Car Body Materials
At this year’s Paris Motor Show, we noticed the rise of the importance of the Color and Trim Designer, sometimes also known as the Color, Material and Finish (CMF) Designer. Here at Allegorithmic we share this passion for materials, so here is an ode to the materials at the 2016 Paris Motor Show.
An on-demand air dam that deploys without mechanical assistance is just one example of an on-vehicle technology being put in motion through the use of a smart material. Temperature, stress, or a magnetic field can make a smart material change its shape, strength, and/or stiffness. That means a smart material can move without needing a […]
The 612 Scaglietti, introduced at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, MI, this week, is the newest aluminum-intensive Ferrari. The 612’s spaceframe, developed with Alcoa Advanced Transportation Systems, represents the second-generation of the Ferrari – Alcoa collaboration. The first was the Ferrari Modena. The 612 Scaglietti’s performance is significantly enhanced by its lighter […]