CAFE Regulations 2025: Will Today’s Materials Get Us There?

Simply put, auto industry insiders aren’t very confident that today’s materials are enough to meet the CAFE regulations 2025. Just 21% of respondents to the 2016 WardsAuto survey believe it is “very or extremely likely” that today’s materials portfolio is sufficient to meet the pending regulations. A little more than half of them expressed “moderate confidence” that today’s materials will get us there. Clearly, materials suppliers have a big opportunity to further innovate and to demonstrate their products’ potential for vehicle improvement.

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