Monthly Archives: December 2013

Acoustic insulation adds ‘upscale’ appearance to Ford Mustang

The Ford Mustang is coming to Europe, half a century since its first production, and the manufacturer says acoustic insulation not only ensures a quiet ride, but also enhances the visual appeal of the vehicle. ‘Fastback’ and convertible models of the car draw on almost 50 years of brand heritage, but will represent the first […]

‘Silent driving’ pledge wins Licence Bureau event

27/12/2013 //
by alastair
Posted in Automotive insulation, sound insulation

A recent road safety event organised by licence-checking company Licence Bureau praised one student for his pledge to silent driving. The company teamed up with the construction firm Skanska to host two workshops at Kings Langley Secondary School in Hertfordshire. As part of the events, students were invited to make their own pledge to careful […]

Acoustic insulation can enhance NVH improvements

While there are many ways to improve noise, vibration and harshness (NVH) characteristics in road-going vehicles, acoustic insulation is an easy way to add the finishing touch to designed-in quietness. The new Lexus CT 200h includes almost 100 NVH suppression measures, along with stiffened suspension designed to make the drive more comfortable. In combination with […]

Interior cabin noise reduction can help elderly drivers stay safe

17/12/2013 //
by alastair
Posted in Automotive sound insulation, sound insulation

Interior cabin noise reduction could be one way to make sure that elderly drivers – whose hearing might not be as acute as that of their younger counterparts – are able to stay aware of the noises their car is making that provide information about their speed, or where they are on the road. Some […]

Anglo-German collaboration outlines future solutions for the automotive industry

17/12/2013 //
by alastair
Posted in Automotive industry news, Car industry Warwickshire, In the News

A symposium which was held in Germany recently to mark the collaboration of Automotive Insulations and their German partners revealed predictions for future trends within the automotive industry up to the year 2020. Over 50 invited guests attended the event, entitled Trends and Solutions for Sound and Weight Reduction in Cars which was held in […]