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Asahi Kasei introduces new engineered resin series SoFormTM of the Thermylene® brand

A Class-A surface material with low emissions and excellent scratch resistance Asahi Kasei introduces new engineered resin series SoFormTM of the Thermylene® brand – A Class-A surface material with low emissions and excellent scratch resistance DĂĽsseldorf, July 15, 2020 – Asahi Kasei Plastics North America (APNA) introduces SoFormTM, a new engineered resin series as part of their diverse Thermylene® family – Asahi Kasei”s portfolio of specialty chemically coupled glass fiber reinforced polypropylenes. SoFormTM is a cost- and process-optimized material for automotive interior surfaces and industrial durable goods. SoFormTM features excellent…

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Better Sound in the Fiat Ducato with EMPHASER’s EM-FTF1 Speaker

With the EM-FTF1 loudspeaker, EMPHASER is now bringing an easy to install component system onto the market that is specially matched to the acoustics in the Fiat Ducato. For those wanting to upgrade the sound in their Fiat Ducato III, Peugeot Boxer II or Citroen Jumper II without making modifications to the vehicle there is the speaker system EM-FTF1 from car audio specialist EMPHASER. Acoustically the EM-FTF1 is perfectly matched to the target vehicles, and can be installed as a replacement for the original factory system with minimal effort. The…

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SmartTOP additional convertible top control for Porsche Carrera Cabriolet now available

The retrofit SmartTOP convertible top control by Mods4cars for the new Porsche 911 Carrera Cabriolet (992) is now available. It enables the opening and closing of the convertible top while driving at slow speeds with just one tap of a button. Las Vegas, Nevada – July 10, 2020 The manufacturer Mods4cars has launched the SmartTOP convertible top module for the new Porsche 911 Carrera Cabriolet (992). The retrofitted convertible top control is now available. “We are pleased to be able to release our SmartTOP convertible top solution for the new…

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Sound Upgrade in VW T5 – EMPHASER’s Speaker EM-VWF1

Quick and easy to install, the EMPHASER Plug and Play component system creates a super sound in the Volkswagen T5 The sound in the vehicle can be substantially improved by replacing the speaker system – even in combination with older factory radios or entry level systems. There is now a vehicle-specific speaker from car audio specialist EMPHASER for easily achieving an efficient sound upgrade in the VW T5. This is the 2-way component speaker EM-VWF1 with a sound performance, installation features, and interfacing that have been optimized for the VW.…

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Tested convincingly – RADICAL”s Infotainers R-D111 and R-D211

“An immense range of features and good ease of use” is the verdict of the German Car & HiFi magazine (04/2020) on RADICAL’s 1- and 2-Din Android car radios, awarding them the “Highlight” accolade. The car media brand RADICAL has made a name for itself with its vehicle-specific Android-based infotainers. Now RADICAL has launched two universal media centers on the market, the 1-DIN R-D111 model with a 10.1″ display and the 2-DIN R-D211 with a 7″ monitor. The German specialist magazine Car & HiFi thoroughly tested both touchscreen car radios…

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SmartTOP additional convertible top control for Mercedes-AMG GT Roadster now available

The SmartTOP additional convertible top control system by Mods4cars is now available for the Mercedes-AMG GT Roadster. The retrofitted convertible module enables the opening and closing of the convertible top while driving by One-Touch. Las Vegas, Nevada – June 16, 2020 The company, Mods4cars, has launched its smart convertible top solution for the Mercedes-AMG GT Roadster (R190). The retrofitted SmartTOP module allows, among other things, the opening and closing of the convertible top while driving by One-Touch. A brief tap on the interior button is all that is needed and…

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SmartTOP additional convertible top control available now for the new BMW 8 Series

The retrofitted SmartTOP convertible module by Mods4cars is now also available for the new BMW 8 Series Convertible (G14). Amongst other things, it enables the operation of the convertible top while driving via One-Touch. Las Vegas, Nevada – June 10, 2020 The SmartTOP additional convertible top control for the new BMW 8 Series Convertible (G14) by Mods4cars is now available. “We are pleased to be able to offer our smart convertible top module so shortly after the presentation of the new BMW 8 Series Convertible. With it our customers can…

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Best Product – ZENEC Z-E3766 Sat Nav for Fiat Ducato

“The best camper sat nav” is the verdict of the German Car & HiFi magazine (4/2020) on the new ZENEC multimedia and sat nav system Z-E3766, rating it “Best Product”. For years the Swiss multimedia specialist ZENEC has been working closely with diverse motorhome manufacturers, and therefore possesses the corresponding experience in the camper navigation area. According to the German specialist magazine Car & HiFi in issue 4/2020, this gathered know-how is also evident in ZENEC’s latest vehicle-specific multimedia and navigation system, the Z-E3766, which has been specifically developed for…

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Interior to become the new exterior

New survey by Asahi Kasei Europe shows increasing need towards functional premium surfaces in the automotive Interior to become the new exterior: New survey by Asahi Kasei Europe shows increasing need towards functional premium surfaces in the automotive DĂĽsseldorf, June 3, 2020 – The evolution in the automotive industry is ongoing. A changing mobility behavior and the growing autonomy of cars will profoundly impact the user”s driving experience. Automotive interior features are on their way to become the main differentiating element influencing buying decisions – and within the interior the…

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High Definition on the Move – ZENEC Infotainer Z-N966

ZENEC’s new 2-DIN touchscreen car radio offers multimedia and navigation on a large 9″/22.9 cm HD display With the new 9″/22.9 cm HD display infotainer Z-N966, the Swiss multimedia specialist ZENEC has an absolute premium device in its product range: a 2-DIN touchscreen car radio equipped with all the refinements for maximal infotainment and maximal smartphone connectivity in the vehicle. HIGH DEFINTION FOR IMAGES AND VIDEOS The most striking highlight of the new ZENEC infotainer is the big capacitive 9″/22.9 cm TFT LCD high definition touchscreen with a high-grade glass…

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