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.

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The evolution of the EV industry The EV industry is growing exponentially with production doubling every year. The main challenge for EV automakers is to ensure that the electrical and electronic parts in these new-generation vehicles are efficient, reliable and...

/ July 22, 2019


What are the next generation materials for alternative energies ? Elkem is committed to sustainability through our continuous efforts to maximize our positive impact on the environment and societies around us. That is why Elkem is always looking for new...

/ July 2, 2019

Can we do without airbags in self-driving vehicles?

AI : threat or opportunity for airbags? Since the first news reports on “driverless” cars that are being tested on the roads, when we are conducting airbags market‘s strategic reviews, every now and then someone would raise their hand and...

/ December 11, 2018

What challenges for the airbags of tomorrow?

News from AIRBAG 2018 Congress On November 26th to 28th took place the AIRBAG 2018 congress in Mannheim, Germany. With more than 600 attendees from all over the world, it was an interesting place to be if one wanted to...

/ December 11, 2018

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

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