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Volvo Reveals New Materials for its Leather-Free Vehicles

September 23, 2021

Fashion homes akin to Stella McCartney and Victoria Beckham have lengthy eschewed animal merchandise of their wares, whereas automakers akin to Audi, BMW, Land Rover, and Tesla supply leather-free and sustainable interiors as choices of their vehicles.

So far, Volvo is among the many only a few manufacturers to say it will not offer any leather at all, at the same time as an possibility, in any of its vehicles. Electric truckmaker Rivian presently gives solely vegan “leather” seats in its R1T pickup, with no possibility for leather-based seating or trim.

The shift at Volvo will start subsequent year with the C40 Recharge, a plug-in electrical crossover with a 200-plus mile driving vary.

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