Monthly Archives: December 2015

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV promises quieter cabin

28/12/2015 //
by idealmarketing
Posted in Automotive sound insulation, sound insulation

Soundproofing in the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV ensures a quieter cabin, partly thanks to the use of noise-absorbing fabrics in the door seals. As a plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) the Outlander has become the UK’s best-selling plug-in since it was launched in 2014, and accounts for around half of all UK plug-in vehicle purchases. But […]

‘Obsessive attention’ adds more acoustic insulation to Kia Optima

22/12/2015 //
by idealmarketing
Posted in Automotive insulation, sound insulation

The new Kia Optima has been built with “obsessive attention to detail”, according to the manufacturer, and one part of this sees more acoustic insulation added to the vehicle. It is five years since the Kia Optima was launched in its current guise, and the fourth generation of the model is released in the UK […]

Sound absorption brings FIAT 124 Spider into 2016

19/12/2015 //
by idealmarketing
Posted in Automotive insulation, Automotive sound insulation

Half a century after its original release, the FIAT 124 Spider nameplate is being brought back into action, with 21st century sound absorption to ensure the reinvention of the vehicle fits its 2016 release date. The new version of the Spider is due for introduction in the UK in the second half of 2016, and […]

Acoustic insulation brings 5-door comfort to Evoque Convertible

17/12/2015 //
by idealmarketing
Posted in Automotive insulation, Automotive sound insulation, sound insulation

The Range Rover Evoque Convertible offers comfort levels on a par with the five-door Evoque, thanks to a layer of acoustic insulation in its retractable roof, the manufacturer says. At speeds anywhere up to 30mph, the roof can be stowed away automatically in 18 seconds, or raised back into place in 21 seconds. When closed, […]

Astra’s engine bay noise absorption rigorously tested

14/12/2015 //
by idealmarketing
Posted in Automotive insulation, Automotive sound insulation, sound insulation

Vauxhall have revealed the lengths they go to in order to make sure features like the engine bay noise absorption in the Astra have the desired effect. The company’s acoustic lab is lined with noise insulation itself, creating an entirely soundproof room inside which the Astra can be tested at close to real-world conditions. For […]