Why are makers of biomaterials, like cactus and mushroom leather, targeting the genuine leather industry instead of manufacturers of synthetic materials made, in part, with fossil fuels? … [Read more...] about ILM: Biomaterials Should Target Synthetics, Not Leather
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American demand for leather in luxury SUVs is worsening Amazon deforestation, according to a recent exposé published by The New York Times. … [Read more...] about Report: US Demand for Auto Leather is Killing the Amazon
Some industry experts believe the auto industry's shift to electric vehicles will spell the end of leather interiors — but Pecca Group doesn't seem to think so. … [Read more...] about Pecca to Make Leather for Electric Vehicles
Bentley Motors just became the first automaker to join the Leather Working Group (LWG), squashing rumors it's abandoning genuine leather. … [Read more...] about No, Bentley is Not Giving Up Leather