’13 Ford Fusion interior incorporates new plastic resin application.
In an ongoing effort to shave costs and reduce carbon-dioxide emissions, Ford is beginning to replace glossy molded-plastic interior parts with components made of a new resin that doesn’t require application of a clear-coat finish. Developed with supplier BASF, the resin is being employed initially on the power window switch surround of the ’13 Ford Fusion. Not only does the resin make parts more affordable by eliminating the traditional clear-coast finish, it also cuts ...
Premium Content (PAID Subscription Required)
"Ford Resin Cuts Costs, CO2 Emissions" is part of the paid WardsAuto Premium content. You must log in with Premium credentials in order to access this article. Premium paid subscribers also gain access to:
All of WardsAuto's reliable, in-depth industry reporting and analysis
Hundreds of downloadable data tables including:
• Global sales and production data by country
• U.S. model-line inventory data
• Engine and equipment installation rates
• WardsAuto's North America Plant by Platform forecast
• Product Cycle chart
• Interrelationships among major OEMs
• Medium- and heavy-duty truck volumes
• Historical data and much more!
For WardsAuto.com pricing and subscription information please contact
Lisa Williamson by email: firstname.lastname@example.org or phone: (248) 799-2642