Viewing entries tagged with 'Car seats'

Car seats that detect when drivers are falling asleep

Car seats that warn drivers if they start to fall asleep at the wheel are being developed as part of a study by researchers at the UK’s Nottingham Trent University.

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Tencel offered for automotive applications

With increasing calls for eco-friendly vehicles, sustainable raw materials and vehicle recycling, Austria’s Lenzing presented new applications for its Tencel cellulosic fibre and powder for the automobile sector at Techtextil 2011.

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Ford seat monitors driver’s heart rate

A seat that can monitor a driver’s heart rate and help older drivers known to have heart conditions has been developed by a team from Ford’s European Research and Innovation Centre in Aachen, Germany, and the Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule (RWTH) Aachen University.

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