From the first of its class to the best in its class

Innovation is our Tradition


1906 - Founded as Stuttgarter Carosserie- u. Radfabrik (Stuttgart Body and Wheel Factory).

1963 - The body factory is sold to Porsche. REutter CAROsserie becomes RECARO, the seating specialist.

1971 - RECARO starts producing aircraft seats and moves to Kirchheim/Teck two years later.

1998 - RECARO presents the first child car seat that grows with the child: the "RECARO start".

2011 - The automotive seating division is sold to the licensing partner Johnson Controls.

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We are always looking for contacts to former employees of Stuttgarter Karosseriewerk Reutter and RECARO, as well as to interested journalists, enthusiastic users and collectors.

We look forward to hearing from you.

Head of Tradition RECARO Group
Hendrik Ockenga