MUNICH – BMW AG continues with research that could lead to a future vehicle with a body composed entirely of carbon fiber. In a technology presentation to journalists here, BMW says the weight-savings of a carbon-fiber body and its associated fuel savings would offer significant lifecycle benefits. M3 CSL has carbon-fiber roof panel. “BMW Group experts have determined that CFP (carbon-fiber reinforced-plastic) bodyshells or body structures, by reducing fuel consumption to an ...

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