In this week's issue of ICIS Chemical Business:
October 5-11, 2009

Cover story

Efficiency and innovation key component of automotive sector

Despite the automotive industry bearing the brunt of the global financial crisis, chemical producers are motoring ahead with innovative new products

THE TREND towards more efficient vehicles, lower emissions and improved fuel consumption has driven weight reduction to the top of the automotive agenda.

Although the ailing sector has been badly affected by the downturn, producers can ill afford to slam the brakes onto investment in new products.



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