Posts Tagged ‘Jump Seat’

Tesla ‘Jump Seat’ Sparks Kidnapping Scare

Published by Nadeem Muaddi on February 9th, 2017

The Hog Ring - Tesla Jump Seat Sparks Kidnapping Scare

Sounds like someone didn’t read our article on jump seats

Concerned citizens in Santa Clara, California, recently called the police on a man they spotted opening the rear hatch of his Tesla Model S and strapping a kid inside. Police, fearing a kidnapping, sped to the scene and held the man at gunpoint.

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Where Did the Term ‘Rumble Seat’ Come From?

Published by Nader Muaddi on September 15th, 2016

Auto Upholstery - The Hog Ring - 1934 Ford Roadster V8

Auto upholstery shops that work on a lot of antique cars know that a “rumble seat” is a reverse trunk lid that opens to reveal a hidden bench seat in many old-school roadsters. But how many know where the term comes from?

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Photo: Kia Pop ‘Jump Seat’

Published by Nadeem Muaddi on August 12th, 2015

 Auto Upholstery - The Hog Ring - Kia Pop Jump Seat

Just when you thought the “jump seat” was dead and gone, Kia Motors redesigned and revived it for its all-electric concept car, the Pop.

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Where Did the Term ‘Jump Seat’ Come From?

Published by Nadeem Muaddi on March 18th, 2015

Auto Upholstery - The Hog Ring - Jump Seat

We’ve all seen, repaired and even sat in a vehicle’s “jump seat.” But have you ever wondered where the term comes from? We did some digging to find out.

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