According to Erin Baker, UK automotive journalist "vegan interiors are not necessarily more sustainable than leather".

Erin opens her article with “Leather bad, vegan good”, is the general chant that has swept out of California ever since Tesla set forth on a pledge of 100 per cent vegan interiors in all its cars, an idea which has trickled down into the portfolios of multiple brands since.”

In the article, she discusses topics such as leather being a waste product and by-product of the meat industry, vegan materials contain plastic and the importance of responsible sourcing and traceability.

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