Introduction
Pester analysis
Body & exterior
Body-in-white
Aluminium
Carbon fibre
Magnesium
Doors and front-end modules
Aluminium
Magnesium
Organic materials
Plastics and composites
Steel
Glazing
Plastics and composites
Roofs
Magnesium
Plastics and composites
Steel
Chassis
Suspension and braking components
Aluminium
Carbon ceramic disc brakes
Organic materials
Plastics and composites
Steel
Tyres
Companies
Aluminium
Accuride Corporation
Aleris
Arconic Inc
Bodine Aluminum
Constellium
Martinrea International
Nemak
Novelis
Shiloh Industries Inc
Showa Denko
Stadco
Plastics and composites
3M
Asahi Kasei Plastics
Autoneum
BASF
Biomer
CIE Automotive SA
ContiTech
Cooper-Standard Automotive
Covestro
Dow Automotive Systems
DuPont
Evonik
Faurecia
Freudenberg
Henkel
Honeywell
Lanxess
LG Chem
Magna International
Minda Corporation
Novares
Oerlikon Balzers
PPG Industries
Saint-Gobain
Samvardhana Motherson Group
Solvay
Toray Industries
Toyo Tire & Rubber
Toyoda Gosei
Trelleborg AB
Trinseo
Woodbridge Group
ZF
Steel
Aichi Steel
Benteler Automotive
Gestamp Automocion
GF Linamar
JFE Steel
Kobe Steel
NanoSteel Company
Posco
Sumitomo Corporation
Tata Steel
ThyssenKrupp
Forecasts
Aluminium
Glass
Iron
Other materials
Plastics
Steel
Fuel systems
Plastics and composites
Steel
Future developments
Concept cars
Citroën C1 Urban Ride
Citroën C4 Cactus
Ford Mondeo
Infiniti Q80 Inspiration
Magna's MILA Blue
Renault Eolab
Other future vehicle lightweighting developments
Composite materials
Exhausts
Lotus Engineering
Smart materials
Tubes
Ultra-lightweight sports car
Volvo's lightweight structural energy storage components
Production cars
BMW i3 electric vehicle
Volkswagen XL1 Super Efficient Vehicle (SEV)
Interior
Cockpits
Magnesium
Organic materials
Plastics and composites
Other
Passive safety systems
Seating
Carbon fibre
Magnesium
Organic materials
Plastics and composites
Steel
Material development
Aluminium
Carbon fibre
Magnesium
Organic materials
Plastics and composites
Steel
Other
Adhesives
Airbags
Batteries
Brake pedals
Floor mats
Foam
Glazing
Power electronics
Starter motors
Wiring harnesses
Powertrain
Aluminium
Carbon fibre
Magnesium
Organic materials
Plastics and composites
Steel
Recycling initiatives
Batteries
Doors and front-end modules
Glass
Plastics and composites
Seating
Steel
Tyres
Wheels

List of Tables
Alternative materials: potential weight saving versus cost
Aluminium as a percentage of total kerb weight of medium-sized passenger cars assembled in all major car producing regions, 2008-2030
Cost of CO2 saving
Evaluation of a clutch pedal
Examples of alternative materials to steel
Glass as a percentage of total kerb weight of medium-sized passenger cars assembled in all major car producing regions, 2008-2030
Iron as a percentage of total kerb weight of medium-sized passenger cars assembled in all major car producing regions, 2008-2030
Other materials as a percentage of total kerb weight of medium-sized passenger cars assembled in all major car producing regions, 2008-2030
Plastics as a percentage of total kerb weight of medium-sized passenger cars assembled in all major car producing regions, 2008-2030
Steel as a percentage of total kerb weight of medium-sized passenger cars assembled in all major car producing regions, 2008-2030

Companies Mentioned
- Stadco
- Gestamp Automocion
- Tata AutoComp Systems Ltd
- Solvay
- Accuride Corporation
- 3M
- Continental AG
- Alcoa, Inc
- BASF SE
- Benteler International AG
- CIE Automotive SA
- Cooper-Standard Automotive Inc
- Dow Automotive Systems
- Faurecia SA
- DuPont
- Woodbridge Group
- Covestro
- Freudenberg & Co. KG
- Linamar Corporation
- Trelleborg AB
- Toyoda Gosei Co., Ltd.
- Toyo Tire and Rubber Co, Ltd
- Honeywell International Inc.
- ThyssenKrupp AG
- Sumitomo Corporation
- Kumho Tire Co., Ltd.
- Magna International Inc.
- Martinrea International Inc.
- PPG Industries
- Nemak
- Ricardo Plc
- Autoneum
- Saint-Gobain
- Samvardhana Motherson Group
- ZF Friedrichshafen AG
- Kobe Steel, Ltd.
- Lanxess
- Evonik
- OC Oerlikon Corporation AG
- LG Chem, Ltd.
- Henkel
- Arconic