Boeing (BA) and BMW (BAMXY.PK) team up to share manufacturing and automation knowledge about...

|About: The Boeing Company (BA)|By:, SA News Editor

Boeing (BA) and BMW (BAMXY.PK) team up to share manufacturing and automation knowledge about carbon fiber, as well as advance research about recycling the material. Boeing's 787 Dreamliner is 50% made of carbon fiber, which facilitates fuel efficiency because it is much lighter than aluminum and steel. BMW plans to launch vehicles that use carbon fiber late next year.