Plasan aims to launch high-volume carbon fiber body applications
Plasan Carbon Composites is targeting next-generation electric vehicle applications with its lightweight, CFRP body structure design.
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Sister publication, AutoBeat, recently reported that Israel-based company, Plasan, a supplier of carbon fiber body panels for race cars and low-volume performance models, aims to launch high-volume applications on mainstream models in coming years as a result of improved material designs and new production processes. The company claims its carbon fiber-reinforced plastic (CFRP) body structure can provide a 45% weight savings over steel bodies and is 20% lighter than aluminum alternatives. In particular, Plasan is targeting next-generation electric vehicles (EV).
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