Chinese automaker GAC developed a concept car using Maezio® continuous fiber-reinforced thermoplastic (CFRTP) composites in the seatback of the front seats.
|advantages||Up to 50 percent in weight savings compared to typical metal constructions
Simplified one-shot molding to incorporate fittings and other attachments
Made from recycled composites with a unique marble-like appearance
|material||Maezio® (CF/PC) Marble (recycled from production waste / off-spec tapes)|
|development status||Feasibility study for a concept car|
|development partners||GAC (OEM)|
Further information regarding the project can be found here.