The Carbon-Fiber Future: It's About More Than Speed (Op-Ed)
- Nikhil Gupta and Steven Zeltmann for Live Science March 9th, 2016
- Source: http://www.livescience.com/53995-carbon-fiber-may-finally-be-coming-to-cars-everywhere.html
Every year, auto shows arrive in cities around the world, but only a select few have the limelight and luster that is special to New York's. The auto industry has experienced tremendous changes in the past five years due to the roller-coaster ride of gas prices, the introduction of new technologies, and shifts in consumer taste.
But one trend stands out: The lightweight composite materials on display at last year's New York International Auto Show offer insight into what to expect as the 2016 show opens later this month — and for the automobile models of the future.