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Automotive suppliers may face critical challenges

Monday, August 19th, 2013 | Permalink

All Sites Last week, in Traverse City, MI, the annual Center for Automotive Research’s Management Briefing Seminars were held, and the topics covered the good, the bad and the ugly. According to IHS SupplierBusiness the primary discussions covered the “restraining effect of supplier bottlenecks on the surge in new-vehicle sales in the United States; the industry’s struggle to launch vehicles on time and without quality snags; the coming shrinkage of the Detroit 3 supply base; and General Motors’ new rules for suppliers.”     read more

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Single-piece air extractor employs carbon fiber-epoxy composite

Thursday, May 2nd, 2013 | Permalink

A single-piece air extractor (hood scoop) used on General Motors’ 2012MY Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 employs a carbon fiber-reinforced epoxy prepreg. The air extractor was formed on a tool fabricated from a low temperature molding composite tooling material. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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