ALUMINUM

Structural Engineering the 2021 Lexus IS

The compact sport sedan from Lexus is not just track-tested, but track-developed

Gary S. Vasilash
Editor-in-Chief, AutoBeat Group

What’s It Weigh?

A comparative look at vehicle mass. The attention to weight certainly seems to be a common thread among OEMs.
#HP #Toyota #Honda

VW Aero Car from the 1980s

Yes, it is highly aerodynamic. And for a car with 177 hp, fast. But not exactly the stuff of daily driving.
#Volkswagen #Carbon #HP

Cars Without Coffee: Bennion Designs Corvettes. And Drives Them, Too.

Eighth in a series. Why wouldn’t he have a 660-hp Corvette in his garage?
#people #tech #HP

Jeep's Off-Road Electric Mountain Bike

Even Jeep enthusiasts who can’t afford a Renegade or Wrangler can get one of these.
#Jeep

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Mixed Material Joining Study Performed

Let’s face it, steel and other materials—say aluminum—are going to be joined, so the Auto/Steel Partnership decided to determine what processes work best

Laser Blanking Line Means Significant Material Save

Increase production and save material. Seems like a double win for the sheet metal shop.
#Schuler

A Stronger Aluminum Alloy from Novelis

High-strength aluminum alloy from Novelis has no compromises on formability, safety, or NVH
#Novelis

U.S. Tariff on Canadian Aluminum Rattles USMCA Deal

New trade war looms weeks after new trade pact began
#Ford #americas

Toyota, Harley-Davidson Nab Top Lightweighting Awards

Electric motorcycles, free-standing seat frames, composite steering knuckles and tension leaf springs
#Carbon #HarleyDavidson #Nissan

Alfa Brings Back an Up-to-Date GTA

The company is celebrating its 110th anniversary this year, and a smokin’ fast tribute car is part of the celebration
#HP #AlfaRomeo #Carbon

Alfa Brings Back an Up-to-Date GTA

The company is celebrating its 110th anniversary this year, and a smokin’ fast tribute car is part of the celebration
#AlfaRomeo #HP #Carbon

Uniti One: Another Scandinavian EV

Uniti has announced that its city car, the Uniti One, is open for deposits. If you live in Sweden or the UK.
#Carbon

The Koenigsegg Jesko Has An Amazing Engine

It is hard to believe that this is a vehicle in “serial” production with such extraordinary powertrain performance
#HP #Koenigsegg #engineer

The 2020 Lincoln Aviator is Engineered for Quiet Flight

Where poetry meets engineering. Really.
#HP #engineer #Lincoln

2020 Corvette Convertible: Clever Design and Engineering

Yes, the very first Corvette (1953) was a convertible. So why not the C8?
#Chevrolet #HP

Tesla, Citroen and the Future of the Auto Industry

A look at the future—as well as the past
#Cadillac #Tesla #PSAPeugeotCitroen