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Smart Forvision; Pioneering Vehicle Incorporates More Plastic Parts 

3:54 AM MDT | September 1, 2011 |

Natasha Alperowicz in Stuttgart

Automaker Daimler (Stuttgart) and BASF have jointly developed the ‘Smart Forvision’ concept vehicle that combines both companies’ ideas for “holistic” electric mobility. The car will premiere at the biennial  International Motor Show due to take place later this month at Frankfurt. The vehicle has revolutionary features, such as complete plastic wheels and many other plastic components, which will contribute to weight reduction. The companies unveiled the car at a press briefing in Stuttgart yesterday. Smart Forvision will not...

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