Archive for September, 2017

BMW: Arriving Prepared

BMW: Arriving Prepared

BMW pushes flexibility and advanced material composites as the automaker redesigns its future.
In addition to designing new assembly systems, the OEM is developing “future proof” platforms that can accept electric powertrains, combustion engines and hybrids.

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Magna Expands in Alabama with Aluminum Casting Facility

Magna Expands in Alabama with Aluminum Casting Facility

“We remain focused on lightweighting to help improve fuel economy while decreasing vehicle emissions over time,” said John Farrell, president of Cosma International, Magna’s body and chassis operating unit.

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Previewing the September/October Issue of Lightweighting World

By on September 5, 2017 in BREAKING NEWS
Previewing the September/October Issue of <I>Lightweighting World</I>

Here is what you will be reading about in the latest edition of Lightweighting World – on press now and in the mail later this week – starting with automated fastening systems for lightweighting.

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Ward’s Survey: Automakers Move Forward with Lightweighting Plans

Ward’s Survey: Automakers Move Forward with Lightweighting Plans

The 2017 Wards Auto survey suggests that automakers are moving forward with strategies to reduce vehicle weights and improve fuel efficiency. The auto industry competes in a global marketplace, and engineers continue to look for innovative lightweighting solutions.

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