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SPE ACCE 2013 Review
The SPE’s annual Automotive Composites Conference & Exhibition gets a bigger venue, an expanded program and its best attendance ever.
Wanted: Big thinkers and risk takers
Quickstep Composites (Dayton, Ohio) president and independent consultant Dale Brosius challenges the auto industry to think big and take risks in composites R&D.
SPE's ACCE 2013 preview
Growth in 2012 necessitates a new venue and an expanded program.
HAWTs vs. VAWTs
Horizontal-axis wind turbines (HAWTs) command the small wind turbine (SWT) market, led by a handful of companies that have been in production for 20 to 30 years, while vertical-axis wind turbine (VAWT) manufacturers, with the exception of Ropatec (Bolzano, Italy), have mostly developed within the past five years.
There is no technology that can help automakers reach their lightweighting goals faster than carbon fiber-reinforced plastics.
Q&A Forum: Automotive Composites
How will fiber-reinforced polymers fare in a post-recession, cost- and fuel-economy-obsessed auto market?
Quiet revolution: Composites in EVs
Startup automakers make use of composite body/chassis components to extend the range of hybrid-electric and battery-electric vehicles.
Green Car Conference looks at sustainable vehicles
Well-attended first-time event marred by lack of composites industry representation.
Tailored carbon fiber blanks to move into steel stamping arena
Reduced scrap and cost driving forces behind new technique for automotive industry.