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Ford, DowAksa jointly to develop carbon fiber for high-volume automotive light-weighting applications

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Ford and DowAksa signed a joint development agreement (JDA) formally to advance research on cost-effective, high-volume manufacturing of automotive-grade carbon fiber, a material poised to play a significant role in the drive to make vehicles lighter. DowAksa is expanding on Aksa’s existing carbon fiber production assets.

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Used Car of the Day: 2011 Lotus Evora S

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Mods include a carbon-fiber louvered rear window, carbon fiber sail panel, a GT4-style wing, modified tail lights, Alcantara steering wheel, rear subwoofers, front tweeters, and Recaro seats. The intake, exhaust, clutch, flywheel, and shifter are all modded.

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Used Car of the Day: 2003 Toyota MR2 Spyder

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Other mods include upgraded headers, exhaust, flywheel, clutch, a cat-less downpipe, midship and front and rear bracing, carbon-fiber strut-tower bars, modified springs and shocks, performance brake rotors, steel-braided brake lines, and an MR2 luggage set. Click here to check it out.

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Shell/AirFlow Starship hyper-fuel efficient Class 8 truck to make cross-country run

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Special Starship features include: Bespoke 100% hyper-aerodynamic carbon fiber cab. on the tractor, powering the normal truck loads such as lights, wipers, blower motors, gauges, air conditioning and heating, microwaves, and other electrical components. Active grill shutters (active based on temperature to maximize.

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Road Test: 2023 McLaren GT

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Unassuming Speed McLaren lets you know right away the GT is a serious driver’s car—the carbon fiber steering wheel is void of all buttons and controls for the audio, telephone and cruise control—meaning serious driving ahead. The roof with a fixed glass panel slopes to the carbon fiber deck lid with a window over the 14.8

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Audi introduces new CNG A3 Sportback

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Its turbocharger with variable turbine geometry makes optimal use of the exhaust gas energy for early and harmonious torque development. They are made of fiber-composite materials and, in keeping with Audi’s lightweight construction philosophy, each weighs just 26 kilograms (57.3 The A3 Sportback 30 g-tron 1.5

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DOE issues $10M incubator FOA for batteries, power electronics, engines, materials, fuels and lubricants

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burn and exhaust gas recirculation (EGR)?diluted Carbon Fiber or Lightweight Materials. VTO is seeking projects that address the major challenges to developing and commercializing carbon fiber composites for lightweight structures. Most critical is the cost of the carbon fiber. mode operation.