PARIS – Two European auto makers have joined forces with suppliers to develop carbon- fiber reinforced plastics for their cars, and more close relationships could follow. Automobil Lamborghini SpA, which has been using carbon fiber (CF) since the 1983 Countach prototype, has chosen Huntsman LLC as a long-term resin partner. Last October, BMW AG created a joint venture with carbon-specialist SGL Group to provide raw material and CF textiles for the Megacity electric car due by 2014. Both ...

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