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How much would a car weigh if all of its plastic parts were made from a different material?

Automotive industry, Materials, Plastic foams
How much would a car weigh if all of its plastic parts were made from a different material?

In 2013, Toyota unveiled the conceptual model of the ME.WE car, which was designed based on the “remove everything that is unnecessary” philosophy. Maximum simplification to maximize convenience, reduce costs and minimize the environmental footprint. For this purpose, it was necessary to eliminate all materials traditionally used in the carmaking sector and replace them with lighter and more environment-friendly materials. 

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Europeans are choosing cars with a practical trunk

Trends, Materials, Plastic foams
Europeans are choosing cars with a practical trunk

Studies by analytical firms show that station wagons are the most frequently purchased type of vehicle in Europe. This means that a versatile car trunk is an important criterion when choosing a car in many cases. Strong and light trunk accessories made from innovative, expanded plastics, such as expanded polypropylene (EPP) and polystyrene (EPS), additionally improve the convenience of use of a capacious space.

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The vehicle as a way of expressing identity

Technology, Future
The vehicle as a way of expressing identity

Statistically, a European spends 4 years and 1 month of life in a vehicle, on average.  This shocking fact was revealed in a study by Citröen Our Lives Inside Our Cars and highlights the growing significance of cars and how the function that they have performed in human life until now is changing. We can say that our car has become one of the things by which we express our identity: our vehicle defines us.

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