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The Number-One Vehicle Paint Color Is. . .
Isn’t it sort of the absence of color?
BASF Creates a Color Palette for
The BASF Coatings division designers have made their annual assessment of color trends in the auto industry and their report for 2018-19 has been given the theme “Keep It Real.”
Simulating Steering Wheel Molding
BASF offers a flexible integral foam system, Elastofoam I, for steering wheels.
Hot Running Adapts
As automakers embrace new plastics, hot runner technology evolves to keep up.
Does Paul Elio Have Disruptive Technology?
Paul Elio says he recently read The Innovator’s Dilemma by Clayton Christensen (Harvard Business Review Press; 1997) and he thought that it was, in effect, telling the story of Elio Motors (eliomotors.com), the company that Elio established in 2009 to create a transformative motor vehicle.
Sunroof Frame Goes Natural
IAC has developed the materials and the process that allows the manufacture of price-competitive, natural sunroof frames.
BASF Makes More Metal Replacements
BASF is addressing everything from the engine to seats with its polymer tech.
Plastic Processing for Nicer Interiors
How a new process can result in soft-touch instrument panels, a key attribute of today's desirable vehicles.
Having conquered interiors and trim parts, plastics are now making inroads into automotive structural components with the help of an unlikely ally–steel.
The latest product from Quadrant Plastic Composites currently smoothes out the airflow under BMW’s 5 Series. Plans are underway, however, to mate this material with Class A panels for use in roof, hood, and trunk panels.