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Illuminated Inteva Experience Introduced at 2012 Ward's Auto Interiors Conference


TROY, Mich., May 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Inteva Products introduced an interactive and innovative vehicle interior concept at this year's Ward's Auto Interiors Conference on May 17 at the Henry Hotel in Dearborn, Mich. The Inteva Experience concept integrates current and future design trends creating a comfortable, customizable and adaptive vehicle interior.

The exhibit incorporates unique features and concepts including: Adaptive Armrests, Illuminated Stitching, Interchangeable Center Stack Fabric, Illuminated Air Vents, Mobile Phone Smart Dock and a Removable Glove Box Case; all of which are surrounded by a leather cut and sewn instrument panel.

"We wanted to create a meaningful interior experience using sculptured and natural forms to conceptualize a driver-centric design that is the perfect human-machine interface," said Pat Stewart, Vice President and Executive Director of Interior Systems. "By carefully choosing materials and using our innovative stitching technology, we developed an instrument panel that receives and supports you in a way that's never been experienced before." 

The cockpit is sewn with Inteva's conceptual illuminated stitch, allowing instant interior customization. A wide range of materials were used to complement this advanced technology. Selected materials included a variety of textures for a sleek look and feel: leather, Inteva's TPO, carbon fiber, spandex, brushed aluminum and fiber optics.

"This concept provided an excellent platform to feature Inteva's illuminated stitch technology," said Gerard Roose, Vice President of Sales and Marketing. "Inteva's advanced cut-and-sew capabilities provide improved stitch appearance and enhanced stitch design freedom that beautifully captures our customer's brand character."

Inteva's Interior Systems product line includes a full range of components and modules for vehicle interiors, from instrument panels, consoles, and door trim to cockpits and headliners. Inteva designs, engineers and manufactures quality, mass-efficient interiors with a focus on high-value design and innovative materials and processes. Inteva provides full design development and system integration services; combined with complete supply chain management, build in line sequencing and end of line function testing capabilities providing customers with optimized vehicle assembly efficiency.

About Inteva

Inteva Products, LLC is a global supplier offering value-based innovation and environmentally-friendly products that enhance quality and performance for Closure Systems, Interiors Systems, Motors and Electronics, and Roof Systems. Inteva is focused on sustained global growth, providing excellent customer service and being a best place to work. The company is headquartered in Troy, Michigan and employs over 9,000 people in 18 countries. Visit www.intevaproducts.com.

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Kimberly A. Welch
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