A car's instrument cluster houses the various displays and indicators that enable a driver to operate the vehicle. Among these are several gauges – often a speedometer, odometer, tachometer, oil pressure gauge, fuel gauge, etc. – as well as various indicators for system malfunctions and warnings. Instrument clusters provide drivers with a centralized and easily viewable location for displaying all critical system information.
A radiator core support structure comprises an upper elongate member made of metal, and a lower elongate member made of metal. Between the upper and lower elongate members, there extend mutually spaced pillar portions of integrally molded plastic. The connection between the pillar portions and each of the upper and lower elongate members is integrally carried out by injection molding.