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posted in November 2010
New Nylons Boost Performance under the Hood
11/16/2010  1 comment
New technologies from DuPont and BASF move plastics into increasingly demanding automotive applications, including engine covers and oil filter modules.
Electronics Boost Chevy Volt's Efficiency
11/16/2010  1 comment
The Chevy Volt is more than a green vehicle. It's a smart, seamless driving machine that in some cases exceeds the performance of gas-burning cars.
More Composites for Cars?
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Lessons learned from the Dreamliner will be applied to car production to reduce weight and boost electric vehicle range.
Jaguar Debuts Electric Supercar
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Jaguar has rolled out the C-X75, an extended-range electric supercar.
USCAR Unveils Cutting-Edge Electronic Throttle Design
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Materials' innovations cut weight 15 percent.
All-Plastic Exhaust System Tops SPE Auto Awards
11/10/2010  1 comment
Ninety percent of the components in the assembly are polymeric, including the filler pipe and plastic supply module.
New Assembly Technologies Slash Costs
11/8/2010  Post a comment
Two of the processes introduced at K 2010 reduce weight and costs in the new Audi A8.

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