Mini moving from real leather to recycled fabrics

3a532da80dca41194371f5bac7dfb649fdfe4a88 2 1024x768Carmakers are beginning to shift away from offering a leather upholstery option in their vehicles, replacing them with vegan leather or other synthetic alternatives.

For example, Mini has announced that it will switch to 100% recycled fabrics in future for its car interiors in a bid to make its cars more eco-friendly.

Meanwhile, Volvo’s Polestar brand uses a new synthetic material, called WeaveTech (pictured), in place of leather on the Polestar 2 

For the full story, see the March 2021 edition of MobileTex.