Building the New Beetle with Plenty of Plastics

March 1999
Automotive Manufacturing & Production;Mar1999, Vol. 111 Issue 3, p61
Trade Publication
Presents information on the Volkswagen New Beetle car that is built with plastic parts. Comments from Matt Orlando of Plastic Omnium Industries; Grades of plastic used; Suppliers of the plastic parts.


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