Monthly Archives: November 2015

CEO of the Autins Group is named as Manufacturing Champion for the Midlands

29/11/2015 //
by idealmarketing
Posted in Automotive awards, Automotive industry news, In the News

The Autins Group’s CEO has been recognised by the national manufacturers’ organisation EEF for his significant contribution to the industry. Jim Griffin won the Manufacturing Champion Award at the Midlands round of the EEF Future Manufacturing Awards. The event was held on 2nd November at the National Space Centre in Leicester. Sponsored by British bank […]

Peugeot 108 TOP! Cabrio keeps summer shining with acoustic roof

28/11/2015 //
by idealmarketing
Posted in Automotive insulation, Automotive sound insulation

The end of the summer has not prevented a glut of convertibles from making headlines in the automotive industry, the latest of which is the Peugeot 108 TOP! Cabrio. Its manufacturer describes the vehicle as “the perfect convertible 365 days a year” with a roof that “extends far beyond occasional summer days”. At the touch […]

The Autins Group feature in SMMT review of 2015

27/11/2015 //
by idealmarketing
Posted in Automotive industry news, In the News, Midlands manufacturing

When the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders premiered their video review of 2015 at the society’s annual dinner last month, one of the film’s participants was there in the audience to see it. Jim Griffin, CEO of The Autins Group featured in the 3½ minute video SMMT Year in Focus which was unveiled at […]

Death Valley noise tests keep Kia quiet

23/11/2015 //
by idealmarketing
Posted in Automotive industry news, sound insulation

How do you keep a Kia quiet? In the case of the new Kia Sportage, there’s a range of running tests that take place in Death Valley and the Mojave Desert. In one of the company’s most rigorous and extreme testing programmes ever, the Sportage was taken to Death Valley and driven at temperatures reaching […]

Acoustic insulation makes MINI Convertible a year-round car

17/11/2015 //
by idealmarketing
Posted in Automotive insulation, Automotive sound insulation

The new MINI Convertible is equipped with acoustic insulation to ensure its roof is suitable for year-round use, whatever the weather. According to the manufacturer’s specifications, the roof can be opened and closed at speeds of up to 18mph, and takes 18 seconds in either direction – either using a toggle switch on the roof […]