PSA: Your Fancy-Pants Recaro Seat May No Longer Be Legal For Racing

Bad news if you're currently running a Recaro Pole Position seat in your race car: the seats have lost their FIA homologation, which is the safety certification that allows you to use them in your race car for many sanctioning bodies. » 12/10/14 4:25pm 12/10/14 4:25pm

Cheap Airplane Seats Shouldn't Recline at All

Yesterday, we shared the amusing case of the cross-country trip that was diverted when two passengers got in a battle over a reclining seat. But the real villain here isn't our travel-addled selves. It's that we still let airplane seats recline at all. » 8/26/14 12:18pm 8/26/14 12:18pm

This Is How The Tesla Model S' Amazing Rear Jump Seats Work

If you're like me, when you first heard about the Tesla Model S, your first thought was "How the hell did they make it a seven-seater?" Well, here's finally a video of how those two back-back seats work. » 9/13/13 2:42pm 9/13/13 2:42pm

Nestt Futuristic Car Seat Design Makes Us Shed A Tear

There's something about a good bucket-seat. You know, the kind that fit you just right, look sexy, and make you feel at one with the machine. On the other hand, Nestt's version of the bucket isn't sexy—at all. And I'm not sure that it would fit anyone right enough to make them feel at one with their ride.… » 2/05/08 2:00pm 2/05/08 2:00pm

A Staggeringly Underwhelming Press Release On Ford's New Seat Technology

We know it's a slow news day FoMoCo, but seriously — seat cushions? Seriously. The boys n' girls in Dearborn are hailing their newest "American Innovation" — a "major breakthrough with soy-based polyurethane foams", which apparently are the primary substance that makes up a vehicle's seat cushions. Wait, we'll let… » 10/13/06 10:53am 10/13/06 10:53am