BMW puts new design idea on carbon-fiber diet

Miel, Rhoda
October 2000
Automotive News;10/23/2000, Vol. 75 Issue 5900, p36D
Trade Publication
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.


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