General Motors’ use of DuPont Zytel PLUS nylon for its Ecotec 2.0-liter Turbo powering Cadillac CTS vehicles captured the ‘Most Innovative Use of Plastics” Award in the Materials category from the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) Automotive Division last night. The award-winning engine-appearance and acoustic cover is molded by Camoplast Polymer Solutions, Richmond, Quebec, Canada.
Merquinsa, The TPU Specialty Company, announced that FordMotor Company, Inc. has chosen to collaborate with Merquinsa and its Pearlthane ECO thermoplastic polyurethanes (TPU) for an automotive industry first in its use of bio-based thermoplastic polyurethanes.
Borealis, a leading provider of chemical and innovative plastics solutions, and its joint-venture in the Middle East and Asia, Borouge, confirmed at K 2010 their plans to be key players in the development of a new generation of lightweight electric vehicles.
As a tribute to 100 years of Alfa Romeo, Fiat Automobiles Group has launched a 2010 Alfa Romeo Giulietta. In the 1950s, the Alfa Romeo Giulietta caught the imagination of car enthusiasts throughout the world for the first time. Now, the Alfa Romeo Style Centre has produced a new Giulietta, using sophisticated material solutions and manufacturing technologies in line with the needs of today.
Borealis, a leading provider of chemical and innovative plastics solutions, and its joint-venture in the Middle East and Asia, Borouge, are set to be key players in the development of a new generation of lightweight electric
At IZB auto supplier show starting today, October 6, in Wolfsburg, Germany, Borealis, a leading provider of chemical and innovative plastics solutions, is presenting some of its pioneering developments in high performance polypropylenes.
BMW has used the Beijing Motor Show to announce that it will have its much-talked-about Megacity electric car on the market by 2013. Previously, the German automaker had only hinted that it would produce the urban runabout in the first half of the decade.
At Chinaplas 2010, SABIC Innovative Plastics announced a new portfolio of advanced Noryl* and Valox* automotive resins designed to help customers create alternative power train solutions by displacing weight and increasing performance for hybrid, plug-in hybrid (PHEV), and battery electric vehicles (BEV).