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LEAR AWARDED JAGUAR CONTRACT

 SOUTHFIELD, Mich., April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Lear Holdings Corp., parent company of Lear Seating Corporation, Detroit area's largest private firm, today announced it has been awarded the contract to supply seating systems for Jaguar Cars Limited of Coventry, England.
 In announcing this new business, Kenneth L. Way, chairman and CEO for Lear, said, "The award of the Jaguar business once again demonstrates our commitment to world leadership in technology, innovation, and customer service."
 "We look forward to a long relationship with one of the world's most prestigious automobile manufacturers," Way added. "This strengthens Lear's leadership position in luxury vehicle seating."
 Lear plans to establish a manufacturing plant in England to build seats for Jaguar's plant in Coventry. This will be Lear's first plant in the United Kingdom.
 Lear is one of the world's leading independent automotive seating manufacturers. It will produce over 11 million seats this year. Lear employs 14,500 employees in 45 facilities worldwide with sales for the fiscal year, ending June 30, 1993, expected to reach $1.7 billion.
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 /CONTACT: Tony De Lorenzo of De Lorenzo & Associates, 313-644-9150, for Lear Seating Corporation/


CO: Learing Holdings Corp.; Jaguar Cars Limited ST: Michigan IN: AUT SU: CON

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