Visteon Corporation (NYSE: VC - news) today announced that it was honored for its design, development and manufacturing of the automotive industry's first environmentally friendly powertrain component molded from a repolymerized nylon 6 resin. The Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) has given its "Most Innovative Use of Plastics'' award in the environmental category to Visteon, as the system supplier, for the corporation's pioneering use of the post-consumer-recycled (PCR) nylon 6, from which the application -- an engine mounted 5.4L throttle body adapter -- is molded.