average makeup of a car

What Are Cars Made Of? See For Yourself

Ever asked yourself what are cars made of? Metal is the obvious answer, and it’s true that most of what cars are made out of is metal, but there’s all sorts of other stuff in that car or truck of yours—plastics, rubbers, textiles, and more. Here’s an illustrated look at all the materials used in auto manufacturing. Source: http://www.plastics-car.com/lightvehiclereport

Automakers Reduce Manufacturing Waste

By now you’ve heard of the efforts of car companies to amp up the fuel efficiency of their vehicles. The Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standard for 2025 is 54.5 mpg. A cut in emissions from gas would certainly do the environment some good, but it’s not the only thing automakers are doing to reduce their environmental impact. The effort to reduce the environmental impact of passenger vehicles starts at … Continue reading