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Biodegradable seat covers in concept car

Austrian cellulosic fibre producer Lenzing has partnered with a Switzerland-based automotive think-tank to introduce highly sustainable fibres for automotive interiors in Rinspeed’s latest concept vehicle called MicroSnap.

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Antolin Interiors to close UK factory

Automotive parts producer Antolin Interiors UK has announced it will close its factory at Hartlip, near Sittingbourne, Kent, UK, which could lead to the loss of 300 jobs.

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Adient to sell 30% YFAI stake to Yanfeng

Automotive seating supplier Adient is to sell its 30% stake in Yanfeng Global Automotive Interior Systems (YFAI) to Yanfeng Automotive Trim Systems for US$379m.

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Conference on future of automotive interiors

A conference on the future of automotive interiors will be held during the Automotive Interiors Expo Europe from 16-18 June in Stuttgart, Germany.

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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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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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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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Major challenges for recycling automotive plastics

Despite initiatives such as the End of Life Vehicles Directive in Europe, there is still a significant volume of automotive plastic that is not currently recycled and is destined for landfill or incineration.

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Indorama to acquire Sinterama

Global chemicals producer Indorama Ventures has entered into an agreement to acquire Sinterama, a manufacturer of polyester automotive yarns and high-performance coloured yarns.

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Vehicle seat covers made from trilaminate foams

A method for producing automotive seat covers from trilaminate foams has been developed by Magna International.

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