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Interior innovation centre for next-generation vehicles

Marelli has unveiled its new Interior Innovation Center in Yoshimi, Saitama Prefecture, Japan, based on the experience of the previous Miyahara location.

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Philippine factory delivers first aircraft seats to Airbus

The Tanauan City, Philippines, plant of aircraft parts maker Collins Aerospace has delivered its first seating shipment to Airbus.

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Low-carbon seat made of recycled materials

China-based automotive supplier Yanfeng has developed a sustainable seat called the Reco Seat, which is said to reduce product carbon emissions by up to 40%...

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Sustainable hemp fibre prepreg material for automotive interiors

An environmentally friendly pre-impregnated material called ramie fibre reinforced – polylactic acid (RFR-PLA) has been developed for automotive interior applications by the University of Indonesia.

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Autoneum creates business unit for commercial vehicles

Switzerland-based Autoneum has established a new business unit for commercial vehicles to expand its existing truck business and to increase revenue and profitability in this...

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Sustainable interior materials introduced for Škoda Octavia

The refreshed Škoda Octavia introduces a new interior line-up featuring nine distinct design selections, emphasising the integration of eco-friendly materials.

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Revised 2024 dates for Automotive Interiors Expo

UK-based trade show organiser UKi Media & Events has announced revised dates – 12–14 November 2024 – for Automotive Interiors Expo Europe, which is co-located...

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UK train operator reveals interior of Aurora fleet

The UK’s East Midlands Railway (EMR) has released a video revealing the interior of its new Aurora fleet, highlighting the benefits it will provide customers...

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Nissan Juke gets interior upgrade

For its mid-lifecycle refresh, Japanese carmaker Nissan is reintroducing a yellow exterior colour option on its Juke urban crossover in response to customer demand, following...

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Recaro aircraft seating selected by Air India

Air India has selected Recaro Aircraft Seating as the premium economy and economy seating partner for its wide-body aircraft.

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Artex expands through Danish acquisition

Artex, a Sweden-based provider of large-scale textile projects for public spaces, public transportation and the automotive industry, is enhancing its offerings in the transportation sector...

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UK bio-based materials project launched for automotive

A consortium led by sustainable technology innovator Sonichem Technologies (formerly Bio-Sep) of Southampton, UK, has been granted nearly £600,000 in funding from Innovate UK’s Resource...

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Vita Group acquires Paustian Airtex

Metzo, Vita Group’s Germany-based aviation and rail business, has acquired Paustian Airtex, a supplier of leather and textile products for the aviation interiors industry, including...

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Lightweight and sustainable leather alternative

Ohoskin, an Italian manufacturer of a bio-based alternative material to animal leather, and ReCarbon, an Italian company that has developed a one-stop solution for the...

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Waste from olive trees trialled for manufacturing automotive parts

Ford has been trialling the use of branches, twigs and leaves from olive trees that are discarded during harvest to manufacture automotive parts.

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New European producer of PET BCF yarns

To expand its support for high-end and luxurious automotive interiors, BIG Yarns has completed its first industrial production runs of virgin polyester bulk continuous filament...

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