COMPOSITES

2020 Ford GT: More Power!

Because 647 hp isn’t enough. . . .

Gary S. Vasilash
Editor-in-Chief, Automotive Design & Production

Can You Be a Rebel in a Maserati Quattroporte?

Well, if you are one of 225 people in North America, you can find out
#Maserati #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
#Carbon #HP #DSM

Lightening Up Through Topology Optimization

Products can be lighter and better through the application of topology optimization. However, they might look somewhat different. . .
#Ferrari #Carbon #HarleyDavidson

Carbon Fiber Creations in Auto Applications

It is more “go” than “show,” although when it comes to interior trim the composite material provides a technical touch.
#HP #Renault #Ford

Research shows that long-fiber reinforced composites combine higher levels of stiffness, strength and toughness (or durability) in a single material compared to short-fiber composites. Composites

Long carbon fiber-reinforced thermoplastics may get increased use thanks to simulation capabilities.
#Toyota #Carbon #Autodesk

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McLaren Hybrid Tests on the Space Shuttle Runway

Yes, if you’re going to test a car that goes 250 mph, odds are you want something straight and smooth to run it on
#McLaren #racing #HP

Uniti One: Another Scandinavian EV

Remember the Th!nk City car? Probably not.
#Carbon

Carbon Fiber Joins Fight for EV Battery Cases

SGL touts recent wins in North America and Europe
#BMW #GMC #sustainability

Ford Puts McDonald’s Coffee to Use in Car Parts

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.
#tech #Ford #Lincoln

Hyosung to Invest $840 Million in Carbon Fiber Unit

South Korea’s Hyosung Corp. plans to invest 1 trillion won ($840 million) in its carbon fiber business by 2028.
#asia #Carbon

CEO at Carbon Fiber Supplier SGL Resigns

Juergen Koehler, the CEO of carbon fiber supplier SGL Group, will leave the company at the end of August after the supplier scrapped its business plan and slashed its outlook.
#tech #BMW #Volkswagen

Electric Mustang Revealed! (No, Not That One)

Ford is going toward electric vehicles in a big way. And this is one that is really fast, to boot, although at this point, at least, it is just a concept
#Ford #HP #Brembo

2020 Corvette Convertible: Clever Design and Engineering

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

Happy Birthday, Bentley

Bentley celebrates its centenary with a concept car
#BentleyMotors #Carbon #sustainability

About the Audi R8 LMS GT2

For weekend racers who are exceedingly serious, Audi has a new R8 variant
#HP #Carbon #Covestro

Plastics and the Environment

A materials processor acknowledges it is important to contribute to the circular economy.
#HP #sustainability #KraussMaffei