SOUTHFIELD, MI – As auto makers pursue alternative fuels from crops and other renewable resources, so too are suppliers contemplating clever ways to produce auto parts from environmentally friendly materials. In a vehicle’s interior, up to 40 lbs. (18 kg) of petroleum-based polyurethane foam is used to produce head restraints, armrests and seat cushions, and precious little of it is recycled for the production of new vehicles. The top two seat producers, Lear Corp. and Johnson Controls ...
Premium Content (PAID Subscription Required)
"Seat Suppliers Pitch Soy-Based Foam" is part of the paid WardsAuto Premium content. You must log in with Premium credentials in order to access this article. Premium paid subscribers also gain access to:
All of WardsAuto's reliable, in-depth industry reporting and analysis
Hundreds of downloadable data tables including:
• Global sales and production data by country
• U.S. model-line inventory data
• Engine and equipment installation rates
• WardsAuto's North America Plant by Platform forecast
• Product Cycle chart
• Interrelationships among major OEMs
• Medium- and heavy-duty truck volumes
• Historical data and much more!
For WardsAuto.com pricing and subscription information please contact
Lisa Williamson by email: email@example.com or phone: (248) 799-2642
Current subscribers, please login or CLICK for support information.