Monthly Archives: June 2012

Biomass fuels may help with noise reduction

Biomass fuels may have unexpected benefits for the environment – not only in terms of air pollution, but also by reducing noise pollution thanks to their apparent noise reduction properties. Volvo Trucks have been running field tests of biomass-fuelled vehicles to determine whether bio-DME, an economical and energy-efficient fuel, is a suitable candidate for a […]

Automotive company helps train engineers of tomorrow

27/06/2012 //
by alastair
Posted in Automotive industry news, Automotive insulation, sound insulation

An automotive engineering company is helping to train the engineers of tomorrow as part of the Government’s new academies programme. Automotive Insulations, who manufacture sound insulation components and noise reduction systems for the automotive, marine and commercial sectors, will be working with students at WMG (Warwick Manufacturing Group) Academy for Young Engineers. The academy, which […]

Chrysler’s noise reduction arises from ‘aerodynamic unibody’

An “uninterrupted and aerodynamic unibody” ensures good levels of noise reduction in the new 2012 Chrysler 300C, on sale in the UK from June 14th. The new model features a laser-braised roof panel and rail sections to ensure clean lines in its outer shell – but its noise reduction also incorporates specific elements of acoustic […]

Falken announces ‘quietest tyre ever’

High-performance tyres specialist Falken has unveiled what it claims is its quietest and strongest tyre yet, the Azenis FK453, for the UK market. A number of features of the tyre help to contribute towards its unparalleled noise reduction properties, including phase-shifted tread bars to help cut down on the sound generated during motion. With a […]

Lexus RX 450h F Sport’s noise reduction comes courtesy of lateral dampers

Lexus have shown a continued commitment to noise reduction among luxury carmakers, with lateral dampers helping to kill vibrations in the new RX 450h F Sport model. Rather than a fixed bracing between the suspension towers to the left and right of the vehicle, a front lateral damper is used instead. At the rear, a […]