Monthly Archives: June 2016

‘We’re gonna need a quieter boat’

27/06/2016 //
by idealmarketing
Posted in sound insulation

Acoustic insulation for marine vessels could have benefits beyond the comfort of those aboard the boat, as research shows engine noise from powered craft can lead to an increase in local fish getting caught by predators. Higher noise levels in the water raise stress levels in the fish, reducing their ability to flee, according to […]

No road rage for Cerys in EV music video

23/06/2016 //
by idealmarketing
Posted in Automotive insulation, Automotive sound insulation

Cerys Matthews has been racing through her best days in a variety of electric cars, demonstrating how quiet the vehicles’ interior cabins are by recording a new music video entirely while on the move. She took to the Millbrook Proving Ground in EVs including a Nissan e-NV200, Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV, Kia Soul EV and BMW […]

Keeping cool in the car this summer

18/06/2016 //
by idealmarketing
Posted in Thermal Insulation

The British summer weather may be unpredictable, but that only makes it feel even hotter when a heat wave hits – making it a challenge to keep cool in any car. In a country where people are probably more likely to have air conditioning in their vehicle than in their home, taking to the road […]

Jaguar XE named a Game Changer at Autocar Awards 2016

12/06/2016 //
by idealmarketing
Posted in Automotive awards

The Jaguar XE has been named a Game Changer at the Autocar Awards 2016, recognising its grand entrance into the premium compact executive class and its benchmark-setting handling. Last year, we reported how the Autins Group had helped to make the Jaguar XE lighter and quieter, as part of the manufacturer’s aim to achieve near-silent […]

Reducing road noise welcomed by surgeons

07/06/2016 //
by idealmarketing
Posted in sound insulation

Reducing road noise is generally always welcome, whether for the occupants of the vehicle whose exposure to tyre noise is reduced through automotive acoustic insulation, or for passers-by who are protected by sound insulation for the engine bay. In urban environments this is particularly important though, as higher levels of dense traffic can otherwise create […]