BMW takes a chance in shift to carbon fiber for auto efficiency edge

Bloomberg news reviews BMWs use of carbon fiber for savings of weight and fuel efficiency in the new plugin electric microcar i3, comparing them to other European car manufacturers in their strategy to be the king of new green tech in automotive performance.

Did you know that creating carbon fiber for the new BMW i3 involves stripping carbon atoms from acrylic threads, assembling mats from the carbon crystals and then injected with a plastic-based resin?

Read more at Bloomberg News.

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