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Lightweighting World Expo 2019


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•    Title:  Lightweighting World Expo 2019

•    Author:  Lynn Brown

•    Author Company:  Consulting Collaborative

•    Volume:  Vol. 77, No. 6

•    Year:  2019

•    No. Pages:  4

•    Description:  The second annual Lightweighting World Expo took place in Niles, MI, on October 8-9, 2019. Several hundred automotive OEM and Tier 1 engineering leaders gathered for two days of exhibits and presentations focused on vehicle lightweighting. The 28 presentations included big-picture overviews of important new vehicle programs, discussions of likely trends in vehicle autonomy and power sources, the evolving use of additive manufacturing, and specific lightweighting strategies in a range of vehicle components — not just body-in-white, but also glazing, brakes, and suspension components. This article recaps some of the presentations most relevant to the light metals industries.

•    Companies Mentioned:  FCA Fiat Chrysler, Corvette, TWB Company, BAO Steel, Worthington Industries, Shape Corporation, Almag Aluminum, Busche Performance Group, Components Floby AB, Volvo, Ford, Sika Automotive, BMW, Fuel Economy & Climate for the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers, Octillion Power Systems, Tesla 

Product Code: LIG4G9B075


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