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
car check-up

The ten commandments of car care before hitting the road on vacation

That long-awaited vacation is just around the corner and amidst the packing and last-minute preps, we have to stop and think about the safety of our cars to ensure they make and don’t break our trip.

/ August 28, 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
car safety quiz

Road tripping it this summer? Test your knowledge of car safety!

Holidays are just around the corner and they go hand in hand with congested roads and stressed out drivers. Before you hit the road, put your knowledge to the test with our quiz: do you know what it takes to...

/ August 3, 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