With the removal of engine noise in electric vehicles (EVs), other noise sources become more apparent and require acoustic insulation treatment.
There will, of course, be a desire to drive down vehicle weight in EVs and that might result in a change in the style of insulation products.
However, it is expected that the need for acoustic and thermal insulation will increase, according to Dr Kathy Beresford of Autins Group.
Speaking at the Nonwovens Network UK seminar held in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, UK, in December, she explained that once there is no more engine noise, other noise sources become more apparent.
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