Being one of the most cost-intensive products to develop makes the seat one of the most important components of the interior. At the same time its quality and structure does have a huge impact on drivers' and passengers' well-being. It is one of the most relevant factors of interior ergonomics. Seat development and seat technology therefore remain a major point of interest for vehicle manufacturers as well as suppliers for the interior. The enormous R&D effort put in the seat however is rewarded; a lot of interesting trends on ergonomics, lightweight construction as well as materials are a rewarding outcome.