The producer of biopolymers and spider silk, AMSilk, has announced that it has entered a partnership with Mercedes-Benz, for the development of novel, sustainable car door pulls, as part of the car manufacturer’s latest technology program.
The new electric concept car, Vision EQXX, features innovative interior materials, revealing a way forward for luxury design that conserves resources and is in balance with nature. Among the organic interior design features are new door pulls made from Biosteel fiber by AMSilk GmbH, Planegg/Germany. This high-strength, certified-vegan, silk-like fabric is made using AMSilk’s proprietary biotechnology expertise. The vegan silk biopolymers are 100% biodegradable, recyclable, renewable and zero-waste.
Today, Mercedes-Benz unveils the all-electric VISION EQXX in a digital world premiere on the “Mercedes me” media online platform.