BMW and SGL investing $200 million in fifth and sixth carbon-fiber lines.
MOSES LAKE, WA – BMW and German supplier SGL Group announce ambitious plans to triple capacity for carbon fiber from their joint-venture manufacturing plant here. SGL, which currently is producing carbon fiber only for BMW niche models, including the recently launched i3 electric vehicle and upcoming i8 plug-in hybrid sports car, now will manufacture enough of the lightweight material for “other model series in the future, at competitive costs and in large quantities,” BMW ...
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