North American International Auto Show 2008

Published: January 21, 2008 12:00 am ET

General Motors Corp. uses plastics and the design of the rear lighting to give its Cadillac CTS Coupe a "hint" of a tail fin, GM Vice President of global design Ed Welburn said during the coupe's introduction. Dave Dyke, advanced engineering manager for Meridian Automotive Systems Inc., noted that the highly rated concept also could mean more business for composites because the body's shape would be hard to create in metal.
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