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    Report: BMW to offer carbon fiber wheels in a year or two
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    The Citroën SM sat on the first set of production glass fiber and resin wheels in 1972 when parent company Michelin developed the exotic hoops in order to take the SM rallying. It wasn't until 2008 that we got the first all-carbon-fiber wheel for passenger cars in the form of a prototype ...

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    Frankfurt: Audi Urban Concept Sportback ready for wireless charging in the city
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    Not as easily spotted as its Spyder relative, the Audi Urban Concept Sportback more closely matches the renderings we saw before the start of the Frankfurt Motor Show. That's not to say we were totally prepared for the quirkiness of either version, but at least the Sportback's carbon fiber ...

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    Audi, Voith enter new carbon fiber partnership
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    Audi Aluminum A5 Coupe Prototype – Click above for high-res image
    Audi has put carbon fiber to good use in concept vehicles like the e-tron show cars and a special lightweight A5, which has a carbon fiber hood and rear deck, and in some parts of the R8 and RS 3. The high-tech (and ...

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    BMW leaks first-gen X5 made of carbon fiber
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    BMW has been making some headlines over the past few months with its commitment to carbon fiber construction, opening a joint-venture production facility in Washington State and teasing the upcoming Megacity EV as the first mass-produced carbon fiber vehicle. But there's always a back story to ...

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    Following BMW, Daimler announces carbon fiber future ahead for Mercedes
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    2011 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG – Click above for high-res image gallery
    It seem like just a few days ago BMW came forth stating that its use of carbon fiber on upcoming vehicles would become a high-volume deal. Now Green Car Advisor reports that Daimler, never willing to be a step behind, has ...

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    BMW, SGL announce new carbon fiber plant in Moses Lake, WA
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    BMW has just announced that the company will join forces with Seattle-based SGL Automotive Carbon Fibers LLC to build a new manufacturing facility in Moses Lake, Washington. Don't get too excited just yet. The plant won't be cranking out CF bits for your 3 Series so that you can have a roof that ...

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