Design promises weight, cost and friction benefits
Lightweight, customizable design can boost driving range by 2%
Rather than the standard black-and-white used to camouflage vehicles under development, SEAT celebrates its Catalan roots
Easier door and window opening result from two industry giants collaborating
Chemical giant BASF SE is building a $10 billion manufacturing complex in Zhanjiang, China, to make advanced plastics for the auto and electronics.industries.
Eastman Chemical Co. says is touting a “green” alternative to traditional petroleum-based plastics for Class-A painted interiors surfaces.
Most know the famous quote from the 1967 film The Graduate, when an older executive tells the college graduate as he looks toward the future: “Plastics.” If I was to encounter a young mobility designer now, 52 years later, the one word of advice I’d give is: “Pods.” As in personal seating pod design for the upcoming massive multi-passenger vehicle mobility future.
Products can be lighter and better through the application of topology optimization. However, they might look somewhat different. . .
France’s Plastic Omnium SA is reorganizing its management team to bring in younger leaders to help prepare the company for long-term growth.
Volvo Car Corp. plans to recall some 507,000 vehicles worldwide whose diesel engines are equipped with a plastic intake manifold that could melt and cause a fire.