Faurecia-backed company develops energy-efficient seats

AUTOMOTIVE NEWS – TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — A local company, with backing by French interior modules supplier Faurecia, is working on an advanced energy-saving seat heating and cooling system that could be ready for production in 2021.

Promethient Inc. of Traverse City is aiming for its weight-activated seat heating and cooling system to replace today’s convective systems, which heat or cool seats by moving air through perforations in the upholstery. Read More