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Plexiglas molding compounds enable pioneering light design

Plexiglas molding compounds enable pioneering light design

It is time for a new era in mobility. The cars of the future are electric, fully connected and CO2-neutral. Electric drives and autonomous driving are fundamentally changing the design of the cars of the future, and the same applies for lighting.


Engineering plastic will improve the air quality in cars

Engineering plastic will improve the air quality in cars

Asahi Kasei’s copolymer polyacetal resin (POM) TENACTM -C Z4520 has been certified as an eco-friendly green material by the China Automotive Technology & Research Center (CATARC) for its outstanding low VOC emission performance.


Large, lightweight and torsionally stiff

Large, lightweight and torsionally stiff

Tepex dynalite continuous-fiber-reinforced thermoplastic composite sheets from specialty chemicals company Lanxess can be used to manufacture even large, highly integrated structural components for automotive lightweight design.


Completion of Asahi Kasei’s drivable concept car AKXY

Completion of Asahi Kasei’s drivable concept car AKXY

Asahi Kasei and GLM Co., Ltd. have completed a jointly developed concept car called AKXY showcasing a wide array of automotive-related materials and technologies from various Asahi Kasei businesses, focused on contribution to safety, comfort, and the environment.