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Technologies driving seat comfort

Technologies driving seat comfort

Publication Date: 12/05/2020

This report is available to Interior comfort and passive safety service subscribers

About this Report

Car seats have undergone significant innovations over time, especially considering that the standard dimensions of the car seat do not allow many redesigning opportunities in modern cars today. Automotive technology continues to advance significantly and has a substantial influence on vehicle design and functionality, supporting the transition of car interiors from an average cabin space to an extension of an individual’s living space. Car seating is transitioning from a functional role to offering an experience to passengers. With the advent of autonomous driving, seating comfort will be pivotal for passengers as they engage in a host of interactive tasks while traveling.

This report provides an understanding of the various seat comfort technologies, their global demand, as well as the latest market trends.

  • Introduction
    • Overview
    • Research methodology
    • Definition and segmentation
  • Technology overview
    • Overview
    • Seat lumbar
    • Seat memory and massage function
    • Seating comfort technology developments
  • Global demand
    • Global light vehicle production demand
    • Impact of COVID-19 on global automotive production
    • Global demand for seat recliner systems
    • Global demand for seat track systems
    • Global demand for seat lumbar systems
    • Global demand for seat massage systems
  • Regional demand
    • North America
    • Mainland China
    • Japan/Korea
    • Europe
  • Market overview
    • Market trends and key drivers
    • Autonomous vehicles to transform conventional seating technology
    • Increasing focus on rear-row comfort
    • Increasing demand for seat comfort technologies in C-segment vehicles
  • Tier-1 supplier profiles
  • Conclusion

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