I hope they do a better job this time around. I used to be a mechanic and have seen countless cars with Timing Gear knock caused by the excessive wear on the plastic coated gears (GM), cracked intake plenums (Ford), Radiator cracks and leaks (Chrysler), etc. Also, GM introduced plastic in the transmissions of some of their cars in the late 70s early 80s that consistently blew apart.
At this year's MD&M West show, lots of material suppliers are talking about new formulations for wearables and things that stick to the skin, whether it's adhesives, wound dressings, skin patches and other drug delivery devices, or medical electronics.
The US Congress has extended an important tax credit for solar energy, a move that’s good news for future investments in this type of alternative energy and for many stakeholders in the solar industry.
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