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Adhesives combine with aluminum in lightweight Cadillac

Monday, May 13th, 2013 | Permalink

Greater use of structural adhesives and aluminum is helping Cadillac (Detroit, MI) reduce overall weight of the ATS and all-new CTS sedans, reportedly contributing to better ride and handling and reduced cabin noise in both models. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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Adhesives combine with aluminum in lightweight Cadillac

Lightweight handcrafted hybrid heavy on CFRP, aluminum

Tuesday, May 7th, 2013 | Permalink

The XL1 Super Efficient Vehicle from Volkswagen has gone into limited production at the automaker’s Osnabrück plant in Germany with carbon fiber reinforced plastic (CFRP) and aluminum dominating as materials of construction. The vehicles boasts fuel consumption of just 0.9 l/100 km (approx. 261 mpg US). Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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Lightweight handcrafted hybrid heavy on CFRP, aluminum