Archive: February 2023


Smart car seat cover

Footfalls & Heartbeats has developed simple, non-intrusive sensing technology in a knitted car seat cover to enhance comfort, safety and occupational health in modern mobility.

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Volkswagen to make ID fleet interiors more sustainable

Germany-based automaker Volkswagen says it is making its all-electric ID family more sustainable by choosing materials with less environmental impact for its interiors.

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Interior vehicle trim from fruit waste

A collaboration agreement has been signed between automotive interior supplier Grupo Antolin and PersiSkin – a start-up that produces a plant-based material as an alternative...

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Tesla to replace wood trim on sedan with nonwoven fabric

Electric vehicle manufacturer Tesla appears to be ready to replace the natural wood trim in the Model 3 sedan with a nonwoven fabric.

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ESD packaging textile protects sensitive surfaces from damage

Freudenberg Performance Materials is widening its product range of technical packaging textiles.

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RENFE embarks on sustainable transport plan

In 2021, Spanish rail operator RENFE initiated a trial with ELeather on its Cercanias (Commuter) CIVIA train in Madrid.

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Camira celebrates 30 years of best-selling moquette

First launched in 1993, Vigor is a wool-rich moquette that has remained one of Camira’s best-selling fabrics for three decades.

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Sustainable vehicle interiors made of recycled materials

Coffee, eggs, walnuts, rice and lentils could be just as likely found in your future vehicle’s interior as your shopping basket, according to a new...

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