Archive: March 2021

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Energy-efficient autonomous LS-EV

Teijin and partner Applied Electric Vehicles (Applied EV) have developed an energy-efficient, low-speed electric vehicle (LS-EV) prototype for autonomous driving systems and other mobility applications,...

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BMW interior designs now use more sustainable materials

BMW is using Econyl polyamide yarn to make its headliners and floor mats for the BMW i3, BMW iX and other models.

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UK consortium to accelerate high-volume composite technologies

GKN Aerospace is leading a new UK industry consortium called ASCEND (Aerospace and Automotive Supply Chain Enabled Development) to develop and accelerate composite material and...

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Hygiene innovation for business jet cabins

With aircraft interior suppliers looking for new designs to encourage passengers that flying is safe, major concerns in the Covid-19 era aircraft cabin are antimicrobial...

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PA6 yarn with 75% recycled content

BIG Yarns, a division of Beaulieu International Group, has launched EqoCycle, a fully recyclable polyamide 6 (PA6) yarn with 75% recycled content, which is said...

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Sono-finishing poised for commercialisation

A new ultrasound-based finishing technology developed by Sonovia with Br├╝ckner and Weber Ultrasonics offers some crucial advantages in the production of antimicrobial textiles.

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