Faurecia previews biobased technologies for automotive design at the 2013 LA Auto Show

November 25, 2013 |

In California, Faurecia will be showing visions for the near future of automotive seating and interiors that are ready for the road at the LA Auto Show. Referred to as “BioAttitude”, Faurecia will be showcasing advancements in the use of natural materials for interior structures, such as BioMat, a mixture of completely natural substances, creating an injection material with 100 percent bio-based fibers and matrix alike.

Another product is NAFILean, a material employing hemp-based fibers that reduces weight by 20-25 percent compared with standard injection-molded parts. Lastly, they will be showing Lignolite, a substance with 85% wood fibers for traditional compression processes.

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