Category: MobileTex

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From textile waste to automotive nonwovens

One of the missions of Refashion is to accelerate the recycling of textiles and footwear.

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Deep dyed aircraft carpet on awards shortlist

Switzerland-based transport textiles manufacturer Lantal has made the shortlist for the 2023 Crystal Cabin Award with its Deep Dyed Carpet.

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Automotive nonwoven shortlisted for Index Award

An automotive material from Sandler has been shortlisted for the Index 2023 Awards for excellence in the nonwovens and related industries, with the winner announced...

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Aunde Group expands top management team

Germany-based automotive parts manufacturer Aunde Group is expanding its top management team with the appointments of two managing director: the shareholder of the family-owned enterprise...

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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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Fairbrics raises €22m to bring CO2-based polyester fibre to market

Fairbrics, a sustainable chemical company developing a technology that converts carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions into high-value polyester through a circular manufacturing approach, has raised €17m...

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Plant-based composite featured in Hyundai concept vehicle

South Korea’s Hyundai Motor Group and the US-based Hyundai America Technical Center have demonstrated their environmental commitment by featuring Lingrove’s high-performance, plant-based Ekoa composite material...

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Autoneum to buy bankrupt Borgers automotive division for €117m

Autoneum, the Switzerland-based producer of acoustic and thermal insulation systems, is to acquire the automotive business of Borgers, which specialises in textile acoustics protection, insulation...

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Ergonomic aircraft seats with ELeather dress cover

MYAirline, a new Malaysia-based low-cost airline established in January 2021, has fitted Geven’s ergonomic aircraft seats on its fleet of three A320-200s.

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