Bearing the weight of a classic 4WD is more than batteries can handle, so Jaguar Land Rover is looking to composites for an electric future. Their latest press release highlights the advantages of incorporating carbon fiber as the backbone of their chassis. The U.K. has allocated £22m for the Tucana Project. Led by Jaguar Land Rover, the goal is to create 1,500 new jobs and lower the nation’s CO2 output by 2.5 million tons. Internal aspirations have JLR engineers looking to increase chassis stiffness by 30% while losing 77 lbs. Click the button below to see what keeps them ahead of everyone else.
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