With their strange curves and abundance of buttons, knobs and switches, some dashboards are hell to look at and even worse to upholster – especially if you don't have access to a thermo vacuum forming machine. Our friends over at Jalopnik recently asked their community of car enthusiasts to name some of the most ridiculous dashboards they've ever seen. These were among them: … [Read more...] about 10 Most Ridiculous Car Dashboards
Like most people, you probably use the terms "dashboard" and "instrument panel" interchangeably without giving much thought to where the two words come from. However, their origins are quite interesting and definitely something every auto trimmer should know. … [Read more...] about Why Do We Call It a ‘Dashboard’?
Despite just hitting store shelves, the Apple iPad mini has already found its way into a car's interior. Sound Waves, a mobile electronics shop in Tampa, FL, is the first to custom fabricate a vehicle's dashboard to fit the device. … [Read more...] about First iPad Mini Installed in Car Dashboard
Most auto upholstery shops repair vehicle dashboards by either installing a replacement dash pad or covering the old one in new foam and vinyl. However, there is a third option that’s all too often overlooked – sending out your customer’s dashboard for thermo vacuum forming. … [Read more...] about Repair Dashboards with Vacuum Forming
You've heard of touch-sensitive fabrics and digital dashboards, but how about touch-sensitive dashboards? The new Lexus LF-CC features just that – a full-on driver interface that works like an iPhone. … [Read more...] about Lexus LF-CC Features Touch-Screen Dash