News from alcantara A wide array of domestic and global news stories; news topics include politics / government, business, technology, religion, sports/entertainment, science/nature, and health/lifestyle. Articles that appear in this section may be written in English or other languages, as well.

Jul 22, 2014, 10:09 ET
Material from the EARLYBIRD line features a palette of blue and violet (PRNewsFoto/Alcantara)

Alcantara's Latest Fashion Collection Features "Instagram" Themes

 Alcantara is previewing its 2015-2016 fall-and-winter collection of fashion materials at major shows in New York, Milan and Paris over the...

Jun 05, 2014, 11:58 ET
BMW 30 Jahre M5 interior featuring Alcantara. (PRNewsFoto/Alcantara)

BMW Celebrates 30th Anniversary Of The M5 With Alcantara

 Alcantara is featured throughout the interior of BMW's recently introduced fifth-generation 30 Jahre M5 – one of the most powerful...

May 16, 2014, 10:30 ET
Travolo Pranzo Creations with Alcantara in New York (PRNewsFoto/Alcantara)

Alcantara On Display At Wanted Design 2014 In New York City

Alcantara is introducing a new collection of interior design materials and showcasing a unique "conic vine" display created by Nendo at Wanted...

Apr 23, 2014, 14:08 ET
Alcantara Logo.  (PRNewsFoto/Alcantara)

Alcantara Teams With Nendo - Award Winning Japanese Design Studio

 Alcantara's "Kaleidoscope" exhibit at this year's Milan Design Week featured a unique display created by Nendo -- an award-winning Japanese...

Apr 11, 2014, 15:56 ET
Alcantara display at Design Shanghai.  (PRNewsFoto/Alcantara)

Alcantara Shines At Major Shows In Shanghai And Geneva

 Alcantara was recently in the news at major fashion, design and new-car shows in China and Switzerland last month.   The iconic...

Mar 10, 2014, 11:19 ET
Alcantara Logo.  (PRNewsFoto/Alcantara)

Lamborghini Offers Alcantara Interiors In Its New Huracan LP 610-4

The Lamborghini Huracan LP 610-4, introduced at this year's Geneva Motor Show, features material designed by Alcantara. Lamborghini's new Huracan...

Mar 05, 2014, 11:13 ET
Ermini with Alcantara seating.  (PRNewsFoto/Alcantara)

Ermini Automobili Chooses Alcantara For Its Seiottosei

Ermini Automobili, an Italian producer of luxury hand-built cars, has chosen Alcantara to upholster the interiors of its new Seiottosei. The...

Jan 22, 2014, 14:54 ET

Alcantara On Display At North American International Auto Show

 A variety of car makers are showcasing Alcantara at the 2014 North American International Auto Show in Detroit (Jan. 13-26). The...

Dec 05, 2013, 12:11 ET
Porsche Macan.  (PRNewsFoto/Alcantara)

Alcantara Part Of Vehicle Debuts At L.A. And Tokyo Shows

 Alcantara was on center stage for vehicle debuts at 2013's final two major international auto shows -- Los Angeles and Tokyo. A unique...

Dec 03, 2013, 14:10 ET
Alcantara Logo.  (PRNewsFoto/Alcantara)

Alcantara Plays A Starring Role At Los Angeles Auto Show

Alcantara, the hi-tech Italian luxury material, continues to generate attention at major auto shows around the world. The Italian brand...

Nov 21, 2013, 12:11 ET
Alcantara Logo.  (PRNewsFoto/Alcantara)

New TV Show Auditions Taking Place At L.A. Auto Show This Weekend

 Hollywood's latest casting call will take place this weekend at the L.A. Auto Show. Hundreds are expected to audition for opportunities to...

Nov 04, 2013, 11:04 ET
Alcantara Logo.  (PRNewsFoto/Alcantara)

Lincoln To Offer Alcantara On Black Label Collection Interiors

 Scheduled for introduction in 2014, Lincoln's new ultra-premium Black Label vehicle collection will offer interiors with Italian-made...

Oct 29, 2013, 11:02 ET
Alcantara Logo.  (PRNewsFoto/Alcantara)

Alcantara Will Have Interactive Exhibit At Rome's MAXXI Museum

Alcantara S.p.A. and the MAXXI National Museum of the 21st Century Arts are partnering for a third consecutive year to produce "Playful...

Oct 08, 2013, 09:00 ET
Alcantara Logo.  (PRNewsFoto/Alcantara)

Alcantara Partners With Jamin Puech For Handbag Line

 A di Alcantara's Spring Summer 2014 fashion collection includes an exclusive line of accessories created in collaboration with Jamin...

Sep 18, 2013, 13:46 ET
Alcantara Logo.  (PRNewsFoto/Alcantara)

Alcantara Front-And-Center At Frankfurt Autoshow

 Audi, BMW, Ferrari, Ford, Porsche and Volkswagen are among the world's major automakers showcasing new models with carbon-neutral interior...

Aug 02, 2013, 13:29 ET
Alcantara Featured On Sennheiser Headphones.  (PRNewsFoto/Alcantara S.p.A.)

Alcantara Featured On Newest Line Of Sennheiser Headphones

 Luxury material from Alcantara® is finding its way into the world of consumer electronics. Sennheiser, one of the world's leading...

Jul 19, 2013, 10:00 ET
Alcantara Logo.  (PRNewsFoto/Alcantara)

Volkswagen Features Alcantara On BlueMotion Models In China

 Volkswagen has selected Alcantara to provide materials for the BlueMotion versions of its Passat and Magotan models in China. Alcantara's...

Jun 04, 2013, 15:03 ET
Alcantara Logo.  (PRNewsFoto/Alcantara)

Ligne Roset Celebrates Togo Anniversary With Alcantara®

 Ligne Roset, the French luxury furniture brand, is celebrating the 40th anniversary of its well-known Togo seating collection with a unique...

May 07, 2013, 09:00 ET
Alcantara Logo.  (PRNewsFoto/Alcantara)

Alcantara Showcased During Auto Show Week In Shanghai

 Alcantara, the versatile Italian-made fashion material, was in the news throughout auto show week in Shanghai last month. The material's...

Apr 25, 2013, 14:52 ET
Alcantara Logo.  (PRNewsFoto/Alcantara)

World Bank And Alcantara Focus Attention On The Environment

 The World Bank and Alcantara, the Italian producer of high-end material for car interiors and the fashion industry, recently sponsored a...