“We are working to reduce the weight of our seating systems ... we are aspiring to reduce the overall seat weight by half.”

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Interview with Andreas Maashoff, Director Industrial Design and Craftsmanship and Consumer and Market Research, Johnson Controls Automotive Seating

When we last spoke some 18 months ago Johnson Controls had introduced the Synergy Seat Gen 3 which demonstrated your thinking with regard to reducing the weight and complexity of seating systems while maintaining their comfort and safety characteristics. What have been the major developments in this seat technology since we last spoke?

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