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Lightweighting powertrains in the electric future

Industry experts gathered for the Lightweight Composite Solutions Conference in Ghent last month, discussing the pressing need for lightweight parts.

17th May 2018

Innovation in Textiles
 |  Ghent

Transport/​Aerospace, Sustainable

The key message of the event, organised by thermoset plastics leaders and held in Ghent, Belgium, was that powertrains – be they conventional, hybrid or fully electric – will need to be light in weight if carmakers are to meet the stringent regulations on carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) to come into force in 2025 – and composites will be key to making this happen.

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