News - 24 Jun 2009
Today ExxonMobil took another important step in meeting the world’s growing energy needs by announcing the sponsorship of an all-electric car-sharing and rental program, called AltCar, at the...
News - 7 May 2009
Novelis Inc., the world's leading producer of aluminum sheet for automobiles, has seen an increase of more than 20 percent in the number of automotive applications of its lightweight material...
News - 24 Sep 2008
The railjet from Siemens is the new premium train in the high speed fleet at Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB) and, now, people from the industry and fairgoers will be able to board it for the...
News - 21 Feb 2006
High-pressure die-cast (HPDC) parts made of aluminium are now able to have their strength doubled through a novel heat treatment process invented by Australian light metals researchers.
Article - 25 Jul 2005
British scientists have perfected a way of producing self reinforced polypropylene parts which will help vehicle manufacturers meet stringent new laws on recycling. The technology opens the door fpr...
Article - 1 Mar 2005
While intermetallics could be the key to faster jets and more efficient car engines, they tend to be very brittle. Reasons for this have remained a mystery until recently when researchers investigated...
Article - 28 Apr 2004
According to a European Union directive, 85% of vehicle components must be recycled by 2006. This story reports on the success and activities of Car Recycling in Spain. Posted April 27 2004
News - 10 Sep 2003
Mercedes Benz have unveiled their all new Mercedes Benz SLR McLaren supercar at the Frankfurt Auto Show. The car was a joint project between Mercedes Benz and their Formula 1 partner McLaren, which...
Article - 20 Jun 2001
Morgan cars recently introduced body parts manufactured from superplastically formed aluminium. Use of SPF aluminium offers many advantages over the traditional steel items. Apart from the benefits...
News - 4 Nov 2019
TRB Lightweight Structures is working in collaboration with CAF on the production of 17 new trains for West Midlands Railway. Each four-car train is designed to operate as a stand-alone vehicle, or...