Lear Corp.'s recent announcement that it will purchase a portion of Hyundai Motor Co. Ltd. seating business furthers the notion that the interior systems supplier is intent on gobbling up as many original equipment manufacturer seat makers as possible. The Hyundai deal follows on the heels of Lear's purchase of Delphi Automotive Systems' seating business from General Motors Corp. And the modern Lear was formed from seating operations cast off by Ford Motor Co. This latest move comes amidst ...

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