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Sherry Sabbagh & the Pursuit of Color
Although she started as a textile designer in New York and never imagined working on car interiors, Sherry Sabbagh has found the auto industry to be a tremendous palette—and pallet—for her work.

On Additive
JCI's Brennon White talks about the developments he's seeing in the fast-moving field of additive manufacturing.

Getting to Green(er) Plastics
As OEMs and suppliers strive to use more sustainable materials, biobased plastics are beginning to appear in more places, particularly in interior parts, but cost remains a barrier to wider use.

JCI on Electrification: There's Still Life in Lead-acid Batteries
Brian Kesseler, Johnson Controls vice president and president of its Power Solutions business unit, which is responsible for the company’s battery business, believes that developments in other types of battery technology notwithstanding, lead-acid batteries will have a role to play under the hood of cars and trucks through 2030.

Inside Story: Johnson Controls & Developing Seating
Tom Gould talks about lifecycle analysis, engineers are important for designers, and why materials need to be authentic in interiors.

JCI Mannequin Meets Regional RQs

JCI Mannequin Meets Regional RQs
JCI's mannequin allows determination of seating positions for seat and interior developments.

Interiors: Battle of the Bulk
By rethinking designs and working toward more efficient solutions, seats will be major contributors to vehicle downsizing and lightweighting.

Product Development Techniques from Johnson Controls
Here’s a look at how Johnson Controls creates leading interiors as well as cool ideas for clever products.

2005 Nissan Pathfinder

NISSAN'S Platform Play
The mid-size 2005 Pathfinder, Nissan's largest design and development program to date, involved three technical centers, and took 36 months and countless trans-Pacific trips to complete. Though it borrows major components from the full-size Titan pickup and Armada SUV, it's not just a downsized clone.

Common Systems = Common Sense
 It distinguishes great companies from the mediocre.