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What the 2014 Corvette's carbon fiber parts mean for the body shop

Posted 9:55 am U.S. ET, Aug. 5
blogs Charles Child is news editor for Automotive News.
 
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. -- General Motors engineers cut weight from the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette with aluminum body parts and carbon-fiber reinforced plastic.But body shop technicians at dealerships, take note: the inner and outer halves of the hood and the outer panel of the roof are carbon fiber.If these parts are damaged in a crash, they can’t be repaired, says Mike R ...
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