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Honda develops stain-repellent seat fabric

Honda’s research and development department has revealed details of a process for a new seat fabric that is formulated to repel most everyday stains, particularly from food and drink, in an effort to improve long-term occupant comfort.

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Adient modifies Yanfeng JV deal

Automotive seating supplier Adient has amended its previously announced agreement with Yanfeng Automotive Trim Systems to make certain changes to their existing joint venture relationships.

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Automotive interior to become the new exterior

A new survey by Asahi Kasei Europe shows an increasing need towards functional premium surfaces in the automotive industry.

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Polyurethane synthetics with low environmental impact

Polymer producer Covestro has developed its water-based Insqin technology to create a sustainable, efficient and permanent polyurethane coating for textiles and to produce high-quality synthetic materials, especially for car interiors.

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3D coating technology for interior textile surfaces

An additive manufacturing technology for textile surface finishing is now being offered for automotive textile interior applications.

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Alcantara restarts Italian plant with COVID-19 precautions

Automotive upholstery materials supplier Alcantara has reopened its Nera Montoro production and research and development facilities north of Rome, Italy.

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Cars of the future unveiled

In February, AutoTrader, the UK’s largest digital automotive marketplace, released a report looking at what a new car might look like in 10, 20 and even 30 years’ time, as the automotive industry evolves.

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Sage to acquire Adient’s automotive fabrics business

Automotive seating supplier Adient is to sell its automotive fabrics manufacturing business, including its lamination business, to Sage Automotive Interiors, a subsidiary of Asahi Kasei, for US$175m.

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Tesca acquires Willy Schmitz

Automotive fabrics and seating components manufacturer Tesca has acquired Willy Schmitz, a supplier of automotive fabrics for an undisclosed sum.

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New Audi A3 offered with sustainable interior concept

Audi is now offering seat upholstery made from recycled materials for the new A3.

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