As Earth Day approaches, we’re reminded of the environmental impact that vehicles have on the planet and what we as an industry can do to ensure its preservation. … [Read more...] about Haartz: A Model for Green Companies
If you love the way wood trim looks inside a vehicle, but hate how heavy and expensive it is, Korean supplier Seoyon says it has the solution: cork. … [Read more...] about Forget Wood Trim. The Future is Cork.
Bentley Motors is renowned for upholstering its cars in 20 premium hides, but that soon may change. The luxury automaker just announced plans to offer a vegan option in which leather will be replaced with fabric made from mushrooms and jellyfish. … [Read more...] about Bentley to Trim Cars in Jellyfish Leather
As the effects of climate change become increasingly obvious, manufacturers and suppliers in our industry are taking more steps to limit their environmental footprints. One of those companies is already way ahead of the curve: The Haartz Corporation. … [Read more...] about Haartz sets a high bar for ‘green companies’
Swiss automaker Rinspeed caused a lot of folks to scratch their heads last year when it introduced its Oasis concept, which includes an in-cabin radish garden. Finally, after months of silence, someone involved in the project has taken a crack at explaining the quirky feature. … [Read more...] about Rinspeed’s In-Cabin Garden still a Mystery