Nissan Motor Company just unveiled a new concept SUV aimed at dog lovers — and its interior is anything but ruff.
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Last year, we reported on the controversial “do not resew” tags that Nissan is attaching to seat covers in every one of its new cars. The automaker had implemented the restriction without giving an explanation as to why it had been put in place or what other repair options were available to independent auto trimmers.
After months of reaching out to Nissan, we received a partial answer. Paige Presley, a communications associate for the company, told us that due to safety concerns about vehicle airbags, only Nissan could make upholstery repairs.
Yesterday, Veronica Collins of Paymer and Phillips, an auto trim and restyling shop in Laurel, MD, forwarded us an internal memo sent from Nissan’s corporate office to its dealerships that shed more light on the issue.
With her permission, it’s posted in full below (bold/underlined text was in original email):
Earlier this year, we reported on Nissan’s controversial use of “do not resew” tags on new vehicle seat covers. Nissan had implemented the restriction without giving an explanation as to why it had been put in place or what other repair options were available to auto trimmers. Not even SEMA was able to get the automaker to comment on the issue.
Well, after months of no response and then endless back and forth, we finally got Nissan to talk.