How Car Interiors are Being Remade
No mention of Alcantara or FeelTek, but rather artificial leather made of cactus and mushrooms. Who would have ever thought that would be possible!? (Answer: Mercedes)
Auto makers, making the connection between EVs and sustainability, are also switching to natural fabrics and recycled materials whenever possible. The upcoming Fisker Ocean electric SUV has a fully vegan interior, and incorporates reclaimed fishing nets, worn T-shirts, and repurposed rubber. Mercedes’s Vision EQXX concept used biodegradable bio-steel fiber for door handles, and artificial leather (made from cactus and mushrooms, with half the carbon impact) for the seats. The floor mats are recyclable bamboo. And BMW’s I Vision Circular uses only recycled steel, rubber, glass, and plastic in the interior.
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What kind of shrooms???
Will I get my Fisker One delivered before my VW needs its 100K service?? The race is on..
and…… will we still get the $7500 tax credit? Only HF knows…