Nissan chooses Teijin's bio-polyester for seats and interior trim of its electric vehicle
TOKYO, JAPAN, November 26, 2012-
Teijin Limited announced today that its ECO CIRCLE Plantfiber bio-polyester has been selected for use in the seats and interior trim surface of the 100% electric Nissan LEAF, updated on November 20. It is the first time for ECO CIRCLE Plantfiber to be used for the interior of a mass-produced vehicle.
The seat and interior trim surface were co-developed by Teijin, automotive seat manufacturer Suminoe Teijin Techno Co., Ltd. and Nissan Motor Company Ltd. Specifically, ECO CIRCLE Plantfiber is used for the seats, parts of the door trim, headrests and center armrest.
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