Putting leather to the smell testMon, 05, Dec 2016
For most Americans, that rich, sweet, musky smell of new-car leather is a big part of its enduring appeal. Not so for the Chinese. They can't stand it. And the problem has become so frustrating for premium automakers there that one U.K. supplier of the most luxurious hides employs a Chinese leather technician to help sniff out the problem.
GM gets letter from Morrissey encouraging vegan leather in 'eco-friendly' carsWed, 23, Nov 2016
Musk asked to make Tesla animal friendlyWed, 10, Jun 2015
Lear Q1 net income, revenue up after Eagle Ottawa acquisitionFri, 24, Apr 2015
Seating and electronics supplier Lear acquired leather supplier Eagle Ottawa in the first quarter and said that net income during the period increased 20 percent and revenue jumped 3.7 percent from the year earlier.