The 2023 “World Car of the Year” features interiors made with ECONYL® nylon

During the 2023 Milan Design Week, Hyundai Italia presented the fully electric IONIQ 6 with its innovative and ecological design. The car was awarded “World Car of the Year”.

The new IONIQ 6 features cutting-edge technologies and the interiors are characterized by various innovative materials, such as floor mats made with ECONYL® nylon, as well as leather processed with ecological treatment, recycled PET and also some materials extracted from sugar cane.

The jury of the “World Car Awards 2023” consisted of 100 automotive journalists. The car was also awarded “World Electric Vehicle” and “World Car Design of the Year” for its combination of strong appeal, aerodynamic design and enveloping smart-living interiors. It also obtained the maximum safety score from the European New Car Assessment Programme.

In 2022, Aquafil collaborated with Hyundai on “Going Circular”, a brief docu-series produced by Warner Bros Discovery Channel that tells the story of the IONIQ 5 and IONIQ 6 floor mats made with ECONYL® nylon. Read more and watch it here.