Archive for the ‘Interesting Read’ Category

Lear: Car Seats are Uncomfortable by Design

Published by Nadeem Muaddi on May 23rd, 2017

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An executive at Lear Corporation, one of the world’s largest auto parts manufacturers, recently admitted that car seats are uncomfortable by design, and revealed plans on how his company finally plans to remedy the issue.

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Elon Musk Says Everyone Needs to Relax

Published by Nadeem Muaddi on May 22nd, 2017

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There’s been a lot of speculation about how self-driving cars will look, especially on the inside. But Elon Musk, the genius behind Tesla Motors and the aerospace program SpaceX, says everyone needs to relax because cabins aren’t going to change all that much.

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The Future of Leather is Already Here

Published by Nadeem Muaddi on May 19th, 2017

The Hog Ring - The Future of Leather is Already Here

Last week’s WardsAuto Interiors Conference in Detroit, Michigan, hosted a panel titled “The Future of Premium Materials,” during which industry leaders discussed various fabrics, including leather.

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Trimmers Named to List of Curious Jobs

Published by Nadeem Muaddi on May 17th, 2017

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What do auto trimmers and car sniffers have in common? Both just made Spanish automaker SEAT’s list of “The Five Most Curious Professions in the Auto Industry.”

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Simcon Tops: Can’t Find Cambria? Use Stayfast

Published by Naseem Muaddi on April 28th, 2017

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Auto upholstery shops have recently been buzzing about their inability to find Cambria, the material most commonly used to trim “simcon” tops. Curious why the topping has been hard to come by, we contacted The Haartz Corporation, maker of Cambria, to find out.

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