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Zero emissions cars saw the biggest percentage growth, up 377.5 per cent to 3,147 units, as new models and pent up demand boosted registrations, while 4,014 hybrid electric cars joined UK roads, an increase of 36.2 per cent Read more

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Sekisui’s Automobile and Transportation Business Strategy Department will show detailed insights into its new products, as well as unveiling the Sekisui concept car Read more

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Teijin will benefit from Benet’s automotive composite technologies and its well-proven supply record, which will serve as a solid foundation on which to further strengthen Teijin’s solution development capabilities Read more

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Developed in collaboration with Ford, the composite engine shroud creates an air gap between the engine compartment and the steel front bulkhead by wrapping around the back of the engine and meeting the strut towers on each side of the engine bay Read more

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The study also found that thermoplastic copolyester elastomers demand is likely to benefit from broader developments in the automotive industry, especially the growing focus on improving fuel efficiency Read more

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The expanded facility is strategically located close to the production site of Jaguar Land Rover and will be solely used to service the long-time customer Read more

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666,521 cars rolled off production lines in the first six months of the year, a year-on-year loss of 168,052 units due largely to falling demand in key markets Read more

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The report has also highlighted how the EU is lagging behind the UK in seeking to prevent the worst effects of a no-deal Read more

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Continental had previously expected global automobile production for 2019 to be at the same level as the previous year, but according to the latest developments, a decline of around five per cent for the full year is now expected Read more

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The PA foam features the typical heat, chemical, and oil resistant properties of polyamide, mixed with an outstanding rigidity or noise reducing quality, depending on the shape of the beads Read more

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Global street cleaning vehicle manufacturer Johnston Sweepers is reaping the benefits of switching from metal fabricated components to plastics moulded parts with the assistance of Broanmain Plastics Read more

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David Shepherd Jaguar Land Rover

Working in conjunction with BASF, Jaguar Land Rover is part of the ChemCycling project, which upcycles domestic waste plastic otherwise destined for landfill or incinerators into a new high-quality material Read more

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The foams benefit from a patented ether prepolymer technology to combine the advantages of ester-based PU foams with those of ether-based materials Read more

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The component parts have been formed using Haydale’s graphene-enhanced tooling materials Read more

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Over the past 20 years, automotive manufacturing has grown to become one of the UK’s most important economic assets, turning over £82 billion in 2018, an uplift of 70 per cent since the first Sustainability Report was published in 1999 Read more

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Covestro has used its polycarbonate Bayblend material to produce frames and brackets for the cars battery modules Read more

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The investment consists of a premium 50mm twin screw extruder from Coperion, equipped with extensive surrounding equipment Read more

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The deal was signed at the unveiling of Nova Car #2, Novares’ open innovation lab, which incorporates TG0’s ‘Squeeze Command’ technology Read more

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Teijin is growing its automotive composites business with proprietary lightweight, high-performance materials, and design capabilities. Read more

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The new Santoprene TPV B260 family of products also delivers improved flow properties, abrasion resistance, and UV light stability Read more

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