A thermoplastic elastomer (TPE) single-piece, six-speed transmission baffle assembly, replacing the incumbent stamped steel with bonded rubber seal.
A lightweight, cost-effective twin turbocharger outlet T-joint engineered using molded plastic, replacing the cast aluminum/thermoset rubber incumbent material.
A lightweight, all-thermoplastic hood leveler designed to manage pedestrian head-to-hood impacts for reduced head trauma.
Unique underhood electrical center developed by Yazaki North America for General Motors features DuPont™ Zytel® because it offers an excellent balance of properties and withstands harsh underhood operating conditions.
First use of hot gas welding for a PPA thermostat housing was developed by Bocar Group Plastics Division for Ford Motor Company. This unique design features DuPont™ Zytel® HTN because it offers outstanding resistance to glycol and fast molding cycles.
Low friction materials from DuPont Automotive prove to be ideal choice for Continental Automotive’s unique bi-stable latching refueling valve developed for Ford Fusion and Lincoln MKZ hybrid electric vehicles.
Vespel® polyimide guide bushings for wastegate actuators provide consistent friction and low wear over the entire life of a turbocharger – even without lubrication in a hot, dirty environment.
Pressure to meet escalating fuel economy and emissions regulations drives auto manufacturers to develop new-generation engines that are lighter, cleaner, higher performing and more fuel efficient than ever before.