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2019 GMC Sierra carbon fiber bed: How it's made

Cutting, heating, stamping and gluing

Cutting, heating, stamping and gluing

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GMC Sierra Denali CarbonPro bed is finally, almost here

Hits dealerships this summer, price TBD

Hits dealerships this summer, price TBD.

Jay Leno drives the Demon-powered SpeedKore carbon fiber Dodge Charger

Meanwhile, Autoblog's photographer has shot a slick gallery of the car

Meanwhile, Autoblog's photographer has shot a slick gallery of the car.

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One-off Koenigsegg Agera RS Gryphon supercar crashes again

Is this 1,360-hp supercar cursed?

Almost exactly a year after a rare $1.5 million-plus Koenigsegg Agera RS crashed during testing in Sweden, it's happened again. To the same, repaired supercar.

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BMW’s M2 Competition will get suite of M Performance accessories

Lots of carbon fiber and other parts to boost sportiness and save weight

BMW says it will make a series of weight-saving and sportiness-enhancing M Performance Parts available when it launches the 410-horsepower M2 Competition performance coupe this summer.

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McLaren Senna Carbon Theme, 'surprise announcement' at Geneva

What else does McLaren have in store for us in Switzerland?

McLaren will also offer the ultra-lightweight MSO 7-Spoke Hybrid Carbon Fiber wheels as an option.

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Jay Leno checks out a carbon-body SpeedKore Shelby GT350R

Quick as lightning after all that lightening.

The exposed weave looks good.

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Not just 'our logo on a sail': Automakers gain technology from America's Cup

Automakers learn from their partnerships in areas like carbon fiber.

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Chaos leads to stronger carbon fiber

Now you're cooking with science.

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How automobile bodies evolved through history from wood to carbon fiber

Industry insider George Wand portrays the automobile's changing shapes and various materials used during its 125 year history.

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Camaro ZL1 1LE Performance Upgrade | Autoblog Minute

The Camaro ZL1 has been upgraded with the newly introduced 1LE performance package.

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Carbon fiber is no match for a hydraulic press

Watch a hydraulic press completely destroy carbon-fiber components.

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Next-gen Mazda MX-5 could use carbon fiber to cut weight

Less weight and a smaller engine could be in the future.

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Lamborghini's path to the future is paved with forged composites

We take a look inside the new Advanced Composite Structures Laboratory.

Lambo has come a long way since the experimental carbon-fiber Countach Evoluzione of 1985.

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GM plans carbon-fiber wheels for performance cars

Rollout timing is unclear.

The Ford GT and Mustang Shelby GT350R are about to get company in the fancy wheel department.

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Ford GT's optional carbon-fiber wheels save 2 pounds each

The lightweight wheels will be available in two finishes that let the weave shine through.

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TVR's launch model will offer carbon-fiber chassis

The first of four new models that TVR will launch over the course of the next decade will offer a carbon-fiber structure made using Gordon Murray's iStream process.

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Ford GT to get carbon fiber wheels

An Australian report claims that the Ford GT is getting carbon fiber wheels from Carbon Revolution, the same supplier as the Shelby Mustang GT350R. Ford says that there's no final decision whether to offer them... yet.

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Pininfarina styles carbon-fiber bicycle [UPDATE]

Pininfarina is moving to two wheels with its latest creation, the De Rosa SK Pininfarina racing bicycle. It's made almost entirely from carbon fiber and is wind-tunnel tested to reduce drag.

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