1. PESTER Analysis
Political
Economic
Social
Technological
Environmental
Regulatory

2. Companies
3M
“A typical car has about 660 pounds of composite parts."
Accuride Corporation
Accuride is a major supplier of truck body and chassis parts to heavy- and medium-duty truck manufacturers.
Aichi Steel
AK Steel
Aleris
Arconic Inc
Asahi Kasei Plastics
Autoneum
BASF SE
Benteler
Biomer
Bodine Aluminum
Bridgestone
CIE Automotive SA
ContiTech
Cooper-Standard Automotive Inc
Covestro
Dow Automotive Systems
Dräxlmaier Group
DuPont (E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company)
Evonik
Faurecia
Fosun
Freudenberg & Co. KG
Gestamp Automocion
Henkel
Honeywell
Hyundai Steel
International Automotive Components
JFE Steel Corporation
Kobe Steel
Lanxess
LG Chem
Magna International Inc
Martinrea
Metaldyne
Minda Corporation
Mitsui Chemicals
NanoSteel Company
Novares
Novelis
NSG
Oerlikon Balzers
Posco
PPG Industries
PT Astra Otoparts
SABIC
Saint-Gobain
Samvardhana Motherson Group
Shiloh Industries
Showa Denko
Solvay
Stadco
Sumitomo Corporation
Tata Steel
Teijin
Tenedora Nemak
ThyssenKrupp AG
Toray Industries
Toyo Tire & Rubber
Toyoda Gosei
Trelleborg AB
Trinseo
Victrex
Woodbridge Group
Yokohama Rubber
ZF

3. Forecasts
Aluminium
Glass
Iron
Other materials
Plastics
Steel

4. Materials
Aluminium
Carbon fibre
Coatings
Magnesium
Organic materials
Other materials
Plastics and composites
A new Tailored Fibre Placement process . can reduce fibre wastage to just 3 per cent instead of the usual 30-70 per cent
Recycling
Steel

5. Archive
Emerging markets
Front-end modules
IAC develops blow foaming process for air ducts
Interior films from 3M
Nissan's SpecV version of its GT-R ‘halo car'
PSA looks for aluminium partners

6. Appendix

7. What is this Report About?

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List of Tables
Table 1: Aluminium as a percentage of total kerb weight of medium-sized passenger cars assembled in all major car producing regions, 2008-2020, 2025, 2030, 2035
Table 2: Glass as a percentage of total kerb weight of medium-sized passenger cars assembled in all major car producing regions, 2008-2020. 2025, 2030, 2035
Table 3: Iron as a percentage of total kerb weight of medium-sized passenger cars assembled in all major car producing regions, 2008-2020, 2025, 2030, 2035
Table 4: Other materials as a percentage of total kerb weight of medium-sized passenger cars assembled in all major car producing regions, 2008-2020, 2025, 2030, 2035
Table 5: Plastics as a percentage of total kerb weight of medium-sized passenger cars assembled in all major car producing 2008-2020, 2025, 2030, 2035
Table 6: Steel as a percentage of total kerb weight of medium-sized passenger cars assembled in all major car producing regions, 2008-2020, 2025,2030, 2035
Table 7: Alternative materials: potential weight saving versus cost
Table 8: Examples of alternative materials to steel
Table 9: Evaluation of a clutch pedal
Table 10: Cost of CO2 saving

List of Figures
Figure 1: VW Golf
Figure 2: Ford carbon fibre bonnet
Figure 3: Steel

Companies Mentioned
- Stadco
- Gestamp Automocion
- Solvay
- Hyundai Motor Group
- Accuride Corporation
- 3M
- Robert Bosch GmbH
- Continental AG
- Alcoa, Inc
- BASF SE
- Bridgestone Corporation
- Cooper Tire & Rubber Co
- Visteon Corporation
- Benteler International AG
- CIE Automotive SA
- Cooper-Standard Automotive Inc
- Dow Automotive Systems
- Faurecia SA
- Draxlmaier Group
- DuPont
- Woodbridge Group
- Covestro
- Webasto AG
- Freudenberg & Co. KG
- Lear Corporation
- Trelleborg AB
- Toyota Boshoku Corporation
- Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company
- Toyoda Gosei Co., Ltd.
- Toyo Tire and Rubber Co, Ltd
- Honeywell International Inc.
- International Automotive Components Group (IAC)
- Inteva Products, LLC
- Johnson Controls International plc
- ThyssenKrupp AG
- Sumitomo Corporation
- Joyson Safety Systems
- Magna International Inc.
- Martinrea International Inc.
- Metaldyne, LLC
- Michelin
- Plastic Omnium
- PPG Industries
- Autoneum
- Saint-Gobain
- Samvardhana Motherson Group
- Nippon Sheet Glass
- ZF Friedrichshafen AG
- Kobe Steel, Ltd.
- Lanxess
- Evonik
- LG Chem, Ltd.
- Sogefi S.p.A.
- SABIC Innovative Plastics
- Henkel
- Arconic