Lamborghini, Benteler, and Johnson Controls ramp up carbon fiber activity; so do Nike and Lenovo

During the last two weeks, there has been a flurry of activity by automakers on carbon-fiber reinforced plastics (CFRPs). First, at the Geneva Motor Show, Lamborghini debuted its Aventador J roadster, which employs a new carbon fiber composite fabric – dubbed "CarbonSkin" – to upholster seats. Beyon...

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