Ducker Worldwide Presents at 5th Annual Advanced Lightweight Materials Summit
Aug 23, 2012
August 27th-28th 2012
Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center
With the CAFE Standards fast approaching, lightweight materials are going to be the key to achieving higher gas mileage in vehicles. This will require innovation within lightweight materials and technologies. This event will showcase the latest R&D within lightweighting as well as share what other OEMs and Tier 1 manufacturers are doing to meet these standards.
Dick Schultz, Managing Director of Ducker Worldwide's automotive practice will be presenting:
Developments in Lightweight Aluminum for Vehicle Applications:
- Moving beyond powertrain, wheel and heat transfer applications to save weight with aluminum
- Aluminum weight savings and the cost to save weight with aluminum versus the "new steels"
- What new technologies will be required to make large increases in aluminum use a reality
For more information on the summit please visit: http://www.advancedlightweightvehicle.com/