Advanced sealants and adhesives in vehicle assembly effectively and safely address key applications that have traditionally employed mechanical fasteners while adding design freedom to today's modern vehicles.
Transportation has evolved tremendously over the last century. From horse and buggy to steam power, the internal combustion engine, multi-speed powertrains, and the latest push for hybrids and electrification—the way things move has changed tremendously.
The consortium reportedly provides a framework for cooperation and coordination among federal agencies having a stake in developing advanced battery technology and establishing a domestic supply of lithium batteries.
September 21, 2020
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Department of Commerce (DOC), Department of Defense (DoD), and Department of State recently launched the Federal Consortium for Advanced Batteries (FCAB) to accelerate the development of a robust, secure, domestic industrial base for advanced batteries.
The new European production line will come online for industrial supply in early 2022, with a production capacity of several thousand tons per year.
July 8, 2020
Sumitomo Bakelite Co., Ltd. recently announced its intention to open a new manufacturing line to produce epoxy encapsulation composite materials for automotive applications at its Belgian production subsidiary, Vyncolit NV.
With electronic systems expected to reach 50% of the total car cost by 2030, electronics companies are of critical importance in the automotive supply chain.
June 26, 2020
To reinforce the importance of quality in process and manufacturing, standardization for supply chain effectiveness, and industry advancement, IPC and the Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG) recently renewed their cooperative agreement.
Increasing at a CAGR of over 16%, the car sharing market is estimated to see incremental growth of $7.65 billion by 2024.
May 20, 2020
The car sharing market is likely to experience steady growth from 2020-2024 because of stringent government regulations regarding emission control and increasing investments in car sharing by automobile manufacturers.
The final rule will increase stringency of CAFE and carbon dioxide emissions standards by 1.5% each year through model year 2026.
April 13, 2020
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently released the final Safer Affordable Fuel-Efficient (SAFE) Vehicles Rule, setting corporate average fuel economy (CAFE) and carbon dioxide emissions standards for model years 2021-2026 for passenger cars and light trucks.
Read all about packaging, from formulating packaging adhesives to choosing the best packaging option for your product. This issue also includes the 2020 Raw Materials and Chemicals Overview in this issue, so be sure to check it out!