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Next BMW 7 Series To Get Weight-Saving Carbon Fiber Core

Originally posted on CleanTechnica Unlike so many competitors, BMW opted to build its plug-in cars on all-new platforms, giving the BMW i3 and i8 lightweight carbon fiber bodies and passenger cells. This helped mitigate the heavy batteries necessary to drive the plug-in drivetrains, but the weight-saving technology from the i3 and i8 is now migrating […]

April 22nd

Study: Carbon Fiber Goes Mainstream By 2025

10 years ago, hardly anybody owned a cellphone, and even fewer people owned a computer tablet. Today both gadgets have become nearly indispensable in the everyday life of millions of Americans, and so too could carbon fiber. A study by Lux Research says that by 2025, the market for vehicles built from carbon fiber reinforced […]

February 23rd