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
  • Audi’s Intelligent Aluminum Forming

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  • Better Simulation for Performance Plastics

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  • Hot, Hot, Hot: Plastics Handling the Under Hood Heat

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  • Laser Cutting Hot-Stamped Steel

    TRUMPF has increased the performance of its TruLaser Cell 8030 for handling 3D cutting of advanced high-strength steels.

  • Automotive Materials
  • Steel: Where It Is & Where It Is Going

    While there is a lot of discussion of alternative materials for vehicle manufacture nowadays, one of those alternatives just may be something that’s in the 3GAHSS category—that’s as in “third-generation advanced high-strength steel.” Of course, “3GAHSS” just sounds more up-to-date than steel, doesn’t it?

    BLOGS

    2016 Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring AWD

    Here’s an interesting thing to know about the Mazda CX-5: From November 2011, when production of the compact crossover SUV commenced, through the end of April 2015, one-million units were produced.

    GM Invests Big in Full-Size Trucks

    At the GM Fort Wayne Assembly Plant in Indiana, the Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra pickups are produced.

    Hyundai Launches Android

    The interfaces for most automotive infotainment systems are, well, to put it nicely, something that, if they were on the screen of your smartphone, you would find to be so unacceptable that you’d find yourself wanting to take said smartphone and throwing it at the nearest available wall.