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Dec 01, 2014, 09:18 ET
Porsche 911 Carrera GTS convertible featuring Alcantara.

Italian-Made Alcantara Takes Center Stage At L.A. Auto Show

Alcantara, the Italian-made luxury material used to outfit the interiors of the world's most prestigious cars, was featured on a wide...

Nov 13, 2014, 12:58 ET
2013 L.A. Alcantara Fashion Show

Alcantara On Display At Major Auto Shows Around The World

 Alcantara, the Italian-made luxury material used to outfit the interiors of the world's most prestigious cars, is gaining more and more...

Oct 01, 2014, 13:02 ET
Alcantara "Life is Beautiful" by Manish Arora (PRNewsFoto/Alcantara)

"Life is Beautiful" At Alcantara's Exhibit At Paris Auto Show

 Alcantara, a provider of high-tech luxury materials for the automotive and fashion industries is showcasing a one-of-a-kind fashion collection...

Sep 22, 2014, 12:45 ET
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Alcantara's "New Wave" Collection Has Ties To Vogue Italia

 Alcantara's "New Wave" collection of spring-and-summer garments and accessories for 2015 features the work of six designers selected through...

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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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...