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Ford's new Mustang? Yep, it's got plastic

By: Don Loepp

Ford Motor Co. marked the 50th anniversary of its iconic Mustang sports car with a global coming out party for its newest model, timed for one minute past midnight on Dec. 5 at Ford's Dearborn, Mich., headquarters. And while the designers and engineers are talking about horsepower and heritage, there's one thing that industry insiders also know — that pony is partly plastic.

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