Category: MobileTex

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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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Waste automotive textiles as a source of quality raw materials

Current textiles used in the automotive industry are mainly made from synthetic fibres, often a combination of several textile materials or with other non-textile materials...

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Sustainability award for using reclaimed carbon fibres

Prodrive Composites has won the Sustainability Award, part of the Composites UK Industry Award Showcase for 2020.

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JLR to use plastic waste in sustainable luxury interiors

Jaguar Land Rover is working with Econyl polyamide to develop automotive interiors made from ocean and landfill waste.

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FR aircraft carpet with recycled PVB-based binder

Anker, Devan Chemicals and Shark Solutions have teamed up to create what is claimed to be the world’s first flame-retardant aircraft carpet using a recycled...

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New 2021 dates for Aircraft Interiors Expo

Reed Exhibitions, the organiser of events for the global cabin interiors industry, has announced new dates for Aircraft Interiors Expo, which will now be held...

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Textile alternative to snow chains

AutoSock will be a regulatory-approved alternative to snow chains in all countries of the EU with effect from 1 December 2020.

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