Advances in technology and product innovations are changing the global automotive instrument panel
All-TPO Instrument Panel
is a First for GM North America
The instrument panels
are large and clear and the steering wheel is thick and sporty.
The large-format multifunctional instrument panel
is covered with a thin light-transmitting sheet made of Marnot XL GU 90 polycarbonate.
* Instrument panels
provide operational features, diagnostics and monitoring
The glare shield keeps sunlight off the cockpit instrument panel
and it's not very sturdy.
Light colors are said to be a major trend for car interiors, particularly for many plastics used for the instrument panel
, central console or door panels, for example.
Driven by increasingly stringent quality requirements, most Japanese carmakers have brought instrument panel
Intermet Corp., Troy, Michigan, has begun production of a new diecast instrument panel
beam and was granted significant new instrument panel
business for two General Motors luxury-class light vehicles.
PolyOne Engineered Films Group (formerly Geon Engineered Films) announces that it has begun production of the "first U.S.-produced calendered TPO [thermoplastic olefin] bilaminate to be used as an instrument panel
covering for a North American production vehicle."
This multifunctional use of plastic parts cuts the cost of production when compared to making only the instrument panel