Review of the Applications of Biocomposites in the Automotive Industry

Show simple item record Akampumuza, Obed Wambua, Paul M. Ahmed, Azzam Li, Wei Qin, Xiao-Hong 2016-02-15T08:30:12Z 2016-02-15T08:30:12Z 2016-02-07
dc.description.abstract The article provides an overview of biocomposite application in the automotives via a documentation of their history, chronology and progressive steps taken to break into the production lines of a number of key auto makers. It offers a detailed analysis of the key factors that have motivated the research and subsequent adoption of biocomposites; taking a peek at the advantages, disadvantages, and challenges experienced in the process. Auto makers and parts suppliers that have been a force behind this campaign, have also been accorded a fair share in the article. Future projection of role of these materials in the industry; with the ideas well dressed in form of bio concept cars caps up the paper. Automotive refers to; passenger cars, sport utility vehicles, vans, trucks, buses, and recreational vehicles. POLYM. COMPOS., 00:000–000, 2016 en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Wiley Online Library ( en_US
dc.subject Biocomposites, Automotive en_US
dc.title Review of the Applications of Biocomposites in the Automotive Industry en_US
dc.type Article en_US

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