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Improving the well-being of drivers

Faurecia revealed a new generation of technologies focused on “driving well-being” at the recent 2016 Detroit Auto Show.

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Clariant presents ColorForward Automotive

Clariant has released the Automotive Edition of ColorForward 2017. This is the second year the speciality chemicals producer has formatted its colour/trend analysis tool to meet the needs and interests of automotive designers and marketers.

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Tyre cords and tyre fabrics market to reach US$6.37bn by 2023

According to a new report published by Transparency Market Research, the global tyre cords and tyre fabrics market was valued at US$4.14bn in 2014 and is expected to reach US$6.37bn by 2023, at a compound annual growth rate of 4.9% between 2015 and 2023.

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Soundproof material selected for 2016 Toyota Prius

Teijin and vehicle parts manufacturer Hayashi Telempu have announced that V-Wave, a jointly developed soundproof material made with nonwoven polyester fabric, has been selected for the 2016 Toyota Prius, which was launched in Japan in December.

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Coats launches hybrid fibre composite technology

Industrial thread manufacturer Coats is launching Synergex, a range of advanced composite fibres that can be processed into fabric and used to mould strong, but lightweight, parts for a range of industries, including automotive and aerospace.

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TexCar on show at Dornbirn fibres congress

A highlight of this year’s 55th Dornbirn Man-Made Fibers Congress will be Groz Beckert’s presentation of a longitudinally cut Mercedes-Benz E-Class Model to demonstrate the various aspects of fibres and fibre usage.

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