Monthly Archives: November 2012

Noise reduction is part of ‘tech-filled interior’ of Chevrolet Spark EV

While it may still be half a year away from launch, the Chevrolet Spark EV has already been unveiled, with a host of interior technologies including noise reduction features. The Spark EV is built around an overall commitment not only to the environment, but also to the driver – its range is expected to be […]

New jobs boost for Rugby area

28/11/2012 //
by alastair
Posted in Automotive industry news, Automotive insulation, sound insulation

A NEW £100million sorting hub could be built in Rugby – with the potential to create hundreds of jobs for the region. Parcel firm DPD has announced a £175million expansion plan for the business,  which will see up to 1,500 full-time posts created across the UK including 300  local jobs. The news has been welcomed by […]

Thermal insulation can keep winter drivers moving

23/11/2012 //
by alastair
Posted in Automotive insulation, Thermal Insulation

Thermal insulation could be more than just a comfortable addition to vehicles this winter – it might make the difference between reaching your destination, and being left on the hard shoulder with a flat battery. Unlike electrical heating systems, thermal insulation does not put any additional strain on your battery, instead simply protecting the interior […]

Noise reduction helps Honda CR-V to retain showroom value

Noise reduction is just one of the elements in the new Honda CR-V that lead to it retaining an estimated 40% of its showroom value at three years. The figure has been forecasted by experts at CAP Monitor, and is based on 20,000 miles per year on the top-of-the-range Honda CR-V EX 2.2 litre manual […]

Automotive insulations can help meet CARS 2020 demands

Automotive insulations can help manufacturers and motorists alike to meet the demands of the CARS 2020 Action Plan. Published in early November by the European Commission, the Action Plan proposes a range of measures to help improve the automotive industry throughout Europe. Among them are steps to reduce CO2 emissions, pollutants and noise levels created […]