Initiative Accelerates Hybrid-Electric Autonomous Driving

Addressing the strong and sustained market growth for electric/hybrid-electric vehicles, DowDuPont Specialty Products Division is launching AHEAD, an initiative to bring customers solutions and material capabilities from across the new DuPont.  The AHEAD approach uses adhesives, high-performance elastomers, engineered thermoplastics, fluids/specialty lubricants, electronic materials, high-performance fibers and safety materials to provide innovative solutions for:

  • Weight reduction
  • Battery pack components and assembly
  • Thermal management/safety
  • Electric motors
  • Powertrain/chassis 
  • Electrical/electronic applications for improved automation including driver assists and self-driving capabilities
  • Support infrastructure (plug-in and induction charging stations, etc.)  


DuPont is committed to this initiative and plans to feature AHEAD technologies at several upcoming industry events beginning with the opening of our Silicon Valley Technology Center. For more information, get ahead with AHEAD.

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