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Gina Oliver
Woman Standing Next to a High-Tech Automobile

Automakers are rethinking their approach to building a more advanced, connected, and sustainable vehicle. As they envision the future of mobility, nearly every quality of the modern vehicle, from safety and performance to efficiency and aesthetics, relies on plastics and plastic composites.

To help automakers in this process, America’s Plastic Makers® offer the ACCESS Framework: a roadmap to promote Autonomy, Connectivity, Circularity, Electrification, Shared mobility and Sustainability – or ACCESS – in our vehicles.

Reduction in vehicle weight can result in a 6% - 8% increase in that vehicle’s fuel economy, according to the Department of Energy.
Of drivers say they would be willing to switch brands for their next vehicle if it’s more connected.