MATERIALS & LIGHTWEIGHTING

What bp’s Sale of Its Petrochemical Business Might Mean

June 29, 2020 at 9:49 AM

bp is changing its business model in a big way. This is something other companies should pay attention to.

Plate Buckling Analysis Made Simple

June 16, 2020 at 12:32 PM

Designing thin-walled steel structures? Then GAS2.0 is for you

Structural Engineering the 2021 Lexus IS

June 15, 2020 at 7:08 PM

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

LIFT: Advancing Lightweighting Tech

June 14, 2020 at 7:04 PM

Next-generation manufacturing and talent development programs

Weighing in on Composites

June 01, 2020 at 1:32 PM

Continental Structural Plastics aims to grow its sales from about $900 million last year to $1.5 billion by 2025.

What’s It Weigh?

June 01, 2020 at 11:28 AM

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

Laser Blanking Line Means Significant Material Save

May 28, 2020 at 7:00 AM

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

Design Your Own Supercar: Kids Edition

May 21, 2020 at 9:58 AM

Contest winners get to ride along with celebrity driver the Stig and lots of other cool prizes

VW Aero Car from the 1980s

May 08, 2020 at 7:00 AM

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

Honda Modifies Odyssey for COVID-19 Testing

May 05, 2020 at 3:05 PM

Plastic partition helps protect drivers transporting people to Detroit test sites