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Polycarbonates show great mettle in EV manufacturing

With reduced weight, improved crash dynamics and thermal efficiency, advanced polycarbonates are expected to make up a growing chunk of electric vehicle composition, writes Freddie Holmes

Vehicle manufacturing has embraced a raft of new materials in recent years as emissions regulations, safety standards and design requirements have become tougher to meet with purely conventional metals.

The use of alternatives to steel and aluminium has progressed significantly, with many new models utilising plastics for body panels, interiors and minor …

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