Archive: 2020

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Audi models use recyclable microfibre in car seats

Dinamica is now being used to cover the seats of the new Audi Q2 and Audi Q5.

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Automotive seat cover technology applied to aviation

Serbia-based Autostop Aviation, which has one of the largest seat cover manufacturing facilities in Europe, has launched a synthetic leather for aircraft with a design…

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Visions for the future of mobility

In a recent online event, German manufacturer Freudenberg Performance Materials (FPM) brought experts and users together to discuss the potential of performance and lightweight materials…

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Front trunk launched based on Ultra-Silent

Switzerland-based Autoneum has developed a “frunk” (front trunk) made of Ultra-Silent, its lightweight, noise-reducing and sustainable technology initially designed for electric vehicle (EV) underbodies.

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Embroidered e-textiles for automotive interiors

Embroidery has been a well-established textile decoration technology for decades.

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Seamless textile-sensing solutions for car seats

A considerable number of vehicle accidents can be attributed to driver drowsiness: several studies have concluded that drowsiness while driving contributes to traffic-related morbidity and…

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Tufted automotive carpets made from recycled PET

Autoneum has launched a tufted carpet aimed at the highest requirements for sustainable mobility, with the yarns manufactured from recycled polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottles.

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Sport shoe uses repurposed airbags

Sportswear brand Reebok has teamed up with South Korean label Kanghyuk for a limited-edition sports shoe made with repurposed airbags.

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Sustainable luxury for automotive interior surfaces

With tightening environmental regulations challenging the automotive industry, Dinamica, a sustainable and recyclable microfibre suede, is supporting automotive original equipment manufacturers to achieve their environmental…

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IVL and Toyobo to build airbag yarn plant in Thailand

Indorama Ventures (IVL) has, through its subsidiary, Indorama Polyester Industries (IPI), entered into a joint venture agreement with Toyobo to form a 50:50 joint venture…

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