Top 10 Industrial uses for Copper | Actforlibraries
For cars, trucks and almost all vehicles, copper or copper alloys are used for motors, wiring, radiators, bearings, brakes and connectors. From 44 pounds to 99 pounds of copper are used in cars, depending on the size. On average, about .9 miles of copper wire go into the average car. Luxury and hybrid vehicles use even more copper.