car-sharing

Fractional car ownership: a new car-sharing model

Mobility is in the midst of a cultural revolution, with social media and mobile applications constantly introducing new ways of getting around and sharing vehicles. Ride-hailing apps like Uber or Lyft allow people to get a cab in a matter...

/ January 25, 2018
connected dashcam

Connected dashcams: the latest must-have technology

These days, when people shop around for a new car, they’re still mainly looking for features such as car performance, comfort and design to make driving as comfortable and safe as possible. Technology, of course, enhances these essential requirements, but...

/ January 18, 2018
self-driving cars

Driverless car technology is moving forward!

This scenario is probably how we would have envisioned the future a few years ago, with some skepticism. But what appeared to be a science fiction scene is now a reality, as self-driving or driverless cars enter our lives. Let’s...

/ January 11, 2018
IOT and connected cars

Internet of Things (IoT): Connecting cars to the future

The car of the future will be a clean, lean, data-generating and processing super-vehicle. It will communicate with road infrastructure and other vehicles to collect essential data on an almost unlimited range of useful information, from road conditions to vehicle...

/ January 4, 2018
tomorrow's tires

Which challenge for the tires of the future?

Mobility is key to human progress. Given that tire manufacturers play an important role in creating mobility, they are thus compelled to continually offer innovations, such as puncture-proof tires. However, they face many financial challenges as the market is increasingly...

/ December 21, 2017
3d-technologies

Designing and prototyping tomorrow’s cars with 3D technologies

here she is. Isn’t she a beauty? This is definitely the new-generation car model that will take the world by storm. Go ahead, take a walk around her and admire the craftsmanship of the bodywork. Hop in and get a...

/ December 19, 2017
electric cars

Power-up: electric cars on the move

Discover the basics about electric cars, how they work and their roadmap to the future. The question today isn’t really if cars will be all electric in the future, but when they will become the mainstream standard? Many countries around the...

/ December 12, 2017
adhesive films

A growing trend: adhesive films for quick and easy car customization

Adhesive films were initially used as decals on cars to display advertising or post information. With major advances being made in adhesive technology, there is now a growing trend to use full wrapping techniques to protect paint jobs and conveniently...

/ December 5, 2017
Cables : webinar on cables

Curious about cables? Download a recording of our webinar on cables

In addition to their silicone solutions, Elkem Silicones also offers webinars. On June 13th, it held a webinar titled “Can silicones substitute traditional polymers in some cable applications?”. The webinar was led by Elkem Silicones expert Mehdi Abbadi, Global Business...

/ September 5, 2017
Automotive industry trends

Want to keep up to date with current changes in the automotive industry? Download our ebook!

Elkem Silicones debuts its very first ebook dedicated to presenting and analyzing the current changes in the automotive industry. Learn about the latest trends from innovation in materials to lightweighting and new mobility services by downloading our ebook. All the...

/ August 29, 2017