Automakers, from Ford to Mercedes, are upholstering their vehicle interiors in fabric made from recycled plastic bottles. But how big of a dent is that putting into the problem of plastic waste? … [Read more...] about Turning 2 Billion Plastic Bottles a Year into Auto Fabric
With the auto industry facing increased pressure to produce greener cars, two textile companies are collaborating to manufacture the first carbon-negative material suitable for automotive applications. … [Read more...] about Are Carbon-Negative Materials the Future?
Volvo has announced plans to stop trimming its vehicles in leather. … [Read more...] about Volvo is the Latest Automaker to Ditch Leather
Mini's design boss, Oliver Heilmer, says the automaker is just about finished with leather upholstery, and that future cars will be upholstered in more sustainable materials. … [Read more...] about Mini is Ditching Leather Interiors
Yes and no. Just because a car's interior is trimmed in sustainable materials doesn't mean it's good for the environment. … [Read more...] about Are Sustainable Interiors a Gimmick?