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Cars with more plastics are back

Technology, Automotive industry, Materials
Cars with more plastics are back

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.

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Plastics and the automotive industry: a common history

Injection molded parts, Automotive industry, History
Plastics and the automotive industry: a common history

In the 1960’s, new discoveries in the field of polymers made it possible to develop thermosetting polymers such as polypropylene, a type of plastic commonly applied in modern vehicles. Its numerous mechanical properties, light weight, and the fact that it is 100% recyclable mean that polypropylene now makes up 40% of all plastics used in the automotive sector.

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Automotive’s engagement in the fight against climate change

Future, Automotive industry, Trends
Automotive’s engagement in the fight against climate change

The fight against climate change requires global engagement. Of course, the automotive industry plays a leading role in this issue. Government regulations are forcing a deep transformation of industrial processes, and according to many analysts, this, instead of a transition, signifies a true revolution for the automotive sector. Electric vehicles or vehicles largely built out of plastics were considered a rarity just a few years ago, but now, they are a reality, and at the same time, a priority for carmakers determining how competitive they are on the market.

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