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What are cars made of? See for yourself

Last updated 10/15/2022 - Originally published 9/28/2020
Written by SimpleTire

Ever asked yourself what are cars made of? Metal is the obvious answer, and it’s true that most of what cars are made out of is metal, but there’s all sorts of other stuff in that car or truck of yours—plastics, rubbers, textiles, and more. Here’s an illustrated look at all the materials used in auto manufacturing.

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