Plastics content in cars made in China to rise


In 2009 China became the nation in which the largest number of automobiles were produced, and the use of plastics in cars made there is rising and will continue doing so. That is part of the message contained in a new report, "China Automotive Plastic Parts Industry Report, 2011-2015," prepared by Research and Markets, a Dublin, Ireland-based supplier of market-focused research.

According to the report, the country's strong automobile market is driving the progression of the automotive plastic parts industry; and the average use of plastics in mid-grade sedans now approximates 130kg/unit. In Europe and North America the use of plastics is higher at an average of more than 150kg per car....
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