As OEMs continue to decarbonize their operations, vehicle interiors are being designed to enhance sustainability. For decades, these spaces have featured leather seats and plastic trim pieces. For the Volkswagen ID. Buzz, however, these materials are a thing of the past.
The ID. Buzz uses a range of innovative materials and processes to ensure leather does not feature anywhere inside the vehicle. The steering wheel rim is now made from a synthetic material that looks and feels like leather. Recycled products have also been used for the seat covers, floor coverings and roof liner. One of the fabrics is made of Seaqual yarn, 10% of the fibers of which are made using ocean plastics and 90% PES (recycled PET bottles).
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