Car Body Materials

Materials at the heart of the Paris Motor Show

Materials at the heart of the Paris Motor Show

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.

Smart materials spur additional design possibilities

Smart materials spur additional design possibilities

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 […]

Aluminium Structured Vehicles: Myths and Realities

Aluminium Structured Vehicles: Myths and Realities

Plastic Body Panels for Cars

Weighing up the advantages

Polyurethane raw materials from Bayer – Driving ahead in automotive construction

Hybrid Processing of Composite/Metal Laminates for Lightweight Automotive Body Structures

Injection Molding for Low-Cost High Mileage

SRIM in Large Structural Body

SRIM in Large Structural Body

Dodge Viper GTS/R Has One-Piece Carbon Composite Body

Baypreg® F – Polyurethane plus natural materials in cars

Steels Challenge Alternative Materials in the Automotive Industry

Carbon fiber lightens the load on Mercedes SLR

Alcoa Selected to Collaborate With Ferrari On Next-Generation Aluminum Space Frame

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 […]

Evaluation of the interface durability of hybrid composite/metal laminates for lightweight automotive body structures

Light Weight Composite Chassis

Dodge ESX3 Concept Car has Composite Body

Evaluation of the Denting Performance of Hybrid Composite/Metal Laminates for Lightweight Automotive Body Panels

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