Remember the Virginia Tech researcher who caused confusion and panic in Arlington by dressing as a seat cover and driving a van around town? We now have more details on what he was doing. … [Read more...] about Why Car Engineers are Wearing Seat Covers
A Virginia Tech researcher caused confusion and panic in Arlington, Virginia, this week by dressing as a seat cover and driving a van around town—giving people the impression that the vehicle was operating on its own. … [Read more...] about Man Dressed in Seat Cover Spooks Locals
If Adient has its way, auto upholstery shops will soon be out of work — or at least seat cover work. The Detroit-based seating manufacturer has developed a new seat cover that supposedly fits like an OEM product, but is simple enough for any car owner to remove and install. No tools, hog rings or clips required. … [Read more...] about Adient Wants Your Seat Cover Business
Thousands of automotive aftermarket manufacturers displayed their latest products earlier this month at the 2014 SEMA Show in Las Vegas, Nevada. While most exhibitors showed off new, innovative and impressive designs, there were a few that left me wondering: "What the hell are they thinking?" One of those companies, Dubai-based NSV, was promoting a protective vehicle seat … [Read more...] about NSV Seat Covers: Worst Product at SEMA?
Earlier this month, Brent Parker of Brent Parker Motor Trimming in Glenorie, Australia showed us how he reverse engineered, reconstructed and wrapped the dashboard and console in a 1974 Lamborghini Espada. The painstaking process took him over 160 hours to complete, but was well worth it in the end. In part two of our four-part series with Brent, he walks us through the … [Read more...] about Lambo Stitching with Brent Parker 2