Gina-Marie Oliver

About Gina-Marie Oliver

Senior Director, Automotive Plastics | American Chemistry Council
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To get beyond CAFE to 2030, we’ll need this roadmap

Arguably the most influential force in the North American automotive market is the joint Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards which set emissions and miles per gallon (mpg) requirements for model year 2025 vehicles to more than 50 mpg. This rapid mpg increase, combined with ever present consumer demand for better performance and appealing styling [...]

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Making a material difference in the U.S. automotive industry

Despite recent economic challenges, the automotive industry continues to show signs of growth, with U.S. car sales rising to 14.5 million units in 2012 — a 13 percent increase over the year before. U.S. registrations are expected to rise to 15.8 million vehicles in 2014. Much of that demand is for vehicles that are more [...]

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