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Ford using plastics, composites and aluminum to lighten up the Fusion


June 11, 2014 11:11 am ET

Ford’s Lightweight Concept shown last week cuts the weight of a 2013 Fusion mid-sized sedan nearly 25 percent, or about 900 pounds, by making maximum use of lightweight materials, the automaker says.

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Bioplastics alliance looks to guide supply chain


June 11, 2014 11:00 am ET

The Bioplastics Feedstock Alliance (BFA), a group of brand owners including Coca-Cola Co. and Unilever NV, is assessing criteria for sustainable biomass production in the wake of data that suggests global demand for bio-based and biodegradable...

Kentucky forms group to lure auto jobs


April 10, 2014 11:47 am ET

Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear said April 7 that he is creating the Kentucky Automotive Industry Association to bring more auto jobs to his state.

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Plastics continue to point the way forward for auto industry


April 9, 2014 2:55 pm ET

More demonstration of the capabilities of plastics and polymer composites is needed to expand the use of those materials in automotive applications, according to a new roadmap from the American Chemistry Council's plastics division.

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