Step inside the new electric Rolls-Royce Spectre and look closely at the vibrant black wood veneer.
The veneer, “obsidian ayous,” was created by Rolls-Royce designers, not Mother Nature. The team took scraps of wood that would normally be discarded on the production floor and carefully stacked and colored them, inventing a new material that’s eco-friendly and modern.
“It’s a man-made wood that’s more sustainable,” Anders Warming, design director at Rolls-Royce, told ABC News. “We’re trying to be mindful of the way we source materials. I am looking for things that aesthetically inspire but at the same time also do the right thing.”
CT Automotive plc (LON:CTA) designs, develops and manufactures automotive interior finishes and complex kinematic assemblies for the most well-known automotive brands on the planet. These critical components are managed through an intricate global network of reactive supply chains to arrive JIT (Just in Time) at their respective OEM manufacturing plants.