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BMW closes the carbon fiber loop


August 18, 2014 10:43 am ET

BMW's extensive use of carbon fiber-reinforced plastic in its i-series vehicles has prompted the development of ways to recycle unused material.

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Price keeping carbon fiber from mass adoption


August 5, 2014 2:36 pm ET

Today, carbon fibers in automotive are still expensive and exotic, known mainly for use race cars, but the composites industry continues to seek the holy grail of carbon fiber parts in mass-market cars — and they're getting closer.

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New materials provide benefits beyond lighter weight, auto execs say


August 5, 2014 11:06 am ET

Lightweight vehicle materials are delivering significant side benefits to automakers striving to improve fuel economy.

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BMW Group and SGL Group to triple carbon-fiber production capacities


May 9, 2014 4:43 pm ET

SGL Automotive Carbon Fibers, which provides carbon-fiber material for BMW's electric i series, plans to triple production capacities at its Moses Lake, Wash., carbon fiber plant. The expansion will make the Moses Lake facility the world's largest...

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