The new NIO SUV EL7
Autonomous driving with home comforts

karuun® adorns the interior of the first self-driving SUV – a smart choice for elegant relaxation.

Truly successful companies don’t follow a vision. They become reality. Consequently, under the direction of CEO William Li, electric vehicle pioneer NIO is once again setting a new and futuristic course. The NIO EL7 is the first SUV whose design is fully geared towards autonomous driving. If you mull that over, you’ll realise that a coherent design includes an interior that is not only smart but exceptionally elegant and homely too; a second living room that features modern and natural elements for an open feel while also being a safe place to retreat.

Here is yet another perfect use of karuun® – and as with the ET7, in the EL7 a total of 14 parts feature the nature tech material karuun®. This design choice replaces plastic while also creating an unmatched, home-like feeling in three exclusive interior themes: Pamir Brown, Edelweiss White and Onyx Black. For a home on the go.

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karuun® is leading a revolution in the material world. An energy-efficient process transforms the natural structure of the rattan palm into an inimitable high-tech material that is both sustainable and commercially profitable.

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karuun® stripe

Ideal for use as a surface or postforming elements and for coating all types of substrates.

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karuun® 3D

Dimensionally-stable spherical objects from the size of a button to large, deep-drawn components.

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karuun® shine

A light material that is permeable to light and air and has excellent stability, formability and feel.

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karuun® block

Made from the trunk of the rattan palm karuun® block perfectly unite form and function.

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