Plastic Helps Automakers Build More Fuel Efficient, Safer Cars

Lightweighting vehicles with plastic components drives down greenhouse gas emissions

Click here to download our fact sheet on plastic’s role in reducing auto emissions and making vehicles safer for passengers.

Our nation’s carmakers have turned more and more to sustainable, durable, lightweight plastic to decrease the weight of car parts, which reduces fuel use. Plastic also enables air bags, seat belts and safety glass plus energy absorbing innovations such as front-end modules, modular seats and bumpers that protect vehicle occupants every day. Check out our fact sheet to learn more.


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