Monthly Archives: October 2013

Subaru Outback is built for NVH reduction

28/10/2013 //
by alastair
Posted in Automotive industry news, Automotive insulation, sound insulation

The 2014 Subaru Outback has been built with NVH reduction in mind, providing further evidence, once again, that even vehicles with off-road capabilities can be constructed with on-road comfort in mind. According to the manufacturers, the original 1996 Subaru Outback was a pioneer of this ‘crossover’ concept, which combined off-road ground clearance and handling with […]

AI stage groundbreaking event at new site

Automotive Insulations held a groundbreaking event this month (October) to mark the start of construction at its new UK headquarters which are due to open in spring 2014. The company is expanding to a new site to accommodate additional staff and equipment.  The 65,000 sq ft site will almost triple the space that the company […]

Nissan NV200 takes thermal insulation to new heights

22/10/2013 //
by alastair
Posted in Automotive industry news, Automotive insulation, Thermal Insulation

The new Nissan NV200 has more need for thermal insulation than most vehicles – and that’s because it’s a refrigerated van. Created to meet popular demand for a “bespoke refrigerated vehicle”, Nissan say the NV200 is aimed at fleets and business customers. It offers more than two cubic metres of load space, and can refrigerate […]

AI sponsor award for Riding for the Disabled

Automotive Insulations are proud to be associated with the charity Riding for the Disabled (RDA). AI’s Managing Director Jim Griffin has long been associated with the group and has been a commercial trustee for Riding for the Disabled since March 2013. AI recently demonstrated their support for the charity by sponsoring one of the awards […]

Reducing NVH with lightweight automotive insulations

Last month we looked at how lightweight automotive insulations can help reduce vehicle weight – such as in the all-new Mazda3, which is built on the principle that lighter cars are more prone to noise and vibration. The manufacturers have worked hard to overcome this, and this should mean good performance on the key concerns […]