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2015 Enlighten Award in Review – No. 9: Faurecia
In today’s look back at last year’s Altair Enlighten Award, we’re going to review the first entry by automotive equipment supplier, Faurecia. This...
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2015 Enlighten Award in Review – No. 8: FTE Automotive
Today, we’re continuing our look back at FTE Automotive’s entry for last year’s Altair Enlighten Award. The nomination concerned a Gear Shift Actuator...
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2015 Enlighten Award in Review – No. 7: Maxion Wheels
I’m pleased to say that the nominations for the 2016 Altair Enlighten Award are in and we’ve had more entries than ever before. But before we can reveal...
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In today’s look back at last year’s Altair Enlighten Award, we’re going to review the first entry by automotive equipment supplier, Faurecia. This nomination focused on the exhaust system for GM K2xx Light Duty Truck. The company employed a simulation led approached to identify areas of the system that could potentially use less material and as a result, save weight. Dubbed Analysis Led Design and Virtual Validation, ALDVV is a novel process to virtually validate the Proving Ground (PG)...
In this video from Fast Lane Daily, Travis Hester, Executive Chief Engineer at GM, gives an excellent in-depth look at the innovative,...
Altair and APWorks have recently entered a non exclusive partnership for additive manufacturing (AM) with two key areas of collaboration....
Today, we’re continuing our look back at FTE Automotive’s entry for last year’s Altair Enlighten...
Permali Gloucester Limited has recently been awarded a £15 million contract to supply composite armour...