TITLE

BMW puts new design idea on carbon-fiber diet

AUTHOR(S)
Miel, Rhoda
PUB. DATE
October 2000
SOURCE
Automotive News;10/23/2000, Vol. 75 Issue 5900, p36D
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on automaker BMW's concept car Z22, which focuses on the use of manufacturing techniques that allow for lightweight carbon-fiber reinforced car bodies under production conditions by 2005. Advantages of carbon fiber over traditional car bodies; Boost to carbon fiber suppliers pushing for acceptance of carbon fiber in mass market cars.
ACCESSION #
3793595

 

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