Mark A. Scheel - Canfield OH,
Edward L. Monroe - Cortland OH,
Raman V. Chiruvella - Decatur GA,
Delphi Technologies, Inc. - Troy MI
Described is a vehicular harness comprising a plurality of insulated non-halogenated, heavy metal free vehicular cables, each comprising an inner core of a copper based metal wire having a thickness area of at least about 0. 1 mm, an outer insulation, covering the length of the inner core, comprised of a thermoplastic polyphenylene ether composition that has no halogen or heavy metal added thereto, the insulated cable capable of meeting the testing standard ISO 6722, and a tape comprised of the thermoplastic polyphenylene ether composition wrapped around the plurality of cables to hold the cables together. Also described is a tape having a plastic PPE layer with an adhesive on the bottom and a pealable layer.