Forbes - Gordon Murray Design Creates "The Fantastic Plastic Car"

October 26, 2011

What’s the biggest problem with cars today? Steel, according to Gordon Murray.

Steel weighs a lot, and contributes heavily to low mileage figures, according to Murray, a noted race car designer who has headed up star programs at McLaren, Mercedes and Aston Martin. Producing the metal also requires an industrial superstructure of plants, mills and stamping machinery that boosts the embedded energy and sticker price of cars. Read more>>>>