Toray to develop carbon fibre car parts with Daimler

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TOKYO, April 28 (Reuters) - Japanese textile maker Toray Industries said on Wednesday it and German carmaker Daimler AG will jointly develop carbon fibre car parts, which will be used in Daimler's Mercedes-Benz cars starting in 2012. Toray and Daimler will develop reinforced plastic materials by using the carbon fibre produced at Toray's plant in France, Toray spokesman Yoshitaka Yamagata said. (Reporting by Yumiko Nishitani)

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