Lear Charging System Gains PSE Certification in Japan

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Lear Charging System Gains PSE Certification in Japan

Intertek and Lear Corporation Partner to Bring New EV Technologies to Market

DETROIT--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Intertek (ISE: ITRK) , the leading quality solutions provider to industries worldwide, and Lear Corporation (NYS: LEA) , a leading global supplier of automotive seating and electrical distribution systems, together announce certification for Lear Corporation's Electric Vehicle Charging Coupler and Electric Vehicle Inline Cable Control Box to Japan PSE standards. This is the first Japan PSE certification of its kind and was issued on March 18, 2013, allowing Lear Corporation to market their electric vehicle charging systems in Japan.


Intertek partnered with Lear Corporation to execute the test plan and procedures in accordance with PSE Mandatory Third-Party Conformity Assessment requirements, which include product testing, inspection, and factory evaluation. Upon compliance to Japanese standards and ordinances, PSE certification was issued by the Japan Electrical Safety & Environmental Technology Laboratory (JET).

Together, Lear Corporation and Intertek are at the forefront of the growing electric vehicle technology market. Intertek is pleased to announce that Lear Corporation's Electric Vehicle Charging Coupler and Electric Vehicle Inline Cable Control Box are now PSE certified to Article 1 of the technical requirements of the METI (Ministry of Economy Trade and Industry) ordinance.

Serving the industry for more than 100 years, Intertek validates the performance of transportation technologies, including components, products and systems used in a variety of automotive, aerospace, marine, and rail applications. Intertek's global network of labs and partnerships allows customers like Lear Corporation to effectively achieve compliance with testing and certification processes in Japan, and around the world.

About Intertek

Intertek is the leading quality solutions provider to industries worldwide. From auditing and inspection, to testing, training, advisory, quality assurance and certification, Intertek adds value to customers' products, processes and assets. With a network of more than 1,000 laboratories and offices and over 35,000 people in more than 100 countries, Intertek supports companies' success in a global marketplace. Intertek helps its customers to meet end users' expectations for safety, sustainability, performance, integrity and desirability in virtually any market worldwide. Visit www.intertek.com.

About Lear Corporation

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 113,000 employees located in 36 countries. Lear's headquarters are in Southfield, Michigan, and Lear is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol [LEA]. Further information about Lear is available at www.lear.com.



Intertek
Tonya Eckert, 978-635-8673
Marketing Communications Specialist
Tonya.Eckert@intertek.com
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Lear Corporation
Mark Bensett, 248-447-1500
Director Business Strategy
mbensett@lear.com

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