Monthly Archives: November 2014

Designing road surfaces to assist acoustic insulation

28/11/2014 //
by alastair
Posted in Automotive insulation, sound insulation

Rolling tyre noise is a topic that has been making headlines in recent weeks, since the introduction of mandatory labelling on new tyres sold in the UK. It can be tackled in part with acoustic insulation for the underbody of the vehicle, helping to block the transmission of noise upwards from the road through the […]

Shadow Business Secretary impressed by AI’s technology at SMMT exhibition

26/11/2014 //
by alastair
Posted in Automotive industry news, In the News, Midlands manufacturing

The Shadow Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, Chuka Umunna, visited the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) exhibition held this week (24th to 28th November) where the Autins Group’s stand was present. Mr Umunna was at the SMMT headquarters in Westminster to attend an event funded through the organisation’s charitable trust. […]

Nissan reduce road noise in updated 370Z NISMO

24/11/2014 //
by alastair
Posted in Automotive insulation, sound insulation

The newly updated Nissan 370Z NISMO incorporates several design features to reduce road noise during the drive, from both the inside and the outside of the vehicle. In particular, the interior carpets of the inner cabin provide a layer of noise insulation, shutting out some of the road noise that makes it in from outside. […]

Acoustic seals and engine bay dampening keep Ford C-MAX quiet

20/11/2014 //
by alastair
Posted in Automotive insulation

The new Ford C-MAX and Grand C-MAX models incorporate extensive acoustic insulation in the engine bay, including acoustic seals and noise dampening, to ensure they run quietly. Both models were unveiled at the Paris Motor Show, along with others like the new S-MAX and the 50th anniversary edition of the Ford Mustang. Stephen Odell, Ford’s […]

Automotive Insulations showcase lightweight technology at SMMT exhibition

Automotive Insulations have been invited to showcase their lightweight insulation products at the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) exhibition this month. The exhibition is being staged to celebrate the organisation’s Award for Automotive Innovation 2014 which will be announced at the annual dinner on Tuesday 25th November. Held at the SMMT’s Westminster showroom, […]