High automotive performance demands parts that handle it all. Plastics perform from the engine to the chassis; throughout the interior to the exterior. Today’s automotive plastics make up approximately 50% of the volume of a new light vehicle but less than 10% of its weight.
The safety advancements in cars are astounding. Even more astounding? How many of those advancements are thanks to plastic.
Plastic components have become commonplace in sleek, modern interiors, which are often the first thing a car buyer notices.
Plastics' light weight and durability improves fuel efficiency and has led to innovation in automotive exteriors.
The chassis is the skeleton of the car. With modern plastics, the chassis has gotten an upgrade.
Under the Hood
With plastic, engines are easier to design, fuel systems become more efficient, and powertrains are simplified.
The electrical system has become one of the most complicated parts of the automobile. But with plastic, all those sockets and switches get a little easier.
See what role automotive plastics will play in the future of automobiles.
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