But the company is pressing onward. According to Belden, Zyvex would love to produce other products, such as car bodies, with its new materials. “Currently carbon fiber hoods are custom built for enthusiasts but they only save about 20 pounds over their conventional counterpart. We’d like to be involved in the whole process,” says Belden. “A 1,000 pound, 100-miles-per-gallon car would be cool.”