Ford Says New Carbon-Fiber Technology Could Boost Fuel Economy

by Anita Lienert
Edmunds Inside Line
October 9. 2012

DUSSELDORF, Germany ‚Äî Ford on Tuesday showed off a prototype carbon-fiber hood that could be used in high-volume manufacturing of its battery-electric and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles…

Edmunds says: There are several routes to improved fuel economy — and this one appears to hold a lot of promise.

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