“When we started planning to equip this vehicle with the 3.6-liter engine, I challenged our engineers to achieve fuel efficiency.” That’s Liz Pilibosian, vehicle chief engineer for the 2012 Cadillac SRX. ArticlePublished: 11/10/2011
Plodding along while steel blunted each of its advantages and delivered common products to automakers at lower prices, the aluminum industry must take a page from the steel industry's playbook if it hopes to be more than the perennial "material of t... ArticlePublished: 4/6/2011
Although the approval from the California Air Resources Board (CARB) and the U.S. EPA for the barrier material from Solvay Advanced Polymers for three-layer fuel tank systems specifies applicability for lawnmowers, snow blowers, weed trimmers, gener... ArticlePublished: 3/30/2011
A two-year study by this international steel company has come up with a specific array of parts—including the materials and processes needed to transform them into parts—that can achieve significant weight savings without an increase in cost.