Zone: Automotive Composites
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Composites have long been used in autos and trucks, primarily under the hood and in interiors. High-performance have used carbon fiber for many years, and now new high-speed manufacturing technology is allowing carbon fiber to move into production vehicles.


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Automotive CFRP: Repair or replace?

As more carbon composites are used on structural car components, how will crash damage be assessed and repairs be made?
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Quantum Fuel Systems launches composite tanks for light-duty vehicles CompositesWorld

U.S.-based Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies Worldwide has introduced a new composite Q-lite compressed natural gas tank system for light-duty service vehicles.

Renishaw acquires Advanced Consulting & Engineering CompositesWorld

Advanced Consulting & Engineering, based in Michigan, is a supplier of dimensional measurement products and services focused on the automotive industry.

ACC releases vehicle lightweighting framework CompositesWorld

The American Chemistry Council (ACC) has published the "Plastics and Polymer Composites Technology Roadmap for Automotive Markets" to encourage development of vehicle lightweighting strategies.

Mark your calendars: CompositesWorld’s June 2014 thermoplastic autocomposites conference CompositesWorld

Thermoplastics Composites Conference for Automotive will be held June 11-12 in the Detroit suburb of Novi, Mich.

New automotive production capacity CompositesWorld

FORMAX, a manufacturer of carbon fiber and specialty composite reinforcements, announced plans to open an automotive production facility alongside the company’s U.K. headquarters.

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