Article | 1998

Advanced Composites: The Car is at the Crossroads

By Michael BrylawskiAmory Lovins

This paper about advanced composite technology in automobiles was presented at the International Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering Symposium and Exhibition in 1998. The paper provides strategic recommendations for composite firms seeking to join the lightweight automotive material market, describes potential opportunities for advanced composite technology in the automotive industry, and proposes ten strategic actions that composites firms can take to get a place in the automotive industry.