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Sustainable materials in automotive

Rose Ryntz and Susan Kozora
From the journal Physical Sciences Reviews

Abstract

The use of plastic parts in the production of automobiles has a long and established history. In the more recent past, manufacturers have become interested in bio-based materials for a variety of parts, in part because they represent a more sustainable material stream, and in part because they may be more economically feasible. This chapter discusses the evolution from fossil fuel-based materials to bio-based materials in their established and potential uses for automotive parts.

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Published Online: 2019-09-20

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