Shedding weight to make cars more efficient is complicated by the economic advantages of using as many of the same components as possible in multiple models, says Altair Engineering’s Richard Yen.
Efforts to finalize local content rules for aluminum and steel are stalling attempts to finalize a new trade deal with Canada, Mexico and the U.S.
Ford Motor Co. plans to begin using composite materials derived from coffee remnants supplied by fast food giant McDonald’s Corp. in future vehicle parts to reduce weight and enhance sustainability.
Where adhesives are concerned, automotive applications are proving to have real staying power. From helping meet lightweighting challenges to effectively addressing the ever-increasing electronics requirements, adhesives are a full-spectrum solution worth investigating.
Chemical giant BASF SE is building a $10 billion manufacturing complex in Zhanjiang, China, to make advanced plastics for the auto and electronics.industries.
South Korea and Indonesia completed more than seven years of trade talks today on a free trade deal that will drop tariffs on cars and steel.
These are the elements that make up both a promise and a bill of materials.
Germany’s federal cartel office has fined BMW, Daimler and Volkswagen a combined €100 million ($111 million) for fixing the cost of surcharges on certain steel purchases.
Imagine a tractor going faster than 135 mph. . .
Too much about racing. Not enough about driving.