MILAN, March 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Soft, durable and carbon-neutral Alcantara® is becoming a material of choice for covering the steering wheels of some of the world's most prestigious cars.
Thanks to an unparalleled commitment to research and development, Alcantara delivers a highly versatile material that conforms perfectly to any shape of steering wheel, satisfying a variety of segments from super sports cars to luxury sedans and even compact cars.
Vehicle manufactures also appreciate the quality, technical performance and opportunities for customization that Alcantara offers. An Alcantara steering wheel not only provides outstanding grip, control and breathability, but also offers aesthetic qualities to complement even the most elegantly designed interior.
Beyond technical and visually-appealing qualities, automakers today also are demanding material with a greater emphasis on sustainability.
Alcantara S.p.A., the first company in Europe to receive "Carbon Neutral" certification in 2009, provides car makers with 100 percent Italian craftsmanship, customizable interior-design solutions and carbon-neutral product offerings.
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Founded in 1972, Alcantara represents a prime example of Italian-produced quality. As registered trademark of Alcantara S.p.A. and the result of a unique and proprietary technology, Alcantara® is a highly innovative material, offering an unrivalled combination of sensory, aesthetic and functional qualities. Thanks to its extraordinary versatility, Alcantara is the choice of leading brands in a number of application fields: fashion and accessories, automotive, interior design and home décor, and consumer-electronics. These features, together with a serious and certified commitment to sustainability, make Alcantara a true icon of contemporary lifestyle: the lifestyle of those who want to fully enjoy everyday life, while respecting the environment.
Since 2009 Alcantara has been certified "Carbon Neutral", having defined, reduced and offset all of the CO2 emissions derived from its activities. Alcantara annually draws up and publishes its own Sustainability Report, certified by Deloitte and also available on its corporate website. Headquartered in Milan, Alcantara's production site and R&D department are located in Nera Montoro, in the heart of the Umbria Region (Terni).
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