Monthly Archives: April 2013

Automotive Insulation on BBC Radio 4’s Today programme

Jim Griffin, MD of Automotive Insulations was interviewed by BBC Radio 4 for ‘The Today Programme’ this week. You can hear his interview here:  

AI nominated for 2 awards by the Telegraph

23/04/2013 //
by alastair
Posted in Automotive industry news, Automotive insulation

AI is delighted to have been nominated in 2 seperate catagories by the Coventry Evening Telegraph.  The firm has been named as one of the year best manufacturing companies as well as one of the best firms in the Mediam – Large company catagory. “The staff at AI are delighted by the news and we […]

Reducing vehicle noise could enhance health benefits of lower emissions

20/04/2013 //
by alastair
Posted in Automotive sound insulation, sound insulation

Reducing vehicle noise could have a little-known health benefit, particularly when coupled with modern-day cars whose exhaust fumes are lower in terms of their content of potentially harmful particles. A study presented at the EuroPRevent 2013 congress in Rome recently noted that higher levels of particulate traffic pollution can be associated with an increased chance […]

Prolonged noise exposure ‘more damaging than a rock concert’

16/04/2013 //
by alastair
Posted in Automotive insulation, sound insulation

Long-term exposure to noise, even at relatively low volume levels, could be more damaging to hearing than attending a loud rock concert, according to researchers. A study led by Professor Gary Housley of the University of New South Wales has revealed that the temporary loss of hearing many people would think of as ‘damage’ after […]

Thermal insulation can help cars be homes on the road

12/04/2013 //
by alastair
Posted in Automotive insulation, Thermal Insulation

As more motorists begin to view their car as a home from home, additions like thermal insulation can bring lessons from architectural design into the automotive manufacturing process. One of the world’s best-known automotive brands, Ford, is spearheading that approach, by collaborating with the American Institute of Architects to identify how the two industries can […]