GM, Teijin team to develop high-tech fiber for vehicles

Dec 13, 2011 | 09:48 AM | Corinna Petry

Tags  General Motors, Teijin, carbon fiber composites, Corinna Petry

CHICAGO — General Motors Co. and a Japanese partner will codevelop advanced carbon fiber composite technologies for potential high-volume global use in its cars, trucks and crossover vehicles.

"As carbon fiber is 10 times stronger than regular-grade steel yet only one-quarter of the weight, carbon fiber composites used as automobile components are expected to dramatically reduce vehicle....

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