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
  • Introducing the Ford F-150: Aluminum but a Whole Lot More

    While Ford has reset the stakes in the light-duty pickup market with the aluminum-intensive F-150, that’s not the whole story of what they’ve done to this new generation of America’s best-selling vehicle.

  • 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.

  • Automotive Materials
  • 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.

    BLOGS

    McLaren Adds Even More Specialness

    This year McLaren Automotive will produce approximately 1,400 cars in its remarkable manufacturing facility, the McLaren Production Centre, in Woking, Surrey, England.

    BMW EV Tires

    Although BMW i3 electric vehicles have been on sale in the U.S. since May 2014, I must confess to never having seen one in the wild.

    Fiats, Disruption & Other Automotive Excursions

    When you think of Fiat in the U.S. market, you probably think first of the diminutive 500 (139.6 in. long) and its variants such as its Abarth trim.