Lear Corporation Announces Opening of a New Electronics Plant in Rabat, Morocco

By Lear Corporation, PRNE
Monday, May 16, 2011

RABAT, Morocco, May 17, 2011 - Lear Corporation (NYSE: LEA) today announced the official opening of a
new electronics facility in Rabat, Morocco. Lear is a global leader in
developing complete electrical power management systems for the automotive
industry worldwide. Lear's knowledge of the vehicle interior and expertise in
systems integration provide an advantage in designing and delivering
electrical power distribution systems that support a full range of vehicle
features and functions.

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The new facility in Rabat supplies industry-leading electronics such as
battery chargers and gateway modules to European automakers including BMW,
Renault and Volkswagen. The 14,340 square-meter facility currently houses 130
employees and will employ approximately 230 people by the end of 2011. The
location of the plant enables easy shipment to the European market, which
reduces travel time and costs, increases flexibility and allows for quicker
response to customer preferences. The new plant is also close to other Lear
European plants.

"Lear is proud to open another world-class electronics plant to support
our growing Electrical Power Management Systems business segment," said Bob
, Lear chief executive officer and president. "With the increasing
market need, we are focusing on expanding our core electrical power
distribution and power management capabilities."

About Lear

Lear Corporation is one of the world's leading suppliers of automotive
seating and electrical power management systems. The Company's world-class
products are designed, engineered and manufactured by a diverse team of
approximately 92,500 employees at 200 facilities in 35 countries. Lear's
headquarters are in Southfield, Michigan, and Lear's common shares are traded
on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol [LEA]. Further information
about Lear Corporation is available at www.lear.com.

Mariano de Torres, Lear Electrical Power Management Systems, +34-977-617-105, or Mel Stephens, Lear Corporate Communications, +1-248-447-1624

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