GE Plastics is hawking a new polymer thermoplastic resin to automakers that it says fits the bill for a production plastic vehicle. Automakers are interested in a plastic capable of producing affordable and durable molded in-color parts with Class A finishes because it would eliminate the need for expensive paint shops in assembly plants. It also would make it easier for automakers to adopt mass customization practices. And it would reduce weight, which is one of the reasons ...

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