Hot or Not? Leather-Clad Fiat 500

Published by Nadeem Muaddi on July 30th, 2015

Auto Upholstery - The Hog Ring - Bespoke Fiat 500

We’ve seen sports cars with their entire exteriors wrapped in leather. But for some reason, this bespoke Fiat 500 that’s only partially wrapped in leather, strikes us as more odd.

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In India, Taxicab Interiors Get a Facelift

Published by Nadeem Muaddi on July 29th, 2015

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Taxicab interiors are usually drab, dirty and dilapidated — especially in developing countries where there are fewer restrictions on vehicle maintenance.

In Mumbai, India, however, a new initiative called “Taxi Fabric” is making strides in sprucing up the cabins of ordinary taxicabs with eye-catching designs. Best of all, auto upholsterers are one of the many beneficiaries.

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Carlex Design Trims a Mercedes-Benz CLS

Published by Naseem Muaddi on July 28th, 2015

Auto Upholstery - The Hog Ring - Carlex Design Mercedes-Benz CLS

From its state-of-the-art garage to its jaw-dropping interior designs, Polish auto upholstery shop Carlex Design never ceases to inspire. Case in point, watch this video of how they customized the interior of a Mercedes-Benz CLS.

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Bill’s Auto Upholstery Fulfills its Patriotic Duty

Published by Nadeem Muaddi on July 27th, 2015

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Robert Floyd of Bill’s Auto Upholstery in Lawton, Oklahoma was recently profiled on local ABC 7 News for his inspiring stitch work — not on cars, but American flags.

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Find Out What’s New at Electron Top

Published by Nadeem Muaddi on July 24th, 2015

Auto Upholstery - The Hog Ring - Electron Top

Electron Top published a number of fantastic flyers this month — ranging from helpful product information to notes about proper flag etiquette, and even a note of support for The Hog Ring. We’ve made the flyers available for you to download for free, so check them out!

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Find a Job in Auto Upholstery

Published by Nadeem Muaddi on July 23rd, 2015

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Are you an out-of-work auto trimmer? Fear not. We’ve scoured the internet for the latest employment opportunities in the field of auto upholstery and posted them on our jobs page. Best of all, we’ll continue to do so – so check back often!

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Photo: Skoda Introduces Dog Seat Belts

Published by Nadeem Muaddi on July 22nd, 2015

Auto Upholstery - The Hog Ring - Skoda Dog Seat Belt

Czech automaker Skoda Auto recently introduced a new line of accessories for dog owners who like to take their pups for car rides. Among them is a seat belt.

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2016 Camaro to Feature Haartz Topping

Published by Nadeem Muaddi on July 21st, 2015

Auto Upholstery - The Hog Ring - 2016 Chevrolet Camaro - Haartz

Need another reason to get excited about the 2016 Chevrolet Camaro‘s throwback convertible top? How about this: It will be manufactured using topping fabric by Haartz Corporation!

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Cashing in on Leather Seat Covers

Published by Nadeem Muaddi on July 20th, 2015

Auto Upholstery - The Hog Ring - Alea Leather Interior

A lot of auto upholstery shops sell and install leather seat covers manufactured by reputable companies like Alea Leather Specialist, Inc. However, most only cater to individual customers. To really cash in on the market, shops need to forge strong relationships with car dealerships.

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Volvo Reinvents the Child Safety Seat

Published by Nadeem Muaddi on July 17th, 2015

Auto Upholstery - The Hog Ring - Volvo XC90 Excellence Child Seat Concept

Forget everything you know about child safety seatsVolvo Group just reinvented the way they look and function in cars.

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