Designers needed to give greater consideration to new technologies when designing auto parts for mass manufacture, Demian Horst, of the Umeå Institute of Design in Sweden, told an audience at the K Show in Dusseldorf.
Andy Postlethwaite, senior vice president, Performance Materials Asia Pacific, said: “Yamaha's new-generation vehicle aims to improve the riding experience and quality for travellers moving short distances."
Mid-America Machining filed its lawsuit in June 2015 in a US District Court in Detroit. The suit covered by US patents issued to Mid-America in 2013, 2014 and 2015 covered a range of mould features on the lighter jugs.
The Chertsey-based supplier will feature a robotic motor hand that displays the award-winning glove made of a specialised TPE that won Distrupol the prestigious Supplier Partnership Award at 2015's Plastic Industry Awards.