Automotive Features for January 2014

This section contains our latest feature articles. A selection of these articles is also published in Reinforced Plastics magazine and in the Reinforced Plastics weekly newsletter.

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Automotive Features Archive

Carbon fibre reinforced plastics market continues growth path (Part 2) Carbon fibre reinforced plastics market continues growth path (Part 2)

The association of composite companies and research institutes Carbon Composites e.V. has produced its latest review of the global carbon fibre market. We report on the findings, which predict increases in carbon fibre use and influence in key composite markets.

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Carbon fibre and cars – 2013 in review Carbon fibre and cars – 2013 in review

2013 was another big year in automotive composites. Here we take a look at some of the key developments, including the much-anticipated launch of the BMW i3 electric vehicle with its carbon fibre composite passenger compartment.

Carbon fibre reinforced plastics market continues growth path (Part 1) Carbon fibre reinforced plastics market continues growth path (Part 1)

The association of composite companies and research institutes Carbon Composites e.V. has produced its latest review of the global carbon fibre market. Mark Holmes reports on the findings and outlook for the future, which demonstrate increases in carbon fibre use and influence in key composite markets.