The Carbon-Fiber Future: It's About More Than Speed (Op-Ed)

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. 

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