Mitsubishi Chem, Teijin plan carbon fibre auto parts

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TOKYO, Feb 29 (Reuters) - Japanese carbon fibre makers Teijin Ltd and Mitsubishi Chemical Corp said on Friday that they each plan to start supplying fibre-made parts to carmakers by 2010. The move is in response to growing demand from carmakers for light but strong parts to boost fuel efficiency as consumers grapple with soaring oil prices and have become more conscious of global warming when making a purchase. The two firms aim to have their carbon fiber products used initially in ...

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