In quest for all-plastic bodies, D/C is starting at the top

Pryweller, Joseph
December 1999
Automotive News;12/6/1999, Vol. 74 Issue 5851, p24H
Trade Publication
Offers a look on the plan of DaimlerChrysler company to make injection molded hardtops for its Jeep Wrangler sport-utilities. Expansion on the use of plastic for vehicle bodies; Details on the costs and benefits of the project to build all-plastic body panels; Plan of the company to phase out its operations by the end of 1999 at its Pittsfield, Massachusetts plant.


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