Automotive World 2020: Plastics for electrical components and interiors

Product technologies for high-frequency, decorative and plating, and HMI applications



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Automotive World 2020 West Exhibition Hall Entrance (photo taken by author)

  The 12th Automotive World (Advanced Automotive Technology Exhibition) was held at the Tokyo Big Sight exhibition center from January 15 to 17, 2020. According to the event organizer, the number of exhibiting companies was 1,017 and the total number of visitors was 38,992 persons.

  This report introduces primarily the decoration technologies, materials and processing technologies for electrical components, and focuses on the plastic-related displays that attracted attention at the Automotive Lightweight Technology Expo and Automotive Components & Processing Expo.

  This report focuses on the trends in plastic-related technologies that are expected to increase in demand due to the evolution of autonomous driving and HMI (Human Machine Interface) technologies, such as those materials for heat resistance and high frequency applications and proprietary plating technologies.


Related reports:
Automotive World 2020: High-strength plastics (Feb. 2020)
Tokyo Motor Show 2019: Plastics related components (Nov. 2019)