leader, today announced that it has been named to FORTUNE Magazine's World's Most Admired Companies list.  The magazine's list of the World's Most Admired Companies is based on a survey of corporate reputations conducted in collaboration with global management...

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Lear's EXO Technology Signs Hyundai as its First Development Partner

Southfield, Mich., Jan 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Lear Corporation (NYSE: LEA), a global leader in automotive technology, today announced it has signed Hyundai-Kia America Technical Center, Inc. (HATCI) as the first development partner in its EXO Technology Partnership Program. Lear's EXO high accuracy vehicle positioning technology is a proprietary Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS)...

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Lear and Gentherm Launch a Joint Development Partnership to Accelerate The Future of Thermal Seating Solutions

Southfield, Mich., Jan. 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Lear Corporation (NYSE: LEA), a global automotive technology leader, and Gentherm (NASDAQ: THRM), the global market leader and developer of innovative thermal management technologies, announced a strategic joint development partnership today to drive the future of passenger thermal seating solutions. With the proliferation of ridesharing,...

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