Monthly Archives: October 2012

Wind deflector adds noise reduction to redesigned Kia Sorento

The Kia Sorento has been redesigned from top to bottom just three years into its existence, with a wind deflector among the noise reduction elements used to ensure a quiet ride. At over 1.7m in height and almost 1.9m wide, the SUV might be expected to suffer from significant buffeting by wind resistance as it […]

Thermal insulation ‘crucial’ to Vauxhall Cascada

29/10/2012 //
by alastair
Posted in Automotive insulation, Thermal Insulation

Thermal insulation is a “crucial” element in the Vauxhall Cascada, as the manufacturer enters the UK convertibles market. At 4.7m in length, the Cascada is bigger than the Audi A5 Convertible, placing Vauxhall in the full-size convertible segment for the first time since the 1930s. Significantly, it is also designed to cater for the British […]

‘New Clio’ offers unmatched noise reduction

22/10/2012 //
by alastair
Posted in Automotive sound insulation, sound insulation

Noise reduction is unmatched in the new Renault Clio – simply dubbed ‘New Clio’ by its manufacturer – according to its developers. Renault claims that “New Clio offers levels of comfort, cabin space and low noise that are unmatched within its segment”. Part of that noise reduction may be thanks to the trimmed-down design of […]

Noise reduction ‘is part of the ride’ on the Vauxhall Mokka

If the words ‘Mokka’ and ‘noise reduction’ bring to mind the hissing of a cappuccino machine, the new sports utility vehicle from Vauxhall is about to change all that. The Vauxhall Mokka might sound like a frothy coffee, but it’s actually the next generation in the brand’s self-styled “product revolution”. Aimed at the compact SUV […]

Keeping the automotive tradition alive in Warwickshire

 With a £50 billion annual turnover, the British automotive industry is now the UK’s largest export sector, accounting for 11% of overseas sales. Warwickshire has long had strong links with vehicle manufacture, and Automotive Insulations is a great example of an automotive success story. The Rugby based company specialise in the design and manufacture of […]