Covestro uses Maezio thermoplastic composites for prototype future mobility interiors
Recently unveiled premium concept focuses on multifunctional design, comfort and lightweight.
use of a vehicle: The car will become a multifunctional, mobile living and
working space. This is the guiding principle of a premium interior concept for
future mobility recently unveiled by project lead Covestro and its development partners.
The concept focuses equally on functionality, comfort and design, but also on
efficiency and light weight, including innovative seating concepts, smart surfaces and integrated, personalized lighting. Covestro claims its high-tech materials open up a kaleidoscope of new possibilities for many different components.
New, lightweight seating and flexible tables
In these seats, Covestro’s Maezio brand continuous carbon fiber-reinforced polycarbonate composites materials provide a new aesthetic appeal and robust structure, while Makrofol® films combine design and functionality.
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