Seat specialist with strong traditions: High-quality RECARO seats for commercial vehicles

Kaiserslautern/Hannover, Germany. Providing seats that are ergonomically correct and safe has a long tradition at RECARO. For more than 100 years, the company has offered seats for cars and for more than 30 years, seats for commercial vehicles. With the new generation of products introduced in 2008 based on a modular platform, RECARO Automotive Seating immediately won Scania and Renault Trucks as customers. Parallel to the OEM business, the company also supplies the aftermarket with high-quality driver’s seats.

RECARO Automotive Seating, a product group of Johnson Controls with headquarters in Kaiserslautern, represents the experience and core competencies of a RECARO company history that spans more than 100 years. In the product portfolio of the commercial vehicle seat manufacturer, design, ergonomics, and comfort are combined with innovation, craftsmanship and premium quality.


The modular seat platform tailored to meet the high demands of the commercial vehicle sector serves as the basis of all the company’s products. The platform also enables maximum flexibility in coordinating and constructing a wide range of seats for different purposes. The RECARO product range includes seats for drivers and front passengers – from particularly robust models for construction trucks to seats with folding and rotary solutions for optimal cabin use right up to luxury versions for high-quality long-haul vehicles. 


In parallel to supplying the original equipment of trucks, RECARO Automotive Seating also provides the aftermarket with high-quality driver seats. In extensive testing over the entire service life (more than 1.5 million kilometers), the premium product RECARO C 7000 and the standard model RECARO C 6000 have proven to be particularly robust, durable, safe and comfortable. The ergonomic design, dimensions, adjustment paths and angles, and all the features of the seats are designed so that they support the body perfectly and protect the driver’s back. Since 2013, the contribution of commercial vehicle seats by RECARO to maintaining the health of professional drivers has also been certified by the AGR (Campaign for Healthier Backs) Seal of Approval.


RECARO Automotive Seating’s affiliation with Johnson Controls offers almost unlimited technical and logistical opportunities in the development and production of commercial vehicle seats: The company is the world leader in car seat systems and components and is also a supplier of foams and upholstery materials. With its innovative products, technologies, manufacturing methods and global presence, it supports all major automotive manufacturers in differentiating their vehicles in the market.