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Predicting the Future of Lightweight Vehicle Composites

Predicting the Future of Lightweight Vehicle Composites

To accelerate the development of new, economical long carbon fiber composites, the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) worked with a team of leading experts to develop a series of engineering tools.

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Toray Unveils Concept Car Made of Advanced Materials

By on October 10, 2016 in IN THE NEWS, MATERIAL MATTERS
Toray Unveils Concept Car Made of Advanced Materials

Japanese materials maker Toray Industries has unveiled a new concept car to showcase its advanced technology, as the manufacturer hopes to strengthen ties with automakers. The concept car, Teewave AC1, is made of materials that the company has developed for electric, fuel cell and gasoline vehicles.

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The Case for Recycled Carbon Fibre in Auto Lightweighting

The Case for Recycled Carbon Fibre in Auto Lightweighting

The use of carbon fibre by BMW in its i3 model marked another turning point, this time in the automotive market, with carbon fibre being used in high volumes on a production vehicle.

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