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Chang'An's Du Cao

Published: July 14, 2011 6:00 am ET
Updated: July 14, 2011 12:00 am ET

Chang'An Auto is one of China's Big Three automakers. Recently, research and development official Du Cao granted PN an interview, in which he discusses plans to replace sheet metal in SUVs. Areas such as vehicles' front ends, gas tanks, hoods, lift gates and even floor panels are under consideration for weight-saving measures.

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