Long way to recycling plastics in the automotive industry
Future, Automotive industry, Materials
Ford caught the attention of the international press and automotive industry when, in June 2018, it announced that each of its vehicles contains 250 bottles of recycled plastic, which represents the reuse of 1.2 billion bottles per year.
Intelligent, active and passive car safety systems
Future, Process automation, Trends, Safety
Year by year the automotive industry has implemented more and more modern and intelligent car safety systems. Over and over developing range of electronic solutions is to support drivers in demanding road conditions and increase the level of passenger and pedestrian life and health protection. It is a global trend, however, it is worth to remember that the most important element to guarantee the safety is a deliberate construction and passive systems in a car.
Cars with more plastics are back
Technology, Automotive industry, Materials
Nowadays, plastics account for about half of the volume of each standard car and one third of all components, and these values will increase in the coming years thanks to manufacturers’ efforts to reduce vehicle weight and increase fuel economy.
Knauf Industries among the best suppliers of Toyota Boshoku Europe
Technology, Automotive industry, Award
During the annual meeting of Toyota Boshoku Europe with automotive suppliers in Zaventem in Belgium, Knauf Industries received the bronze award for exemplary deliveries of automotive components.
Electric cars, 3D printing and sustainable development: plastics will be the hero of the challenges facing automotive in 2020
Future, Injection molded parts, Trends, Innovation
Innovation and sustainable development are megatrends that have been observed in recent years and the primary objectives of the automotive industry for 2020. As the industry goes in this direction, the amount of plastics in cars will continue to grow.