Lear Corporation (NYSE: LEA) today announced that it is to supply custom-designed, ultra-lightweight rear seats for the revolutionary, new 1.2-litre Audi A2, which will go into production by the end of the year. Compared to the basic 1.4-litre A2, a dramatic weight reduction of around 50 percent has been achieved for the rear seats through a combination of flexible design expertise and meticulous materials selection.