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BASF intensifies R&D of innovative products for electromobility

BASF intensifies R&D of innovative products for electromobility Batteries are the key technology for the electromobility of the future. Over the next five years, BASF will be investing a three-digit million euro sum in researching, developing and the production of battery materials.

Bayer MaterialScience develops high-performance recyclate for bodywork parts

Bayer MaterialScience develops high-performance recyclate for bodywork parts Bayer MaterialScience is offering a new “green” high-tech material blend of polycarbonate and polyethylene terephthalate (PC+PET) for horizontal automobile bodywork parts.

DSM blow molding grade approved for FIAT car platforms

DSM blow molding grade approved for FIAT car platforms Arnitel PB500-H has been approved for dirty and clean air ducts, assembled on the 1.3 JTD engines for the FIAT Group Automobiles platforms FIAT Minicargo and Lancia Y (euro V) and for the new Lancia Y which will be launched in the coming months.

UPS's prototype plastic delivery trucks

UPS's prototype plastic delivery trucks UPS's prototype plastic delivery trucks reduce weight and increase mileage.

Reducing vehicle weight with global innovations

Reducing vehicle weight with global innovations Borealis and Borouge demonstrate how innovative polyolefins solutions reduce weight and CO2 emissions.

Perforated flat absorbers for efficient noise minimization

Perforated flat absorbers for efficient noise minimization Space-saving acoustic solutions by Sekisui Alveo for automotive applications.

SABIC Innovative Plastics launched two innovative materials

SABIC Innovative Plastics launched two innovative materials SABIC Innovative Plastics’ new anti-static and low-gloss/no-paint solutions add stylish high quality to automotive interiors.

DuPont Delrin POM in new performance

DuPont Delrin POM in new performance An Ultra Light Urban Vehicle project at Bradley University shows how acetal gears — specifically gears made of DuPont Delrin POM — offer strength, toughness and low-friction attributes needed to take the load generated stress in drivetrain transmission systems while significantly damping noise and reducing weight inherent in metal gears.

Arpro re-usable transport packaging ensures a panoramic view for Mercedes

Arpro re-usable transport packaging ensures a panoramic view for Mercedes Daimler and Webasto are using specially designed, reusable, recyclable Arpro dunnage to ensure repeatable quality-on-arrival to the assembly line for all types of Mercedes sunroofs.

Interior surface material combining PET and cotton fibers

Interior surface material combining PET and cotton fibers Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) has announced the development of a new interior surface material, combining PET (Polyethylene terephthalate) and cotton fibers as a new addition to the "Green Plastic" lineup, MMC's original plant-based material technology.