Archive: 2019


Recycled fabric for new Renault subcompact vehicle

Renault has co-developed a fabric made from 100% recycled materials for the new Zoé.

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Quiet and clean mobility solutions

Porcher Industries showcased its range of high-performance thermal and acoustical insulation products at last month’s Annual Automotive Exhaust Systems Summit held in Düsseldorf, Germany.

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Ford developing 3D knitted car seat covers

Automotive giant Ford Motor is introducing new cutting-edge technology to produce seamless seat covers using three-dimensional or flat knitting technology.

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Infrared helps fit carpets in classic cars

A fast response, medium-wave infrared system from Heraeus Noblelight is helping in the creation of tailor-made carpets for refurbished classic cars at the Worcestershire, UK,…

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Reducing powertrain noise with lightweight PET textile

A lightweight textile made from polyethylene terephthalate (PET) fibres that can both insulate and absorb sound waves has been developed by Autoneum for use in…

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Aircraft Interiors Expo North America cancelled

Reed Exhibitions has announced that Aircraft Interiors Expo North America will not run in 2020.

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Fabric designed for new London underground line

UK-based transport textiles producer Camira Fabrics is to weave the moquette seat upholstery for the trains on the latest underground line in London.

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Premium concept for car interiors showcased

Autonomous vehicles, electric cars and car sharing will soon fully redefine the use of a vehicle: the car will become a multifunctional, mobile living and…

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Porsche and Boeing to partner on urban air mobility market

German vehicle maker Porsche and US airframe manufacturer Boeing have signed a memorandum of understanding to jointly explore the premium urban air mobility market and…

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Latest trends on show at Busworld

At last month’s Busworld bus and coach exhibition held in Brussels, Belgium, Lantal Textiles showed its new Conceptual Forecast collection as well as extensions to…

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