Automotive Materials

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Whether it is steel, aluminum, glass, plastic, magnesium , or something else, you’re going to find it in a car or truck and you’re going to find it here. Even wood. Really.

ARTICLES

  • Automotive Materials
  • Creating a Low-Cost Chassis Architecture

    The engineers at Zenos Cars have combined recycled carbon fiber, drinking straws and aluminum to create a chassis for a low-volume sports car.

  • Automotive Materials
  • Advancing Materials Through Advanced Research & Development @ DuPont

    Jeff Sternberg—a chemist—is helping automakers achieve their lightweight objectives as he is DuPont’s global automotive technology director.

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  • On the 2015 Cadillac ATS Coupe

    They start with the platform that gave rise to the award-winning ATS Sedan, then created a stylish, striking compact coupe that’s targeted at European competitors.

  • Automotive Materials
  • Aluminum: An Overnight Sensation Decades in the Making

    The use of aluminum has been long in coming in the auto industry. Longer, by far, than even some people in the aluminum industry had imagined.

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  • Toyota Takes on Copper

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    BLOGS

    Mazdas Made in Mexico

    In January, Mazda de Mexico Vehicle Operation (MMVO) started production of the Mazda3; last week the new Mazda2—which is known as the Demio in Japan and which will be a 2016 model when launched in the U.S.—went into production in the plant in Salamanca.

    Why Race? An Answer from Audi

    This coming weekend there will be the sixth of eight FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) races.

    2015 Kia K900

    One thing you may not know about Kia is that the rapidly growing vehicle manufacturer is “The Official Automotive Partner of the NBA.” Yes, that’s as in National Basketball Association.