Suppliers chasing fuel-saving autos

August 2008
Plastics News;8/25/2008, Vol. 20 Issue 25, p6
Trade Publication
The article reflects on the prospects of automotive plastics sector in view of growing demand of smaller, lighter and fuel-efficient cars. It mentions that despite growing applications of plastics and composites in the automobile industry, the plastics suppliers to the auto industry are facing worst of times. It offers opinions that plastic and composite component suppliers need to realize that composites will no longer be something to show off in concept cars, and they need to boost volumes.


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