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Automotive interiors setting the pace for vehicle design

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Automotive interior trends will drive developments in new materials

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Automotive textile producers prepare for total transformation

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Škoda Auto is collaborating with the Technical University of Liberec on the research and development of sustainable materials. Photo courtesy of Škoda Auto

Faced with unprecedented levels of disruption and innovation, technological advances are impacting all segments of the vehicle industry, particularly interiors. Despite ongoing setbacks due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, a shortage of semiconductors and higher raw material, energy and transport costs, automakers have continued to develop their visions of the future – and …

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Mechanical recycling of used clothing made from mixed fibers

Passenger compartment becoming a key decision factor in car purchasing Electric vehicles (EVs) are propelling the automotive industry toward a more sustainable future, while autonomous driving will alter just about everything regarding vehicles – mega-changes that will amount to the biggest leap forward since cars replaced horses. Almost all the attention concerning autonomous vehicles is …

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The XiM20 concept car from YFAI

With the global automotive industry facing unprecedented change over the next few decades, suppliers of automotive textiles, including nonwovens and composites, are being challenged to realign their strategies as these major market transformations unfold. As well as advances in electrification, one of the key drivers is the effort to commercialize self-driving vehicles – it is …

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Layout of the TNCF Machine

The automotive tailgate part is one of the most complex components of a car. It has to be resistant against impact forces and at the same time it needs to be stiff. To meet these requirements the conventional tailgate consists of several metal components, the outer and inner part and several additional reinforcements parts. In order to address light weight design, the substitution of metal components with composites is considered.

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May 17, 2011 – The first trading day of Rieter shares ex dividend (ticker symbol RIEN unchanged) on the SIX Swiss Exchange without the Automotive Systems business was first traded on May 13, 2011. This company with registered offices in Winterthur, Switzerland is a global market leader in short-staple spinning machinery and components, with the …

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