Ford developing 3D knitted car seat covers

Automotive giant Ford Motor is introducing new cutting-edge technology to produce seamless seat covers using three-dimensional or flat knitting technology.

“Employing production techniques found in the manufacture of running shoes, clothing and furniture, Ford is exploring the opportunity for customers to design their own seat covers, add bespoke touches such as pockets and padding, and use more breathable materials for summer,” the company said in a press statement.

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Posted by Geoff Fisher on 20 December 2019

 

 

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