Fabric designed for new London underground line

UK-based transport textiles producer Camira Fabrics is to weave the moquette seat upholstery for the trains on the latest underground line in London.

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Premium concept for car interiors showcased

Autonomous vehicles, electric cars and car sharing will soon fully redefine the use of a vehicle: the car will become a multifunctional, mobile living and working space, according to Covestro, a producer of speciality chemicals for heat insulation foams and transparent polycarbonate plastics.

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Porsche and Boeing to partner on urban air mobility market

German vehicle maker Porsche and US airframe manufacturer Boeing have signed a memorandum of understanding to jointly explore the premium urban air mobility market and the extension of urban traffic into airspace.

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Latest trends on show at Busworld

At last month’s Busworld bus and coach exhibition held in Brussels, Belgium, Lantal Textiles showed its new Conceptual Forecast collection as well as extensions to the Essentials Stock collection.

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Onboard fire containment kit for mobile phones

Baker Aviation has introduced a new larger Hot-Stop ‘L’ Fire Containment Kit for mobile phones on board aircraft.

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Automotive issues to be addressed at UK nonwovens event

Several speakers will address issues concerning the automotive industry at the annual seminar of the UK’s Nonwovens Network, which will be held in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, on 5 December.

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Toray Industries to acquire Sweden-based airbag cushion maker

Toray Industries has concluded an agreement to purchase Alva Sweden, a manufacturer of cushions for automotive airbag systems in Europe since 1997, and its two subsidiaries, Alva Confecções in Sintra, Portugal, and Alva Tunisia in Ariana, Tunisia.

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Freudenberg makes offer for Low & Bonar

Freudenberg has made an offer to acquire 100% of the shares in Low & Bonar, a UK-based manufacturer of technical textiles.

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Hyundai develops new front centre airbag

Hyundai Motor Group has developed a new centre side airbag that works to separate the space between driver and passenger.

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Yanfeng further develops smart interiors

German development teams of Shanghai, China-headquartered automotive interiors giant Yanfeng have partnered with sensor supplier IEE, based in Luxembourg, on Active Space – an integrated technology vision for an interactive interior envisaged for autonomous level 5 vehicles.

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