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Sustainable car seat foam solutions

A new range of cushioning solutions made from an innovative structure of polyester-based fibres that is 100% recyclable and aimed at the mobility markets has...

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Wireless sensors for lifelong monitoring of aircraft

Wireless sensors as thin as a human hair could soon be integrated into composite materials and embedded in aerospace components to monitor the condition of...

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Composites selected for NASA Mars missions

Advanced materials technology firm Aluula Composites reports that its ultralight and strong composite materials have been selected by Thin Red Line Aerospace for future NASA...

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Launch of 100% polyester automotive carpet systems

By introducing a carpet made of 100% polyester, Autoneum says it has opened up new opportunities for vehicle manufacturers to meet their ambitious sustainability targets.

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BMW Italy and Alcantara team up for one-off M4

BMW Italy has collaborated with Alcantara to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the BMW M brand with a one-off competition-specification coupé painted in São Paulo...

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Integrating the passenger airbag into the instrument panel

Automotive supplier Yanfeng has developed a solution for integrating the passenger airbag into the instrument panel as a result of cross-divisional collaboration between the company’s...

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New approach for vehicle overhead systems

Burgos, Spain-based automotive interiors supplier Grupo Antolin, which supplies one out of every four overhead systems worldwide, has introduced a simplified upper trim concept with...

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Matrix pressure sensing and capacitive touch

Conductive Transfers showcased its new ElastaSens matrix pressure-sensing technology at November’s Automotive Interiors Expo Europe in Stuttgart, Germany.

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Alcantara increases use of post-consumer recycled polyester

Alcantara plans to increase the use of recycled post-consumer polymers in its luxury materials for the automotive, fashion and consumer electronics industries, according to its...

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Partnership for pineapple-based automotive interiors

Ananas Anam has announced a collaboration with automotive technology provider Forvia to develop vehicle interior materials made from waste pineapple leaf fibres.

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Brand launched to develop and produce sustainable materials

Forvia, one of the world’s leading automotive technology companies and the brand established earlier this year under which Faurecia and Hella operate, has announced the...

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Finnair’s multi-cabin re-design process

The redesign process for Finnair’s new business class and premium economy cabins across its long-haul fleet began more than four years ago.

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Premium sueded material for automotive seating and door panels

Automotive seating supplier Lear will launch a premium sueded material for seating and door panel applications with a global automaker in 2024.

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Etihad Airways unveils partnership with Armani/Casa

Etihad Airways has partnered with Armani/Casa on a collection designed by Giorgio Armani.

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Volvo’s EX90 interior made from recycled bottles

Volvo will use almost 50 kg of recycled and responsibly sourced materials to create the interior of its latest sport-utility vehicle (SUV).

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Sustainable flax fibre visual finish components for automotive

Cobra Advanced Composites (CAC), the automotive business of composite products manufacturer Cobra International, has launched a range of flax fibre-based, visual finish components for automotive,...

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