Nissan’s Breakthrough: safer and lighter vehicles in carbon fiber

Nissan Motor Co supported in its production processes by ESI Group, a global player in Virtual Prototyping software and services for industry. Car parts will be developed with carbon fiber reinforced plastic (CFRP), a lightweight yet strong material. The cars produced will be safer and more fuel-efficient.

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Leavine Family Racing chooses MarketBot 3D printer

Leavine Family Racing, has selected the MakerBot METHOD X 3D printing system to produce a number of car parts. MarketBot has been chosen for its broad portfolio of advanced materials and thermoplastics available for both rapid prototyping and final parts. METHOD has been chosen for its capacity to print at high temperatures.

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The world’s first flying car with composites

The PAL-V Liberty is officially the world’s first flying car to be street legal! The flying car recently passed the European road admission tests. The PAL-V’s hybrid composite chassis is made of carbon fiber body composites.

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CarE-Service: the car of the future is circular

The CarE-Service project is aimed to face current and future challenges towards the transformation from traditional fuel cars to Electric (EV) and Hybrid (HEV) vehicles. The project proposal aims at demonstrating innovative business models entailing the re-use, remanufacturing and recycling of some key components of E&HEVs. The topic will be deepened in a dedicated webinar on December 9th.

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“Altair Enlighten Award” for Marelli

Marelli was awarded by Altair, a company specializing in technology, and by the Center for Automotive Research, with the Enlighten Award 2020, for having designed an Advanced Sheet Compression Molded Suspension Steering Knuckle.

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Pagani Huayra Roadster: last example produced

Pagani Automobili has created the 100th model of the family that shuts down production of the limited series of the Pagani Huayra Roadster. The latest Huayra Roadster is a jewel made of carbon fiber and many details that make it the most unique piece of all.

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A four-way partnership for BMW

LyondellBasell, Rehau, TU Chemnitz and Eschmann Textures have developed a bumper component for BMW that combines lightness and surface quality.

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