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Toyota’s carbon fibre closure panels win award

Toyota’s carbon fibre closure panels for the 2017 Prius Prime and Lexus LC500 took the top honours for the module category.

18th August 2017

Innovation in Textiles
 |  Troy, MI


“For the 5th year, our expanding field of global entries demonstrates an incredibly impressive range of innovations helping to meet the worldwide weight reduction challenges of modern automotive manufacturing,” said judging chair Dr Jay Baron, President and CEO of CAR, and director of CAR’s Coalition for Automotive Lightweighting Materials.

“FCA, Toyota, Faurecia and AP&T and all our 2017 finalists are contributing to reductions in weight, fuel consumption, and CO2 emissions. The Enlighten Award is an excellent way to highlight and recognize these achievements.”

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