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Ward’s Survey: Automakers Move Forward with Lightweighting Plans

Ward’s Survey: Automakers Move Forward with Lightweighting Plans

The 2017 Wards Auto survey suggests that automakers are moving forward with strategies to reduce vehicle weights and improve fuel efficiency. The auto industry competes in a global marketplace, and engineers continue to look for innovative lightweighting solutions.

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Altair Announces Nominees for 2017 Enlighten Award

By on June 30, 2017 in DESIGN LINES, IN THE NEWS
Altair Announces Nominees for 2017 Enlighten Award

The Enlighten award aims to celebrate and promote innovation in automotive lightweighting, and will be presented in partnership with the Center for Automotive Research at the 2017 CAR Management Briefing Seminars set to take place in Traverse City, Mich. from July 31-August 3.

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CALM Report: Mixed-Materials Approach Yields Up to 65% Weight Savings

By on April 21, 2017 in MATERIAL MATTERS
CALM Report: Mixed-Materials Approach Yields Up to 65% Weight Savings

The Coalition for Automotive Lightweighting Materials (CALM) has completed phase one of a collaborative project that seeks to lower the weight of a known vehicle door assembly by examining advanced mixed-material and process solutions.

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Mercedes-Benz U.S., Toyota Executives Open CAR

By on July 18, 2016 in IN THE NEWS
Mercedes-Benz U.S., Toyota Executives Open CAR

Automaker executives to discuss new vehicle launches and investment adding jobs and capacity in the United States. ANN ARBOR, Mich– Two executives from automakers will kick off the Center for Automotive Research’s annual industry conference in Traverse City. Presidents from Mercedes-Benz U.S. and Toyota Motor Manufacturing will discuss their companies’ investments and strategies for bringing luxury vehicle […]

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