Automotive

2013

China's nylon demand, 2013  (August 16, 2013 )
Top industrial thermoforming markets (2013 survey)  (February 22, 2013 )
Global auto market for fuel storage & delivery, 2011  (January 22, 2013 )

2012

Greatest impact on fuel economy and CO2 emission reductions, 2012-25  (August 17, 2012 )
Automotive market snapshot (2012 North American injection molders surv...  (June 15, 2012 )
Total plastics/composites content in North American light vehicles (20...  (January 13, 2012 )
Weight of plastic resins/composites used in North American light vehic...  (January 6, 2012 )

2011

WardsAuto/DuPont online survey, 2011: top factors in adopting new tech...  (September 23, 2011 )
Automaker-supplier relationship survey, 2011  (July 29, 2011 )
How will automakers meet emerging regulations  (May 13, 2011 )
Vehicle systems to benefit from material innovations (2011)  (April 8, 2011 )

2010

Auto supplier confidence index, 2009-10  (December 30, 2010 )
Global support for electric cars  (October 22, 2010 )
China's growing auto market: unit sales & projections (2007-15)  (August 13, 2010 )
Stock price performance in plastics end markets  (July 30, 2010 )
2009 North American auto production: Top carmakers  (April 2, 2010 )

2009

Global end-market demand for nylon engineering resin, 2008  (April 13, 2009 )

2008

Polypropylene use in small European-made cars, 2008  (October 13, 2008 )
BRIC automotive forecast, 2008 vs. 2012  (August 25, 2008 )
Performance index of publicly held plastics companies  (July 14, 2008 )
Plans for meeting auto emissions standards, 2008  (July 7, 2008 )
Pipe, profile & tubing end markets, 2008 survey  (June 23, 2008 )

2007

European nylon demand, 2006  (October 8, 2007 )
Sheet molding compound use in 2007-model Dodge Viper  (January 29, 2007 )

2006

Top 10 North American industrial blow molders (2006)  (November 6, 2006 )
Plastic intake manifold production, 2005  (October 2, 2006 )
North American robot sales, first-half 2006 vs. 2005  (August 21, 2006 )
European & North American demand for plastic windows (2000-05)  (April 24, 2006 )
U.S. automotive suppliers make price concessions (1997-2005)  (January 16, 2006 )

2005

Injection molders in central Europe (2005)  (November 14, 2005 )
Injection molding applications in the Benelux (2003)  (January 24, 2005 )
Global plastics mergers & acquisitions (2004)  (January 17, 2005 )
Processor outlook: machinery purchases (2004 vs. 2005)  (January 10, 2005 )
U.S. injection molded plastic demand (2003-2008)  (January 3, 2005 )

2004

Industrial thermoforming shipments in N. America (1995-2009)  (November 8, 2004 )
U.S. market value for fuel-cell vehicle parts (1998-2009)  (October 25, 2004 )
Global manufacturing productivity (2003 vs. 2002)  (October 18, 2004 )
Global automotive cockpit market (2003)  (March 22, 2004 )
Materials used in typical N. American vehicle (2003 vs. 1977)  (February 23, 2004 )

2003

Automotive front-end module carriers (2003)  (October 20, 2003 )
Use of recycled plastics in Ford Explorer (2002)  (October 15, 2003 )
Engineering plastics in European auto industry  (October 8, 2003 )
Composites on Dodge Viper Coupe (2002 model)  (September 16, 2003 )
Automotive interior trim market - N. America, Europe (2003-08)  (July 14, 2003 )
Automotive composites market in N. America (2002)  (June 24, 2003 )
Fuel-tank materials (2000)  (March 19, 2003 )
Fuel-tank materials (2000)  (March 19, 2003 )
Fuel-cell facts (2003)  (March 3, 2003 )

2001

Global cockpit module market (2001)  (October 29, 2001 )
Automotive plastics growth in North America (2001-2011)  (August 27, 2001 )
Auto interior skin usage in Europe (1999)  (July 9, 2001 )
2000 estimates for global fuel storage and delivery markets  (March 12, 2001 )

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