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New grades of Technyl Red, Technyl Blue, Ixef, Ryton and Amodel launched at Fakuma are aggressively defending Solvay's position as a leader in automotive materials development. The experts sat down with EPPM to introduce the latest additions. more

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New grades from Spain’s ELIX Polymers reduce squeaks in cars and provide cost savings. more

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Wiper and indicator levers, and the housing for the control module on rear wheel drive BMW's will be made from BASF Ultramid and Ultradur. more

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AIMPLAS will test vehicle plastics for VOC's after approval of its testing facilities. more

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Chemicals giant BASF has revised production of its Lupranol for polyurethane systems, which will reduce volatile organic compounds for car manufacturers to meet government regulations and industry standards. more

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ELIX Polymers

ELIX and Maier Moulding have made an ABS/polycarbonate blend ideal for impact resistance with quality aesthetics on the new premium Mercedes-Benz C-Class. more

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Stratasys FDM and PolyJet 3D Printing Solutions are being used to produce final 3D printed race-ready parts for the new McLaren MCL32 racecar. more

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A polycarbonate window by SABIC makes larger and lighter rear-quarter panes for one of China’s leading car manufacturers. more

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Ascend

Ascend Performance Materials

The car is a different beast to what it was ten years ago and the supply chain faces a future wrought with lightweighting, performance, fuel efficiency and cost challenges. Ascend Performance Materials is tackling all of these head on. more

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    Shin-Etsu

    Warsaw, Poland - July 11th, 2012: Look on the electric engine in a BYD e6 during the test drive. Established in 1995, BYD (Build Your Dreams) company specializes in IT, automobile and new energy. Chinese BYD is the one of the largest supplier of rechargeable batteries in the globe. On 2003 BYD purchased Xi'an Tsinchuan Auto Co., Ltd. (now BYD Auto Co., Ltd.) and officially entered the auto industry. The e6 model is a compact five-door hatchback electric car manufactured by BYD and introduced in China in 2010. The BYD has a range of 300 km and the battery and control module together weigh 800 kilograms (64 kWh battery pack).

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