Yearly Archives: 2016

The best ways to defrost a car in winter

20/12/2016 //
by idealmarketing
Posted in Automotive insulation, Thermal Insulation

We have already warned of the dangers of ‘frosting’, when a car is left unattended with the engine running to warm up, making it easy pickings for any passing thieves – but what are the best ways to defrost a car in winter? First of all, never leave your vehicle unattended, unlocked and with the […]

Protecting front-seat passengers against engine noise

17/12/2016 //
by idealmarketing
Posted in Automotive insulation, Automotive sound insulation, sound insulation

Although excess engine noise is not desirable, it is important to use acoustic insulation for the engine bay such that the driver can still recognise when the engine is revving too high, or if there are any unusual and unhealthy noises coming from the engine. But the front-seat passenger needs no such feedback, allowing their […]

Making a mobile home for Santa

14/12/2016 //
by idealmarketing
Posted in Automotive insulation, Thermal Insulation

What would Santa do if his sleigh broke down in the middle of nowhere? If he was driving a Land Rover Discovery Sport, he could just set up his own warm and cosy cabin and stay safe and comfortable until morning. That’s because Land Rover UK have created a collapsible cabin that can be stowed […]

A precise approach to vehicle engine bay noise

12/12/2016 //
by idealmarketing
Posted in Automotive insulation, Automotive sound insulation

The engine is one of the loudest parts of any motor vehicle, making it important to use acoustic insulation to minimise the transmission of vehicle engine bay noise. But for maximum vehicle engine bay noise reduction, it is beneficial to know exactly where in the compartment the unwanted noise is coming from – something that […]

Jim Griffin speaks at biannual SMMT Open Forum

08/12/2016 //
by idealmarketing
Posted in Business growth, Company news

The Autins Group’s CEO Jim Griffin was guest speaker at the recent autumn SMMT Open Forum event. SMMT Open Forum events attract automotive delegates to a day of networking, presentations and interactive discussions on upcoming issues and opportunities in the industry. The autumn event, which took place in Solihull on November 1st, was centred on […]