Trends of tomorrow

Be prepared for the future of the silicone’s industry! Here are some articles showing some prospective in the manufacturing processes, the future industry and how the use of silicone will evolve.

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
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
Automotive industry trends

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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
newsletter automotive industry

Check out the Elkem Silicones newsletter- your one-stop source of info for the automotive industry

A few months ago, Elkem Silicones launched this blog dedicated to the automotive industry. Here you will find many articles with a wealth of information about the latest trends and news from the automotive industry. From technological innovations and automotive trade...

/ August 10, 2017
recycling vehicles sustainable practices

Vehicle recycling: promoting sustainable practices in the automotive industry

In Europe, every year, nearly eight million vehicles are recycled. Automobiles are actually the world’s most recycled consumer product today. In fact, about 75% of the materials in a car can be recycled. Therefore, to prevent dumping end-of-life vehicles in...

/ July 11, 2017
pedestrian airbags

External airbags for pedestrian protection

With the latest technological innovations seen on the automobile market and the prospects of self-driving cars on the roads for the very near future, the automotive landscape is about to change. As the technologies improve, car manufacturers are proving their...

/ June 29, 2017