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The Rise of Magnesium Thanks to Lightweighting
As you know, CAFE 2025 standards are approaching quickly which means suppliers and OEMs alike are working rapidly for lightweighting solutions to improve...
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The Enlighten Award in Review – Week 10: Jaguar Land Rover
Following last week’s review of Dow’s runner-up entry, the final week of this look back at the 2014 Altair Enlighten Award brings us to the winner,...
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The Enlighten Award in Review – Week 9: Dow Automotive Systems
Last week, I took a look back at Dow Automotive Systems’ first of two entries to the 2014 Enlighten Award where the company’s new chemical adhesive...
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Michael Hu, President of 2050 Motors, Inc. a US based public company providing low cost carbon fiber vehicles, has stated that an independent YouTube video demonstrates that the company's e-GO EV all carbon fiber electric vehicle is bulletproof. According to 2050 Motors, the video shows bullets fired from a standard police .38 Special caliber pistol bouncing off the carbon fiber material plate. The plate is representative of the average strength of carbon fiber parts that make up the e-GO...
According to a new report from Report Buyer, in 2015 the market for automotive composites is progressing strongly, boosted by increasingly...
Engineers developing the 2016 Chevrolet Malibu put the new midsize sedan on a strength-training program, making it sweat out a pound...
ThyssenKrupp Carbon Components and Maxion Wheels have established a cooperation agreement to develop...
ContiTech Vibration Control has developed two new products for use in the automotive industry. Thanks...