17. Polymers in Automobile Applications

  1. Anthony L. Andrady
  1. Wendy Lange

Published Online: 28 JAN 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0471721557.ch17

Plastics and the Environment

Plastics and the Environment

How to Cite

Lange, W. (2003) Polymers in Automobile Applications, in Plastics and the Environment (ed A. L. Andrady), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/0471721557.ch17

Editor Information

  1. Engineering and Environmental Technology, Research Triangle Institute, Research Triangle Park, Durham, North Carolina 27709, USA

Author Information

  1. Energy and Environment Technical Integration Engineer, General Motors Corporation, 7000 Chicago Rd., Warren, Michigan 48090, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 JAN 2005
  2. Published Print: 6 FEB 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471095200

Online ISBN: 9780471721550



  • recycled polymers in automobiles;
  • drive toward lightweight vehicles;
  • molded plastic


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • General Environmental Impacts

  • Using Polymers in Vehicles

  • Summary