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GM, Cadillac Win 2016
Altair Enlighten Award

GM, Cadillac Win 2016<br> Altair Enlighten Award

GM, and specifically Cadillac, have been recognized for the efforts, as the automaker and brand were bestowed with the 2016 Altair Enlighten Award. The award recognizes those
who have gone through great efforts in vehicle lightweighting technologies and processes.

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Carbon Fabrics Showcased in Next Generation Toyota

Carbon Fabrics Showcased in Next Generation Toyota

(source: Oxeon AB) The Deep Orange 6, “a next-generation Toyota concept vehicle” developed and engineered by students from Clemson University, has been unveiled this week at the SAE International 2016 World Congress and Exhibition in Detroit, MI. By using TeXtreme® carbon fabrics in its door panels, rear hatch, dashboard, and bumpers and cladding, significant weight savings, improved […]

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Lightweight Materials Provide Opportunities for Next-Gen Rail Vehicles

By on March 17, 2016 in DESIGN LINES, IN THE NEWS
Lightweight Materials Provide Opportunities for Next-Gen Rail Vehicles

The transportation industry has for a long time been engaged in the application of new lightweight materials for primary structural design. In aeronautics, where the weight of an aircraft is a crucial factor for fuel consumption, composite materials are now replacing metallic materials in both structural and non-structural parts. The railway industry could also benefit […]

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