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Automotive textiles: preparing for total transformation

There is currently frenzied activity and investment taking place to commercialise self-driving cars.

23rd October 2019

Innovation in Textiles
 |  Norfolk


The 5th edition of the report is written by Adrian Wilson. © Textile Media Services

There is currently frenzied activity and investment taking place to commercialise self-driving cars, involving both the established automotive manufacturers and the technology giants of Silicon Valley, according to the newest in-depth market report Automotive Textiles: Preparing for total transformation (5th edition).

“It is no exaggeration to say that this could completely reshape the landscape of the global automotive industry once again – even after the massive shifts that have occurred since the beginning of the 21st century, including the move towards electric vehicles,” the report suggests.

Under this challenging scenario, a new publication from Textile Media Services provides the latest analysis of the fast-altering global automotive textiles industry.

Featuring an overview of the automotive market and the wide-ranging use of textile materials in vehicles, this fully updated edition examines in detail the current structure of this industry, with profiles of more than 80 of the most influential Tier 1 and Tier 2 players and explains where the growth will be in the next 25 years, and why.

Published in October 2019 and written by Adrian Wilson, the market report with 340 pages and more than 130 tables:

  • examines the global automotive industry
  • defines automotive fabrics and textiles
  • identifies key areas of application, and
  • profiles key producers and users of automotive textiles


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