NEUSS, GERMANY (July 18, 11:55 a.m. ET) — The Society of Plastics Engineers Central Europe has announced its automotive awards, with the Grand Innovation Award going to a powertrain application. And in the U.S., SPE in November gave its Grand Award to an instrument panel for the 2012-13 Ford Escape SUV and Kuga crossover utility vehicles molded by Nanterre, France-based Faurecia SA.
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