Tag: LIGHTWEIGHTING

 0 Comment on Rolled Aluminum Producer Novelis Expands NY Plant
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Rolled Aluminum Producer Novelis Expands NY Plant

Ford Super Duty benefits from Novelis aluminum. “Vehicle lightweighting” is one of those industry buzzwords that doesn’t easily roll off…

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Forecast: 7 Top Auto Trends for 2016

We take a look at what may become the top auto trends for 2016. This year (2015) will go down…

 1 Comment on MPG Leader Mazda Does it Without Hybrids or EVs
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MPG Leader Mazda Does it Without Hybrids or EVs

The Mazda brand has once again achieved the top miles per gallon (mpg) rating amongst all manufacturers in the US,…

 2 Comments on Vehicle Lightweighting Achieved Through Composites
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Vehicle Lightweighting Achieved Through Composites

Plastic has long been used in automotive manufacturing. These days, an assortment of composites are helping to reduce weight, save…

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Lower Fuel Prices Will Have No Effect on Big Three Innovation

GM, Ford and Chrysler Embrace Fuel Saving Innovation. Fuel prices are continuing to fall, dropping below $2.50 per gallon for…

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GM Pickup Truck Lightweighting to Follow Ford’s Lead

Next generation GMC and Chevrolet pickups will include more aluminum. Fresh off of a new design, the next generation Chevrolet…