Considerably more stringent fuel economy and environmental standards will significantly increase use of magnesium and aluminum — but won't do the same for plastics and hybrid drivetrains, says a survey of auto industry executives by the University of Michigan's Office for the Study of Automotive Transportation (OSAT). Released earlier this month, the report, co-authored by Brett Smith and Michael DiBernardo — following an analysis of forecasts by executives, managers and engineers — ...
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