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just-auto Plus only Hyundai and Xevo partner on in-vehicle commerce

6 September 2019


Lear names E-systems division chief

14 August 2019

Lear Corporation, the seating, electrical and electronic systems supplier, named Carl Esposito, an aerospace industry executive with broad expertise in electronics, software development and connectivity, as senior vice president and president of the E-systems division.


Lear net income down 45% in Q2

26 July 2019

Lear corporation has reported net income down 45% in the second quarter. Lear's results were negatively impacted by continued declines in industry production and adverse currency movements.


FCA launches in-car commerce platform

25 June 2019

FCA in the US is launching Uconnect Market, a new platform that allows car occupants to make on demand reservations and to purchase products and services directly from the vehicle touchscreen.


just-auto Plus only Lear joins Plug and Play to advance mobility innovation

14 June 2019


Lear teams with Plug and Play for mobility

14 June 2019

Lear and Plug and Play are partnering on advancing mobility innovation in the automotive industry, coordinated through the Silicon Valley office of Lear Innovation Ventures (LIV) in San Mateo, California.


Lear and Carmera to develop advanced vehicle positioning technology

30 May 2019

Lear Corporation has announced that it has signed Carmera, described as a leader in real-time, high-definition maps for autonomous mobility, as a development partner in its EXO Technology Partnership programme.


Volvo's 'American car' gets a UK visa

13 May 2019

This new S60 may well be the first Volvo Car made in the United States (but not in North America as there once was a CKD kit assembly operation in Canada) but you'd be hard pushed to find any evidence anywhere an owner might look.


Lear Q1 2019 sales dip 10% to US$5.2bn

29 April 2019

Lear Corporation has reported results for the first quarter 2019 showing a 10% dip to revenues .


Lear completes acquisition of automotive software supplier Xevo

18 April 2019

Lear Corporation has announced it has completed its previously announced acquisition of Seattle-based Xevo, a leading automotive software supplier that develops solutions for cloud, car, and mobile devices.


Lear to acquire automotive software supplier Xevo

3 April 2019

Lear Corporation has announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Seattle-based Xevo, a leading automotive software supplier that develops solutions for cloud, car and mobile devices.


Lear invests in Maniv Mobility VC fund

22 March 2019

Lear Corporation has announced it has invested in an Israel-based venture capital fund managed by Maniv Mobility that is focused on advancing mobility technology.


Lear invests in Maniv Mobility venture capital fund

12 March 2019

Lear has announced it has invested in an Israel-based venture capital fund managed by Maniv Mobility that is focused on advancing mobility technology.


just-auto Plus only Lear showcases intelligent seating and connectivity technologies at the Geneva Show

7 March 2019


Lear Q4 sales and income dip

25 January 2019

Lear Corporation booked Q4 2018 sales of $4.9bn, compared to $5.4bn in Q4 2017. Net income of $212m and adjusted net income of $261m compared to $401m and $300m, respectively, a year ago.


just-auto Plus only Lear Corporation appoints new member to its board

25 January 2019


just-auto Plus only Lear joins Techstars accelerator program

15 January 2019


just-auto Plus only Lear launches LIV Possibilities a mobility development partnerships

10 January 2019


just-auto Plus only Hyundai joins Lear's EXO Technology Partnership Program

10 January 2019


just-auto Plus only Lear and Gentherm join over thermal seating solutions

9 January 2019


just-auto Plus only Lear to integrate Intu seating system into Rinspeed microSNAP

8 January 2019


Lear Q3 net income falls 14% to US$253m

29 October 2018

Lear has posted third-quarter net income down 14% to US$253m with sales also falling from US$5bn to US$4.9bn.


Lear opens new Flint seating plant

15 August 2018

Lear has opened its new manufacturing seating facility in Flint, Michigan.


Lear posts record Q2 proft up 6% to US331m

27 July 2018

Lear has reported record second-quarter net income up 6% to US$331m and sales of US$5.6bn.


Lear eyes electrification opportunities

28 June 2018

Seating and electrical systems supplier Lear plans to "leverage its unique product capabilities to profitably grow sales in both business segments".


Lear appoints chief technology officer

6 June 2018

Seating and electrical Tier 1 supplier Lear has named John Absmeier chief technology officer in charge of technology and innovation.


just-auto Plus only Lear names new chief diversity officer

24 May 2018


Records tumble in Lear's first quarter

26 April 2018

Seating and electrical supplier Lear has reported record results for the first quarter of 2018.


Lear expands production space at Portugal plant

22 March 2018

Lear Corporation has announced the expansion of its automotive seating structures manufacturing facility in Valenca, Portugal.


Lear names new heads for seating and e-systems

1 March 2018

Lear Corporation, the global supplier of automotive seating and electrical systems, has named Frank Orsini EVP and president of seating and Jeneanne Hanley SVP and president of e-systems.

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Lear news

just-auto Plus only Hyundai and Xevo partner on in-vehicle commerce

6 September 2019

Lear Corporation, a global automotive technology leader in seating and electrical and electronic...


Lear names E-systems division chief

14 August 2019

Lear Corporation, the seating, electrical and electronic systems supplier, named Carl Esposito, a...


Lear net income down 45% in Q2

26 July 2019

Lear corporation has reported net income down 45% in the second quarter. Lear's results were...


FCA launches in-car commerce platform

25 June 2019

FCA in the US is launching Uconnect Market, a new platform that allows car occupants to make on d...


Lear teams with Plug and Play for mobility

14 June 2019

Lear and Plug and Play are partnering on advancing mobility innovation in the automotive industry...


just-auto Plus only Lear/Plug and Play to advance mobility innovation

14 June 2019

Lear Corporation, a global automotive technology leader in seating and electrical and electronic...



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