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
  • All-Plastic Tailgate Reduces Mass 30%

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  • Automotive Materials
  • Lowering Emissions with a Coating

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  • Automotive Materials
  • Composites Under the Car

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  • Automotive Materials
  • Reducing Weight for Interior Plastics the Sustainable Way

    A plastics compounder in the UK proves lightweighting and sustainability aren’t mutually exclusive objectives, at least not for interior trim parts.

  • Automotive Materials
  • Saving Pounds with Plastic-Metal Hybrids

    Eaton has found ways to save weight by using plastics and metal together in differential parts, and to leverage composites exclusively for applications in its superchargers for small, sub-liter engines.

    BLOGS

    Design a Car for 3D Printing. See It Made Live. (If You Win)

    While the folks up in Manitoba at KOR EcoLogic are running a Kickstarter campaign to raise money to create the Urbee 2, a wholly 3D-printed vehicle, right now, Local Motors is, this very moment (until May 13, 2014), running, in cooperation with the Association for Manufacturing Technology (AMT), the 3D Printed Car Design Challenge.

    Henrik Fisker Returns

    Remember Henrik Fisker?

    Autos and Execs in NYC

    Automobility in New York City pretty much seems to be dominated by yellow Ford Escape Hybrids and buses, both municipal and touristic.