Lear records first-quarter pre-tax income of $202.7 million, up from $80.2 million like-2010. An 18% jump in seating-segment sales helped drive the results. The business generated $2.7 billion in sales. The supplier’s electrical power management systems business recorded a 26% gain on $786.7 million in sales. Lear expects vehicle production in its major markets to remain in line with earlier forecasts – 17.5 million for Europe, 12.5 million in North America and 15.7 million in China. ...

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