Frost & Sullivan: market for lightweight materials in automobiles to reach $95.34B in 2017
Green Car Congress
AUGUST 23, 2011
These laws have resulted in the lowering of vehicles’ weight through the replacement of heavy materials in certain systems with lighter alternatives, as the weight of the automobile has a direct bearing on its fuel efficiency. Prices in automotive metals and automotive plastics markets are closely linked to global crude oil prices, Frost & Sullivan observes, and any price fluctuation upstream gets reflected in the downstream products and allied product lines.