Novelis wonders -- how much is enough aluminum?Tue, 02, Aug 2016
Novelis is one of two major suppliers of aluminum to the auto industry.
GM empowered Korea team with high-stakes Bolt EVSun, 07, Aug 2016
GM's South Korean design studio was tasked in 2012 with designing the Bolt, the automaker’s most iconic technological showcase since the Volt hybrid, because of its expertise in bundling big content into small packages. The EV proved to be one of its biggest challenges yet. And in the end, the studio "broke the mold."
GM's lightweight strategy is rockingTue, 02, Aug 2016
There's more to lightweighting than shedding pounds. It's about getting the weight out of the vehicle and beating competitors on cost.
Weight-conscious automakers consider the glueTue, 02, Aug 2016
Glue could be automakers' answer to trimming vehicle weight. Proponents point out that adhesive bonding requires less metal and welding than traditional assembly approaches -- meaning less weight.