Teijin Ltd. and Teijin Fibers Ltd., in collaboration with Mazda Motor Corp., have developed the world’s first biofabric made completely with plant-derived fibers that is suitable for use in vehicle interiors. Mazda plans to use the biofabric for seat covers and door trim in the all-new Premacy Hydrogen RE Hybrid, slated to debut next month at the Tokyo auto show. Mazda says the new fabric, which does not contain any oil-based materials, possesses the quality and durability required for ...

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