Monthly Archives: November 2013

Sound proofing makes Kia Soul ‘Even quieter’

The Kia Soul EV’s name stands for ‘electric vehicle’, but with enhanced sound proofing materials used in its construction, it could equally well be short for ‘EVen quieter’. Kia are promising near-silent operation of the vehicle – so silent, in fact, that a VESS or Virtual Engine Sound System will have to artificially create external […]

Acoustic insulation enhances Audi A3 Cabriolet Sport and S line

The Audi A3 Cabriolet Sport and S line specifications feature extra acoustic insulation in their soft tops, for enhanced sound absorption compared with the standard specification. Audi say the Sport and S line come equipped with an “even more sound-absorbent acoustic soft top with three-layer inner padding”, which can also be added to SE models […]

Noise insulation has safety implications for HGVs

19/11/2013 //
by alastair
Posted in Automotive sound insulation, sound insulation

We generally speak of the comfortable interior cabin that can be created for car drivers through the use of noise insulation. However, there is one category of driver for whom noise insulation for the interior cabin can be more than just a comfortable luxury – it can also be a useful aid to concentration and […]

How thermal insulation can preserve vehicle value

17/11/2013 //
by alastair
Posted in Automotive insulation, Thermal Insulation

Thermal insulation could be on many motorists’ shopping lists in the coming months, as British Car Auctions (BCA) note the rising value of vehicles that are better equipped for heavy weather during the wintertime. In particular, the organisation are forecasting an increase in 4×4 prices during the colder months, as part of a trend that […]

ITV news selects AI as model of economic growth

Automotive Insulations has been showcased by ITV news as an example of a manufacturing company that is leading the way out of the economic recession. In a broadcast on ITV news on 13th November, Richard Edgar, the ITN economics editor reported from the headquarters of AI and interviewed MD Jim Griffin. The company was cited […]